UNION COUNTY, NJ – Registration for the Fifth annual Union County Women Mean Business networking seminar is now open.

The event, which is sponsored by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will take place Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Clubhouse at Galloping Hill, at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Since 2013, hundreds of Union County businesswomen have gathered to hear experts on hot topics and role models for success.

The special guest speaker for the 2017 Union County Women Mean Business event is Janice Huff, Chief Meteorologist for NBC 4.

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“Ms. Huff has gained nationwide recognition for her many contributions to journalism and meteorology, her work on behalf of children in foster care, and her leadership as a mentor in her field,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “She offers a wealth of insights and guidance to everyone who strives for excellence.”

The event includes a choice of two breakout sessions helping women to sharpen their communication and networking skills.

Session 1:

  • Changing Perceptions: New View, New You
  • Powerful Presence: Communicate with Clarity & Confidence
  • Tales from the Front Lines: How Local Women Business Owners Continue to Beat the Odds

Session 2:

  • Be Decisive: Commit to Financial Success
  • From Reactive to Proactive: Are you hirable?
  • He Said/She Said: Rock & “Link In” Your Networking Opportunities

The registration fee of $40.00 includes lunch, program, networking cocktail hour (cash bar) and a chance to win prizes including round trip airline tickets.

To register online visit ucnj.org/ucmeansbusiness. For additional information contact Deana Mesaros, dmesaros@ucnj.org or call 908-659-7412.

The 2017 Union County Women Mean Business is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and its partners, with the generous support of Diamond Sponsor ConnectOne Bank, Gold Sponsor KemperSports, Silver Sponsor Winning Strategies Washing, and Bronze Sponsors Southwest and Suplee, Clooney & Company.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.