October 26, 2010
GE marketing exec to speak at WE Celebrate
The Chamber will host the fifth annual WE Celebrate Awards, an awards breakfast honoring the best and brightest women in business in Cincinnati USA, on Wednesday, Dec. 8.
The keynote speaker will be Beth Comstock, chief marketing officer and senior vice president at General Electric Corporate. Comstock began her career in local television production in Virginia, and has held a number of publicity and promotions roles for GE, NBC, CBS and Turner Broadcasting. Comstock now leads GE’s organic growth and commercial innovation initiatives and the sales, marketing and communications functions. She is responsible for the enterprise-wide business platforms “ecomagination,” devoted to reducing environmental impact with new technology, and “healthymagination,” focused on achieving sustainable health through innovation by lowering costs, improving quality and reaching more people. Comstock also serves as a trustee of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and is a graduate of the College of William and Mary.
WE Celebrate will give awards in the following categories:
- Woman-Owned Business of the Year
- Best New Product or Service
- Community Impact: Business of the Year
- Business Mentor of the Year
- Woman of the Year: Corporate, Entrepreneur and Nonprofit
- Marketing to Women: Best Campaign of the Year
Join us in recognizing the outstanding achievements of Cincinnati USA’s finest Women in Business. Registration deadline is Dec. 1.