Sisters In Business "Holiday Shopping Showcase"
in Chattanooga, TN Nov. 4, 2006
Bigger, better, and buying like never before! Back by
popular demand. Sisters In Business is proud to present its second vendor
showcase event—"The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase", featuring
sister-owned and other business exhibitors, with products and services for
Come shop for jewelry, fashions, handbags, hats, shoes,
candles, floral designs, art & crafts,
books, pictures, decorated accessories, novelty items, and
more! Yes, we heard you, our wonderful vendors and customers, say you
wanted another marketplace showcase...soon.
Well here it is, one that is sure to be
beautiful, and offer a unique and wonderful variety of
from all over the southeast region, as well as exhibitors
from other businesses and organizations.
Plan now to attend what will be a
fabulous, fun, and
financially friendly event. The Showcase will also serve as a fundraiser*
where your $1.00 admission will help make a difference in the community over the
holidays. After all, it's a Sisters In Business "thing", and you know we
believe that "it's not just about making money, but making a difference in
The Sisters In Business Holiday Shopping Showcase will be
held November 4, at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Imperial Ball Room.
Save that date...mark
The 2006 SIB Holiday Shopping Showcase will
be held on Saturday November 4, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. If you
would like information about exhibitor/vendor registration, please call
(423) 421.5646. Also, check back for more online information.
Several sponsorship packages are available.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please call (423) 421.5646.
Also, check back for
more online information.
Fundraiser Beneficiary TBA*
to see highlights from the Sisters In Business Mini-Tradeshow Event.
"1st ANNUAL EMPOWERMENT LUNCHEON A GREAT SUCCESS!"
luncheon took place on June 15, 2006 at the Bessie Smith Performance Hall,
and included a Mini-Tradeshow and Youth Fundraiser for Girl's Inc.
GirlVENTURE Entrepreneurship Summer Academy.
The event was covered by WRCB-TV Channel 3 News, and aired that night,
highlighting the entrepreneurial bridge constructed between Sisters In
Business and Girl's Inc. at the luncheon. Chattanooga Times Free
Press also published the story the next morning. See except of
Click here to see highlights from the
event, along with photo gallery, and online publication of the
commemorative program booklet
Thanks for Making the "1st Annual
Mini-Tradeshow, & Youth
Fundraiser" a Great Success! --Mack & Tekelia Kelly
Click here for highlights
of the event.
2006 SIB Network Meeting
- UPCOMING MEETING -
20 New Covenant Fellowship Church, N. Moore Road 6:00 PM
Mark Jones with Pre-Paid
Legal Kick-off Subject Matter Expert Presentations at SIB Monthly
Mark Jones, Pre-Paid Legal
Identity theft the
number 1 white collar crime. 10 million victims every year, 27,000 victims
daily, 1every 3.2 seconds. According to the FTC it takes an average 600
hrs and several thousands to restore your identity. Mark Jones will
be the guest Subject Matter Expert presenter at SIB's August 2006
Networking Meeting as part of SIB's Empowerment Education and Training
It’s no secret:
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problem in America.
Think you’re not at risk?
Unfortunately you are.
Learn More about IDENTITY
You can make a
difference…Reduce your risk
Quickly detect a
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Protect your identity.
To learn more about the “3 D’s”
of identity theft protection, please join us at:
Mark Jones, Independent
With Pre-Paid Legal Services®,
Inc. and Subsidiaries
SIB Welcomes New Business Partners to the Network
Welcome to the following Business
Partners Katye Jones and Terri Jeter-McAvoy, who joined the Sisters In
Business Network during the Empowerment Luncheon on June 15, 2006.
Katye Jones, Vice-President of Investments at Merrill Lynch, also
personally participated as a sponsor, purchasing a table for herself, a
company guest, and several girls attending the luncheon from Girl's Inc.
Terri Jeter-McAvoy is a Girl's Inc. Board Member and has been awarded
among many distinctions, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Athena
Katye Jones, CFM, CRPC
Asst. Vice President/Investments
Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Group
Terri Jeter-McAvoy, CVA,
Certified Public Accountant
Henderson Hutcherson &
Network Business News
SIB in the News:
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Article
business owners find networking helpful" written by Staff Writer Jason M.
Click here to read more.
SIB in the News: Onyx Magazine, June
2006, Volume 9, Issue 2, "Corporate Downsizing Can Be a Blessing"
Study Regarding Minorities and Women-Owned Businesses Before
Council. Deferred Until later date
The Disparity Study, scheduled to reviewed by the
Chattanooga City Council the week of June 27, has been deferred until a
later date to assure ample attendance of council members.
The study involves several factors, of which include the
analysis of contracting practices, and
opportunity for participation in contracts
minorities and women owned businesses are concerned.
