Guest Profile

Bettina Carey

Bettina Carey is both "Business Matchmaker" and Founder of Women in Small Biz, a business community of 1000 women business owners as well as Executive Producer and Host of the LIVE BizMatchmakingTM Show and the Ultimate Marketing MakeoverTM, a business event that matches one lucky winning audience participant with a grand prize of goods products and services. Practicing the art of business matchmaking, Bettina brings together a 20,000 package that includes: business coaching and consulting, marketing, branding, PR, printing, and advertising. The winner, selected by pitching their business at the Show and having proclaimed their state of readiness and coachability, has 12 weeks to benefit from the entire process. As the Show Host, Bettina breathes magic into dreams, inspires the community to make a contribution and ignites passion into the makeover-style process.

Clients say she is a fireball of energy and that her business events are "exquisite, awesome, inspiring and amazing." As "Business Matchmaker" Bettina matches like-minded companies together to build effective marketing strategies, alliances and joint ventures.

Bettina is a well known leader in the Seattle community, in part, due to her extensive involvement in serving on both for profit and not for profit boards. You can read more about her "business makeover" process in Bizillion Magazine February, 2006 and in numerous articles in local Puget Sound papers including, Eastside Business, The Seattle Times, Daily Journal of Commerce, Puget Sound Intelligencer, NW Asian Weekly, Tacoma News Tribune, Eastside Business and Seattle Woman Magazine.

Bettina is also a motivational speaker and has been speaking to womens networking groups in the Seattle area for the last fifteen years including: eWomenNetwork; NW Asian Weekly Women of Color Empowered; North Seattle Community College Network Breakfast; North Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Everett Chamber of Commerce Women on the Move Conference; Money Wise Women; Crave, SBAs WNET Series; Zonta International, Federal Corrections: Womens Program, North Seattle Chamber of Commerce, SBAs WNET Series, among others.

Bettinas speaking topics include: Breaking Through Your Own Glass Ceiling: Unlocking Your Hidden Potential With Your Master Key Based on Bettinas book due out Fall, 2008; Networking to the Sixth Degree: Transforming Separation Into Connections; How to Build a Successful Network; Building Bridges to Get Ahead: Strategic Marketing and Joint Ventures, and; Transforming Passion Into Profit: The Ultimate Business Makeover.