WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL (WBC)
The Women’s Business Council is the advocate for women-owned businesses with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.The purpose of the Council shall be to advocate for and promote Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) in the Huntsville/Madison County area and to promote Chamber services beneficial to WOSBs. The Council accomplishes this every year by hosting events that highlight WOSBs, addressing issues facing the small business community, and encouraging networking among women in business. Events hosted by the WBC are open to the public.
The Council consists of a maximum of 18 women who own or control 51 percent or more of their business. To become a WBC member and influence the event schedule offered by the WBC, nominate yourself or another WOSB owner in the community here. To participate, visit “Upcoming Events”, sign up for the Chamber’s weekly “Mash-Up”, and visit the WBC’s Facebook page.
Ashley Engles-Ross Vice President, Small Business Chamber Liaison for the WBC 256-535-2043
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February 17, 2022 WBC Forum: A Portrait of Success with Lee Marshall Virtual Lee is the 2021 winner of both "Woman-Owned Business of the Year" and "Nonprofit of the Year" at the Chamber's Small Business Awards. Lee will discuss what strategies and culture she develops in her organization, Kids to Love. March 30, 2022 Women Who Lead: Women-Owned Business Day Celebration/Proclamation May 4, 2022 Looking Forward event Looking at the growth that has continued in north Alabama despite the pandemic August 18, 2022 Wine Down with Women Who Lead November TBD 2022 WBC Presents: A Portrait of Success at Chamber, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Featuring 2022 Small Business Award Winners from the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber December TBD 2022 Holiday Open House at Chamber
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