The Morris County Chamber of Commerce hosted its Women in Business Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 23. The event, which took place at The Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, welcomed 260 local entrepreneurs and businesspeople for an afternoon of networking. Chamber members and their guests spent the afternoon listening to the success stories of those around them. One guest in particular, special guest speaker Janice Huff, told a wonderful anecdote.
The chamber boasts nearly 900 members and encourages growth through networking. Many members see business opportunities spring from the connections made at events such as the Women in Business Luncheon.
Janice Huff Headlines Morris County Chamber Women in Business Event
With attendees representing local businesses in all industries, from IT and PR to life coaches and media personnel, the potential for growth through connections is tremendous.
The event kicked off with a welcome message from MCCC Board Member and Women in Business Program Chair Debbie Wolpov. This was followed by a word from Peak Performance Strategist and Certified Health Coach Nicole Barone. She discussed her journey to a career that she loves.
The main event took place when special guest Janice Huff, Chief Meteorologist for NBC News 4 New York, took the stage and shared her own story with attendees. Her experience began with a childhood interest in the weather, leading to her tremendous career with NBC.
Finally, the event closed on a high note; attendees had one more opportunity to connect and share their stories before heading out.
The next Women in Business event is scheduled for April 6 at The Westin Governor Morris. The guest speaker will be award-winning journalist for Bloomberg Television, Betty Liu. Liu regularly interviews influential business, political and media leaders including Warren Buffet, Elon Musk and Arianna Huffington.
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