Press Releases

September Speaker Series — Topic: “Laughter in the Workplace” with Sharon McIntyre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Laughter in the Workplace is the topic for the keynote address by Sharon McIntyre at the September 12th meeting of the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses (AWOB), held at the Inn at Gig Harbor at 5:pm. McIntyre is a certified “laughter leader” who spent many years as director of the non-profit Resident Council of Washington before recently retiring. McIntyre also teaches “laughing yoga” as developed by a physician from India, Madan Kataria, who was inspired by Patch Adams – the American physician who validated and implemented laughter and joy as an important part of holistic healing. Worldwide recognition was so well received, that after 17 years, more than 6,000 laughter yoga clubs have formed in 60 countries. This is a meeting you won’t want to miss! McIntyre will l...

August Speaker Series — Topic: “Multi-Tasking/Email Intervention” with Tabitha Colie

August AWOB Presents Speaker Series Topic: How Multi-Tasking Makes You Stupid/How to Master Email Intervention Wednesday, August 8th at 5pm at the Inn at Gig Harbor The Alliance of Women Owned Businesses (AWOB) announces its August keynote speaker, Tabitha Colie, for its monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 8th, 5pm at the Inn at Gig Harbor. Learn How Multi-Tasking Makes You Stupid ~ and ~ How to Master Email Intervention AWOB continues its commitment to empower women entrepreneurs with this month’s topic that is sure to resonate with all business owners. This meeting is open to all member and non-members. Keynote Speaker, Tabitha Colie, is a Professional Organization & Productivity Consultant from “Simply Placed”, a South Sound company. In her presentation, Tabitha shares how she arrive...

July Speaker Series — Topic: “What Women Must Know About Banking Relationships”

July AWOB Presents Speaker Series Topic: What Women Must Know About Banking Relationships Wednesday, July 11th at 5pm at the Inn at Gig Harbor As part of AWOB’s continued commitment to empower women entrepreneurs, the meeting is open to members and non-members. Keynote Speaker, Don Brown, Sr., Relationship Manager and Vice President of South Puget Sound Business Banking Group for Key Bank, shares his expertise about what banks look for in building a business relationship and the importance of banking business credit. In addition, he’ll outline: • how to work with a banker • how to establish credit • how to secure working capital • how to build your business credit profile • specifically what local resources are available for women-owned businesses Don Brown is a Graduate of Pacific Luthera...

June Speaker Series — Topic: “Goals Based Priorities” with Denny Andrews

June AWOB Presents Speaker Series Topic: Goals Based Priorities Management Wednesday, June 13 at 5pm at the Inn at Gig Harbor Alliance of Women Owned Businesses will offer a lecture on “Goals Based Priorities Management” featuring Speaker Denny Andrews at the monthly meeting Wednesday, June 13 at 5pm at the Inn at Gig Harbor. As part of their women entrepreneur education and empowerment mission, AWOB invites all members and non-members to come and learn about goal-based management. Andrews is a consultant and professional speaker who offers programs which focus on areas of business, motivation, and inspiration. He has authored books that cover the financial services industry, strategic goal setting and information technologies, including social media and marketing. Andrews spec...