27th Annual Women’s Forum Breakfast
Thursday, September 26, 2013
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Lakeside Ballroom (E354), McCormick Place
For 26 years, the Women’s Forum has remained one of the most popular and prestigious elements of the Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference. Learn from, and be inspired by, nationally-renowned women business owners as moderator Terry Savage, www.TerrySavage.com, leads this year’s panel through another lively, candid, open – and always fascinating - discussion about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.
*The last fifteen minutes will be open for the audience to ask questions.
2013 Forum Moderator:
Chicago Sun-Times Financial Columnist and Best-Selling Author of The Savage Truth on Money
President, Terry Savage Productions, Ltd.
Terry Savage is a nationally recognized, award-winning financial authority, television personality and the author of best-selling books on personal finance. Her most recent book is a new edition of The Savage Truth on Money, which was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Amazon.com when the first edition came out a decade ago. Says Terry: “Those Truths remain valid, though I’ve updated guidance and numbers in this edition, which is aimed at those just starting out – or starting over!” Released in 2009 was The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Terry is the nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, and a regular contributor to the popular investing websites MoneyShow.com, YahooFinance.com and TheStreet.com. A frequent guest on radio and television shows including CNN, NBC and CNBC – appearing several times on Oprah – Terry co-hosted her own CBS-TV Chicago morning show in 2010 and is in demand as a speaker at meetings across the country. You can read her columns and post questions on her blog at www.TerrySavage.com. Terry’s financial expertise comes from experience. A founding member and the first woman trader on the Chicago Board Options Exchange, she is also the president of her own company, Terry Savage Productions, Ltd.
Please check back after July 1, 2013 for more information on our 2013 Women’s Forum Panelists.
27th Annual Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Noon – 1:45 p.m. Lakeside Ballroom (E354), McCormick Place
Keynote presentation TBD
For 26 years, the Women’s Business Development Center’s (WBDC) Hall of Fame Awards have honored women entrepreneurs who have demonstrated unequaled strength, perseverance and creativity in their businesses, and who have embodied entrepreneurial success in various ways. The WBDC also recognizes advocates, corporations and government agencies who have demonstrated their enthusiastic commitment to the strengthening of women’s business ownership and economic development.
Please check back after July 1, 2013 for a list of our 2013 Hall of Fame Award Recipients and the announcement of our Keynote Presenter.
If you are interested in becoming a speaker at the 2013 Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference, or in our regional programming activities, please contact Mia Delano directly at email@example.com.