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The Union County Women Mean Business Summit returns on June 13th

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners would like to announce that the annual Union County Women Mean Business Summit (UCWMB) will be held on June 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Golf Course, located at 3 Golf Drive in Kenilworth.

“The Union County Women Mean Business Summit is designed to bring together women entrepreneurs, professionals, and leaders from various industries to share insights, network, and inspire each other,” said Commissioner Chairman Sergio Granados. “This event will feature a number of panelists and a keynote speaker to discuss leadership, career development, work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, and overcoming challenges faced by women in the business world. We encourage all women in Union County to register and we look forward to seeing you there.”

This powerful forum, is a once-a-year conference with an immersive experience that will feature a series of workshops and discussions for women of all stages in their careers. This year, the UCWMB Summit will feature Keynote Speaker Esther Pak, Corporate Counsel to the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers.

Please note, tickets will not be sold at the door. Pre-registration is now open online at A continental breakfast and lunch is included in the registration fee. Those who register before May 31st to get a special early bird rate at $50.00 and after that date, general admission will be $55.

The event includes ample time for networking along with two breakout sessions, from which attendees can choose one topic each.

Session One (9:40 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.) – Choice of ONE

Know it, Share it, Pivot into Profits

Are you ready to tap into the goldmine of knowledge that lies within you? Introducing the transformative workshop, “Know it, Share it, Pivot into Profits,” where we’ll take you on an exhilarating journey to unlock your hidden potential and turn it into a lucrative venture. We will guide you in organizing your newfound expertise into a brilliant blueprint. Learn how to structure your knowledge in a way that captivates audiences and makes them hungry for more. We’ll show you how to craft a powerful formula that transforms your insights into a valuable resource. We will unveil the secrets of how to share your knowledge with the world and turn it into profit. We’ll equip you with the strategies, tools, and insider tips needed to build your personal brand and reach the right audience. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to know it, share it, and pivot into profits!

“Unlocking the Power of Mentorship

This interactive session is designed to inspire and equip women to become exceptional mentors and attract meaningful mentorship opportunities.  By providing the necessary tools to help extend their reach, increase their influence and elevate their decision-making and life skills. Designed to help women unlock new perspectives, shape ideas into impactful actions and take charge of navigating their journey to success. Learn from these mentor/mentee’s experiences and discover how you too can unlock the power of mentorship.

Session Two (10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.) – Choice of ONE

Fight? or FIGHT!? Unleashing Your Caveman Brain

Negotiating can be challenging. Whether you need to do it for yourself, your company or something else in your life, we all are faced with the need to negotiate from time to time. In this session we will discuss strategies for successful negotiation to achieve the best outcomes. Note this is a guided interactive session that is driven by participation

Improv(e) Your Pitch: Master Persuasive Communication

Calling all ambitious women leaders! Elevate your pitching skills and make a lasting impact with our workshop, “Improv(e) Your Pitch: Empowering Women in Business to Master Persuasive Communication.”  In today’s competitive business landscape, effective communication and the ability to deliver a compelling pitch are essential for success. Harness the power of improvisation: tap into the principles of improvisation to boost your spontaneity, adaptability, and quick thinking. Develop the ability to respond confidently to unexpected situations and objections during your pitches. Get ready to step into the spotlight with confidence and conviction!

The 2023 Union County Women Mean Business Summit is a program of the Union County Department of Economic Development through the Office on Women. For more information about this event, please visit or call Jennifer Erdos of the Union County Office on Women at 908-527-4216.