In her latest business column in The Gleaner, Country Director for WEConnect International in the Caribbean Yaneek Page offers advice on making a business a household name. Yaneek writes:
"Best practice in business is to set goals that are SMART an acronym that means Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant to your business vision and Time-bound. Here are two examples of what a SMART short-term goal might look like for a new business like yours:
For the first time ever, WEConnect International is hosting a pitch competition as part of its hallmark event, WEConnect International Day, on June 19, 2017 in Las Vegas. The competition is open to all certified women's business enterprises and self-registered women-owned businesses. However, to be considered, you must purchase your ticket to WEConnect International day by June 1, 2017.
How does it work?
This year’s annual Women’s Business Enterprise National Conference (WBENC) and Business Fair will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, NV in June, 2017. And joining in the celebration is Enterprise Publishing’s MBE magazine, with the annual WBEs Who Rock contest.
"Each year it seems the prestige of this award keeps growing!" says Barbara Oliver, president of Enterprise Publishing Inc. and publisher of MBE magazine. "Winners receive the benefit of recognition as outstanding leaders in their business and community to an audience of their peers."