SOURCE: Women's Small Business Expo

Women's Small Business Expo

February 28, 2011 13:35 ET

Women's Small Business Expo Helps Women Succeed With One-on-One Mentoring, Customized Action Plans and Networking

Interactive Empowerment Event Where Women Entrepreneurs Learn From Top Business Experts

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 28, 2011) -  Rhona Silver, one of the most successful caterers in America, will give the keynote speech at Women's Small Business Expo on April 27, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Silver will speak to women entrepreneurs about how to never give up and make their business thrive in the new economy.

Rhona Silver is recognized as a leading entrepreneur and pioneer in the catering industry. She owned the Huntington Townhouse, the largest catering facility in the US and sold it to a major corporation. She founded CaterBid where people submit weddings and events online and caterers bid for the business. Now Rhona Silver is now bringing catering into the 21st century.

How Women's Small Business Expo is Different

What makes the Women's Small Business Expo different from other conferences is that women are active participants in shaping their future.

Attendees receive:

  • One-on-one mentoring with top business leaders in the Hour of Power
  • Customized action plans
  • Strategies on forming their success teams

Topics include:

  • Five trends that can make or break your business
  • How to use social media to increase your bottom line
  • Top three secrets of sales success
  • Marketing with no or low budget
  • How to avoid the most common business blunders
  • Power networking where women present on stage

High Octane Entrepreneurial Power

Linda Hollander, founder of the Women's Small Business Expo, is also known as the Wealthy Bag Lady and author of the book, Bags to Riches: 7 Success Secrets for Women in Business. She says, "The Women's Small Business Expo is all about high-octane entrepreneurial power. Only 20% of all businesses succeed. We want to give women the edge to be part of that 20%."

Women Experts from Australia

Rachael Bermingham, one of the top-selling authors in Australia and Carren Smith, CEO of Quantum Leadership Group in Australia, will reveal powerful sales and marketing strategies for women.

Charitable Giving

The Expo also encourages the importance of giving back to society. It donates part of the proceeds to Junior Achievement to teach kids entrepreneurship. Corporate sponsors who support women business owners include Wells Fargo, Epson, Fed Ex, and American Airlines.

Women Business Revolution

In 2011, women have the majority of wealth in America. Women are starting businesses at twice the rate of men and they make or influence over 85% of all purchases. Currently there are over 10.6 million women-owned businesses employing 19.1 million people and generating $2.5 trillion in sales according to the Center for Women's Business Research.

Los Angeles is now the city with the most women entrepreneurs. Today's economy is actually sparking the rise in women-owned businesses. Women are starting businesses after being downsized or laid off. Empowerment events like Women's Small Business Expo are helping women create powerful connections, learn about entrepreneurship and create their dream businesses.

For information call 866-Women-Biz or go to www.WomensSmallBusinessExpo.com.

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