Published on

This is the first presentation developed for the Cy-Fair Express Network (CYFEN) of the American Business Women's Association. it was converted from Power Point to DVD and played at the Houston National Golf Club during the CYFEN annual EXPO.

Published in: Business, Career
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide


  1. 1. CY-FEN ABWA EXPO: March 2009
  2. 2. ABWA Mission • 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.
  3. 3. ABWA Proud Code of Conduct 1. All members will serve as goodwill ambassadors for the American Business Women’s Association. 2. Members will not allow their personal beliefs and convictions to interfere with the representation of ABWA’s mission. 3. Members will always treat their member colleagues, guests, vendors and sponsors with honesty, respect, fairness, integrity, responsibility, kindness, and in good faith. 4. Members will maintain compliance with ABWA National, Chapter and Express Network Bylaws. 5. Members will not use their personal power to advance their personal interests. 6. Members will strive for excellence in their professions by maintaining and enhancing their own business knowledge and skills, and by encouraging the professional development of other members.
  4. 4. CYFEN Vision • The vision of the Cy-Fair Express Network is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations, to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking, support and national recognition.
  5. 5. CYFEN ABWA Fast Facts •Chartered in 2003 •An “Express Network” group of the American Business Women’s Association •90-minute luncheon meetings with informative program speakers •Opportunities to serve as a leader •Opportunities to promote your business •More than 35 members currently •Affordable dues
  6. 6. Benefits of CYFEN Membership
  7. 7. Efficient, Informative Luncheon Meetings Fourth Thursdays, 11:30 – 1:00, Houston National Golf Club
  8. 8. Professional Development •Excellent speakers on a variety of topics that you can put to use right away •Regional conference every spring •National conference every summer •National magazine •Leadership development opportunities
  9. 9. Professional Development Just a few Speaker Topics: Doing Business by Personality Type Personal Safety for Women Marketing on a Budget Business Plan Tune-up Business Writing
  10. 10. Leadership Development • CYFEN elects a board of officers annually. • The board meets once a month. • ABWA provides leadership training resources.
  11. 11. Professional Recognition • ABWA chapters/networks annually recognize outstanding members and award the following: – Woman of Excellence – Woman of the Year – Nominee for Top 10 Business Women
  12. 12. 2008 CYFEN Woman of Excellence “It was truly an honor to represent the Cy-Fair Express Network of ABWA as their Woman of Excellence for 2008. I was one of 39 women from professional women’s organizations across the greater Houston area who was honored at a fabulous Gala in September. It was an evening of wonderful memories.” Phyllis Oustifine, 2008 Woman of Excellence, CYFEN ABWA
  13. 13. Referrals and Advertising CYFEN members: •Strive to patronize and promote each other’s businesses. •Can advertise on our website for $10/year. •Can give a 5-minute presentation for a low fee.
  14. 14. Service • CYFEN collects funds for scholarships for non-traditional women students attending Lone Star College CyFair. • Last year CYFEN donated $2,000 to the CYFEN Endowment Scholarship. • In December we collected pajamas for Covenant House for homeless teens.
  15. 15. Fun & Friendship • Positive atmosphere • Get-to-know-you games • Birthday recognitions • Door prizes • Annual Houston FHPW awards Gala • Regional conference as a getaway
  16. 16. Holiday Fun 2008
  17. 17. Join Today! • Dues less than 50 cents a day • Dynamic group of women business owners and professional women • See one of our officers with a name tag for sign-up information
  18. 18. Welcome EXPO Vendors
  19. 19. 3D Interiors • “Creating Style That Makes a Statement.” – Blinds and shutters – Valances, draperies, Roman shades, cornices – Bedding and upholstery – Furniture, lighting, rugs, art and other acc • Spatial arrangement, color consultation and design consultation • Owner: CYFEN member Diana Saufley
  20. 20. AAA Copperfield • We are a member-based organization. • We have travel insurance and drive trip materials.
  21. 21. Advanced Cosmetic & Wellness Center • We do laser skin rejuvenation, microdermabrasion, facials, chemical peels, liposculpture, botox, Radiesse, Rest ylane, Perlane, fotofacials, laser hair removal, weight loss programs.
  22. 22. Amegy Bank • Bank offers a wide variety of products and services for personal and business. • Our Smart Yield checking offers a competitive interest rate on a personal checking account. • CYFEN member Sonja Rucker
  23. 23. Angela’s Notable Style • Custom Stationery & more for your business or home! • Owner: CYFEN member Angela Bickford
  24. 24. Autumn Leaves Florist • • WE ARE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD FULL SERVICE FLORIST • Creative Designs - Friendly Service • Fruit & Gourmet Baskets • Home Decor • Homecoming & Prom • Weddings
  25. 25. Bluebonnet Equine Human Society • Horse Rescue. • We take in horses, rehab them, and get them adopted to a forever home.
  26. 26. BNI – Cy-Fair Partners • Givers Gain. This is our motto. • We are a referral-based program that passes thousands of dollars of business each week. • You can lock out your competition and be the only one in your business category and have 37 sales people on your side. • Interested?? Come and ask your questions at our booth.
  27. 27. Brinks Home Security • Home Security Systems
