Small business event features local women business owners
The Women’s Business Symposium stop in Chicago provides several
hundred women business owners to hear from, get inspired by, and
network with local business owners as well as nationally renown
women business owners.
Keynote – *Laurie Greiner, inventor, entrepreneur and star
of “Shark Tank”
• Beverly Johnson, supermodel, actress, author and
entrepreneur. Johnson currently runs Beverly Johnson Enterprises,
a company that produces The Beverly Johnson Luxurious Lifestyle
Brand of products including luxury Remi hair extensions, wigs,
cosmetics, handbags and more.
• Lauren Rubinson-Morris, president & CEO, MedEx Ambulance
Service. Rubinson-Morris founded MedEx in 1998. The company has
more than 50 ambulances, 15 wheelchair vans and employs more than
350 emts, paramedics, and administrative staff.
• Dr. Susan McClanahan, founder & president, Insight
Behavior Health Center. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr.
McClanahan started her business due to the frustrating lack of
local treatment centers. She is also an instructor at Northwestern
The participants learn real lessons from successful business women
on topics such as:
• How to get ahead/break down walls
• How to be viewed as a “person” in business versus a “woman” in
• How to stay inspired and continue to evolve
Wednesday, August 6
|5:45-6:30pm, Panel discussion
|6:30-8:30pm, Networking reception
Four Seasons Chicago
|120 East Delaware Place|
INTERVIEWS: Panelists available for interviews at the conference. Call
(773/576-7577) to schedule.
not available for interviews.
, 312/732-6206 (o)