The Main Line Chamber of Commerce Announces SPW 2018 Programming

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Wayne, Pa. – November 6, 2017 The Society of Professional Women, a program of The Main Line Chamber of Commerce (SPW), has announced its line-up of speakers and topics for 2018.  The 6 Trademark Events include some prominent local female CEOs,successful entrepreneurs, award-winning authors, a former CNN and NPR journalist, and a champion professional poker player.  

We are excited to present a diverse and dynamic group of topics and speakers again in 2018.  Attendees will be entertained, while gaining unique perspectives from experts on topics ranging from leadership and decision-making, to the benefits of gender equity and of supporting our nonprofit community,” said Rose Ann Scanlon, Facilitator of SPW.  “All in support of SPW’s Vision to create a balance in leadership by increasing the number of women in power throughout business, non-profit and government sectors.”

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Double Tree Hotel by Hilton in King of Prussia, 11am-1:30pm
Leading Yourself and Others to Greater Success
Presented by Courtney Lynch, CEO LeadStar

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at The Desmond Hotel in Malvern, 11am-1:30pm
Why Successful Businesses are All-In for Gender Equity
Presented by Josh Levs, Entrepreneur, Former CNN and NPR Journalist

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, 8am-10:30am
How Service is a Win-Win for Companies and Employees: 5 Things I Learned Through Volunteering
Presented by Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, President IBC Foundation and VP, Community Affairs, Independence Blue Cross

Thursday, June 14, 2018 at The Radisson Hotel at Valley Forge Casino Resort, 4pm-6:30pm
Avoiding Emotional Decision-Making, By Treating Day-to-Day Decisions like Bets
Presented by Annie Duke, Decision Strategist and Professional Poker Player and Champion

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova, 11am-1:30pm
The Art of Risk Taking: Developing a Successful Turnaround
Presented by Anne Ewers, President and CEO, Kimmel Center, Inc.

November (TBD) 2018 at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, 8am-10:30am
Accommodating the Non-Traditional Worker and Addressing Diversity and Inclusion
Presented by Jennifer Morgan, President, Americas and Asia Pacific Japan, Global Customer Operations for SAP

With this line-up, we anticipate getting large crowds for these events as well as for our Lunch & Share Conversations, She-Suite Leadership Workshop, No-Limits Leadership Initiative, and Women Helping Women Mentoring Program. The Trademark, Lunch & Share Conversations and She-Suite Leadership Workshop events are open to the public. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website: or contact Director, Nicole Stephenson, at

The Main Line Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of its nearly 1,000 member base, spans nine boroughs and townships constituting the region known as the Main Line. As the Main Line’s business advocate, The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is committed to enabling members to succeed, promoting economic growth in the region, developing an informed business community and enhancing the quality of life on the Main Line.