She Means Business panel discussion: Women in business making tough decisions

She Means Business is a joint event by IMEX Group and TW Magazine, supported by MPI.

Gabriela Suhoschi – Due to COVID-19, Gabriela had to cancel this year’s World Water Week – the 30th edition – usually held in Stockholm in late August. What is her vision for the coming year, and what could the crisis mean for the event in the years to come?

Heike Mahmoud – Heike is involved in one of Germany’s largest construction sites. The CCH – Congress Center Hamburg is currently being modernised for 230 million euros. Will it open in August 2020? How does Heike’s team have to change the support it gives to its clients and own team members?

Carina Bauer – IMEX had to cancel IMEX in Frankfurt – the flagship event for the global business events industry. What was the impact for the team and the industry? How has IMEX picked itself up and pivoted to the online world? What is Carina seeing in the industry in the short and longer term?

Jessie States – Jessie is the Moderator for this She Means Business session.

IMEX runs two extraordinary business events (Frankfurt and Las Vegas) that combine business, networking, learning and FUN. We live (and love) to serve and champion the events, meetings and incentive travel industry all over the world.



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Most Profitable Top 10 Home Business Ideas for Women

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If you want to start your own small business, first you have to match your current interests, passions or hobbies with it. Here we have selected ten businesses that we found to be ideal, suitable and practical for home-based women. Check what is perfect to you!

10 – Website Development
If you’re creative and handy with computers, think about starting a small business that designs and develops websites for other companies.
Start by making websites for businesses belonging to your friends and family members.

9 – Catering Business
A catering business can be wildly successful, enjoyable and fulfilling.
If you love food, if you love people, then this business is yours.

8 – Writing
Write stories to local newspapers and magazines, or eg: write some story books to children.
Offer editing services to other writers looking to fine-tune their projects and website contents

7 – Pets
Pet owners are willing to spend money on pet sitting, dog walking, pet grooming like services.
Open a doggie day care, if you love pets.

6 – Virtual Assistant
As a virtual assistant, you perform the typical tasks of an administrative support professional such as word processing, researching, event planning, etc..
The best thing in the virtual assistant business is that everything is via the internet, so all communication are done via email, instant messaging or phone calls.

5 – Daycare
Childcare is one of the common businesses run by women entrepreneurs from home.
There is always a demand from busy working parents for reliable, loving and safe day care for their children.

4 – Handcrafted Items is special for market your handcraft items, also you can get ideas from the items it has.
Being creative is the key to success.

3 – Herb farming
Herbs are very much in demand these days. There is a strong growth in the demand for organic and locally grown food, including herbs so this will be a great idea to start.
Those who love farming can start Small-time herb farming and You can sell your herbs wholesale to local grocery stores and specialty food markets, herbalists and aroma therapists, caterers and restaurants.

2 – Elderly Care Business
An alternative to traditional nursing homes.
There is big opportunity for nonmedical home care providers, who help seniors with tasks of daily living.

1 – Consulting
If you are an expert in a specific industry, such as finance, marketing, or mediation, consider beginning your own consulting business.
To be a consultant, you need to have the experience, skill, and knowledge in your chosen field. it doesnt mean to be the ultimate best. However you need the ability to sell yourself, and being up-to-date.