  28. 28. The Bug Reaper • Will take care of your termites and pest control needs for your home or office.
  29. 29. Camp Cho-Yeh • Camp Cho-Yeh is a Christian Summer camp for kids ages 6-16 and a year-round retreat facility serving approximately 12,000 retreat guests each year.
  30. 30. Casa Ole • We are a full-service restaurant that offers delicious Tex-Mex food. • Family friendly. • Party Room available. • We also offer catering and To-Go and Party Packs. • CYFEN member Yvonne Sharp, Community Relations
  31. 31. Coffee News Northwest • “Want your ad to get more views? Put it in the Coffee News®.” • Effective, Affordable, and Exclusive Advertising • Christine Holloway, Sales & Marketing Director · Northwest Coffee News® • Cypress/Cy-Fair Edition · 1960W/Jones Road Edition · Copperfield/Bear Creek Edition • 832.492.6581 Direct · 281.758.2184 Fax • ·
  32. 32. Copperfield Estates • Senior Independent Living Community providing services to residents • Meals, weekly housekeeping with linens provided, transportation to local shopping and doctor appointments, and much more.
  33. 33. The Dessert Lady • We can whip up a specialized dessert for your special occasion.
  34. 34. Discovery Toys • Kerri Mason represents Discovery Toys, providing children with exceptional products that are educational, developmental and fun.
  35. 35. Edward Jones • Investment services and employment opportunities.
  36. 36. Entertaining at Home • We enhance lives by providing quality products that bring joy to our friends, and opportunity that enriches our soul. Imagine a girls night out with all of your best girlfriends where you can visit, get great ideas for entertaining in your own home and, of course, shop to your heart’s content.
  37. 37. Gevity • Gevity is a company that provides certain Human Resource-related services and functions for clients under a co- employment arrangement.
  38. 38. Grayson-Patton Team of Heritage Texas Properties • We are a residential real estate team. • We won the Lone Star College Small Business of the Year award for 2008.
  39. 39. Hidden Retreat Spa • At Hidden Retreat we focus on the quality of service provided rather than the quantity of clients served. • Everything we do is personalized specifically for your needs from the moment you step into the salon. • It's a place to relax, be pampered, feel beautiful, or improve a condition.
  40. 40. Horse Rescue • Horse rescue organization providing various services.
  41. 41. Houston National Golf Club • If you are looking for the perfect place to host your event, wedding, or just a gathering of friends, Houston National Golf Club is the place to be…check it out for yourselves.
  42. 42. Judy’s Treasures • Women’s apparel of popcorn shirts, reversible jackets, pleated shirts, hand bags and more!
  43. 43. Just My Style • This jewelry is out of this world cute and practical. • You can pick and choose what you like to match your latest outfit creation.
  44. 44. KB Homes • KB Homes is committed to building quality homes and high levels of customer service in all of our divisions including Texas and California, Dallas, and San Antonio.
  45. 45. Keller Williams Realty • Real Estate Sales • CYFEN member Connie Vallone
  46. 46. KM Interiors/ Carriage Candle Company • Premium scented candles
  47. 47. Leadership North Houston • A multi-community based program committed to educating and enhancing the involvement of existing and emerging leaders of North Houston.
  48. 48. Lucas Car Care • A full service auto repair and maintenance facility. • We also offer paint and body services. • We are a certified state inspection station. • CYFEN member Anya Lucas
  49. 49. Maid Brigade • A National Residential Cleaning Service franchise serving the greater NW Houston area. • We are the only residential cleaning service that is totally Green Certified. • We will offer a Gift Certificate for two hours of Free Cleaning as a door prize.
  50. 50. Mary Kay • Day by day making America beautiful with the #1 best selling brand of skin care and color cosmetics for both men and women. • We are offering FREE facials and makeovers every week. • CYFEN Member Debbie Berry
  51. 51. Minuteman Press • Our mission is to provide you with the highest-quality printing products and services possible in a timely fashion and at a competitive price. • Owner: CYFEN member Belinda Fultz
  52. 52. Northwest Houston Collaborative Family Law Professionals • An organization of family law attorneys to promote and facilitate settlement based solutions for divorce, family and domestic legal matters.
  53. 53. Our Lady of the Lake University • OLLU’s Weekend College caters to busy people who need more flexibility than a traditional college schedule permits. • We offer graduate and undergraduate courses.
  54. 54. ProLine Supply Company • Providing ideas, solutions and results when inquiring about your promotional products such as embroidery, silkscreen, engraving, printing, custom baskets and much, much more. • Owner: CYFEN member Darlene Hajduk
  55. 55. Reach Unlimited, Inc. • Reach Unlimited provides quality services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they can be all they were created to be.
  56. 56. Sea Master Cruises • A travel agency specializing in cruises
  57. 57. Music Credits • Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica,” Beethoven, The Best of Beethoven • Jingle Bells, from Christmas at Boots’ Place, Boots Randoph with Tommy Newsom’s Jazztet, 1991, Delta Music
  58. 58. • Presentation created by , specializing in creative marketing deliverables. • Owner: CYFEN member Dana Ashrawi • After all is said and done, there’s more said than done – so let us say it for you. •