Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too soon to start planning your fall agenda—and if you’re a woman entrepreneur, here are three valuable women’s conferences that are well worth a trip to New York City.
WomanCon 2015 Conference, September 29, 2015, New York City. Womancon is an entrepreneurship media and content company that provides women entrepreneurs with the tools, resources, and relationship-building opportunities they need to succeed as business owners. The third annual Womancon event will bring together expert and speakers from a range of disciplines to share actionable advice with women entrepreneurs. The agenda includes panel discussions on financing and entrepreneurship, interviews of and discussion with inspirational women entrepreneurs who’ll share their advice and lessons, the opportunity to pitch a panel of media experts your business and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network at a cocktail reception after the day’s event. For more information and to register, visit http://www.womancon.com/register.
2015 WIN Summit, September 30 – October 1, 2015, New York City. Negotiating is key to success in business, but many women find negotiating a challenge, either because of their own internal hurdles or because of others’ expectations and prejudices. Presented by The Negotiation Institute, the 2015 WIN Summit is a women’s conference that will bring together experts from around the world to share diverse perspectives and effective strategies to help women in the workplace harness their strengths, elevate their leadership skills and become more successful at the art of negotiation. For more information and to register, visit http://winsummit.com. Register by July 31 and save $400.
Inc. Women’s Summit, October 1, 2015, New York City. Join some of the most influential entrepreneurs in the world at the Inc. Women’s Summit, where you’ll connect with other business owners, hear inspirational stories and learn valuable tactics you can use in your own company. This one-day women’s conference includes a networking lunch and cocktail reception, peer-to-peer education, panel discussions and a variety of speakers including Drybar founder Ali Webb, handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff, and Stella & Dot founder Jessica Herrin. There will also be an open forum where attendees can share their most-pressing business challenges, concerns and questions and get practical advice, feasible solutions and innovative ideas to help their businesses grow. For more information and to register, visit http://women.inc.com. Register by August 20 and save $100.
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