Today, Congressman Rod Blum announced his 3rd annual "Women in Business Forum and Showcase" in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, December 19th, at the Cedar Rapids Library from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. In addition to Congressman Blum, this event will feature a keynote presenter, followed by a panel discussion led by area women business leaders. The keynote speaker and panelists will be announced in the weeks leading up to the event.
The event will focus on finding solutions and raising awareness about unique issues facing women in business, particularly in the State of Iowa. In an adjacent space, local women-led businesses and organizations will showcase their products and services to attendees.
"As a career small businessman myself, I know firsthand the obstacles that entrepreneurs face," said Congressman Blum. "This forum is a great opportunity to engage in a discussion about the unique challenges that women experience in the business world, and a chance to highlight the vital role women-led businesses play in our local, state, and national economy."