The American Business Women's Association of Western New York will hold its monthly professional development seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Banchetti's Banquets and Catering, 550 N. French Road, Amherst.
The professional development speaker is Susan McCartney of the Small Business Development Center at Buffalo State College. She will focus her presentation on strategic planning for small businesses. The public is welcome to attend this seminar.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Cost for members is $25 before Nov. 6 and $30 after that date. Walk-ins are welcome; the cost is $30. Non-members are $20 regardless of when they register. A buffet dinner is included.
Registration is required. To register online, visit www.abwawny.com/events and click on the Nov. 16 meeting link.
ABWA is holding a special membership drive during this meeting. Any non-member who attends this meeting and decides to join ABWA will have her local chapter dues waived for the first year - a savings of $24.
The ABWA WNY Charter Chapter serves the Western New York region as the local chapter of the nationwide American Business Women's Association. ABWA supports women in business living or working in the greater Western New York area. ABWA's mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition. For more information, contact Victoria R. Sturman at 716-392-6201 or [email protected].