FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 20, 2014

Hot Topics for Women in Business: Crowd Funding, Personal Branding, and More

Union County, NJ – The second annual Union County Women Mean Business (UCWMB) Summit returns next week with a full slate of workshops aimed at helping women business owners and managers develop skills that meet the challenges of the new millennium. UCWMB is an initiative of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The 2014 UCWMB Summit will be held on Wednesday May 28, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse at Galloping Hill, at Union County’s public Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

Seats are filling fast but online registration is still open until May 27 at ucnj2.org/ucmb.

“The 2014 UCWMB Summit is a great opportunity to learn from the best, while networking with your peers from all over Union County,” said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak.

The registration fee of $35 covers lunch, a chance to win door prizes including free airline tickets, and breakout sessions covering hot topics in today’s business environment:

Crowd Funding: Learn how to leverage the power of the crowd to get the most out of this alternative financing platform.

Decluttering: Get expert tips on streamlining your life to save time and operate more effectively.

Community Service: Discover new ways to find time in your busy schedule to “give back and move forward.”

Managing Your Finances: This panel discussion includes representatives from Union Center National Bank, aimed at helping you to organize your business and personal finances.

Personal Branding: Learn how to translate your passion for business into a brand story that stands out in the crowd.

A networking opportunity and cocktail reception (cash bar) conclude the Summit.

The 2014 UCWMB Summit is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Union Center National Bank, Atlantic Health System, KemperSports, TaylorMade, Winning Strategies Washington and Southwest Airlines. The Union County Means Business Series is offered in partnership with the Union County Alliance, Union County Economic Development Corp., Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce, Suburban Chambers of Commerce, Union Township Chamber of Commerce, Kean University, and Union County College.

For complete details, including information about the Union County Means Business networking series, visit ucnj2.org/ucmb or call 908-527-4103.

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