Western Women’s Business Center Hosts Business Conference

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) has opened registration for its third annual conference, “Her Story, Her Journey.”

“Her Story, Her Journey” takes place June 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. The event will feature a day of business workshops, music, interactive activities, and speakers, and will open with a performance by Asheville-based artist Leeda Lyric.

The conference will also host local business leaders and distinguished speakers. Keynote speakers include owner of Ianodell’s Hat Shop, Sandra Suber; owner of Yukon & Bean, Angie Mattson Stegall; and Selina Delangre, CEO of Selina Naturally, Home of Celtic Sea Salt Brand. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The lead sponsor for the conference is the Small Business Center (SBC) at A-B Tech. The SBC is part of a statewide community college-funded initiative with a vision to support small business and economic development in local communities. For the third year in a row, the WWBC is partnering with the SBC at A-B Tech to put on this local event.

The conference will host six concurrent workshops covering topics including:

  • Impact: The Path to Business Success
  • Sales Techniques and Presentation for Artists
  • The Art and Power of Storytelling
  • Factors that Can Keep You from Getting a Loan and How to Avoid Them
  • Thinking outside the Boss
  • Latino in Business Session (in Spanish)

For conference registration and information, visit www.carolinasmallbusiness.org/initiatives/wwbcconference2017 or call (828) 633-5065.


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