New York Conference - November 2014

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Where Business Opportunities Happen

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MetLife Building
1095 Sixth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

For the past 12 years WLE has been connecting women business owners throughout the country. Attend this event and you will learn new strategies, new tactics and new resources that didn't exist a few years ago. WLE will assemble a group of experts who are experiencing outstanding results.

$129 all-inclusive fee includes Breakfast, Award Luncheon


8:00 am

Doors Open: Networking

9:00 am

Welcome: Andrea March, Cofounder, WLE

9:15 am

Sarah Atereth: Co-founder, Beguile Records; #1 hit recording artist with 5 consecutive hits worldwide

9:55 am

WLE's Signature Connections Circles ensure that you build relationships with other area women business leaders to create alliances, collaborations and ongoing support.

10:35 am

Investing for Women Leaders

Moderator: Susan Solovic, The Small Business Expert


Adriane Berg, CEO Generation Bold

Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior Vice President, Global Women’s Strategies, PAX World Management LLC

Introductions by Mary Jo Knight, AXA Advisors LLC

11:00 am

WLE Business Leader Panel

Moderator: Joya Dass,TV Anchor, Business News on NY1; Host of Saturday morning entertainment show AVS since December 2002; Founder, LadyDrinks


Pernille Spiers-Lopez, Global Director and serves on both corporate and non-profit boards; Meijer Corporation, Michigan, COOP DK, Copenhagen, Save The Children International, London UK, Save The Children US
Former CEO & President for IKEA North America Most recently Pernille Spiers-Lopez was the Global HR Manager for the IKEA Group. She is also the author of Design Your Life.

Gabrielle Boko,Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sage North America

Mary Buchzeiger,CEO Sure Solutions, Lucerne International Inc.

Sue Malone, Founder, Strategies For Small Business

11:45 am

Presentation of the 2014 Mary Schnack Award to:
Sue Matthews, President of Tay-Bandz/Kids Curing Cancer

Interviewed by Jane Hanson, Partner, The Media Masters
12:20 pm

Luncheon and Compass Award Presentation:

2014 Compass Award Recipients:

Lisa Oz: Writer, Producer and Entrepreneur; host of the Lisa Oz Show on Veria Living TV; hosted her own radio show on Sirius XM; authoring the New York Times bestseller US: Transforming Ourselves and the Relationships that Matter Most ?, Lisa co-authored five New York Times bestselling books, including the YOU: The Owner’s Manual series; Editor at Large of the new Hearst magazine, Dr. Oz, The Good Life

Loreen Arbus: President, Loreen  Arbus Productions, Inc.

Jane Gershon Weitzman: EVP Stuart Weitzman, 1st VP, Stuart Weitzman Retail

Moderator: Jane Hanson, Partner, The Media Masters
Introductions: Anne Akers, Publisher, GLOW Beauty, Health & Wellness Magazine

1:30 pm

WLE Leadership Executive Circles (LEXCI) Panel Learn the latest strategies and tactics from the experts

Moderator: Susan Solovic, The Small Business Expert

Carolyn Herfurth, Founder,
Jean Criss, CEO, Jean Criss Media/Founder, CRISSCROSS
Alice March, Founder, The Attention Factor
Rachel Braun Scherl, Co-founder SPARK Solutions for Growth

2:15 pm

OPEN Forum: CEO BootCamp presents: The Art of Personal Branding: Judi Rosenthal, Self-Promotion Coach,Rosenthal Design Group, LLC

3:00 pm

Networking, Book Signings & SpeedCoaching

Email me if you would like more information, or to become a sponsor.

$129 all-inclusive fee includes Breakfast, Award Luncheon

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