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Women Mean Business Summit Feb 26

From: Kent S.
Sent on: Monday, February 2, 2009 10:31 AM


National Association of Women Business Owners - Central Iowa
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The Women Mean Business summit is scheduled for February 26, 2009. You can find the more detailed schedule of events in the ‘Calendar’ section of the New Iowa Entrepreneurs’ Coalition web site or by following the links in the message below.


This event is scheduled during the Iowa Entrepreneurs’ week celebrations and features renowned business expert Mary Cantando and three of Iowa?s most successful women entrepreneurs.   


The event is co-sponsored by our friends at the Business Innovation Zone (Greater Des Moines Partnership) and several central Iowa organizations including the Iowa chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. The event will be held at Holiday Inn and Suites - Jordan Creek, 6075 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines.  


If you register by Feb. 6, 2009, you?ll have the chance to win a number of prizes including four hours of mentoring from the Business Innovation Zone!


See the details below.






Meet Mary Cantando

Meet Our Panel Speakers

Meet Our Sponsors


Registration and Fees

Venue/Driving Directions



Register by February 6, 2009 and you will have the chance to:

• Win a "Backstage Pass" to problem solve with Cantando

• Win four hours of mentoring with Mike Colwell from the Business Innovation Zone

• Share your advice for Cantando's The Woman's Advantage 2010 Page-A-Day Calendar

Need tips to stay on course in a turbulent economy? If you're seeking stability and growth, come to the NAWBO-CI Women Mean Business? Summit. It's been years since Central Iowa had an event this exciting for women business owners, and we're energized and delighted for a program that's all about US! We've just launched a special Web site will all the details: Visit to learn about:

  • National entrepreneurial expert Mary Cantando — She'll bring excuse-busting information and ways to position your business for greater growth and sales.
  • Three extraordinary Iowa women entrepreneurs who will share their success strategies. They are Sarah Grant of Sticks, Lynn Janssen of Premier Health Associates, and Lori Jones, Harbor Grille.
  • Empowering pre-luncheon networking reception — Bring lots of business cards to connect with other women business owners and start building new relationships.
  • Keynote and Award Luncheon — Mary Cantando will continue to share inspiration and business-altering information.
  • Women Business Owner of the Year Award — Presented by Vantus Bank and NAWBO-CI, this recognition will go to one NAWBO-CI member for making a difference through commitment to the organization, mentoring of women business owners and community involvement.

If you need new ways of looking at your business to take it from fairly successful to great—even in tough economic times—register today! NAWBO-CI is your organization and this is your summit! And it's only $99 if your register by February 6.

Visit for details and to register.

P.S. Tell your WBO friends about this summit hosted by the National Association of Women Business Owners - Central Iowa Chapter. Send others to the Web site! You could find yourself on stage talking about your business for a Member Minute when 10 or more of your friends and colleagues credit you with their attending the summit. If you refer less than 10, NAWBO-CI will introduce you and your company to the audience. Plus, you'll be invited to a VIP reception following the summit with sponsors, speakers and other volunteers.

NOTE: Print brochures will NOT be mailed; please register online today.


New Iowa Entrepreneurial Coalition


Kent Sovern, President

New Iowa Group Ltd.

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