Celebrate the Legacy

Save the Date

Friday, October 18, 2024

Formal Attire Suggested

Don't miss this chance to celebrate the 7th annual class of the new NC Women Business Owners Hall of Fame! 

Join us to applaud the success of honorees, provide visibility and recognition of their leadership and innovation, and recognize best practices in business.

More information coming soon

Save the Date
Ticket includes drink tickets and dinner


We have a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites Riverfront

. Click below to make your reservations with the discount, or call 1-800-HILTONS and use the group code: 919

Guests have until Thursday, September 21, 2023 to make reservations.


 Our Emcee and Keynote speaker


Emcee: Sheri Shaw,
Sheri N. Shaw serves in the role of Assistant Dean for Student Success and Academic Advising for the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). Additionally, Sheri serves as a board member for the Willie Stargell Foundation and Wilma Leadership Advisory Board as well as the African American Business Council co-chair for the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. As a kidney donor (July 2001), Sheri works diligently to educate others and share her story on the impact of organ donation and the familial and health impacts of asthma and diabetes.  Sheri also manages a small business, sherinicole.co, which focuses on professional coaching, academic consultations, and serves as the hub for her syndicated podcast, Black Woman Working.  


Keynote Speaker: DJ Mitsch,
"Precious Views on Passion, Potential and Perseverance!"
Award-winning Author of seven books, including Mystic Grits, A Southern Girl’s Journey to Wisdom, and Zombies to Zealots, Reawaken Spirit at Work. Mitsch’s corporate clients refer to her as a magician and describe DJ as someone who can accelerate leadership and team development while “blending the human spirit into business practices so it is all - - just normal enough!” DJ will remind us all of kitchen table wisdom from her grandma, Precious, and the power of the three P’s… Passion, Potential, Perseverance. https://djmitsch.com/

Jewelry Raffle Prize Provided by Bailey's Fine Jewelry

Tickets will be available for purchase at the Gala Event