The Dallas Morning News reports that IWF Chicago member Ellen R. Gordon – CEO and Chairman of iconic candy brand Tootsie Roll – will speak at the Harvesting Partnerships conference for women-owned-businesses on September 8th at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas.
“We are delighted to host Harvesting Partnerships, which is a unique networking and educational opportunity for women business owners looking to take their business to the next level,” said Debbie Hurst, president of the Women’s Business Council-Southwest. (Source: Dallas Morning News)
The conference is open to the public and Gordon will offer her insights on branding, business building and her accomplished career with the candy company that famously makes over 60 million individually wrapped Tootsie Roll candies per day. Sales for last year were over $536 million for the the international brand, which also brings us sweets such as Junior Mints, Charleston Chew and Dots.