Tickets Still Available for 2013 Greater Hartford Women's Conference

Event, which will feature two panel discussions in addition to breakout sessions and speakers, will be held in South Windsor on March 26.


The early bird special is still available for registering for the 2013 Greater Hartford Women’s Conference, which will be held at Maneeley’s Banquet Facility in South Windsor on March 26.

Registration is $59 for those who sign up on or before Feb. 28.  The cost goes up to $85 on or after March 1, according to event Chair Denise Carter.

“The event is geared toward women for professional development, networking and personal development,” Carter said in a telephone interview Wednesday.

Dr. Gina Barreca, author and a professor at UConn, is the keynote speaker for the sixth annual conference, which will also feature two panel discussions.

Topics for discussion will include gender and generations in the workplace, mentoring and coaching, and volunteering in the community, Carter said.

According to a press release, panelists for the morning session called “Pay it Forward” include Dr. Susan G. Weinberger, president of Mentor Consulting Group; Dr. Gena Glickman, president of Manchester Community College; Cindy Moore, global human resources manager from General Electric; and Tricia Brunton, president of Xcel.

Olessa Stepanova from WFSB Channel 3 will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

“It’s a wonderful conference,” Carter said. “We’ve improved it further this year and hope to have a sold out audience for the second year in a row.”

The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Maneeley’s Banquet Facility located at 65 Rye St., South Windsor, CT 06074. Registration is $59 through February 28 and $85 after March 1.  

For more information on the 2013 Greater Hartford Women’s Conference please visit the web site at www.greaterhartfordwomensconference.com or call the South Windsor Chamber office at 860-644-9442.


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