SOURCE: Professional BusinessWomen of California

November 03, 2005 07:30 ET

Largest Sacramento Women's Conference to Showcase Experts on Leadership, Health, Entrepreneurship, Politics on Nov. 15

Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference Features 60 Nationally Recognized Authors & Speakers, 150 Exhibitors and Sponsors

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 3, 2005 -- On November 15, 2005, more than 3,000 women are expected to participate in the Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC) conference, Learn Change Grow, at the Sacramento Convention Center. The conference will be packed with tools, resources, training and inspiration for today's working woman.

Women from Stockton to Sonoma will join 150 exhibitors and 60 speakers -- making it the largest and most dynamic women's conference in the Sacramento region. A wide range of corporations sponsor the PBWC Conference including: Golden 1 Credit Union, BMW, Hewlett-Packard, Sacramento Magazine, Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, State Farm, Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente, Intel Corporation, Sutter Health, The Sacramento Bee, KZZO 100.5 The Zone, KYMX-FM Mix 96, Small Business Technology Magazine and WomensCalendar.

Conference speakers include PBWC founder and State Senator Jackie Speier; television producer, journalist, and best-selling author Linda Ellerbee; sociologist, lecturer and author Dr. Bertice Berry; Olympic gold medalist and former U.S. soccer team member Brandi Chastain; pollsters and political strategists Celinda Lake and Kellyanne Conway; author, media resource, and President of Action Seminars Sam Horn; and Vice President of Global Sales Training and Global Diversity at Mattel, Graciela Meibar.

"PBWC was thrilled with the response to the conference last year and we are excited to grow the event in this vibrant community," said Ruth Stergiou, Executive Director of the PBWC. "This is truly an inspiring day which allows women from a diverse range of industries, non-profits, small businesses and the government arena to focus on their professional growth."

This year, the PBWC is offering new additions to the conference, including a cyber café and Entrepreneurial pavilion in the exhibit hall and an expanded program that will reach women of high school age.

Registration & Details

Pre-register for only $125 at http://www.regdesk.com/PBWC/IntroSacto.htm. The registration fee includes access to all conference sessions, the Keynote Luncheon and the Exhibit Hall. Special rates are also available for mentors, students and entrepreneurs.

Journalists can pre-register by calling Ruth Stergiou at (650) 592-9227 or by calling Rustin Communications at 866-297-6070.

About PBWC

Professional BusinessWomen of California is a not-for-profit organization with over 18 years of experience providing highly successful conferences for women. PBWC is dedicated to empowering women to achieve their professional and personal vision by providing tools, education, training and inspiration to all women. For additional information visit www.pbwc.org.

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