LOS ANGELES – (November 13, 2014) – Bel Air Investment Advisors, LLC (Bel Air), a leading wealth management advisory firm, announced today that its senior vice president, Carol Cheng-Mayer, will co-host a Los Angeles-based celebration event for the first-ever Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED), Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The event will bring together high profile women business leaders to honor successful entrepreneurs, women innovators and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth and expanding human welfare.

A panel comprised of the “whose-who” of Los Angeles’ women business leaders will lead a discussion for the prominent group of attending women entrepreneurs. The event will commemorate the historic day in 144 participating countries in partnership with the U.S. Department of the State and Global Entrepreneurship Week. Author, celebrity chef, and US Ambassador to Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Katie Chin, will be serving libations and appetizers at the event.

“This historic event will provide an ideal occasion to bring LA’s best women entrepreneurs together,” said Carol Cheng-Mayer. “Promoting women’s global success locally is more relevant than ever and represents the spirit and passion for community involvement we support at Bel Air,” she added.

As an international action, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is aspiring to empower female innovators and leaders everywhere and plans to expand businesses in communities around the world.

The event will be co-hosted by Carol Cheng-Mayer, Katie Chin and Katy Spillers, along with other leading company founders, CEO’s, Creatives, and business leaders. Key names include: Shannon Dellimore (Co-Founder & CEO of Glam Glow); Catherine Kimmel (Founder & Principal of CK/LA); Pooneh Mohajer (Co-Founder of Tokidoki and Hardcandy); Monica Ord (CEO of Citizen E-Cig); Shel Pink (Founder of SpaRitual); Mary Wagstaff (President of Wagstaff Worldwide).

About Bel Air Investment Advisors

Established in 1997, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC is a leading wealth management advisory firm, providing financial advisory, asset and investment management services to exclusively high net worth individuals, families, trusts and foundations with $20 million or more in investable assets. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Bel Air services over 300 families across the United States and oversees more than $7 billion in assets, including private foundation relationships. Known for its philanthropic leadership in the community, Bel Air’s professionals serve on a variety of charitable boards. For more information, visit www.belair-llc.com.

About Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, and will be the world’s largest celebration of successful entrepreneurs, women innovators, and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth, and expanding human welfare. The inaugural launch of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at the United Nations will be live streamed in 144 countries during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).  www.womenseday.org

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