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Mark October 4 for the ‘Ultimate’ opportunity to connect with Island women in business

Jul 29, 2013

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If you do business on PEI, you’ll want to know about this…

  • The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out! Event Changes Hands

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 2013 Ultimate Girls’ Night Out! event will be hosted and managed by the Prince Edward Island Business Women’s   Association (PEIBWA). The Chamber issued a Request for Expression of Interest to its not-for-profit members following an organizational review that suggested a new focus for the Chamber. The PEI Business Women’s Association was the successful respondent to the ROI and will operate the event going forward.

The Ultimate Girls Night Out!, previously known as the Ladies’ Unforgettable Evening, was a signature event for the Chamber for close to 20 years. “We would like to acknowledge the generosity of our many dedicated volunteers, prize donors, ticket purchasers and sponsors who made this event such a success in the past,” commented the Chamber’s Executive Director, Kathy Hambly. “We are delighted that The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out! will continue to provide an excellent experience for attendees and to generate revenue for a worthy organization in our community.”

On behalf of PEIBWA, Hannah Bell, Executive Director adds “As a gala event celebrating women, we saw this as a great opportunity to promote connections between women in business and with the broader business community. This evening has a consistent reputation as a quality event that attendees look forward to with great anticipation. We would also like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the Chamber for their support in the transition of the event.”

“Save October 4, 2013 in your calendar for a great evening”, advises Stefanie Corbett, the event’s co-Chair. “This is going to be the event of the year.” More details will be released in the coming days.

To find out more about the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out! 2013, please contact Hannah Bell, Executive Director, PEI Business Women’s Association at

hannah@peibwa.org, call (902) 892 – 6040 or visit www.peibwa.org/ultimate-2013.

About PEI Business Women’s Association

2013 marks the 20th anniversary for PEIBWA since its incorporation. Today, PEIBWA remains the only non-profit association on PEI focused in women in business, and has grown to over 320 members from across the province. Funds raised through this signature event will provide for additional staff resources to provide business advisory services and skill development training across the province, which are key objectives in our recently completed strategic plan.

For more information please visit www.peibwa.org

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