Seeds of GROWth Conference & Luncheon

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The Seeds of GROWth Conference & Luncheon
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
JW Marriott
245 Louis Campau Promenade NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) is proud to present its annual Seeds of GROWth Conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to network prior to the conference and visit display tables from local businesses.

Speakers (to date, subject to change):

  • It’s a Man’s World . . .Really? Being A Woman In a Non-Traditional Industry
    Amy Proos, Proos Manufacturing
  • Confessions of a Control Freak – Learning to Let Go – Setting Up a Management Team
    Denise Booms Peppin, CBI Telecommunications
  • Planning the Future of Your Business
    Joani Gill, Agent, New York Life Insurance Company
  • Ultimate Sales Success Triangle
    Denise Sherwood, Sandler Training
  • Marketing Panel: Practical and Economical Marketing Ideas for Small Business
    Susan Johnson, Reagan Marketing + Design
    Lynne Jarman Johnson, Consumers Credit Union 
  • Attracting More Clients
    Christi Penticost, ZattaChat
  • Common Negotiation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
    Penny Rosema, 2 Views International 
  • Legal Issues for Small Business
    Raqual Salas, Avanti Law
  • Fostering an Inclusive and Diverse Workplace
    Paul T. Doyle, Inclusive Performance Strategies

Luncheon Details:
GROW will be hosting the luncheon immediately following the conference from 12:00pm–1:30pm. The luncheon will include an awards ceremony, fundraising information, and other GROW programming. This event brings GROW businesses and supporters together to celebrate our successes over the past year, to recognize our participants and volunteers for the dedication and hard work, to raise funds for our programming, and to look forward to the impact we will have in West Michigan for the coming year. 

Grand Rapids Business Journal is proud to be a Seeds of GROWth media sponsor.

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