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Upcoming WBON events

    • June 18, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Marketing Partners, Inc, 176 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401

    WBON’s Public Policy Committee meets on the third Monday of each month, at 4:00 PM in the offices of Marketing Partners, 176 Battery St., Burlington.

    Most WBON Public Policy committee meetings are open to anyone interested in the intersection of public policy and women-owned business in Vermont. (Based on the agenda, meetings may occasionally be restricted to WBON members and invited guests.) Please contact Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs Mary Claire Carroll or Pat Heffernan if you are interested in joining the committee for a specific meeting or as a voting member. All current members of WBON are eligible to be a voting member of the Public Policy committee.

    • June 20, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Community Room at Shaw's, 570 Shelburne Road, South Burlington, VT

    Grow YOUR business   

    As business owners, we are always looking for ways to grow our businesses, but this is a journey, not a destination. Without direction and clear milestones, we can waste energy and resources, resulting in disappointment and discouragement. 

    Come explore ways to connect with what makes you unique and how to leverage your uniqueness to grow your business. Understanding the You of your business, will help you expand it in a direction that is both sustainable and energizing,

    Kim Ravdin, owner of Champlain Dental Laboratory, knows the importance of growing a business. With 20 employees, growth is a critical factor for both survival and advancement. Winner of Best Places to Work award, Kim believes in developing relationships and seeking win-win solutions for her staff and clients.

    • June 26, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • *New Address for Essex Hub* Essex Hub for Women & Business, 9 Main Street, 2nd floor, Essex Junction, VT

    Put Your CEO Hat On: Get strategic with a mid-year review

    Summer is here. The months have been flying by, you’ve been busy doing your thing, and then BAM – You blink, and it’s June (wait, how did that happen?).

    June marks the end of the first half of the year, and it's the perfect time for a mid-year review.

    You may have set goals at the beginning of the year, but when life gets busy, it’s easy to lose sight of those goals and get off track. So let’s pause here, take a breath, and get strategic.

    How is your business doing? How are YOU doing? Is it time to put your foot on the gas or pivot?

    If you're feeling behind, you don’t want to miss this event! Lisa Wood of Sprout New Media will lead an interactive workshop where you’ll look back the first half of the year, identify where you want to go next, and start making a plan to make it happen.

    You’ll walk away feeling energized and focused, with renewed enthusiasm for your business.

    Lisa Wood is a certified business + life coach, mentor to small business owners, and the founder of Sprout New Media and The Hive. She focuses on teaching women how to build sustainable businesses, market them effectively and authentically, and reduce the often overwhelming aspects of being a solo business owner.

    • July 04, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Williston Fire Station, 645 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495

    Due to the July 4th Holiday there is no Williston Chapter meeting this month. 

    Do something fun to celebrate your independence! And we will see you in August. 

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