Course Description

Women in business are women of business. It’s time to fire up the power of women-led businesses to blaze the way for economic empowerment, business best practices and a community that can’t be stopped.

The UGA SBDC and Macon Magazine have partnered once again to present the Women of Business summit. This daylong virtual event, designed for the local business community, is packed with pro-tips, small business resources and personal, professional experiences of women business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Gain small business insight, share executive expertise and block your day for connecting with a diverse network of businesswomen from all ages and stages of success. The summit will include multiple panels of Central Georgia businesswomen who have fired up their careers, blazing their own unique paths in diverse and unique business sectors. Participants will also hear from experts on how to ignite your business strategy and make the most of your influence, product and market.

The conference will be conducted as an online summit. Join UGA’s Small Business Development Center Macon office, Macon Magazine and a host of women business leaders to log on to this professional development opportunity and set the business community ablaze.

Course Outline

Course Outline:

  • Influencers and Trailblazers: Women who blazed their way and influenced others
  • Fireproof Your Business with the right team of business experts
  • Women and Wellness: Connecting Inside and Outside for rejuvenation
  • How to Tell Your Story and Make it Compelling
  • Firestarter’s: Hear from women who pivoted their business and nailed it
  • Instagram & Facebook Engagement questions and answers


Learner Outcomes

Learner Outcomes:

  • Identify why you need these business experts on your team
  • Learn how to tell YOUR story to YOUR audience
  • Determine the type of Instagram & Facebook engagement that leads to growth for your business
  • Gain insight on how total wellness is linked to inner and outer appearance
  • Take away ideas on how you can pivot your business


A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.


"This conference was a reinforcement of the diversity in women business owners in our community."

"I would recommend UGA SBDC because of the valuable information that was presented in addition to the sincerity of the panelist and the presenters in sharing their stories. It was a very well-presented event!!!"

"This was a well-rounded program that covered everything from starting a business to managing it successfully."

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