Novato, CA, January 12, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Jane Angelich, CEO of supercollar® announced today that supercollar® (www.supercollar.com) has been selected by British Airways as a 2010 Face-of-Opportunity winner and she has been awarded travel to anywhere in the world to conduct vital business meetings as well as attend the British Airways Face-of-Opportunity business conference in New York and London. This award is part of the British Airways Face-to-Face program, which provides small business owners and entrepreneurs the critical tools for building business relationships abroad and stimulating growth through the power of face- to-face interaction.
The recently launched supercollar® is a revolutionary all-in-one dog collar and retractable leash. It is perfect for dog owners with an active lifestyle who want to make life easier and keep their pets safe. Selected 2010 Best New Pet Product of the Year and recently featured on The Early Show, supercollar® is endorsed by veterinarians and made in the USA.
“At supercollar®, we’re thrilled to be part of this prestigious group of entrepreneurs chosen by British Airways as Face-of-Opportunity winners,” said Jane Angelich, “This opportunity will give me the chance to explore the global growth potential of supercollar® in 2011 and beyond.”
Before taking off, Jane will attend the British Airways Face-of-Opportunity conference in New York City on Feb. 2, 2011. She will receive free counsel from top influential international business experts while networking with venture capitalists, renowned entrepreneurs, media and other small business owners.
The conference will include an introduction by Simon Talling-Smith, Executive Vice President of British Airways. Keynote speeches by Rhonda Abrams, best-selling author and USA Today small business columnist and Bill Rancic, best-selling author and first season winner of The Apprentice, will provide supercollar® with additional tools in business planning, marketing and travel to assist the company with its national and international growth for the upcoming year.
“We are very excited for this phase of the program and for the 250 small business owners who, beyond the educational resources already provided through the Face-to-Face program, now have the opportunity to fly British Airways overseas to conduct vital face-to-face meetings for their business,” said Simon Talling-Smith. “Each of the winner’s stories is uniquely inspiring and our hope is that the program is a powerful catalyst in ensuring lasting and fruitful businesses for them.”
About Jane Angelich, CEO of supercollar®
Jane is a successful business coach, focusing on women-owned businesses, an entrepreneur, a writer and a speaker on the topics of lifestyle and family issues. As one of CNBC’s recognized experts on work-life balance issues, Jane has appeared on numerous national television and radio programs. In the corporate world, Jane held the following positions: Senior Vice President of Human Resources and member of The Gap’s nine-person Executive Committee, in San Francisco and Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources for the investment- banking firm, Salomon Brothers, in New York. After leaving the corporate world at the age of 39, Jane went on to found, grow and sell several companies and her entrepreneurial successes won numerous “best of” awards. Jane is currently the CEO of Bright IP Concepts, the parent company for the pet product, supercollar®. The supercollar® is the only patented dog collar with a built-in retractable leash and was recently featured on The Early Show.
About British Airways
British Airways is one of the world's largest international airlines, operating one of the most extensive international scheduled airline route networks. Together with its codeshare and franchise partners, the airline flies to more than 300 destinations worldwide. Also, one of the worlds longest established airlines, it is regarded as an industry-leader. British Airways is one of the world’s leading global premium airlines with its principal place of business in London and significant presence at Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. It also operates a worldwide air cargo business, largely in conjunction with scheduled passenger services. The airline operates the majority of its domestic UK, international and intercontinental flights from its home at Terminal 5, Heathrow.
For more information about supercollar®, visit www.supercollar.com. For more information on British Airway’s Face-to-Face program, visit www.ba.com/facetoface.