Women’s Legislative Breakfast

Powerful Women. Powerful Voices. Powerful Connections Series

Join us for a powerful conversation with our region’s women legislators.
Learn why they chose to enter public service and the issues that they champion.

Confirmed Attendees:
Deputy Director Kate Gibbs
Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt

Invited Attendees:
Senator Dawn Addiego
Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez
Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien
Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera
Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez Gregg
Mayor Dana L. Redd

Time: 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
8:00 A.M. – 8:15 A.M.  Registration
8:15 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Breakfast
8:45 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Program

When:

Friday, March 11, 2016 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM

Where:

Laurel Creek Country Club
701 Centerton Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Registration:

BCRCC Members and their guests – $30*
NAWBO South Jersey Members – $30*
Prospective Members – $40*
Walk-Ins (If Available) – $40
*Registration Required

Sponsored By:

In Partnership With:
BCRCC

 

 

To register, click here.

Women’s Legislative Breakfast

Powerful Women. Powerful Voices. Powerful Connections Series

Join us for a powerful conversation with our region’s women legislators.
Learn why they chose to enter public service and the issues that they champion.

Confirmed Attendees:
Deputy Director Kate Gibbs
Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt

Invited Attendees:
Senator Dawn Addiego
Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien
Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez Gregg

Time: 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.
8:00 A.M. – 8:15 A.M.  Registration
8:15 A.M. – 8:45 A.M. Breakfast
8:45 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Program

When:

Friday, March 11, 2016 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM

Where:

Laurel Creek Country Club
701 Centerton Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Registration:

BCRCC Members and their guests – $30*
NAWBO South Jersey Members – $30*
Prospective Members – $40*
Walk-Ins (If Available) – $40
*Registration Required

Sponsored By:

In Partnership With:
BCRCC

 

 

To register, click here.

 

Mix and Mingle in March

Come mix and mingle with NAWBO South Jersey on March 1st. On the first Tuesday evening of every month a NAWBO SJ member volunteers to host a fun and casual mixer. It is a great way for NAWBO members to learn more about each other and for non-members to to learn more about NAWBO.

This month’s mixer is being hosted by new member Suzanne Taylor from Taylor’d Wellness and one of this year’s “Beyond the Glass Ceiling Awards” honorees Laura Hart from Atrium Executive Center. Come learn more about the services offered by both of these fantastic women business owners.

To learn more and to register, click here.

March NAWBO Networking Mixer

Network with other NAWBO SJ members and corporate partners, meet members of the board, and learn more about the benefits of NAWBO membership. We love to help you make new connections & grow your biz!
Non-members* are welcome too! Bring your biz cards and join us in the 2nd floor lounge for a fun night, including lite-bites and refreshments. Located in the Atrium II Building off of Rt. 73.
Non-members may attend up to 2 member mixers. Members attend FREE.
Thank you to our Mixer Sponsor, NAWBO Member Suzanne Taylor, founder Taylor’d Wellness!
To register, click here.

Leadership Development Training

Come comfortable and ready to connect with some of the most influential women in the country who are working towards the same goals as you.

This one action-packed day is designed for women business owners by women business owners, and we assure you – it is not just another meeting.

The day’s program focuses on specific feedback and requests from current Chapter Leaders: sharing best practices, learning the resources available from National, and training to make you a stronger leader in your local chapter and in your business.

All Chapter Leaders, board members, future board members and committee members are invited and encouraged to attend.

The new format for Leadership Development Day will happen 3 times a year. Once on the West Coast, once on the East Coast and once prior to the Women’s Business Conference. We hope this enables all leadership from chapters across the country to attend.

Join us for a day that will help you leverage the powerful legacy of NAWBO to create a bigger impact in your community.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – Washington, D.C

8:00-8:30             Breakfast served, room open for gathering

8:30-9:00             Defining NAWBO Leadership

9:00-9:15             Leadership Visualization Exercise

We run NAWBO Chapters, we run our family and, oh yeah, we run a BUSINESS. We take a few minutes to help the group focus on the goals of the day to improve our productivity.

9:15-9:30             State of NAWBO – Jen Earle, CEO of NAWBO

9:30-9:50             The True Value of the NAWBO Brand & the Future of Women Owned Businesses – Crystal Arredondo, NAWBO National Board Chair

9:50-10:00          Quick break!

10:00-10:30        NAWBO Board Service 101 – Your Responsibilities, Board Culture

10:30-12:00        Teambuilding and Conflict – Constructing Positive Outcomes on Your Board  with Candice Gottlieb-Clark  

Teamwork is essential to the success of any board. As your board works better together, morale and productivity improve, and burnout is diminished.

And when conflict and problems do arise, it is critical to understand how to control the issues and channel them into successful outcomes. Learn the six basic steps necessary for prevailing over these problems and start on the path toward strengthening your board

Outcomes:

1.  Understand how conflict impacts your board and how to control it

2   Learn how to create effective teams that enhance relationships and productivity

3.  Improve your ability to lead effectivel

12:00-1:00          Lunch, choose your option:

Option 1: Unstructured networking & visiting with your NAWBO Sisters

Option 2: Share best practices while you enjoy lunch

Option 3: Relax… we’ll have some pampering options for you!

