Tempe Chamber of Commerce

2017 Women in Business Conference

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Name: 2017 Women in Business Conference
Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM MST
Event Description:
Please join us as we celebrate the 22nd Annual Women in Business Conference

Presenting Sponsor:

Each year, this powerful event brings together hundreds of business leaders in a setting that celebrates success, facilitates network development and offers incredible opportunities for personal and business growth. It combines a luncheon, trade show, training, keynote speakers and the Business Woman of the Year ceremony into one action-packed day.
 
Themed "Learn, Lead, Grow," the event's speakers deliver inspirational messages that touch on these elements and motivate each member of the audience to strive for fulfillment, happiness and success.

Our 2017 Program:
  • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Exhibitor Tables and Networking, Silent Auction Begins
  • 9:00 a.m. - Welcome by Emcee, Liz Warren, Director of the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute.
  • 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. - Breakout One Sessions:
    • Room One - Panel discussion lead by Dr. Aneesah Nadir with innovative and groundbreaking community leaders: Ji Mi Choi, Associate Vice President, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development at Arizona State University, Lauren Kuby, City of Tempe Council member, and LaCoya Shelton-Johnson, Vice Chancellor, Maricopa Community College Human Resources.
    • Room Two - Productivity workshop by Margo Brown, Wave Productivity, Acquire the skills and habits necessary to reap the rewards of being organized.
  • 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. - Exhibitor Tables and Networking
  • 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Breakout Two Sessions:
    • Room One - Panel discussion lead by Dr. Aneesah Nadir with innovative and groundbreaking community leaders: Ji Mi Choi, Associate Vice President, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development at Arizona State University, Lauren Kuby, City of Tempe Council member, and LaCoya Shelton-Johnson, Vice Chancellor, Maricopa Community College Human Resources.
    • Room Two - Productivity workshop by Margo Brown, Wave Productivity. Acquire the skills and habits necessary to reap the rewards of being organized.
  • 11:45 a.m. - Silent Auction Closes
  • 11:45 - 12:10 p.m. - Women in Business Mentor Program Graduation
  • 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. - Keynote speech by Debbie Gaby, an area entrepreneur and philanthropist. Gaby who was known as "America's Sleep Queen", was president and spokesperson for Sleep America. 
  • 1:00 p.m. - Raffle
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Presentation of the 2017 Business Woman of the Year
We'll also celebrate the success of our Women in Business Mentoring Program, as we hear firsthand from some of the program's participants during their graduation ceremony.

Tickets include a reserved seat for the keynote speaker presentations and award ceremony, plated luncheon and access to the entire exhibition hall. Exhibitor booths start at $450 and include two tickets to the event.

 
Showcase Your Business at this Event!

Become an Event Sponsor:

Sponsors get premier booth placement and the highest visibility. To learn more about the benefits of sponsorship, please contact Joanne Stockdale.

Become an Exhibitor:

Exhibitor booths includes skirted 6 ft. table, two chairs and two luncheon/keynote/award ceremony tickets. To reserve a booth, please contact Julianne Davis.
  • Exhibitor Member  $450
  • Exhibitor Member Premium Space $500 
  • Exhibitor General Public $625
Become a Raffle Sponsor:

Donate items to our raffle and silent auction to get the word out about your business or services. Please contact Chris Samuels for more information.

Please note that individual ticket cancelations made less than 72 hours prior to this event cannot be refunded. Booths are non-refundable.
Event Sponsors:
Event Sponsors:
  • Real Safe
  • Cox Communications/ Cox Business Services
  • Premier Audio Visual
  • Something New Media
  • Edward Jones
  • APS
  • Wells Fargo Bank of Arizona
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • AlphaGraphics on Elliot & Kyrene
  • University of Dubuque
  • Active Family Chiropractic
  • Hospice of the Valley
  • Fred's Flowers
  • OneAZ Credit Union
  • Southwest Airlines Co.
  • Maricopa Corporate College
  • City of Tempe
  • Tempe Tourism Office
  • Tempe Chamber of Commerce
Location:
Doubletree by Hilton
2100 S. Priest Dr.
Tempe, AZ
Date/Time Information:
8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
Fees/Admission:
Attendee Rate: Includes trade show, luncheon with keynote speakers and awards ceremony
  • Attendee member $65, Table of 10 $600 
  • Attendee non-member $99, Table of 10 $950
 Please note that cancelations made less than 72 hours prior to this event cannot be refunded. 
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