San Diego CEO/Executive Panel Forum

Love of the Start:
How Women Founders Started and Launched Successful Businesses!

Connected Women of InfluenceA recent study found that from 1997-2013 women-owned businesses increased by 59%. Women business owners are also becoming serial entrepreneurs, breaking the mold of a bastion once held only by men.

Join our panel of successful women founders and CEO’s as we address the following questions: “What was the compelling reason and opportunity that prompted you to start your business?! What frustrations have occurred along the way in building your enterprise?! What surprises occurred that you didn’t expect in staying profitable?! What drives you most to succeed?! What have been the hardest lessons you’ve had to learn in building a business?! If you started your business again…..would you do it all over again?! What advice do you have for a woman looking to start or build a business enterprise?! What is your best advice for someone thinking of starting a business as their 2nd or 3rd career?!”

There’s so much to learn and so little time! Join our Connected Women of Influence Members and invited guests as we plan for a spirited discussion to address these issues and more, through the eyes of our road-worthy expert panelists!!

Our Panelists:

Karen Dietz - Ph.D./Owner, Just Story It
Susan Long - President & CEO, Diving Unlimited International, Inc.

Date:

Thursday December 18, 2014

Time:

7:30am to 9:30am
7:00am – Registration & Networking
7:30am – Breakfast Served
8:00am – Panel Program
9:30am – Wrap Up & Closing

Location:

Sheraton Hotel Mission Valley
1433 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108

Cost:

Non-Members – $59
At the Door/Walk-ins – $69
No Charge to CWI Members

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About the CEO/Executive Panel Forums

Join Connected Women of Influence (CWI) Members as we present our panel program series designed to bring the best and the brightest business women of influence together for a morning panel forum!Connected Women of Influence CEO Executive Panel Forum

Learn from today’s top women CEO’s and executives:

  • Discuss real issues that affect how professional and executive women succeed in business today.
  • Receive straight-forward, authentic advice from women who have been there and done that.
  • Find out how today’s top CEO’s and executives have overcome obstacles and achieved growth and success.
  • Listen to today’s top professionals and executives as they share how they grew to high-level positions and status.
  • Share keys to business success with other like-minded and like-level business women and executives.

Make High Level Connections and Build Professional Relationships

We invite you to attend our unique panel program series designed to help you connect with highly successful and dynamic B2B professional and executive women from a diverse cross-section of firms and industries, both large and small.

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Rave Reviews From Past Attendees!

“Your panelists were fantastic! So generous, so personable and so sincere in sharing their wise words for women in business! I can’t wait to attend again!”Connected Women of Influence CEO/Executive Panel Forum

Gina Franklin, President – Grahovac Construction

“I loved how you incorporated the table interactions to the panel format. I learned as much from my table colleagues as I did from the panelists! I made some fabulous new connections!”

Adrienne Streeter, President – Streeter Printing

“You did a great job in putting a new event together that is very unique and special to women in business! Kudos to you!”

Kathleen Cochran, General Manager – Loews Coronado Bay Resort & Spa

“I thoroughly enjoyed the panel forum and agree…..the caliber of women in attendance was several notches above typical networking events. The attendees made huge efforts to draw one another into the conversations and were generous in sharing their knowledge and contacts. Applause to you and CWI for starting such a unique event geared exclusively to B2B professional and executive women!”

Teri Hudson, Senior Vice President – Capital Bank

“I had a fantastic time at your panel and am happy that my “words of wisdom” were valuable AND funny!”

Dr. Dorothy Sears – University of California, San Diego

“Thank you for establishing and sustaining Connected Women of Influence in our region. You have the vibe, the approach, and the brand just right! Our panel “Feminine versus Sexy” is still one of my favorite speaking gigs this year! Please let me know how/when I can support your work again soon!”

Rebecca Smith, Vice President – San Diego Workforce PartnershipConnected Women of Influence CEO/Executive Panel

“Thanks for an amazing morning with such amazing women! I truly loved it!”

Nicole Knight, Marketing Director – Army & Navy Academy

“What a great panel forum today! Thanks for hosting the event. The panelists were engaging and the discussion was informative. I will be eager to attend more CWI events.”

Toni McMahon, Business Development Manager – Good & Roberts, Inc.

“The CEO panel forum was so exciting and absolutely relevant! I really enjoyed the opportunity to meet so many impressive women. Not only are they supportive they are individually dynamic. The adviceand stories make one really step back and think about how to change things. Sometimes changing just one small part of your process changes everything! Thank you again for such an impressive experience. I look forward to more!”

Meghan Hannigan, Account Executive – Insperity

“Your forum this morning was a delicious blend of professional and authentic. I really enjoyed it!”

Pamela Stambaugh, Owner, Accountability Pays