The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University, will host the second annual “From High Heels to High Places Conference” in Rapid City Oct. 26. The conference will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This signature business event is dedicated to advancing women in their professional development by providing cutting edge topics related to building and/or strengthening their business and is for business owners, managers, dedicated employees, and/ or corporate CEOs. A keynote presentation by Kathrine Switzer known as “Marathon Woman,” in addition to breakout sessions, a networking lunch, guest presenters, and exhibitors will be offered.

Take advantage of this great opportunity to promote your business to an estimated 150 women of the surrounding area! The value as an exhibitor includes exposure through the SD CEO Website, day-long visibility, and direct contact with attendees. The exhibitor fee is $150 and includes one ticket of full participation to the event. To reserve exhibitor/vendor space, please call 605-642-6435, email Brittni.Skipper@BHSU.edu, or visit the event page at www.BHSU.edu/sdceo. Space is limited so register early!
The SD CEO is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), and is part of a network of more than 175 centers nationwide established through the SBA’s women’s business funding.

While services are available to all those interested in entrepreneurship, there is a special emphasis on women, women veterans, Native Americans, the socially and/or economically disadvantaged, and youth entrepreneurs.