Women's Business Conference-Aberdeen


Invest in your professional development and attend the inaugural Northeastern Women's Business Conference on Friday, March 9, 2018, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Our Keynote Speaker is Dee Dee Raap from Sioux Falls, SD. 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 pm

Early Bird Fee (Ends 2/23/2018): $99

Fee: $125

Student Fee: $50 





Women in Networking: Women's History Month

Join us for our March Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, March 13 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 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 (Ends 3/8/2018): $15

Fee: $20 





Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees


SD CEO & BHSU Enactus Students present Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees

Join us on March 15th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Jonas 205 to learn the basics of Facebook and how to conveniently communicate with family and friends online. This workshop is FREE, but seating is limited. RSVP is required. 





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 Callendar 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!

For more information contact Mela Cosme at Mela.Cosme@bhsu.edu




2018 WIN Membership

Take advantage of our monthly Women in Networking meetings! Pay for your 2018 WIN membership today. Company Membership - $65; Individual Membership - $40. Get Membership



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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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-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.