SAVE THE DATE! This year the Women's Business Conference will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at The Lodge at Deadwood!


Akela Spa


BHSU School of Business

Black Hills Advocate

Black Hills Energy ASPIRE

Black Hills Federal Credit Union

Black Hills Lifestyle Magazine

Black Hills Pioneer

Cambria Hotel & Suites/MainStay Suites

Coreen Lerwick State Farm Insurance

Cool Concepts Travel

Dakota Business Center

Dot Marketing and Design LLC

Edward Jones

First Interstate Bank

Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons

Great Western Bank

HealthSource of Spearfish

Honey & Lace

Jorgensen Realty

Ketel Thorstenson

Kristina Barker Photography



Lorie Eichert, Empowerment Coach



Pioneer Bank and Trust

Project Solutions Inc. / SDDOT DBE

Regional Health

Riddle's Jewlery


SDSU Extension Community Vitality

Shaviq Studio & Gallery

Small Business Administration

The HomeSlice Group


Vigilant Business Solutions

8th Annual Women's Business Conference

October 13, 2017

The Lodge in Deadwood

7:30-8:30         Registration   

8:30                Welcome & Introductions: Helen Merriman, Director, SD CEO

8:45-10:15       “Intentionally Shaping Your Reputation” Cindy Maher and Carol Grannis, Leading Edge Coaching and Development

 10:15-10:45     Break: Business Showcase/Visit Exhibitors

10:45-11:30     Entrepreneurial Spirit Facilitator: Tara Wilcox, Director of Engagement & Events, Black Hill Works

11:30-11:50      Celebration of 2017 Women in Leadership Graduates

11:50-12:25     Break: Business Showcase/Visit Exhibitors 

12:25-1:15        Lunch/Networking

 1:15-1:45         Think BIG

                        Sandy Burns, Project Solutions, 2017 graduate Goldman Sachs 10K

 1:45-2:15         Break: Business Showcase/Visit Exhibitors

 2:15-3:45         Receiving Feedback with Grace

                        Cindy Maher and Carol Grannis, Leading Edge Coaching and Development

 4:05                 Closing /Door Prizes

Social Immediately following conference  

Hosted by the 2017 Women in Leadership Graduates