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Benefitting Women in Business 

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If you are a woman who runs her own business, then you are already more than aware there are quite often extra burdens placed upon you simply because you are a woman, as well as special considerations that you must take into account in your business that are probably not a consideration for your male counterparts. In a nut shell, it can be extremely hard to be a woman running your own business.

In speaking with their membership, the Leduc Chamber of Commerce has been hearing about many of these problems over the last couple of years, and has decided to try and help with some of the more frequently raised issues faced by women in business. Hence; the first Women In Business Conference being held on September 19th at the Executive Royal Inn in Nisku. 

"We understand that quite often women will be running smaller businesses, and we appreciate that they might not be able to leave for an entire day." said Stefanie Schulz, Executive Director of the Leduc Chamber of Commerce. "This is why we have arranged to begin the conference at noon, so that business owners can get their businesses and employees set up for the day, and then they just need to have their afternoon free to attend."

Registration begins at 11:00, with lunch being served between 11:00 and 11:30. Then at noon, a speaker from Servus Credit Union, which is the business that is sponsoring this inaugural event, will open the conference with a presentation on how women are changing not just the business world, but the entirety of the world we live in today.

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