Global Small Business Expert Laurel Delaney to Speak at Seton Hill E-Magnify Event
SHU’s E-Magnify Hosts Go Global! The International Market Small Business Luncheon Discussion
September 16, 2013
Author: Jennifer Reeger
What: Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify Women’s Business Center presents Go Global! The International Market Small Business Luncheon Discussion. The event is open to small business owners throughout the region. Cost is $25 for lunch and the program. Registration can be made here.
When: Thursday, September 26, 2013. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Event held from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Where: Cecilian Hall, Administration Building, Seton Hill University’s Main Hilltop Campus. Please follow signs for parking and shuttle information.
Who: Keynote speaker, Laurel Delaney, is a successful entrepreneur, speaker, educator and author with more than 25 years of global business experience. She runs GlobeTrade.com, a leading management consulting and marketing solutions company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses go global. The United States Small Business Administration has recognized Ms. Delaney as a world-renowned global small business expert by naming her the “Illinois Exporter of the Year.” She is the author of “Start and Run a Profitable Exporting Business” as well as numerous articles that have appeared in international and scholarly publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The Conference Board.
Also speaking at the luncheon will be Natalia Olson-Urtecho, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, and Lyn Doverspike, Director, U.S. Commercial Service, Pittsburgh Office.
Background: Go Global! The International Market Small Business Luncheon Discussion will provide small business owners with information on global small business trends and the National Export Initiative. Discussions will center around how to capture the attention of people worldwide, including online users; where to look for help online and how to structure getting paid; and the 10 disciplines to thriving in a wired, interconnected world.
Seton Hill University's long tradition of supporting and encouraging the advancement of women caught the eye of the country when its pioneering initiative, designed to promote women and business ownership, was funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Since its inception in 1991 as The National Education Center for Women in Business, the center has reached thousands of women of all ages through its initiatives for women entrepreneurs. In March 2006, the center adopted the name of its fast-growing and well-respected website to become E-Magnify.
An innovative program for learning, E-Magnify offers a variety of entrepreneurial resources, educational programs, advocacy initiatives and networking opportunities to women entrepreneurs, the fastest growing segment of the small business market. During the past decade, E-Magnify has established a solid foundation of initiatives supporting this market and is working to build and further its commitment to women entrepreneurs.??The mission of E-Magnify is "to strengthen the economic impact of women business owners as a collective force and to advance their growth through innovative programming in entrepreneurship and new venture creation." Seton Hill University's E-Magnify is prepared to provide the support, education, and encouragement essential for the continued growth of women-owned businesses through its services.