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August 27, 2019 


Members and Visitors – join us for a very informative meeting and a hands-on demo

Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

5:15 pm – 5:55 pm Meet & Greet in lobby

6:00 to 7:45 Meeting

* NOTE – Members please bring laptops/tablets and know your Member login to Community Connections

Presented by

Sam Black – Incoming President

Whether you are a current veteran member, a new member or a visitor interested in learning more about ABWA, organization and benefits – both national and local – this will answer all your questions and help attendees see the mission of this great organization for women in business around the country and how it’s a valuable resource right here in Naples!

  Sam Black is beginning her 2nd year as president of our Neapolitan Chapter. Sam has been a Sales and Customer Service Trainer and consultant for 27 years operating as Sam Black Consulting and is also the owner of Design-Your-Gift, an interactive bead and jewelry design store on Bonita Beach Road beginning its 8th year.

She is also the author of the book “How to Build Your Business Using the Phone…Effectively!”  Sam’s consulting clients are local, national and international. She has trained in Mexico City, Bogotá, Melbourne, Mumbai, Seoul, Madrid, Bratislava, St. Lucia, Vienna, New Delhi, Coventry, Wellington and all over the United States.  Her store, Design-Your-Gift, has earned over 65 Five Star reviews on Trip Advisor as a great destination for activities to do in Bonita Springs, Fl.

She has a BS in International Relations from Ithaca College, an MBA in Management/Human Resources from Bernard M. Baruch University and received a Certified Sales Executive (CSE) designation from Sales and Marketing Executives International.  She was the 2015 ABWA Neapolitan  Woman of the Year and the 2015 Bonita Springs Noon Rotarian of the year for her Sponsorship chair role raising funds for 5 years for the annual Taste of Bonita events.


Our featured  Business of the Month member is:

Check out their information at http://abwaneapolitan.org/member-business-of-the-month/


 Salad : Mixed field greens salad, sliced portobello mushrooms, heirloom tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette

Entrée:  Baked mahi – mahi w/ parsley crust, cauliflower riso, champagne velouté

Dessert: Apple tart, w/ cinnamon anglais 


Salad: Mixed field greens salad, sliced portobello mushrooms, heirloom tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette

Entrée:  Potato gnocchi, asparagus, confit tomatoes, basil soubise (Vegetarian)

Dessert: Fresh Sliced Fruit

ABWA Member  $39 Reserve through our automated system.

ABWA Guest $43  Reserve through our automated system.

Reservation Deadline Friday, August 23, 2019 at NOON.  The reservation system on Eventbrite will close at noon.   A $5 SURCHARGE for late reservations will be charged and no guarantee space will be available.  RESERVE NOW PLEASE

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Dulce Gonell our Hospitality Chair at 239-776-2146 </span  “>djgonell [at] gmail [dot] com .