Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon & Awards 

The 9th Annual Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon & Awards at the Spearfish Holiday Inn (305 N 27th St.) is an opportunity to network and join in the recognition of deserving business women and teams across the state.

The doors open for the business showcase at 10:00 AM, and the program is from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. This year's keynote speaker is Janie Hett, owner of Peak Motion Physical Therapy.

Early Bird Fee (through 4/30/2018): $30

Fee: $40

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Women in Leadership: Focusing on the Future 

The 2018 Women in Leadership course is for those who want to expand their leadership skills and grow both personally and professionally. The course will include four full day sessions on May 23, May 24, June 13, and June 14. The course also includes registration to the Women's Business Conference at The Lodge at Deadwood on October 19.

The sessions will be held in room 112 at the BHSU Rapid City Campus (4300 Cheyenne Boulevard, Rapid City).

Fee: $299

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2018 WIN Membership 

Take advantage of our monthly Women in Networking meetings! Pay for your 2018 WIN membership today.

Business membership - $65

Single membership - $40

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Ed2Go Courses

Ed2Go offers a wide variety of courses in business, design, law, technology and more. These courses are provided entirely online and typically cost $99. Register



Career Training Courses

The online career training programs focus on skills and topics that today's companies consider a high priority. Topics include administrative professional, tax, bookkeeping, project management and other business and non-business courses. Prices for these courses vary depending on topic. Register

Cancellation Policy - SD CEO Seminars and Major Events
All SD CEO registration payments are final. Your registration fee may be applied to a future event if you cancel at least 7 days prior to an event, or you may give your registration to a colleague or associate. Any registration cancellations less than 7 days prior to an event will not be applied to a future training.


Cancellation Policy - Women in Networking (WIN)
All WIN registration payments are final and cannot be applied to future events.


The SD CEO, Women's Business Center, provides training and business assistance to current and aspiring entrepreneurs from start-up to expansion.

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  • Training- developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.
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  • Technical Assistance- identifying resources for comprehensive training, mentoring and counseling to help entrepreneurs reach business goals.

While services are available to ANYONE interested in business, the center has a special emphasis on assisting Women.

What our clients are saying about us:

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U.S. Small Business Administration - Your Small Business Resource (SBA)

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-17-W-0018. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. All SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Contact Mela Cosme at (605) 642-6948 or email Mela.Cosme@BHSU.edu. SD CEO staff available on evenings and weekends.