SOURCE: National Association of Women Business Owners

National Association of Women Business Owners

January 18, 2012 17:18 ET

NAWBO® Announces UPS as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Women's Business Conference -- NAWBO Excited to Announce That Women's Business Conference to Be Held October 4-5, 2012 in Louisville, KY, Will Feature UPS as Presenting Sponsor

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2012) - Today the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) is announcing that corporate partner UPS will serve as the presenting sponsor of NAWBO®'s Women's Business Conference (WBC) 2012. The WBC will be held October 4th-5th in Louisville, Kentucky, and will attract high-profile speakers and attendees from a variety of industries and sectors, including fashion, government and the media.

"UPS really delivers for women business owners. We are proud to welcome them as the presenting sponsor of our upcoming Women's Business Conference this October 4-5 in Louisville," said NAWBO® President & CEO Diane Tomb. "UPS has served as a NAWBO® corporate sponsor for the last five years and offered a savings program to NAWBO® members for the last seven years. Their commitment to women business owners is well established. We are proud to further our partnership with UPS and look forward to welcoming our members and participants to Louisville this October."

The theme of the 2012 WBC is Start Something. Events will center around the ways that women business owners innovate, advocate and accelerate their businesses and impact their communities.

Louisville, the site of the 2012 WBC, is also the location of UPS's Worldport, their largest fully automated package handling facility in the world, which conference attendees will be invited to tour among the other activities planned and networking opportunities available. "UPS has been a long-time NAWBO partner and supporter of women business owners," said UPS Customer Communications Manager, Lori Lemmon. "And we are thrilled to take on a larger role at this year's conference and continue to help NAWBO members grow their businesses."

View the NAWBO®/UPS video announcement here: http://youtu.be/2XwRiMcK5zo

For more information on the conference as well as highlights from the 2011 event in San Diego, visit www.nawbo.org.

About NAWBO®
Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide by: strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community; creating innovative and effective change in the business culture; building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations; and transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers. Learn more at www.nawbo.org.

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