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Jennifer Surdyke, ABWA WNY Vice President & Conference Logistics Chair 
ABWA WNY Charter Chapter 


Thursday March 13, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

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Adam's Mark Hotel 
120 Church St.
Buffalo, NY 14202

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Our Mission: “To bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.”


2014 Spring Forward with Marilyn Tam

2014 Conference block logoPlease join us for The Spring Forward Women's Leadership Conference with Marilyn Tam, the second women's leadership conference sponsored by the Western New York Charter Chapter of the American Busineess Women's Association!

The Spring Forward Conference will be held on March 13, 2014 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.

This conference will feature keynote speaker Marilyn Tam, certified executive leadership coach, founder/executive director of Us Foundation, and former CEO of Aveda Corp., and will include break out sessions with eight local leadership experts!

Sponsorships and tickets are now available! 

The Western New York Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association strives to improve the lives of business women across the Western New York region through professional development, leadership, recognition, networking, community involvement and support.

ABWA WNY Charter Chapter is a non-profit organization founded in 1952 and is associated with the national American Business Women’s Association.

Ticket Costs

Early Bird ABWA Member Attendee, $89 - Registration by Jan. 31, 2014

Early Bird Non-Member Attendee, $99 - Registration by Jan. 31, 2014

Regular Individual Attendee, $129 - Registration starting Feb. 1, 2014