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Women TIES creates, hosts, sponsors and supports a variety of local, regional and state-wide entrepreneurial events. The website is updated frequently with important strategic networking and educational programs. You'll find event details, speaker profiles and registration information. Bookmark this page, so you can visit it easily to learn more about valuable entrepreneurial events to help you grow your business. Women TIES believes attending our strategic sales, networking and educational events is a valuable investment in your business.


Media Sponsored Event: The Building Blocks for Starting and Growing a Business

Dr. Pat Laino Featuring:
Dr. Patricia Laino
The Business Training Institute, Inc.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Online Webinar From Your Home or Office

Reservations due:  August 5

Cost: Free  (Free Online Program)

Women TIES is proud to be a media sponsor for this event - especially for anyone considering starting a business.

Program Description:

Have you been considering starting your own small business but were unsure of where to begin?

Need help growing your business?

Come and learn the building blocks to starting or growing your own business by attending this virtual FREE session with a program from The Business Training Institute, Inc.

Register officially at www.nywbc.org

About the Presenter

She is the founder of The Business Training Institute, Inc. Dr. Pat continues to direct and manage this Entrepreneurial Assistance Center, and the Women's Business Center of New York State, serving twenty-nine counties.

She has trained thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs and many have gone on to start up new businesses. Dr. Pat has been awarded degrees from SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Institute of Technology. She also holds a Doctorate in Business Administration, Research and Policy from SUNY Buffalo.

Her entrepreneur training and coaching have impacted the lives of thousands of individuals looking for real answers about starting and operating a successful business.

She has authored texts and her two latest books are: "Unlock the American Dream" and "Women & Wealth".



2020 Suffragist City Parade September 2020 - Join the Women TIES Parade Group By July 30th

Women TIES Equality Division Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
Women TIES Equality Division

Friday, August 7, 2020
9 a.m.
Rochester, New York or Virtually So Join Our Video If We Can't March in Person

Reservations due:  August 7

$25.00  (Registration Fee - Most likely money used for a Keepsake Item)


National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
is going forward with the September 12, 2020 Suffragist City Parade!

Women TIES committed to gather a group of women entrepreneurs for the 2020 Suffragist City Parade late 2019 knowing we had some feminists and pro-female women entrepreneurs in our midst who would want to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of women's right to vote.

We just found out the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House is going forward with the September 12, 2020 Suffragist City Parade and it's going to be great! It will either be a combination of a 6-feet-apart
physical parade that is live streamed with pre-recorded videos or a completely virtual parade. The parade will be a Social Justice March Celebrating Hope, Courage & Change.

SO WOMEN TIES IS LOOKING FOR A TEAM OF WOMEN TO JOIN OUR TEAM! A team is two or more individuals who may cross geographic lines to create a "virtual float"(in the same way that we would group individuals into marching groups in a physical parade). Virtual floats comprised of an image, a collage, or a videos of their team. For the virtual parade, video clips should be 10 seconds or less.

If you want to be in the Women TIES virtual float, we'll gather women who register below for a video taping (outside safely) and submit it for the virtual parade. If by chance it is safe to march physically on September 12th, anyone who signs up will march with our group in Rochester.

No matter what, we'll film the video. We are encouraged to dress up in a uniform or costume that represents our group or profession. We can also encourage people to VOTE.

This is who we need to help us:
* A great videographer (aka talented video taker)
* Creative mind for our "dress"
* Women who want to celebrate our right to vote
* Women wanting to represent women entrepreneurs
* Most likely, women who like wearing pink!

Right now, we have a $25 registration fee to make sure we get women truly interested in joining us. This money will go towards something uniform we will have on us or wear or for food/drink when we take the video.

We encourage you to invite other women entrepreneurs you know to join our group no matter where they are from. Mostly likely meeting in Syracuse or Rochester to tape the video.

2020 was supposed to be the Year of the Woman until Covid-19 hit, so let's jump on board of the "virtual float" and show the world women entrepreneurs are still here to celebrate and offer products and services the marketplace needs.

About the Presenter

After Tracy Chamberlain Higgibnotham took 120 women to the Women's March on Washington in 2017 to ensure the new president and government didn't forget that women make up 52% of the population, Women TIES created their "Women's Equality Division" to participate in, host, and support pro-female, feminist focused events, programs, and initatives.

Tracy's inspiration to get involved in female leadership and rights stemmed from her "political" run as class president for her 9th grade class in 1979 forming an all-girls slate to challenge the all-boys slate at the time.

She persists....



Women TIES Zoom Program "The Silver Lining: Celebrating 25 Years of Female Entrepreneurship" Sponsored by the New York Women's Business Center

Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
Founder & President
Five Star Events & Women TIES, LLC

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Online In Your Office or Home

Reservations due:  August 12

$15.00  (Member Rate)
$20.00  (Non-Member Rate)

What is it like to have survived and thrived as a woman entrepreneur the past 25 years – especially when the average entrepreneur rarely makes it to their 3rd year in business? What was it like to create not only one but two companies especially when the second business had a totally innovative business mission and model? And how could a woman start a business in 1995 when it was the same year the Internet became entirely privatized, social media marketing platforms didn't exist, and women working in home-based businesses, while caring for their children, wasn't often shared with customers unless they wanted to meet in your "corporate" office space.

On August 12th (almost 25 years to the exact date of August 8, 1995) find out the pros, cons, easy and hard lessons learned from Five Star Events and Women TIES Founder, Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham. Her presentation will be inspirational wisdom intertwined with humor, practical advice, and personal perspectives on loving the entrepreneurial life.

Partake in Tracy's 40-minute ride through "herstory" when entrepreneurship was just beginning as a career option for women and how it turned her into one of the strongest and most passionate advocates, supporter, connector, and champion for other women entrepreneurs.

