Event Pushes Entrepreneurs to Seek Corporate Dollars

Nawbo 2008 logoOnly 2 percent of women-owned businesses break the $1 million mark in revenue, and of those that do, 56 percent of their sales come from corporate clients.

The reality is, within just two years of adding the first corporate client, women business owners experienced a 266 percent growth in revenue.

That’s the message Angelique Rewers, founder of The Corporate Agent, gave Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the third annual “When Great Women Gather” event at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The event was co-hosted by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and the Women Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South).

During her keynote speech, “Shattering the C-Myth,” Rewers tackled why the time is now for women entrepreneurs to play bigger. Because, as her statistics revealed, corporations spend $8.73 trillion every year on goods and services.

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