Women in Business North America Summit


October 3-4 2017 Atlanta

The Women in Business North America Summit launched for the first time in Atlanta in June 2016. The 2016 Summit featured 2 full days of B2B meetings, panel sessions and a mentors’ lounge at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. More than 550 participants registered and attended the Summit. The 2017 Summit has launched with the goal to educate and support women owned businesses and women entrepreneurs and develop a robust network and export capacity that extends across North America!  Proceeds from the Summit will be dedicated to a foundation/fund supporting women in communities across North America.

The 2017 Summit will include:

  • Two days of workshops, with senior executives rolling up their sleeves to address pre-identified challenges of women entrepreneurs in three tracks; start-up, small to medium size, CEO/C level, including a special workshop dedicated to the Business of Women in Film and Television!
  • Each day will include a 3-hour B2B Fair, with multi-national companies and technology companies (multi-sector) from the U.S., Mexico and Canada and a Women to Boards activity
  • Morning and lunch keynotes/plenary sessions on topics such as exporting, finance, women on boards and bridging the middle management to C-Suite gap

We will be sourcing our Summit needs (catering, supplies, services etc.) wherever possible with women owned/led businesses.

CLICK HERE if you are interested in sponsoring the summit. 

Register now! Spaces will be limited! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For further information, please email Heather Maxfield at Heather@tagonline.org.

Check out some of the great key mentors/plenary speakers who will be participating in our workshop sessions!

Wendy Stewart - Atlanta Market President, Bank of America, N.A.
Sue Schmidlkofer - Global Director, Diversity, UPS
Hala Moddelmog - President, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Lisa Calhoun - Founder, Valor Ventures
Helene Lollis - President and CEO, Pathbuilders
Solange Claudio - President Moxie USA
Genevieve Bos - Partner, Thought Capital 
Elaine Allison - Co-Founder, VP Business Development, Novelogics Biotechnology Inc. 
Tulu Kaifee - SVP, Mortgage Multicultural Manager, BBT Bank 
A.C. Chan - Powerslide, Pitchmaster 
Gail Evans - Lecturer/Professor, CSuite Executive Coach, Author, "Win Like a Man, Play Like a Woman"
Ann Cramer - Senior Consultant, Coxe Curry 
Kate Atwood - Executive Director, ChooseATL 
Mary Hayes - CEO, Engagelearn 
Saptosa Foster - Communications Expert, 135 Street Agency and the Black Women Film Festival
Julie C. Smith - M.S., Non Profit Expert, Emory University, Rollins School
Darnisha Harrison - President/CEO, Ennaid Therapeutics
Theresa Carrington - Author, Journalist, Founder "Blessing Basket Project" 
Monika Mueller - Managing Director, Daugherty Business Solutions 
Diane Alleva Caceres - Founder, CEO Market Access International
Marci McCarthy - CEO & President, T.E.N.
Stephanie Carvajalino - Quality Line Trainer, Motivational Speaker
Stacey Ruth - Owner, "Inside Out Marketing" 
Representative Dar'shun Kendrick - Diversity Consultant
Amy Baxter - MD, Founder & CEO, MMD Labs and Buzzy Creator

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