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Ignite 2017 – Awards Luncheon

March 2, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Please join the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Canisius College as we take this timely action of celebrating women business owners who have created success and support the women-owned businesses that are looking to grow. Let’s use the energy the community has today and create great things for tomorrow!

There is a need for us to come together. According to the Harvard Business Review, “Although women start businesses at twice the rate of men, only 2% of women-owned businesses break the $1 million threshold in terms of revenues.”

Your support will not only be noticed in attendance and through our marketing, but also in impact.Through the WBC’s 90+ programs last year over 1,000 participants were helped; resulting directly in over a dozen new businesses launched, 6 businesses accessed capital for growth, over $2 million in revenue growth and $21 million is gross sales. Your sponsorship will have an incredible ripple effect of impact as we will be able to invest in more offerings for these business owners, they will spend more and hire more as they grow, and our economy, community and your business will all benefit.

Our Ignite Awards Luncheon will be a telling visual of support with business resources, corporate services that serve businesses and business owners. The energy will be palpable, and great connections will be made by all, as this very unique event will match up attendees at the tables with potential clients, partners and/or mentors. More details are enclosed on the sponsorship package.

Let’s take this opportunity to join forces to create greater success for us all!

Event Details

THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017 – 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Montante Cultural Center at Canisius College
2001 Main Street, Buffalo,  NY 14208


March 2, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Karen Burke


Montante Cultural Ceneter at Canisius College 2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208 United States
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