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Women TIES creates, hosts, sponsors and supports a variety of local, regional and state-wide entrepreneurial events. The website is updated frequently with important strategic networking and educational programs. You'll find event details, speaker profiles and registration information. Bookmark this page, so you can visit it easily to learn more about valuable entrepreneurial events to help you grow your business. Women TIES believes attending our strategic sales, networking and educational events is a valuable investment in your business.


2015 Women TIES Events Being Planned!

Tracy Higginbotham Featuring:
Tracy Higginbotham
Women TIES

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Syracuse, New York

Reservations due:  January 11


This event posting is just to notify women we are in the process of planning events for 2015. This is NOT an event date. Please read on....

Thank you to over 1,400 women who attended 30 events Women TIES produced in 2014! We had a record year with record attendance. Best yet, women were making true, strategic sales "ties" and expanding their marketplace all over New York State.

Women TIES is in the PROCESS of planning our 2015 calendar with quarterly events in Albany/Saratoga, Rochester, Binghamton, Skaneateles, Ithaca/Finger Lakes and Mohawk Valley. Monthly events will be scheduled in Syracuse with our 7th Anniversary "Inspiring Success" conference scheduled in September 2015. We also plan to focus our attention on helping women "make money" in their companies in 2015!

Stay tuned for a list of amazing female speakers and vital business topics on this website.

About the Presenter

Tracy Higginbotham is the Founder and President of Women TIES (aka: Women Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success) a company dedicating to helping women entrepreneurs expand their local, state and regional marketplace in New York State. Tracy believes very strongly in the buying and selling power of women.

In 1995, Tracy created her first company  Five Star Events  an events management company which she ran for 15 years. In 2005, Tracy embraced her passion for supporting other women entrepreneurs and created her second company, Women TIES, in order to create a larger and stronger geographic buying network for women business owners across New York. Eight years later, Women TIES has 300 members (local, state, national and even one international member), 60 regional volunteers in six active regional districts and a high success rate of women creating stronger economic connections with each other across the state.

Higginbotham is a graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and post graduate studies in Business Management.

Tracys dedication to supporting women entrepreneurship was recognized by the Small Business Administration twice  once in 2005 and again in 2011 when she received the Region II "Women Owned Business Champion Award." The Women Business Champion award is given to someone for their significant contributions as an outstanding small business person and for dedicated support of small business.
Higginbotham has received numerous awards including: 40 Under 40 Award, Women in Business Award, 25 Women in Leadership Award, SBA District 2 Women Owned Business Champion Award twice, 2013 Zonta Crystal Ball Award, SUNY Oswego Alumni Association Community Service Award, and the Girl Scouts "The 100" who Inspire Girls to Achieve and Lead.

Higginbotham is an Advisory Board Member of the State University of New York at Oswego School of Business; Board Member of the Upstate Women's Business Center in Utica; Board President of Khoros Performing Arts for Children; and Advisory Board Member of Maureen's Hope Foundation. She was the columnist of the Syracuse Post Standards Ask the Entrepreneur column for 11 years from 2001. She is also the Past Chairwoman of the 40 Below Emerging Entrepreneurs Program; and Past Public Relations Co-Chair of the Women's Fund of New York.
Higginbotham is also a published writer whose inspirational short stories and articles appear in several national publications and books, including the 2009 Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms.




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