Also the study is to provide "both qualitative and
quantative data from a socio-economic perspective that will be used to
drive the work of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and its advisory
find out more about the study
Also, for more business development
resources and information that impacts women-owned businesses please visit
our website at
The 28th Legislative District
Community Development Corporation is pleased to invite entrepreneurs to an
informational meeting on Tuesday the 25th of July, 2006 that will address
opportunities on Martin Luther King Boulevard. The primary focus of this
meeting will be business opportunities in a real estate project set to
begin construction in early July.
The meeting will provide
information on the individual prospects related to this project, and also,
general information on opportunities along the MLK corridor. Additionally
this meeting will provide information on the types of financing available
and the steps one would be encouraged to take to successfully start a
business along MLK.
DBE TN CONTRACTS FOR WOMEN BUSINESS
OWNERS. (Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise)
Diversity Business Marketplace 2006, a Procurement Conference slated
for September 28, 2006 from 8:00 AM-7:00 PM at Chattanooga
Convention Center was announced at Chattanooga African-American Chamber
Community Awards June 22, 2006. For more information contact
Chattanooga African American Chamber 1001 Market Street Chattanooga, TN
Nautilus Awards for Women
Entrepreneurs October 2006. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
presents The Chattanooga Nautilus Awards Celebrating Strength, Leadership
& Courage in Women. For more information visit the following
SAVE THE DATE:
Nov. 4, 2006
Business Holiday Shopping Showcase
Exhibitor and Sponsorship
packages available. Call 423.421.5646
for more information about MED WEEK
Walter Johnson & Lou Goss,
Aquarium Foods Catering and
2 Broad Street . Chattanooga,
423 265-1691 or 800-820-FOOD
Have the ONYX
BUSINESS REPORT delivered to you at 25% savings off the
Call (423) 893-7709
Get the latest
trends, hot industry and market information. Now available at
2006 SIB Network Meetings Schedule
- UPCOMING MEETINGS -
20 New Covenant Fellowship Church, N. Moore Road 6:00 PM
Networking: 20 minutes, start of meeting, bring your business cards,
special guests and visitors recognition, Networking games and
Advertisement: Highlights of Advertisement Campaigns in place, SIB
New Business Announcements,
Marketing: News Coverage and scenes of Empowerment Luncheon
Mini-Tradeshow Exhibitors & Display Booths, SIB Client(s) Testimonials
Empowerment: Training information and materials distributed to clients for
Business Development & Training Resources
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websites, and tradeshows as a great way to market and
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bids, election campaigns, real estate, and more. Call us today at 423.421.5646 or
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SIB Business Clients
Hudgins is a new BeautiControl Consultant. If you wish to learn how to
relax in the comfort of your own home- Cheri is the person you want to
available to do "Spa Parties" for special events, such as Bridal
Showers, Ladies Night Out, or a special twist for a birthday party.
She will create an environment of relaxation while providing great
information of how to care for you and your body.
information about Cheri's offerings, please contact here at
423-355-3518, email at
email@example.com, or find her at
Avon hosted it's
President's club luncheon on May 25, at the Chattanooga Marriott.
This event is to celebrate Avon representatives outstanding success
2005-2006. Janice earned the Honor Society award for sales of
$20,200.00 in a year. Janice also earned second place for
increased sales of over $7,000.00 in her district.
Janice's Avon promotions
for the month of June includes foot care products, deep moisturizer
cream, foot soak, foot file. Remember, we need to take care of
out feet as we do the rest of our body, especially during the summer
when we all wear our fashionable sandals.
Special offer- receive a
10% discount off your first order of $20.00 or more from Janice.
Avon independent sales
Rose of Sharon's Senior Villa
Rose of Sharon's Senior Villa 2nd Annual
Pearl White Gala on Sept. 8, 2006 Get Ready for the 2nd Annual Pearl White
Gala , September 8, 2006, at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center.
Featuring Phil Perry, Howard Hewitt ,and a local artist. Tickets go on
sale June 8,2006. All seats are VIP-(no general admission).
Tickets are $50.00 per person.
Tables are $500.00 for event only.
Corporate tables are $650.00,
Click here for more information or visit
Youth In Business
Girls Inc Entrepreneurship Academy Program, Business Plan Competition &
The Girls Inc.
Business Plan Competition was a POWERFUL event! The girls did a
FABULOUS job presenting! The presentations were professional and
The participation from
girls, the organization of the staff, and the representation from the
community made it all so special, and a great success.
The event was such an honorable and
The editor of Sisters In Business wishes to thank all the wonderful
young ladies for the opportunity to be part of plan competition.
For more information
about the GIrlVenture program, the Business Plan Winners, and more
highlights about the event, please click the following links to
and see video presentation.
6/28/2006 - Girls Inc. Summer Entrepreneurship
Academy Wraps Up
7/3/2006 - GirlVenture Awards Presented -
Business - Chattanoogan.com
Teaching Young Girls How To Become Entrepreneurs June end 2006
here to see more about SIB's Youth In Biz Initiative.)
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