May 27, 2010 14:20 ET
NAWBO Encourages Local Women Entrepreneurs to Attend the Women's Business Conference 2010 in DC
This Year's Event Offers Powerful Opportunities to Connect With High-Level Information and U.S. and Global Women Business Owners
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 27, 2010) - To mark its 35th anniversary, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is returning to Washington DC -- where the organization was founded -- June 9-11 for its annual Women's Business Conference 2010. This event is bringing together hundreds of women business owners from across the country and around the world to power their impact on the issues that matter most to their businesses right now -- and NAWBO encourages the local community of women entrepreneurs to register for the entire conference or select networking events like these:
NAWBO Opening Reception
National Museum for Women and the Arts
June 9th, 6-8 p.m.
An evening of networking and connections -- while guests experience the history of women's art from the 16th century to the present -- that is hosted by NAWBO's local chapters and features food and wine from local women entrepreneurs.
NAWBO/AWBC Capitol Hill Reception
Cannon House Office Building
June 10th, 6-8 p.m.
An exclusive networking event that brings together hundreds of women entrepreneurs, business leaders and policy makers under the dome of the Capitol Building.
Other conference highlights include powerful keynote speakers like:
-Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls
-Karen G. Mills, Administrator of the U. S. Small Business Administration
-Claire Shipman, Emmy Award Winning Senior National Correspondent, ABC News' "Good Morning America" and Katty Kay, Washington Correspondent, BBC World News America; and Co-Authors of Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules for Success
"This year's conference theme 'The Power of One' celebrates the fact that we live in a world where ONE woman, ONE business and ONE collective NAWBO voice have the power to make a difference for women entrepreneurs everywhere," says NAWBO President and CEO Helen Han. "We hope the local women's business community will join us to help power our reach and impact."
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Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by: strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community; creating innovative and effective change in the business culture; building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers. Learn more at www.nawbo.org.