What’s amazing about this Women on the Rise Forum & Expo is that it was the dream of one of our very own Valley Stream Moms, Marsha Guerrier. I remember when she started in a small room in the newly renovated VS Community Center and now it’s in a large ballroom.
If you have a business or are thinking of starting one, you need to be here. I follow some of the women <— on this flyer and they are absolutely phenomenal, inspirational, and they are walking the walk. I attended last year and trust me. You’ll learn alot to push your business forward.
The 4th Annual Women on the Rise Forum & Expo will be held Saturday, September 9th from 12 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Gateway Christian Center located at 502 Central Avenue in Valley Stream. The event features speakers and presenters who are leaders in the fields of Finance, Health and Wellness, Technology, and Professional Services. Each year, over 30 women small business owners from the Long Island and NYC area exhibit their product or service at our forum and expo hosting over 80 women.
Now in its fourth year, the Women on the Rise NY Forum & Expo’s goal are to provide a place for women to gather to inspire each other to step fully into their greatness. The one-day forum also includes networking, vendors, door prizes, raffles and lunch.
This year the Forum & Expo will host a Small Business Pitch Contest, where three eligible women small business owners will be selected from all applicants to present their product and service in a live 2 minute pitch. One of our confirmed expert judges is Lucinda Cross, A participant on the hit BET show Queen Boss, Lucinda is the creator of the Activate Vision Board Kits now featured in Wal-mart stores nationwide and creator of the Activate Conference Experience, has also been featured on ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, TODAY, Dr. OZ, ABC, NBC, CNN Tickets to the event are $75 tickets include lunch, your gift bag (while supplies last) and access to the speakers and pitch contest judges.
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