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Build Your Negotiating, Networking and Leadership Skills with “Union County Women Mean Business”

UCWMB 2015 Union County, NJUnion County, NJ – Women who own or manage businesses are invited to attend the third annual Union County Women Mean Business summit on Wednesday May 13, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

The full day of workshops covers critical topics for success in today’s business world including leadership and public speaking, networking via social media, and negotiating, topped off by special guest speaker Kristina Hahn, head of packaged consumer goods at Google.

“Union County is poised to gain from recent improvements in the national economy, and women represent an enormous pool of talent that can push the trend forward with job creation and career opportunities to benefit the entire community,” said Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh. “The Freeholder Board is very proud to continue supporting this popular event.”

Union County Women Mean Business began as an initiative of Freeholder Linda Carter, when she chaired the Freeholder Board in 2013. The event is intended to help women in business access foundational skills and form strong networks across the business, government, and nonprofit sectors.

The event has proved to be a resounding success, with last year’s attendance topping 200.

Tickets are $40.00 per person in advance. The fee includes the full program, lunch, networking cocktail hour (cash bar), and prize opportunities including round trip air fare.

In addition to the Freeholder Board, the sponsors include ConnectOne Bank, Atlantic Health System, KemperSports, Southwest Airlines, Winning Strategies, and the firm Suplee, Cooney & Company.

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