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Where Business Opportunities Happen

Monday, November 10, 2014

Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

For the past 12 years WLE has been connecting women business owners throughout the country. Attend this event and you will learn new strategies, new tactics and new resources that didn't exist a few years ago. WLE will assemble a group of experts who are experiencing outstanding results.

$99 all-inclusive fee includes Award Luncheon


9:00 am

Doors Open: Networking

9:40 am

Welcome: Andrea March, Cofounder, WLE

9:45 am

Opening Keynote, Sharon Melnick, Ph.D., CEO, Horizon Point, Inc, Author, Success under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure's On

10:30 am

WLE's Signature Connections Circles ensure that you build relationships with other area women business leaders to create alliances, collaborations and ongoing support.

11:15 am

Top Women Business Leaders share the strategies to help YOU grow your business:

Moderator: Noeleen McGrath, founder, McGrath Communications

Panelists: Pernille Spiers-Lopez, Global Director and serves on both corporate and non-profit boards; Meijer Corporation, Michigan, COOP DK, Copenhagen, Save The Children International, London UK, Save The Children US
Former CEO & President for IKEA North America Most recently Pernille Spiers-Lopez was the Global HR Manager for the IKEA Group. She is also the author of Design Your Life.

Gabrielle Boko,Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sage North America

Lindsay Gaskins,CEO, Marbles: The Brain Store

Sue Malone, Founder, Strategies for Small Business, Number One SBA Loan Provider

12:00 pm

Luncheon and Compass Award Presentation

2014 WLE Compass Award Recipients:

Connie Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust, Chicago.
Kimberly McCullough, Director of External Affairs, AT&T
Linda McGill Boasmond, Owner and President of Chicago-based Cedar Concepts Corporation, CCC

2012 WLE Compass Award Recipient:
Ava Youngblood, Chief Executive Officer of Youngblood Executive Services

2014 WLE Compass Award Moderator: Kye Martin, Morning Traffic Anchor on NBC 5

1:30 pm

OPEN Forum: CEO BootCamp presents: Erika Napoletano,Head Redhead - RHW Media, Inc., Founder of the unstuck.LIFE - launching early 2015

2:30 pm

Networking, Book Signings & SpeedCoaching

Email me if you would like more information, or to become a sponsor.

$99 all-inclusive fee includes Award Luncheon

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