The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is hosting its monthly Networking Luncheon from 11:30am to 1:30pm on June 21 at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.

The speaker for this event is Montclair business owner, Casey Carpenter, The Sales Breakthrough Coach. She will be presenting “What Women Need to Know to Rock Out Their Sales...Even If You’re Afraid of Selling.”

The presentation will focus on learning about power-robbing behaviors, how to minimize them, and steps to take control in any high-stakes sales meetings. If you’ve ever felt intimidated by sales—whether you’re a corporate person struggling to sell your ideas or a business owner who loves your business but dreads the sales part, this talk is for you.

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Attendees will also have plenty of time for 30-second intros, exchange of business cards, and networking over a delicious Greek lunch. Space is limited. Advance registration is recommended. The cost for this event is $30 for NJAWBO members and $40 for nonmembers. To register, go to

The MetroEast Region is generally comprised of business owners from Essex, Union, and Hudson Counties. The region’s events are open to members and nonmembers from across the state. For more information about this event, contact the MetroEast Region event coordinator, Lawrese Brown,, Brown Coaching and Consulting, East Orange.

NJAWBO provides women business owners the opportunity to develop as leaders while serving on committees and boards, interacting with business owners at local, regional, and state levels, and ultimately putting their well-honed leadership skills to use in their businesses as well as in the top leadership positions within the organization.

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is the longest-standing, statewide organization of women business owners in New Jersey. Its primary objective is to encourage and support business ownership by women, provide a legislative voice for the interests of women-owned businesses, and offer leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities for business owners. Since 1978, NJAWBO has helped women achieve their business visions by providing them with the tools to develop and grow their enterprises. For further information about NJAWBO, visit or email Not a member yet? Click on the JOIN OR RENEW tab in the teal bar on the home page, where you will be able to join online.