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 8:30am – 4:00pm 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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Mar

29

2nd Annual Women's Business Conference- Aberdeen

Invest in your professional development and attend the second annual Women's Business Conference in Aberdeen on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Aberdeen, South Dakota.Registration and Exhibitor Showcase begins at 8:00 a.m 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.


Registration: $125 

Students: $50 

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May

17

10th Annual Celebrating Women In  Business

Join us for our  10th Annual "Celebrating Women In Business" luncheon and wards on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Spearfish Convention Center.  

Doors open and the exhibitor showcase begins at 10:00 am, and the luncheon will be from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. 

Fee: $40 includes lunch, gift bag, door prize drawings and networking opportunities. Join us!

Fee: $20

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May

22 & 23

Women In Leadership: Focusing on the Future

A professional development curriculum to help women understand and apply essential leadership skills, both personally and within an organizational context: effective leadership, strategy formulation, decision making, project management, communication skills and building stronger partnerships in the their workplaces and communities.

Sessions:
Wednesday, May 22 | 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Thursday, May 23| 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wednesday, June 12 | 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thursday, June 13 | 9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Graduation: 
Friday, October 18 | SD CEO's Women's Business Conference 

Fee: $299

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June

12 & 13

Women In Leadership: Focusing on the Future

A professional development curriculum to help women understand and apply essential leadership skills, both personally and within an organizational context: effective leadership, strategy formulation, decision making, project management, communication skills and building stronger partnerships in the their workplaces and communities.

Sessions:
Wednesday, May 22 | 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM
Thursday, May 23| 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wednesday, June 12 | 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thursday, June 13 | 9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Graduation: 
Friday, October 18 | SD CEO's Women's Business Conference 

Fee: $299

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Jul

12

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp

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. Join us  on Friday, July 12 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the BHSU- Rapid City Campus. 

Sessions include: Facebook Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Search Engines, and Online Review .

Connecting with your audience using social media can be a fun adventure. Here is your opportunity to learn real tools and tips that you could start using right away. Lunch is included. 

Fee: $99 

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Aug

23

Wellness in the Workplace

Location: Black Hills State University, Joy Center   

Time: 9:00 AM - 4: 00 PM 

Fee: $99

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Oct

18

10th  Annual Women's Business Conference

The 10th Annual Women’s Business Conference will be held at The Lodge at Deadwood on Friday, October 18, 2019. This conference is a way to bring together women from across the state for a day filled with professional development and networking opportunities. The focus of the 2019 Women’s Business Conference is leading from the inside out. This conference will empower you, regardless of your role within your organization, to lead from where you are. SD CEO believes successful individuals create successful businesses. Whether you are a frontline employee, a CEO or a business owner, this event will provide inspiration and fresh ideas to propel you and your company to the next level.


Registration opens in 2019*


Women In Networking

Women In Networking (WIN) luncheons  are the second Tuesday of every month. This is a membership group that provides the opportunity to promote your company and build relationships with other women in the community. 

Early Bird Fee: $15 (expires the Thursday before the event)

Fee: $20   

Click here to see our 2019 schedule!

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.


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-0015. 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.