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Women's business symposium held in Prestonsburg

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Morehead State University hosted the 15th annual Big Sandy Women's Business Symposium on Tuesday at Jenny Wiley State Park in Prestonsburg.

Women and a few men from throughout the region gathered to listen to various speakers and participate in break out sessions.

Organizers say the event started with about ten people and has grown into about one hundred people each year.

Mike Morley says, "Women are becoming more prevalent in the business world...bigger percentage of businesses are owned by women and it is just something that people come to and want to come back to next year."

Participants say they enjoy getting to come together and network each year.

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