Of course, only in 2020, will this "silver anniversary celebration" be done virtually via Zoom, just one other blip in the unexpected road of entrepreneurship. You don't want to miss this journey of one woman's passion and mission to make her life the way she wanted it to be while helping thousands of other women along the way including YOURS during this presentation.

The event is sponsored by the New York Women's Business Center. Visit them at www.nywbc.org for free services.

A small personalized gift will be sent to women who sign up for this special event so don't miss out!

About the Presenter

Tracy Higginbotham is the Founder and President of Women TIES, LLC (Women Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success) a company dedicated since 2005 in promoting, publicizing and uniting women entrepreneurs and their companies online and in person to cultivate strong economic relationships to advance their companies and eradicate pay inequality. Tracy believes strongly in the buying and selling power of women.

1995 -Tracy created her first company – Five Star Events – an events management company.

1996 - 2005 - Tracy became President of a local women's business organization making her instrumental in bringing women entrepreneurs together in the early and growth stages of business ownership in Central New York.

2005 - Higginbotham created Women TIES, LLC to promote, publicize, and unite women entrepreneurs across New York State online and in person at events to increase their opportunity for sales and help eradicate pay inequality.

2011 - Higginbotham created a division of Women TIES, LLC called the "Women's Athletic Network" which promotes athletic events for women entrepreneurs to participate in, train for or support as spectators.

2017, Tracy created the Women TIES Equality Division to unite women who are interested in being more involved with equality issues for women.

2019, Higginbotham produced her first book "Under the Rose-Colored Hat" to inspire others during a difficult time in society.

Higginbotham is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and post graduate studies in Business Management.

Tracy's dedication to supporting women entrepreneurship was recognized by the Small Business Administration twice – once in 2005 and again in 2011 when she received the Region II "Women Owned Business Champion Award." The Women Business Champion award is given to someone for their significant contributions as an outstanding small business person and for dedicated support of small business.

Higginbotham has received numerous awards including: the 2015 WCNY "Women Who Make America Award," 2013 Zonta Crystal Ball Award, Women in Business Award, 25 Women in Leadership Award, the Girl Scouts "The 100" Who Inspire Girls to Achieve and Lead Award," 40 Under 40 Award and the SUNY Oswego Alumni Association Community Service Award.

Higginbotham is an Advisory Board Member of the State University of New York College at Oswego School of Business, Board Member of the Upstate Women's Business Center in Utica, Advisory Board Member of Maureen's Hope Foundation, Past Chair of the Women's Group for Franciscan Northside Ministries, and Past Board Member of Khoros Performing Arts for Children.

She was the columnist of the Syracuse Post Standard's "Ask the Entrepreneur" column for 11 years from 2001-2012. She is also the Past Chairwoman of the 40 Below Emerging Entrepreneurs Program, and Past Public Relations Co-Chair of the Women's Fund of New York in Syracuse.

Higginbotham is also a published writer whose inspirational short stories and articles appear in several national publications and books, including the 2009 "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms" and 2019 "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Running for Good" editions.



Order Your Own "Under the Rose-Colored Hat" Book Authored by Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham

Under the Rose-Colored Book Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
New Author
Under the Rose-Colored Hat

Saturday, August 15, 2020
9 a.m.
Your Home

Reservations due:  August 15

$13.00  (Wonderful Book )

If you are looking for inspiration about kindness, compassion, acceptance, and generosity in today's world, look no further than "Under the Rose-Colored Hat."

If 2020 looks like a difficult personal and business year for you or a woman entrepreneur you know, consider buying "Under the Rose-Colored Hat."

And if you hor someone you know struggles with self-esteem, body image doubts, or not feeling like they fit into society, buy a copy of "Under the Rose-Colored Hat."

Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham gives her wisdom, insight, and lessons from a year and a half struggle with a life-altering disease that brought out the best in others which led her to recovery and acceptance of herself. The book is meant to uplift and enlightens its readers.

Order your special copy at this specific Amazon link: https://amzn.to/36AR9vm

You can just click the "Your Home" link on this page and it will take you to the correct Amazon order page.

Thank you. Tracy

About the Presenter

A 25-year woman entrepreneur, inspirational writer, and promoter of women entrepreneurs shares her personal story, lessons and wisdom learned while dealing with alopecia, an auto-immune disorder that affects 6.8 million people in the United States today.



Coronavirus Event Update

Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham Featuring:
Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham
Founder & President

Monday, August 31, 2020
7 a.m.
Women TIES

Reservations due:  September 1


Tracy Chamberlain Higginbotham, President of Women TIES, has been a professional event planner for 30 years, including planning regional events, conferences, and large retreats for women entrepreneurs all over New York State. She can't wait to get back to planning once the coast is clear surrounding doing inside events safely to make sure none of her attendees catch Covid-19.

Until then, please join Tracy and other women on our Zoom Meetings from the comfort of your home office where we offer the same excellent educational seminars by top female entrepreneurs.
Our Zoom Meetings are getting national and international female business owners in attendance too so our marketplace is expanding to help you expand yours.

Please visit our blog at www.womenties.blog to learn business success strategies we have been sharing since 2008 and will continue to do.

You can also join us on our Podcast called "Women Entrepreneurs' Poolside Business Chats" on podbean at this email address: http://www.poolsidechats.podbean.com

We promise to be back in some form with live events - even if they are small - to continue to unite, promote, market and educate women entrepreneurs.

About the Presenter

Celebrating her silver anniversary supporting, promoting and uniting women entrepreneurs in person at events and online to help them increase their brand and opportunities for sales in order to help increase their revenue and help eradicate pay inequality for women, Tracy is pro-female believing women should support women in business, sports, equality and life.

She won't stop helping her constituents especially during this time period and beyond.




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