Women in Business Conference

Butte College Small Business Development Center is excited to present the Agenda for our 19th Annual Women in Business Conference. The day promises to Empower You – as you learn how to grow your business and career using financial literacy and social media marketing, Educate You – as you keep updated on new and valuable online marketing like inbound and influencer marketing that result in measurable outcomes, and Encourage You – to be selective based on your current and future financial goals and marketing strategies.

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Registration & Check-In: 8:00 am to 8:30 am ~ Conference: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
1110 West East Avenue ~ Chico, California


8:00 - 8:30 am Registration & Check-InNetwork while enjoying coffee & pastries, and shop at our Famous Market Place
8:30 - 9:00 amIntroductions & AnnouncementsWelcome Messages: Sophie Konuwa ~ Director, Butte College Small
Business Development Center; Dr. Samia Yaqub ~ Superintendent/
President, Butte-Glenn Community College District, and Director, U. S.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Sacramento District
9:00 - 10:10 amOpening Keynote SpeakerDeborah A. Osgood
“Women and Wealth: Blazing a Trail to Success!”
10:10 - 10:40 amBreakRaffle Prizes, Book Signing & Shopping at our Famous Market Place
10:40 - 11:50 amBreakout SessionsPlease choose one:
A. Vanessa M. Penagos
“Increasing Sales and Leads through Social Media!”
B. Deborah A. Osgood
“Money & Business: How Much, When and Why?”
11:50 am - 12:50 pmLunchCatered by Local Business
12:50 - 2:00 pmClosing Keynote SpeakerVanessa M. Penagos
“Going Beyond Social Media to Grow Your Business”
2:00 - 2:30 pmEnd of Women In Business Conference 2017Closing Remarks, Raffle Prizes, Networking, Book Signing and Shopping at the Market Place


Deborah A. Osgood
Deborah A. Osgood, DA, MB
Author, coach, trainer, consultant, public speaker, and social entrepreneur, Dr. Deborah Osgood leads the Knowledge Institute for Small Business Development (KISBD) team as cofounder and President/CEO. As an author and coach, she has helped thousands of individuals young and old to do what they love and love... Read More

Vanessa Penagos
Vanessa M. Penagos
Vanessa M. Penagos is a certified Online Marketing Certified Professional who has been involved in a variety of digital marketing roles for over 10 years. She has been invited to speak on panels and the Focus on Customer Service podcast about her insight and experience in social media and... Read More


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