Panel: Yes. It is my business!

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Date(s) - Aug 27 - Aug 30
12:00 am

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Growing and expanding women-owned businesses.

  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Member of Congress
  • Diane Schook, Founder, Relational Constructs, LLC
  • Carol Donovan, Founder, Smith & Donovan Confections, Inc.
  • Kim Barnes Kimball, KBK Consulting

Panel Focus:

  • Women vote. They make money.  They make financial decisions. And their numbers are growing in business.  So, how did they do it?  And what can be done to increase their numbers?
  • How to achieve a more dynamic, pro-growth, innovation-based economy that can help get more American’s back to work.
  • Growth in # of women starting businesses but are they growth companies – meaning once started, are their companies growing?  According to David Thomson, author of Blueprint to a Billon.  Growth companies are the real engines of job creation.  Statistics suggest not.  What obstacles are women-owned businesses facing?
  • Are taxes and regulations the biggest obstacles to business growth?  If not, what is?
  • Why in such a poor economy, are some businesses are still growing.  What have they done different from others?