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12th Annual CCBC Women’s Expo slated for
March 16-17, 2013 at CCBC Catonsville
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, $5 general admission; students and Military with IDs free

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (Feb. 13, 2013) – “Women mean Business” is again the focus of the 12th annual CCBC Women’s Expo 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, in the Gym (L Building) at CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road.

Sponsored by the Community College of Baltimore County’s Enterprise Institute and the Women’s Expo MD, the event will feature more than 150 exhibitors from women-based businesses, motivational speakers, business finance and business start-ups workshops as well as crafts and jewelry, holistic health and fitness displays. The organizers expect more than 2500 attendees over the two-day event.

Admission is $5 per day per person at the door; students and military personnel with IDs free. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For the complete schedule of events and sponsors, visit or call 410-977-2898.

  • Modern Moms, a free 18-session discussion/demonstration series all about parenting, will feature Jillian Amodio as its Keynote speaker. NeuGrowth Center for Brain Training owned by Kathy Kitts is sponsoring this series.
  • CCBC Fashion Café, sponsored by Baltimore Fashion Week, Smarty Pants and Suited to Succeed -- Saturday, March 16
    • Fashion Talks and Previously-Owned Clothing Sale
    • The newest in hair and make-up by Arbonne and LA Hair
    • “Set up an E-Bay Store” by Sandy McCarthy
    • Baltimore Fashion Week Model Call (2 p.m.) – ages 13 and up, male and female
  • Start up a Business – Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore (WEB) – presented in English and Spanish
  • “Queen for a Day” – celebrating physically challenged women
  • Captain Dee Fense – Ravens Hall of Fame fan

New this year:
Super Talks Speakers’ Series
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 17
K-100, CCBC Catonsville

The “Super Talks” series cost $35 for one session or $55 for a pass for all sessions.

11 a.m.

“Movin’ on Up! Why Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office”

   Carolyn Owens, Infinity Coaching in Odenton, Maryland.
12:30 p.m.

Launch Box Workshop

Sonata Venture Solutions
2 p.m.

“The Wealthy Bag Lady” - Keynote Speech

Linda Hollander, a nationally known industry leader in teaching entrepreneurs about business success and the author of a best-selling book “Bags to Riches: 7 Success Secrets for Women in Business.”

4 p.m.

“From Concept to Sponsorship”

Esther Michaels of Team Radio Baltimore 1010 AM WOLB
Patsy Anderson, Concept Designer for Women’s Expo MD and Maryland Home Business Expo

For the complete schedule for this year’s CCBC Women’s Expo,

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