2019 Business Women's Forum October 29 Will Feature Stacy London, TV Personality, Fashion Expert
Fashion expert Stacy London will be the keynote speaker at the annual Business Women's Forum (BWF) on October 29th in Plantsville, Conn. that is anticipated to attract more than 600 attendees.
By: Business Women's Forum (BWF)
The BWF is Connecticut's largest and longest-running, full-day statewide conference and is celebrating its 37th year. Under the theme "Design Your Success", the 2019 BWF will welcome more than 600 attendees from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for dynamic networking, educational workshops, breakfast, lunch and a closing reception at the Aqua Turf Club at 556 Mulberry Street in Plantsville, Connecticut. The thriving nonprofit organization is led by female executives dedicated to the professional and personal growth of working women.
The 2019 BWF will also feature motivational speaker Connie Podesta, Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker, award-winning author of seven books, actress, therapist, comedienne, former radio/TV personality, and an expert in the psychology of human behavior as it relates to sales, leadership, and personal/professional development.
"The mission of the BWF," explained Lynn Ward, a BWF director and president and CEO of the Waterbury Regional Chamber, "is to raise funds for scholarships for female Post University students to pursue business degrees. The BWF's continual commitment is to the equality of opportunity and advancement for women in business. During the past 36 years, the BWF has raised more than $200,000 toward those scholarships."
Stacy London, the author of "Dress Your Best" which received stellar reviews. Her "The Truth About Style" book became a "New York Times" bestseller. Stacy appears on numerous national talk and news shows and has contributed to countless magazines and newspapers. She was a style correspondent for NBC-TV's "The Today Show" and appears on "Access Hollywood" and "Access Live!".
Stacy sits on the national boards of the non-profits I AM THAT GIRL and The Jed Foundation, and advisory boards of The Li.st and Stylinity, and contributes to such charities as Step Up!, the American Cancer Society, and many animal charities. She speaks at events including ones for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oprah University (O You!), Harvard University, Mount Sinai and the 92nd Street Y, and she has numerous brand endorsements with Hanes, Pantene, Dr. Scholl's, Woolite, Lee Jeans, and Westfield Malls.
The 2019 BWF motivational speaker Connie Podesta's background in comedy, theater, radio, and TV offers a fiery personality, comedic wit, and unforgettable on-target delivery style. A human behavior expert, Connie provides insights into what makes people do what they do and say what they say. Her insights empower audiences to ACT vs. react to even the most difficult of people and situations.
President and founder of Connie Podesta Presents, LLC for 25 years, Connie helps visionary organizations challenge thoughts of "business as usual" and rise to higher levels of success. She has worked for 30 years with thousands of leading organizations, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and associations worldwide.
Lori Turmel-Kecskes, the owner of Employers Reference Source, Inc., 2019 BWF Chairwoman, commented, "The BWF provides access to phenomenal speakers, unparalleled networking opportunities, plus diverse training during a full day of activities. BWF conferences have featured such high-profile speakers as Barbara Corcoran, Robin Roberts, Goldie Hawn, Jamie Lee Curtis, Suze Orman, and Jane Seymour."
The 2019 BWF admission packages range from $150 for lunch only to $2,500 for a table of 10. To learn more, to register, or become a sponsor, visit www.2019bwf.com, or call the Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Foundation at 203-757-0701.