wwbc premier event

Celebrating Dreams

Connect to Your Community

Learn How Small Businesses can Recover and Thrive 

Be Inspired by a Showcase of Local Women-Owned Businesses

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We raised $30,800 in 2020!

All proceeds directly benefit female entrepreneurs through the Washington Women's Business Center (WWBC) at Business Impact NW.

What a great night!

Check out some of the Business Resiliency panels from the 2020 Event:

Navigating Uncertainty

Panelists:

  • JMarie Johnson-Kola, A Community Connected
  • Erin Andrews, indi chocolate
  • Priyanka Raha, PopSmartKids, Inc
  • Casey Hubbel, Yoga Wild

Marketing Strategies

Panelists:

  • Laura Clise, Intentionalist
  • Christine Stepherson, Team Soapbox
  • Amalia Martino, The Vida Agency
  • Heidi Cleveland, Verity Credit Union

Pre-Event Webinars

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Business Resiliency: Keeping the Lights On

Expert – Jenefeness Tucker, Washington Small Business Development Center
Expert – Christine Buckley, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member
Expert – Ruth Qui, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member
Expert – Oren Shani, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member

July 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Find out from business experts how you can keep the lights on for your business, Business Resiliency Toolkit included.

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Business Resiliency: Marketing Strategies – Online & IRL

Expert – Annette Washington-Goff, IYBS Local
Expert – Tracey Warren, InSpark Co-working
Expert – Bernadette Smith, Swatch Junkie Creative LLC

 

July 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Jump start your business with practical, actionable marketing strategies.

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Financial Business Resiliency

Expert  – Christine Buckley, COVID-19 Response Team, Business Impact NW
Expert  – Tina Narron, Verity Credit Union
Expert  – Yolanda Hawkins, Business Impact NW

July 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Get all the information you need for financial business resiliency in the face of changing circumstances: Understanding financial impacts, managing business finances, cash flow planning, credit-building, financial relationships, and the importance of insurance coverage.

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A Night Showcasing Women Business Owners

Connect with more than 100 other local women – small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and valuable resources. View snapshots of businesses and find out about their websites, talk with other attendees and participants in virtual breakout rooms, and listen to experts on how small businesses can make it through this difficult time.  Donate to support free resiliency services offered by the WWBC.

All proceeds directly benefit female entrepreneurs through the Washington Women's Business Center (WWBC) at Business Impact NW.

Celebrating Resiliency and Reimagining Small Business

This year, Washington Women's Business Center is committed to supporting women business owners as they carry on in these uncertain economic times.  Due to public health concerns and State regulations, Celebrating Dreams will be a virtual event.

  • Online Showcase: 50 Women-owned Businesses July 1-August 31
  • Webinars
    • Business Resiliency: Keeping the Lights On
    • Financial Busines Resiliency
    • Busines Resiliency: Marketing Strategies--Online and IRL
  • Live Virtual Event Jul 30 6-7:30pm
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Did you miss 2019's in-person event?

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Celebrating Dreams Presenting Sponsor

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2020 Full Event Sponsors

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2020 ALA Carte Sponsors

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2020 In-Kind Sponsors

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2020 Promo Partners

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Sustaining Sponsors

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Interested in being an Event Sponsor? View our Sponsor Guide or contact alyssap@businessimpactnw.org

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