Our 2017 Conference theme is EMPOWER EACH OTHER!
We welcome Executive from Microsoft Executive, Diane Boettcher.
Diane Boettcher is an expert in military operations, IT, change management and leadership. As an executive at Microsoft, Diane focuses on supporting US Intelligence and Federal agencies, leading a team of over 220 services professionals who assist with Secure Infrastructure technologies. She’s a recognized and sought-after author, presenter, and mentor and will present on ‘Everyone Leads.’
Join an interactive panel and be part of the discussion on how to support and empower EACH OTHER! The panel will give tips on how to build relationships and how to better support other women. It will also educate us on the reasons why women sometimes compete and not collaborate. We will learn best practice tips on how to build other women up. Our Empower Panel will feature Sandra Lindquist, VP New Orleans Chamber, Becky Gustafson, Northwestern Mutual Advisor and Founder of POW (Power of Women Business Strategy Group), Mary Matthews, Executive Director 504oward, and Christine McNabb, Owner & Founder of ‘This Mama Wines’ Blog.
And, lastly, we are thrilled to be present our first ever, Empower Each Other Awards.
ABWA is looking for nominations to honor 5 outstanding women in business who actively demonstrate mentorship and development of other women. If you have been inspired or mentored by an incredible women leader, please nominate today. ABWA board use the nomination forms and independent research to deliberate and vote on final selections.
Nominations can be submitted HERE.
Selected winners will receive free admission to the conference as well as a special gift by event sponsor Mignon Faget.
After our leadership conference, we will head over to grab our helmets and compete on the racetrack awards will be sponsored by Ronnie Osmer Racing followed by networking and a happy hour sponsored by Ralph Brennan’s with women-owned local shopping vendors.
We have limited tables for local vendors. ABWA members get discounted table for $150. Non ABWA members are $200 and limited table spots. For sponsor information, please contact conference chair, Melissa Willis.