TOGETHER, WE REACH HIGHER 

 
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Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 8 AM - 3 PM 

 

2018 BUSINESS IN THE BLUEGRASS SYMPOSIUM

Let's go it together

Inspiring speakers. Engaging conversations. Big action. High energy. It’s all part of the 2018 Business in the Bluegrass Symposium, offered by the Kentucky chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Wherever you are in your journey as a business owner, this year's program will help you stretch your goals and reach beyond your limitations. Don’t miss it!

 

 
 
 
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200+ Women Business leaders

Grow your network, community connections, and power spheres.

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2 kinetic kentuckian keynotes

Engage with our QVC & Shark Tank Veteran keynote speakers.

 
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breakout sessions

8 dynamic business leaders discuss lessons learned, moving forward, and reaching for more.

 
 
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Our mission is to help CONNECT WOMEN to the RESOURCES, PEOPLE, INFORMATION and ORGANIZATIONS that can help them achieve their personal, business or political goals. Providing action driven discussions to educate, identify tactical skills and share resources for women business leaders and those dedicated to work place diversity and economic development.

 
 
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business in the bluegrass emcee

Multiple Emmy winner, Shannon Cogan, anchors WAVE 3 News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. Shannon began at WAVE 3 News in June 2013. She is thrilled to bring viewers the news in WAVE Country and raise her twin boys in the area with many family members and friends.

Shannon serves on the board of Heuser Hearing & Language Academy. She also contributes to events for Norton Children’s Hospital, the American Heart Association and the Speed Museum.

 
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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

BECOME A SPONSOR

 

SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


 
 
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president & founder

Starting out as a one-bedroom apartment operation, Alli has grown Wicked Sheets into an international sleeping product for consumers of all ages. In 2014, Alli was honored as one of Louisville’s Business First’s “40 Under Forty”. Wicked Sheets was featured in the Celebrity Gifting Suite at the Oscars in February 2016 and won a live pitch competition hosted by HSN and Randi Zuckerburg as a part of their American Dreams Entrepreneur Series in May 2017. In June of 2018, Wicked Sheets was featured in front of 96 million homes on the QVC network and plans to continue being sold on that network in addition to their international counterparts.

 
 
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founder & ceo

Architect turned Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Cheekd— a mobile dating app that makes missed connections obsolete. Lori, a Shark Tank Veteran, was recently listed as "The Digital Dating Disruptor" and "One of the Top 10 CEOs to Watch." A University of Kentucky Architectural Graduate, Lori is no longer building structures. She's now building relationships.

 
 
 
 
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ELEVATE YOUR GROWTH IMPACT RESILIENCE SUCCESS

 

An exclusive NAWBO Kentucky program, the Business in the Bluegrass Symposium meets you wherever you are in your business life cycle … and gives you the resources and support you need to reach for more.

 
 
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If you’re just getting started, reach out to find experienced women eager to help you get your business running. Come willing to learn, and you’ll leave with contacts, practical tips and lots of inspiration. 

Ready to reach up to a new level of business success? What got you here won’t get you there. It’s time to stretch your goals, build new skills and set your sights on a new horizon.

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You may have had tremendous success, but you’re looking for greater impact. Consider the next phase of your business journey and see how rewarding it is to reach back and mentor others.

 
 
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REACH OUT & REGISTER TODAY

 
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NAWBO Members $99      Nonmembers $175

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH, 2018, 8 AM - 3 PM

Bellarmine University, Rubel School of Business

 
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BUSINESS IN THE BLUEGRASS

BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

 
 
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NOT A NAWBO MEMBER?

 

Let’s do something about that.

This year, the price of your non-member registration includes your symposium ticket as well as your NAWBO initiation fee.* In other words, come to the event and you one step closer to becoming a member of NAWBO Kentucky.

 
 
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SYMPOSIUM COMMUNITY PARTNERS


HOST SPONSOR →

 
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VIP EVENT SPONSOR →

 
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EDUCATIONAL SPONSOR →

 
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SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS →


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SPECIAL THANKS →


This program is made possible by our community partners. REACH OUT and be a part of this NAWBO Kentucky Signature Event to support the mission and vision. Customized sponsorships available.

BECOME A SPONSOR TODAY.

 
 
 
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