From starting a business or side gig to climbing the corporate ladder, ELEVATE your career! CREATE your own path to success and advance yourself at this Delaware County Women’s Forum.
Delaware County Women’s Commission has teamed up with our County Economic Development Agency, Delaware County Commerce Center and the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce to offer a program focused on elevating women who want to advance in their careers, start their own business, or want to bring their business to the next level.
This will be a full day of insight, experiences and peer to peer conversations. All women looking for that extra edge to get ahead in their career is invited to attend!
Breakfast & Check-in Opens at 8 AM
Breakout Session 1 @ 10 AM (choose one)
1. From Ideas to Plans - Business Planning 101: Learn how to make your ideas a plan and how to start a business. Hear from panelists that help entrepreneurs everyday and from business owners that have made it happen! Gain insight on what goes into a business plan and implementing that plan.
Paula Paisley SCORE & Paisley Solutions
Renee Patrone Events by Renee & Party Host Helpers
Jean Steinke Lofty Spot
2. Branding on Social Media - Your Online Presence: You’ve seen it and heard it, but how do you make it happen? Social Media is the best way to get your name, brand and/or business out there. It’s free and you can do it yourself, right? There’s more to it then you think. Hear from panelists who have created an empire through social media or use it part of their everyday, working life. Leave with some tips on how to grow online.
Carissa Ciuca Results Repeat
Sophia Pearson Modkaf LLC
Heather Steiger 2120 Creative
Lunch & Keynote Speaker @ 11:30 AM
Breakout Session 2 @ 12:45 PM (choose one)
1. Financing Your Dream - Business Financing: You have an idea and a plan that could work, but how are you getting there? What avenues are at your fingertips to start your own business, without taking out a second mortgage? Hear from industry experts and small business lenders to see what options are available to entrepreneurs.
Lori Beamer Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Lisa Dort Bryn Mawr Trust
Patricia Recke Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
Kim Stout Small Business Administration
2. Elevate Your Career - Find Your Path to Success: Everyone has a different path in rising to the top. Hear from women that have made it as a leader in their industry and what steps they took to make it there. Panelists:
Ronda Cavanagh Manager of Merchandising Wawa
Erica Deuschle Top 1% Ranked Realtor Berkshire Hathaway
Sam Fleetman Owner Mustang Expediting
Trish McFarland President Delaware County Chamber of Commerce
In partnership with the Delaware County Chamber, this event is presented by: