UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan

18

3rd Annual Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Join our legal, financial, and marketing experts to learn what you need to know to tune into your entrepreneurial spirit, turn your passion into a successful business and/or strengthen your existing business. 

 SDCEO and The OWN  are partnering to bring you the third annual Entrepreneurial Boot Camp on Friday, January 18th, 2019 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm at the BHSU Rapid City campus (4300 Cheyenne Blvd, Rapid City). Room 112.

Fee: $79 ($99 after January 11)

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Feb

9

Design Basics: Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

The primary focus of the workshop will be in using the Adobe Photoshop and InDesign programs. We will touch on Adobe Illustrator during the last hour. This workshop will be a hands on workshop on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Room 103  (Mac Lab) at the Black Hills State University- Rapid City (4300 Cheyenne Boulevard).  Presented by Gina Gibson, Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Black Hills State University. 

Fee: $199

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Feb

12

Women In Networking: Breakfast

Join us for our February Women In Networking (WIN) meeting on Tuesday, February 12 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in the '76 Room at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. This will be our first time offering WIN in the morning.

Our Spotlight Speakers are Caryn Eisenbraun, Heather Schmidt, and Callie Wagner, co-owners of Trilogy Boutique.

Women In Networking is an organization for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks and promote your business and network with other women. WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center.

Early Bird Fee: $15 (expires on February 7)

Fee: $20

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Feb

21

Facebook for Retirees

The Enactus BHSU students and the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity will host a Tech for Retirees session from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21st in Jonas Academic Hall Room 205 on the BHSU campus. Students will offer one-on-one help with Facebook navigation, including privacy settings, and with other platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat. Students can also help attendees improve their use of iPhone and Android functions.

Fee: FREE. RSVP Required

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Mar

12

Women In Networking: Celebrating Women's History Month

Join us for our March Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, March 12 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. This month's luncheon will be held at the Spearfish Holiday Inn, '76 Room.

Kelly Kirk, Instructor of History at Black Hills State University, will be our Spotlight Speaker for a special presentation as we celebrate Women's History Month

Women In Networking is an organization for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks and promote your business and network with other women. WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center.

Early Bird Fee: $15 (expires on March 7)

Fee: $20

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Mar

29

2nd Annual Women's Business Conference- Aberdeen

Invest in your professional development and attend the second annual Women's Business Conference-Aberdeen on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Our Keynote Speaker is Meg Manke, Chief Operating Office of the Rose Group Int'l.

Hear from successful entrepreneurs, local women executives and be inspired by dynamic speakers! You will leave rejuvenated and refreshed with new tools and ideas on how to approach your work and your life. Visit exhibitor booths throughout the day, and register to win door prizes. Lunch is included.

The event will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with breaks throughout the day to network and visit exhibitors. The event will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

All attendees receive a FREE COPY of Meg's book iX Leadership! Join us for a full day conference and connect with other professional women!

Early Bird Fee: $99 (expires on March 12)

Fee: $125

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

SD CEO Scholarships

SD CEO provides the highest quality workshops, professional development events, and training programs. Financial aid based on need is available for individuals who would otherwise be unable to access our services. The SD CEO offers scholarships up to 75% of the total program/event cost. The following information will be used to determine your scholarship eligibility and discount if selected. Scholarship are given based on the availability of scholarship funds. Scholarship preference is given to those who have a financial need, own or work for a small business, or work for a non-profit.



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

The SD CEO is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Andrea Bakeberg (Andrea.Bakeberg@BHSU.edu or 605-642-6435).

Special areas of focus:

Training

Training

developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.

Counseling

Counseling

facilitating how SBA might best serve client needs and encourage the best direction in pursuit of a successful business.

Technical Assistance

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.


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