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Growth of Women-Owned Businesses Explodes!  Demand for Training

and Assistance is Needed Now to Help Businesswomen Achieve Full



The 2nd-annual Business Women Series, held in Irvine, California

on Thursday June 8, 2006, will assist women in learning new

business development strategies as well as achieve total well



Whether it’s the need for more flexibility in their schedules or

an inner call to make their dreams into reality, there is no

doubt that women-owned businesses are making a huge impact on

our national economy. According to statistics from the Center

for Women’s Research and the Small Business Administration,

women-owned businesses has grown 50 percent over the last 10

years, growing twice as fast as any other type of business

throughout recent years.


Whatever the reason that women are starting their own business,

there is one underlying characteristic they all have – all are

risk takers. And while the Center for Women’s Research indicates

that newer women-owned firms tend to be founded by women with

managerial experience, there is no doubt that there is a

continual need for women to educate themselves on new business

strategies that can help grow their organizations.


 “Women typically find that they have to assume many different

roles when they start their own business, and for many that is

overwhelming,” said Aggie Kobrin, founder of Conference and Expo

Connections, LLC, which will be holding the 2nd-annual Business

Women Series on June 8 in Irvine, Calif. “That’s why it is so

essential to offer women business owners support and education

on how to achieve a solid foundation and grow their business.”


Kobrin created the event to assist women to learn new

cutting-edge business development strategies and develop the

skills needed to run a successful business. The Business Women

Series will also include Learning Sessions on Friday June 9, at

which women can take intensive half-day workshops. The workshops

offered include sessions on Personal Broadcasting, How to

Attract Clients, and the Art of the Interview. This year’s event

will include an inaugural Health and Wellness Expo, designed to

help women realize that a successful business starts from

within. All in all, the conference will empower women to reach

their greatest potential.


“The conference is not just about building a business,” says

Kobrin. “It’s about helping women achieve their goals and

realize themselves,” Kobrin added. 


 This year’s conference will include over 20 experts discussing

topics such as marketing, public relations, coaching, stress

management, mentoring, and attracting clients. Among the 20

speakers and 4 panels this year include television personality

Dr. Letitia Wright, who will tape her nationally syndicated

cable show, “The Wright Place,” from the conference including an

interview with the editor of Entrepreneur magazine; three-time

Olympian and founder of, Ruben Gonzalez;

Mimi Donaldson, business consultant, nationally-renown speaker

and author; and Millionaire Mentor Gregory Scott Reid.


The Business Women Series is sponsored in part by KNX 1070

Newsradio, Ameriprise Financial, Entrepreneur's Source, Besack &

Associates, Business Wire, Irvine Chamber, RBN, Meetings &

Mixers, The Wright Place, Trade American Card, Womens Calendar

and Womens Radio.


General admission to the event is  $117 for all members of

affiliate groups, or $157. Admission includes access to all

seminars, the exhibit area, Health & Wellness Expo, a buffet

lunch, and the evening networking reception with complimentary

hors d’oeuvres. There is also a $27 exhibit area/Health &

Wellness Expo/reception ticket available.  For more information,

please visit the Business Women Series website at  or contact Aggie Kobrin at

(949) 727-1211 or  



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