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NAWBO luncheon to feature Signet CEO

The National Association of Women Business Owners – Memphis November meeting will feature Elizabeth Tate, owner and CEO of Signet Inc., as the speaker for the networking luncheon. The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) – Memphis November meeting will feature Elizabeth Tate, owner and CEO of Signet Inc., as the speaker for the networking luncheon.

Tate will speak on “The Road to Fortune 500” – how small business owners can do business with BIG business. The meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8 at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Avenue, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The luncheon costs $25. It is open to the public and to register go online to http://nawbomemphis1108.eventbrite.com.

Signet is a comprehensive outsource provider of logo merchandise, apparel and related services partnering with regional and national companies to enhance client revenues, culture building and cost savings activities. Tate purchased the company in 1979 following the death of her stepfather. She was one of the first females in the country to sell TV advertising in the 1970s, but was drawn to the promotional products business.

Today, Signet has a workforce of about 45 people with annual sales of $12 million. Headquartered in Memphis, it is one of the largest distributors in the Tennessee Valley.

The National Association of Women Business Owners, a non-profit and one of 80 chapters across the U.S., is dedicated to propelling women business entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power.

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