SOURCE: Women in Consulting

Women in Consulting

October 03, 2011 09:00 ET

Women in Consulting (WIC) Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Events

Upcoming Fourth Quarter Includes Highly Anticipated Presentations Highlighting WIC's 10th Annual Best Practices and Compensation Survey Findings

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Women in Consulting (WIC), a collaborative community of professional consultants and small business owners, today announced its fourth quarter 2011 programs, including workshops, webinars, and, most notably, WIC's 10th Annual Best Practices and Compensation Survey findings, presented in a general meeting and subsequent webinar by WIC President Avery Horzewski and Vice President of Operations Jennifer Berkley Jackson.
Events slated for the fourth quarter include:

  • October 5, 11:00am - 12:00pm: "Tweet Success: How to Get the Most Out of Twitter in Less Than 30 Minutes a Week," presented by Susan Barnes (Webinar)
  • October 5, 6:30pm - 8:30pm: "Think. Plan. Act. Build Your Brand and Your Business," presented by Laura Lowell (Marin/North Bay Networking Meeting, The Club at McInnis, San Rafael)
  • October 10, 11:30am - 1:00pm: "Strategies for a Successful Client Relationship," presented by Deborah Doyle and Annalyn Duke (South Bay Networking Luncheon, Los Gatos Lodge, Los Gatos)
  • October 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm: "Discover your Niche to Generate Revenue Quickly," presented by Cheryl Downing (East Bay Satellite Meeting, Pyramid Alehouse, Walnut Creek)
  • October 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm: "2011 WIC Best Practices and Compensation Survey Results," presented by WIC President, Avery Horzewski and WIC Vice President of Operations, Jennifer Berkley Jackson (MEMBER ONLY EVENT, General Monthly Meeting, Quadrus Conference Center, Menlo Park)
  • October 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm: "The Simple Secret to Growing Your Business by Writing a Book -- Quickly!" presented by Joel Orr, Ph.D. (San Francisco Satellite Meeting, King George Hotel, San Francisco)
  • November 2, 11:00am - 12:00pm: "The Five Secrets to Increasing Your Sales," presented by Clint Pardoe (Webinar)
  • November 2, 6:30pm - 8:30pm: "Dress for Success: Improve Your Professional Image and Your Wardrobe," presented by Bianca Stark-Falcone, AICI, owner of Well Dressed (Marin/North Bay Networking Meeting, The Club at McInnis, San Rafael)
  • November 9, 11:30am - 1:30pm: "The Collaboration Multiplier: How to Rapidly Grow Your Business," presented by Emily Hall (East Bay Satellite Meeting, Pyramid Alehouse, Walnut Creek)
  • November 14, 11:30am - 1:00pm: "Ten Things Your Mother Never Taught You About Money: Action Steps for Improved Financial Behaviors and Outcomes," presented by Teresa Dentino of The Financial 411 (South Bay Networking Luncheon, Los Gatos Lodge, Los Gatos)
  • November 17, 6:00pm - 8:30pm: "Get Paid What You're Worth," presented by Mark Stiving (General Monthly Meeting, Michael's at Shoreline, Mountain View)
  • November 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm: "Keep It R.E.A.L.©: Four Ways to Harness Your Intuitive Intelligence to Grow Your Business," presented by Clara Chorley, founder of Clarity Unlimited (San Francisco Satellite Meeting, King George Hotel, San Francisco)
  • December 5, 8:45am - 11:00am: "WIC Gives Back," WIC Community volunteering at Second Harvest in San Jose and San Carlos
  • December 6, 12:00pm - 1:30pm: "Peninsula Satellite Networking Meeting" (Divino Restaurant, Belmont)
  • December 6, 6:00pm - 8:00pm: "WIC Holiday Celebration," (No-host gathering, Vbar at Santana Row, San Jose)
  • December 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm: "2011 WIC Best Practices and Compensation Survey Results," presented by Avery Horzewski and Jennifer Berkley Jackson of Women in Consulting (Webinar)
  • December 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm: South Bay Satellite Holiday Luncheon Celebration (Los Gatos Lodge, Los Gatos)
  • December 14, 11:30am - 1:30pm: East Bay Satellite Meeting (Pyramid Alehouse, Walnut Creek)

Highlighting WIC's fourth quarter events are the highly anticipated October 20th general meeting and December 7th webinar revealing the results of the organization's 10th Annual Best Practices and Compensation Survey. The general meeting is closed to the public and provides WIC members with an in-depth look at the compensation trends and best practices used by top-earning consultants for increasing revenues and clients. The webinar, which is open to all, is complimentary for WIC members and $30 for nonmembers. To attend, register online at www.womeninconsulting.org. Both will be presented by WIC President Avery Horzewski and Vice President of Operations Jennifer Berkley Jackson.

"Preliminary findings for our 10th annual survey confirm the optimism predicted by last year's participants for the coming year," commented Horzewski. "Net annual revenues are up over 11 percent for all respondents and over 18 percent for the top 20 percent, with many consultants claiming an increase in inquiries, projects, and clients."

For a complete list of upcoming WIC networking opportunities, meetings, workshops, webinars, and other events, visit www.womeninconsulting.org/calendar.

About WIC
Women in Consulting (WIC) is a vibrant, diverse, and powerful community of consultants and small business owners working to build strong businesses. Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1998, WIC provides its 400+ members and affiliates a forum to connect and share with like-minded professionals. Established as a nonprofit, collaborative community to foster successful businesses for its members, WIC sponsors programs and activities to help members network, improve their skills, and thrive even in a tumultuous economic climate, and also provides consulting leadership and support to the community at large.

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