Monday June 18, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM CST

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Registration and Happy Hour Networking   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner & Program

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1st Floor Conference Room 
7920 Belt Line Road
(SW Corner of Belt Line and Coit)
Dallas, TX 75254  

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Anthony Wright - Vice President of Finance ABWA OPEN 


The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is 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.


Changing Women’s Lives One Woman at a Time




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Monthly Sponsorship Opportunities: 

email finance@abwaopen.com



Thank You To Our 2017-2018 Sponsors

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Join us for:

Protect Your Business 



About Our Program: 


How to Make Sure No One Takes Over Your Business

Join us to learn:

1. The importance of being up to date on the legal side of running your business.

2. What are trademarks and copyrights?

3. Why you should protect your business trademark and copyright.


About Our Speaker:


Niki Mirshams, PhD, JD

Niki Mirshams, Ph.D., J.D., is a partner and cofounder of Latifi & Mirshams, PLLC in Plano, Texas. She has lived in the DFW for the past 18 years. Niki graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas, cum laude. She went on to earn her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the UNTHSC and presented her scientific research in conferences around the US. She continued on to earn her law degree from the Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. Since then, Niki has focused her practice on helping entrepreneurs, small business owners and startups in developing and building their business. She focuses her work on Business law, Intellectual property law and Wills & Estates. Niki helps her clients in all legal aspects of their business, as well as providing business and personal asset protection.  

Cost to Attend:

Early Bird by June 14th $15 for members | $20 for guests

Late Registration $25 

Cost includes program, networking and light food. Meals cannot be guaranteed with late registrations. 

Please email Anthony Wright VP of Finance at finance@abwaopen.com with any questions or to inquire about monthly sponsorship opportunities.