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Hedy Ratner, Co-President of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), invites WE Magazine readers to the 23rd annual Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference.  This year the conference will be held September 16, 2009 at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

2009 conference highlights include: Women’s Business & Buyers Mart, the oldest business opportunities fair for women business owners in the country, with nearly 200 corporate and government exhibitors who are committed to buying the products and services of women business owners; Corporate Connections, one-on-one meetings between certified WBEs and our corporate and government partners; the 23rd Annual Women’s Forum Breakfast, where nationally renowned women business owners share their personal stories of success – and the challenges they met along the way; the 23rd Annual Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, honoring the achievements of women business owners and supporters of women’s economic development – and much, much more!

The WBDC is pleased to announce that Penny S. Pritzker, innovative business builder, civic leader and philanthropist, who is the chairman of four corporations, including TransUnion, Classic Residence by Hyatt, The Parking Spot and Pritzker Realty, will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon.

For a complete Schedule of Events and to register online please visit www.wbdc.org .