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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Calendars & Coffee 

Join us for a morning of Calendars & Coffee at the Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce (106 W Kansas St) from 8:00 am - 9:00 am.

You bring your calendar, we provide the coffee. Together we will share what is happening in your organization and the Spearfish community for the next few months. 

The purpose of Calendar and Coffee is to provide a comfortable space for everyone to come together and share future events. This a great opportunity to share your story, promote your organization and build connections throughout the Spearfish Community! 


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Women In Networking | July 

Join us for our June Women In Networking (WIN) meeting on Tuesday, July 10th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the '76 Room at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. Our Spotlight Speaker is Phylis Martens, Independent Associate for LegalShield. 

Doors open at 11:45 a.m.

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


Early Bird Fee (through 7/05/2018): $15

Fee: $20




Social Media Marketing Bootcamp 

How does your current presence on social media stack up?

Your potential customers expect to not only find your business on social media channels, they also expect to find information about your business, how to contact you AND they want to be educated, informed and entertained. 

The Social Media Marketing Boot camp is a full day seminar where we bring in local experts and will be covering different social media platforms from a business perspective. Sessions include:
• Facebook
• Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest
• Search Engines
• Online Review
• Putting it all together!

Connecting with your audience using social media can be a fun adventure. Here is your opportunity to learn real tools and tips that you can start using right away. Registration is $99 per person and lunch is included.


Fee: $99



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

Membership Registration



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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Special areas of focus:

  • Training- developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.
  • Counseling- facilitating how SBA might best serve client needs and encourage the best direction in pursuit of a successful business.
  • 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:

"I like the hands-on approach with the program."

"I learned a great deal that I can put into practice in my business."

"The presenter was excellent; very knowledgeable and helpful."

"Fabulous class- I would sit through it again!"

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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.