Columnist to talk business success with local women

| 14/02/2011

(CNS): Author, entrepreneur and nationally-syndicated columnist in the US, Rhonda Abrams, will be the keynote speaker at a specialist business conference for women next month. “Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs” (IWE) is in its fifth year and is held annually during ‘Honouring Women’s’ Month’ by the Department of Commerce and Investment. Abrams has started three successful companies and has spent more than 15 years advising, mentoring and consulting entrepreneurs and small business owners across the United States. Currently, she is President and Chief Entrepreneur of The Planning Shop, a publishing company creating content for small businesses.

The conference begins at 4:30pm on 3 March at The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort and aims to encourage women to consider or retain business ownership. The programme includes a mini expo for the first hour, two presentations from local speakers and then the key note address and a panel discussion. Corporate sponsors are Cayman Airways, Cayman Immigration Consultant Services Ltd., National Building Society of Cayman, Cayman National Bank, Cayman Islands Development Bank, Wiggly Pen, Beyond Basics Medical Spa and Admiral Administration. Tickets cost $20 and are available for sale at the DCI’s office located in Cayman Corporate Centre at 27 Hospital Road. Interested persons can call 945-0943 for additional details.
Abrams weekly newspaper column, “Small Business Strategies,” is the United States most widely-read column about entrepreneurship, reaching more than 20 million readers through 130 newspapers,,, and Costco Connection magazine. She is also the author of more than a dozen books on small business and entrepreneurship. Her books have sold more than a million copies and have been translated into over 30 languages and have been adopted by more than 600 business schools throughout the US – including UCLA, MIT, University of Arizona, Cornell, University of California, Berkeley, USC.


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