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Women in Business Expo

Date: October 24, 2023 Time: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Event Description
The Women in Business Committee of the
Wheaton Chamber of Commerce 
invites you to
"Stepping OUT and Up: Women in Business Expo 2023"

12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2023
NIU Naperville, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL
Join the Women in Business for a powerful afternoon of panel discussions, a Business Expo and a Happy Hour to celebrate the impact of women in business!
12:30 p.m.--Registration 
1:00 p.m.--Welcome and acknowledgement of sponsors, Auditorium
1:15 to 2:30 p.m.--“The Courage to Act: Overcoming Challenges, Imposter Syndrome and How to Advocate for Yourself”
Hear from these amazing women about obstacles they have faced, the power of resilience and how to use courage as your own superpower:
  • Giana Ferrari Ayers, Edward Jones Financial
  • Karen Mills, Esq., Aronberg Goldgehn attorneys at law
  • Evelyn Sanguinetti, T-Mobile, former Lieutenant Governor of the state of Illinois
 Moderator: Vickie Austin, Wheaton Chamber of Commerce
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Business Expo break, Ballroom

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. – “Money, Honey: What Women Need to Know about Finance”
This extraordinary panel of women will share about financial literacy, financial security and what women need to know about money to run a successful business/career:
  • Annette Corrigan, Esq., Lavelle Law
  • Aleta Fox, Mulcare Insurance
  • Christine Kalivas, Fortune Financial
Moderator: Jill Mason, Glen Ellyn Bank & Trust
4:15 to 6:00 p.m. – Business Expo and Happy Hour, Ballroom

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Business Expo Participants
All American Gutter Protection 
Assisted Living Locators, Chicagoland West                   
Edward Jones                                                 
Floor Coverings International                   
Lavelle Law, Ltd.                                            
Literacy DuPage                                             

Milton Township
Mr. Handyman of Wheaton
Omnia Consulting LLC
Primrose School of Winfield
Wheaton Public Library
Wyndemere Senior Living

Event Sponsors



Event Location NIU Naperville view a map
Date/Time Information 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. -- Registration
1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. -- Panel discussions
4:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. -- Business Expo / Happy Hour
Contact Information
Registration: $75 per attendee for Wheaton Chamber members ($95 for non-members)

Business Expo Table: $250 for Wheaton Chamber members, $350 for non-members

Sponsorships available -- Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald
    $1,000 Bar Sponsor
    $1,000 Food sponsor

Swag Bag contributions: $25 for Wheaton Chamber members, $50 for non-members

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