Fuel Your Success: Wellness in the Workplace

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) is offering the “Fuel Your Success: Wellness in the Workplace” workshop on Friday, August 16 at The Joy Center in Spearfish from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This event let’s individuals take their health into their own hands by identifying what to do to care for their mental and physical health so they can bring their best self to the workplace. Investing in your mental and physical wellness will allow you to manage that difficult work life balance, and workplaces that encourage healthy habits at work create a happier more productive team. 

Cost: $99 (Includes lunch)




Women In Networking: After Hours Member Social

Join us for our an informal after work  networking meeting on Tuesday, August 27 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Sawyer Brewing Co. (2537 Yukon Place) will be providing WIN members would be providing some special discounts for WIN members. 

This special networking event is an opportunity for our WIN Members to network and make deeper connections with each other and the community.

FREE for WIN members



10th  Annual Women's Business Conference

SD CEO invites you to our 10th Annual Women’s Business Conference on Friday, October 18, 2019;at The Lodge at Deadwood. The event will start 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, with the doors opening at 8:00 am.

The 10th Annual Women's Business Conference will speak to women in all phases of their career – from early career to seasoned professionals. This conference is a way to bring together women from across the state for a day filled with professional development and networking opportunities. This year, the focus of the Women’s Business Conference will be taking charge of your professional development and creating a seat at the table … even if you are not sure where to get started or where you should go next.

The 2019 keynote speaker is Jennifer Pharr Davis. National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. For more information, visit our event page 10th Annual Women's Business Conference (Deadwood)

Cost: $135 (Early Bird), $150 (after 10/5)


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:



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



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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What our clients say 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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