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Welcome to 2015 POP Marketplace

GWBC Goes ‘Back to the Future’ to Celebrate 15 Years and Foster the
Next Generation of WBE Opportunities 

Welcome to the 2015 Power of Partnering (POP) Marketplace and WAVE Scholarship Golf Tournament … Back to the Future with GWBC! As you know, it’s GWBC’s 15th anniversary and what better time to mark this momentous occasion than during our flagship, annual conference.

While it is a time for celebration, it doesn’t stop there. We’ve carefully designed POP to optimize our history, experiences and milestones to inform and connect you to the next generation of opportunities and success.

Stay tuned for our series of tips and resources that we will share with you throughout the summer to best prepare you for the 2015 POP Marketplace, Back to the Future with GWBC.

I ask each of you to post, tweet and share with your networks for a more robust, empowering POP experience. Please feel free to contact me directly at mphilpotts@gwbc.biz with any questions.

Visit the 2015 POP Marketplace, Back to the Future with GWBC website at http://gwbc.biz/inspiring-events/pop-marketplace/ for more details and to register now. In the meantime, strap in … we’re headed back to the future!


Accelerate Your Legacy

Written by Kittie Watson, Innolect Inc.

Accelerate Your Legacy

Woman entrepreneurs are routinely asked to serve on local community nonprofit boards. Since board service often requires both a time and financial commitment, the sheer volume of requests can be overwhelming! While we wholeheartedly endorse giving back to local communities, our experience suggests that most businesses fail to maximize their ROI for volunteer service.

Savvy business women consider how their company’s volunteer activi­ties can not only help key employees feel good, but actually help their companies be better.

Volunteer service can be leveraged to deepen leadership capacities within each organization in ways that dramatically strengthen a company today, and lay the foundation for a more promising future for both the company and their community tomorrow.

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WBENC Summit & Salute

Written by Nancy Balkcom

Do you know what it feels like to be a rock star? I do!

I just returned from yet another amazing WBENC Summit & Salute. In fact, I feel this was most-definitely the best one ever, for a number of reasons.I was surrounded by amazing women, many who have already become dear friends, and many new connections who I am sure will also have a special place in my life. The camaraderie among these women lifts me up and makes me proud to be a woman-owned business. I have been in situations where that wasn’t always the case, and yet, I know that when I participate in a WBENC event, I can say it is a “sure thing” that I will be inspired and motivated to become a better person and share what I can with others.

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