NJAWBO Essex to Meet on June 17

(May 20, 2008)  The next dinner meeting of the Essex Chapter of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) will be held at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, on June 17, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The topic for the June meeting is The Ins and Outs of e-Business, presented by Barbara Zaccone, president of BZA LLC, Little Falls, New Jersey, and Gene Sower, owner of Samson Media, LLC, Montclair, NJ.

In addition to the presentation, the NJAWBO Essex Chapter installations and awards will be held at this meeting.

The speakers will cover the benefits of marketing using the latest electronic formats, including social network sites, such as My Space, Linked-In, You Tube, etc., and will also explain how attendees can take full advantage of e-marketing through effective the use of e-newsletters, autoresponder marketing campaigns, and blogs. These are great methods for staying in contact with colleagues, clients, and prospects while promoting yourself and your business.

NJAWBO networking meetings provide the opportunity for attendees to meet and greet other professional business people from the area. During this meeting, attendees will each be given time to tell the group who they are and what they do. All business owners and managers in the area are welcome.

The price, which includes a three-course dinner, is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers with advance registration ($5 more at the door). For reservations, please register online by June 14 at or call the NJAWBO Essex Hotline at 973-746-4404 (option 3). Questions can be directed to Rosanna Imbriano at

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, Inc. (NJAWBO) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide tools for women business owners to compete in any marketplace, enabling them to operate a financially successful business. NJAWBO is the largest statewide women business owners’ organization in the United States. Its primary objective is to support and encourage business ownership by women. Networking, partnering, leadership, education, and political advocacy are the hallmarks of the NJAWBO experience. For more information on NJAWBO, visit