FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2013
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Natalie Pineiro, 908-527-4035


Registration Now Open for First-Ever Union County Women Mean Business Summit


Union County –The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Union County Women Mean Business Summit which is set to take place on Wednesday, June 19th at 11:00 a.m. at the Clubhouse at Galloping Hill Golf Course, located at 3 Golf Drive in Kenilworth.

“Union County recognizes that Women who know how to compete in the workforce are vital to the economic security of not only our state, but our nation as a whole,” said Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter. “As the first female African American Chairman, I am excited that we can put together a women’s program of this caliber.”

Expanding on the popular Union County Means Business networking series, the Women’s Summit is expected to bring together women from the far reaches of Union County to enjoy a day of inspiration, education and networking.

The program will focus on topics such as starting a business, re-entering the workforce, enhancing your business through social media, breaking the glass ceiling, and networking.

The schedule of events for the day is as follows:

  • 11:30 a.m.: Registration Opens
  • 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Lunch & Key Note Address
  • 1:45 p.m.: -2:45 p.m.: Breakout Session 1
  • 3:00 p.m.: -4:00 p.m.: Breakout Session 2
  • 4:00 p.m.: -5:30 p.m.: Networking Cocktail Reception (Cash Bar)


To register visit www.ucnj.org/ucmeansbusiness; a $25 registration fee is applicable, and pre-Registration is required. The first 50 women to register will receive a complimentary golf lesson at 11:00a.m. on the day of the event.

The Union County Women Mean Business Summit is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders 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 additional information on the Summit or the Union County Means Business Series, please visit www.ucnj.org/UCMeansBusiness or contact the County Manager’s office at 908-527-4200.

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