Overview

Make Your Travel Arrangements for the 2015 International Women’s Festival in Shanghai!

The 2015 sHero International Women’s Festival and NAWBO Travel Agents, Pat McCullough and Sue Pierce, want to help you make your travel arrangements to China. Join us at the Banyan Tree Resort on March 7-9, 2015.

For flight and hotel arrangements, contact:

Patricia McCullough

Cimmarron Adventure Travel

www.cimarronadventuretravel.com

859-351-1482

pat@cimarronadventuretravel.com

and

Sue Pierce

Vacation Adventure Travels

www.vacationadventuresunlimited.com

949-498-0664

spierce@cruiseplanners.com

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The 2015 Santa Barbara Business Expo

The 2015 Santa Barbara Business Expo, with Art Show and Marketplace taking place on Saturday, April 25th at the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. Exhibitor space is available and there is an Early Bird special of a $100.00 discount for those who sign up through January 5th, 2015. For more information, please contact Sandy Goe, Founder of the Women’s Community Business Network and the Santa Barbara Business Expo at sandy@wcbusinessnetwork.com or 805-452-3632.

The National Association of Women Business Owner’s Santa Barbara BRAVO Awards

The Santa Barbara chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owner’s will be hosting the 2015 NAWBO-SB BRAVO Awards, Thursday, March 12th, 2015. The award ceremony celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of women business owners in the greater Santa Barbara area. For further details on the 2015 NAWBO-SB BRAVO Awards please, visit the NAWBO-SB website.

Past Women’s Festivals:

A talented team of well-connected men and women joined forces to produce the 2014 Women’s Festivals in Santa Barbara, California. Founding non-profit organizations include the National Association of Women Business Owners, SCORE, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara, Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, Future Women CEO’s, Women’s Economic Ventures, GOLD, the Women’s Foundation of California, the Weidemann Foundation, the Profant Foundation for the Arts and Santa Barbara Chamber Commerce.

2014 Festival Theme: Tech, Talk, and Trade

  • Expanding networks interpersonally and virtually
  • Effectively utilizing various forms of technology to enhance one’s life 
  • Using technology as a medium for change, progress, advocacy, and philanthropy
  • Advocating women and girls of all ages through connections and synergistic work
  • Encouraging gender equality and female participation in the work force

The Vision:
The Women’s Festivals: The premier gathering of women seeking to empower themselves by connecting with the tools and resources they need to flourish and prosper in all aspects of their busy lives.

The Mission:
To … further the celebratory momentum behind Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, which is always on March 8th. To … address the crucial issues facing women today in an interactive, multi-cultural, and entertaining format—providing fertile ground for networking, referrals, and resource sharing.

To … benefit and encourage non-profit organizations specifically concerned with women, e.g., NAWBO, Girls Inc., etc.The Women’s Festivals will celebrate the accomplishments and nurture the dreams of women in an interactive, multi-cultural, and multi-tracked format focusing on the five critical areas of women’s lives: Personal, Professional, Philanthropic, Political, and Planet— otherwise known as the “5 Ps.”

People from throughout the world attended the California Women’s Festival. The festival will featured a professional business expo, awards program, and educational and enlightening discussions led by renowned speakers and authors. For further information contact us.