Business Babes Society

No Stress ... It's all about the Friendships ... the rest will follow.

Professional Networking Group for Women Business Owners

Speaker Request Form

About our Guest Speakers

Our Guest Speakers:

The babes invite local experts & community leaders to present information on different business related topics, which will focus on informative ways to plan, market, organize, and grow their business; community outreach and involvement and personal development.

Requested Topics:

We are looking for speakers for our Monthly Meetings in 2017 who will provide our members one of the following:

  • Professional development with the focus on informative ways to plan, market, organize, and grow their business.
  • Community Outreach & Involvement with the focus on educating and informing our members on how our members can participate and give back to our communities.
  • Personal development with the focus on inspirational ways for women business owners to overcome, endure and triumph over obstacles and professional roadblocks, by personal example or professional coaching.
In November, we send out a Survey to our members where we get suggestions on topics that our members would like to see presented at future meetings.  We do our best to find qualified local experts on these particular topics and have them scheduled by the first of January.

To Schedule a Presentation:

Call:  Anita Henson, Communications Chair, at (859) 248-8076

Speaker Responsibilities:

  • Submit summary of presentation, picture and short speaker biography to info@businessbabessociety.org four weeks prior to your presentation date.
  • Communicate what media & equipment requirements you will need prior to your presentation.
  • Refrain from selling or self-promotion. Please no sales pitches or selling during your presentation.
  • Fill out the form to the left.

2016 Speakers:


January 2:  Melanie Triacoff, President - "2017 Kick-off  Back to Basics"
February 6:  Connie Hale, owner of CFO to Go Consulting, LLC  and CPA and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Big Ass Solutions, and  Elizabeth Chatterton, Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, on  "Financial Fitness"
March 6:
April 3:
May 1:
June 5:
July 3:
August 7:
September 11:
October 2:
November 6:

December 3:  No Public Meeting.  "End of the Year Award Banquet"

Thank you to our Past Speakers

Thank you to our Past Speakers:

We'd like to thank all of those who volunteered their time to speak at our past meetings, understanding the time to prepare, travel, present as well as answer our questions.    Thank you to:  Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky Secretary of State, Lara MacGregor of Hope's Scarves, Julie Lowe of Socially Aligned, David Rowlette of Berea Chamber, Karen Hood of EKU Marketing Dept., Judge Executive, Reagan Taylor, Madison County, Kentucky and Deputy Judge Executive, Colleen Chaney, Madison County, Kentucky,  Thomas M. Martin, Ph.D., Executive Director of Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology (CEDET), Kerri Hensley Director of Berea Tourism, Lori Tatum-Murphy, Direct of Richmond Tourism, Tonita Goodwin, Executive Director of the Richmond Industrial Development Corporation, Danny Isaacs, Director of Economic Development of Berea, Beverly Clemons of CMI Consulting, Alexandra Barnhart, Jennifer Napier of JNCC, M. Suzanne Van Wert, Attorney-Mediator, Carla Walter of Leading Edge Focus Coaching; Ericka Harney of Cause Head Consulting; Mendi Goble of Richmond Chamber; Rita Smart - State Representative; Becky Naugle, Ph.D, state director of Kentucky Small Business Development Center; Kelly Hinton of Commerce Lexington; Terri Turner of Tops Marketing; Lori Sliwa of New Opportunity School for Women; Carol Siler and Janet Holloway of Women Leading Kentucky; Mayor Jim Barnes of Richmond KY; and more.

Business Babes Society

Business Babes Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Kentucky, P.O. Box 330, Richmond, KY 40476

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