Women’s Conference Teaches ‘Tools For Success’

About 600 women attended the Virginia Women’s Business Conference, held at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne Friday.

Breakout sessions throughout the day taught what Tina Johnson, president and CEO of JP Events & Consulting and founder of the conference, called “Tools for Success.” Topics included how to strategically use social media and what 10 legal tips business owners should know.

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Robin Finnell, a wardrobe stylist and image consultant with The Doncaster Collection, leads a session at the at the 2015 Virginia Women’s Business Conference on Nov. 20 at The National Conference Center (Photo by Therese Howe).

In addition to the event’s business strategy sessions, Johnson has incorporated a new, yearlong program to build on the event throughout next year. Learn more at virginiawomensbusinessconference.com.

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Marriage and family therapist Susan McCormick, founder of The Wellness Connection, received the Stellar Woman Award at the 2015 Virginia Women’s Business Conference on Nov. 20 at The National Conference Center. Finalists for the award recognizing women business leaders were Jas Boothe, a disabled Army veteran who founded Final Salute to help women veterans, and Leslie Curran, a partner in the law firm PlaveKoch (Photo by Therese Howe).
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Tina Johnson, second from left, called the audience to the stage to kick off the 2015 Virginia Women’s Business Conference with an energetic dance to the tunes of “Uptown Funk.” (Photo by Therese Howe)
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Tina Johnson of JP Events & Consulting introduces Tatyana McFadden, a Russian born marathoner who has taken home medals in wheelchair racing and skiing at multiple Paralympic games. McFadden was the 2015 Virginia Women’s Business Conference on Nov. 20 at The National Conference Center (Photo by Therese Howe).
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Former NFL wife and current life coach Joan Jackson meets with attendees at the 2015 Virginia Women’s Business Conference on Nov. 20 at The National Conference Center (Photo by Therese Howe).

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