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Register Now for the 5th Annual Union County Women Mean Business Networking Seminar


The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 5th annual Union County Women Mean Business networking seminar. The popular series brings has brought together Union County businesswomen with experts on hot topics and role models for success every year since 2013.

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

“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.”

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This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at The Clubhouse at Galloping Hill, at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

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 For additional information contact Deana Mesaros, 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.

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