Successful Michigan Businesswomen to Share Strategies

WEDO_Spring2009Manistee, Michigan—Set aside October 16, 2009 on your calendar and attend the ninth annual National WEDO Tour; your only opportunity to connect with hundreds of women entrepreneurs and executives nationwide via live streaming video.  Women throughout Michigan are preparing for the only event-of-its’-kind in the State.  This is the 4th annual WEDO event sponsored by Manistee-Based Women’s Economic Resource Center, a non-profit organization.
Develop your Skills and learn to:

  • Define and build an established, sustainable business model that produces consistent results.
  • Discover how to spend wisely within a marketing strategy and employ tactics to measure the returns on your marketing investment.
  • Determine how to obtain, utilize and maximize working capital to support the continued growth of your business.

An outstanding panel of national speakers:

  • Cindy Bates, Vice President of Microsoft North America
  • Geneveve Bos, Founding Publisher/Owner, Pink Magazine
  • Marilyn Landis, President & CEO, Basic Business Concepts, Inc.
  • Mercedes LaPorta, President, Mercedes Electric Supply Inc.
  • Susan Wilson Solovic, CEO, SBTV

WEDO is sponsored by Women’s Economic Resource Center, National City, now a part of PNC; Little River Casino Resort; West Shore Bank; Alliance for Economic Success; Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce; Northwestern Bank;  Kendra C. Thompson Architects, PC; and Daniel D. Laskey & Company, PC; Michelle Frey, Farmers Insurance; Memorial  Medical Center & USDA Rural Development.  A networking breakfast and luncheon directly following the national program.
The local program will help businesswomen understand how to use Social Media Marketing, like Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In for business promotion.

Also, learn about the free, local resources that are available for sustainable business planning in Northwest Michigan and throughout the State with MI-SBTDC.

The event will take place at 2700 Orchard Hwy Manistee, MI 49660 and will begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 1:15 p.m. on Friday, October 16th at $35 per person.

For more program information or sponsorship questions, contact; Joni Purgiel (231) 723-0505 or
 Register now online at


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