1:00-1:40 and 1:45-2:25

Sharing Best Practices
You are one of 60 chapters across the country all working towards the same mission. Don’t reinvent the wheel learn what is working well in other chapters, share what is working well for you!

There will be TWO rounds of discussions, and each will include the following topics:

  • Public Policy/Advocacy
  • Membership retention/recruitment
  • One Page Business Plan/5 Star Healthy Chapter Program
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Governance/By-laws
  • Programs/Events
  • Marketing

2:25-2:40            Quick break!

2:40-3:10            We Are NAWBO: Understanding the Tools at Your Fingertips and How to Use Them                

3:10-3:30            Leveraging Your Time and Strengthening our Brand

Make your life easier and your chapter more sustainable by understanding the 5-Star Program and how we use it to connect local   chapters across the country.

3:30-4:00             Growing our Strength by Growing our Membership        

4:00-5:00             Women’s Leadership Series: Thinking Big/Being Big

Supporting women’s success while combating female rivalry.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Leadership Development Training

Come comfortable and ready to connect with some of the most influential women in the country who are working towards the same goals as you.

This one action-packed day is designed for women business owners by women business owners, and we assure you – it is not just another meeting.

The day’s program focuses on specific feedback and requests from current Chapter Leaders: sharing best practices, learning the resources available from National, and training to make you a stronger leader in your local chapter and in your business.

All Chapter Leaders, board members, future board members and committee members are invited and encouraged to attend.

The new format for Leadership Development Day will happen 3 times a year. Once on the West Coast, once on the East Coast and once prior to the Women’s Business Conference. We hope this enables all leadership from chapters across the country to attend.

Join us for a day that will help you leverage the powerful legacy of NAWBO to create a bigger impact in your community.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – Washington, D.C

8:00-8:30             Breakfast served, room open for gathering

8:30-9:00             Defining NAWBO Leadership

9:00-9:15             Leadership Visualization Exercise

We run NAWBO Chapters, we run our family and, oh yeah, we run a BUSINESS. We take a few minutes to help the group focus on the goals of the day to improve our productivity.

9:15-9:30             State of NAWBO – Jen Earle, CEO of NAWBO

9:30-9:50             The True Value of the NAWBO Brand & the Future of Women Owned Businesses – Crystal Arredondo, NAWBO National Board Chair

9:50-10:00          Quick break!

10:00-10:30        NAWBO Board Service 101 – Your Responsibilities, Board Culture

10:30-12:00        Teambuilding and Conflict – Constructing Positive Outcomes on Your Board  with Candice Gottlieb-Clark  

Teamwork is essential to the success of any board. As your board works better together, morale and productivity improve, and burnout is diminished.

And when conflict and problems do arise, it is critical to understand how to control the issues and channel them into successful outcomes. Learn the six basic steps necessary for prevailing over these problems and start on the path toward strengthening your board

Outcomes:

1.  Understand how conflict impacts your board and how to control it

2   Learn how to create effective teams that enhance relationships and productivity

3.  Improve your ability to lead effectivel

12:00-1:00          Lunch, choose your option:

Option 1: Unstructured networking & visiting with your NAWBO Sisters

Option 2: Share best practices while you enjoy lunch

Option 3: Relax… we’ll have some pampering options for you!

1:00-1:40 and 1:45-2:25

Sharing Best Practices
You are one of 60 chapters across the country all working towards the same mission. Don’t reinvent the wheel learn what is working well in other chapters, share what is working well for you!

There will be TWO rounds of discussions, and each will include the following topics:

  • Public Policy/Advocacy
  • Membership retention/recruitment
  • One Page Business Plan/5 Star Healthy Chapter Program
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Governance/By-laws
  • Programs/Events
  • Marketing

2:25-2:40            Quick break!

2:40-3:10            We Are NAWBO: Understanding the Tools at Your Fingertips and How to Use Them                

3:10-3:30            Leveraging Your Time and Strengthening our Brand

Make your life easier and your chapter more sustainable by understanding the 5-Star Program and how we use it to connect local   chapters across the country.

3:30-4:00             Growing our Strength by Growing our Membership        

4:00-5:00             Women’s Leadership Series: Thinking Big/Being Big

Supporting women’s success while combating female rivalry.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SBA’s Emerging Leaders Program – Applications Now Open!

SBA offers its distinguished Emerging Leaders Program at no charge to owners and key executives of small businesses!  The program has been described by participants as a “mini-MBA” program with convenient evening classes at SBA’s Eastern Pennsylvania District Office in King of Prussia.  The class meets Wednesday evenings every other week starting in May, with graduation in November.    In order to meet the requirements for the program, the business must:

  • Have annual revenues of at least $400,000
  • Have been In business for 3 years or more
  • Have at least one employee, other than self

The goal of the program is to help established businesses grow to new levels through increased revenue and profit. Participants must fully commit to attend all sessions.

Small business owners and key executives interested in learning more about the program should visit www.sba.gov/emergingleaders  Those already interested in applying should go directly to https://www.interise.org/sbaemergingleaders and complete a very brief form about their interest.