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WSSC Women Business Owners Expo 2017 - Trailblazers! Paving the Way to Grea...

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Holiday Inn Gaithersburg

2 Montgomery Village Avenue

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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The WSSC Women Business Owners Expo celebrates women entrepreneurs in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties who are creating jobs, pursuing their passion, and controlling the purse strings along the way. Don't miss this opportunity to spend the day with savvy women business owners and get invaluable information about how to grow your business, your brand and your bottom line!

  • Be inspired by our keynote address featuring International Motivational Speaker, Warrior Life Coach and Author

    Bershan Shaw

  • Hear from dynamic speakers who have blazed the trail on their path to success on their own terms
  • Attend empowering workshops and gains access to resources that address the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
  • Meet representatives from WSSC as well as other local government agencies to learn about available contracting opportunities to grow your business
  • Register to do business with WSSC (just bring your tax ID and completed W9)

Workshops include:

  • From Start Up to Scale Up: How to Access to Capital For Your Business
  • Boss Up: Playing it Big and Owning Your Space
  • Choosing the Right Certification For Your Business
  • Marketing Plan Essentials for Business Growth
  • The Business of Owning A Business
  • Superwoman Syndrome: Overcoming Stress & Finding Balance
  • Simplify, Focus, & Connect: Manage Your Time, Increase Your Productivity
  • How To Pivot Your Business Strategy For Success
  • Cost Effective Digital Marketing Strategies

Confirmed Speakers and Panelists:

Bershan Shaw (International Motivational Speaker, Warrior Life Coach, Author)

Mark Harrison (Meridian Management Group, Inc.)

Connie Russell Gorum (CL Russell Group)

Dawn Jackson (NuDawn Marketing)

Ruy M. Garcia-Zamor (Garcia-Zamor Intellectual Propery Law, LLC)

Shavon J. Smith (SJS Law Firm, PLLC)

Karen Schachter (Karen Schachter, MSW, LLC)

Avalaura (Avalaura's Healing Center)

Jackie Griffin (MomsMotivatingMoms)

Denise Roberts (WDDD)

Sandra Eberhard (WPEO)

Michael Smith (MDOT)

Shelia Edmonson (DSLBD)

Odessa Hopkins (Another Approach Enterprises)

Layla Nielson (The Green Turtle Franchising Corp.)

Trecia Warnholz (WARNHOLZ CO.)

Isis Salmeron (Latino Economic Development Center)

Yashima Azilove (Magnate Consulting, LLC)

Cynthia L. Dougherty (Grateful Peace of Mind, LLC)

LaCreshia Wood (WSSC)

Nicole Mason (Strategies For Success, LLC)

Venessa Kadiri (PTAC/DSLBD)

Karen Barbour (The Barbour Group, LLC)

This FREE event will take place on March 31st between 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg, MD. Space is limited and registration is required. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free parking is available.

Please be aware that by attending this event, you give consent to Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) and other associates of WSSC to photograph, film, videotape and then use, reproduce, and publish for advertising, commercial and/or any other purposes.

These photographs, film, and videotape may be used in any manner the aforementioned event host sees fit, with or without identification of the subjects and you release WSSC, its successors, assigns and licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature.

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