UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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2020

POSTPONED: Celebrating Women In Business Breakfast

The 11th Annual Celebrating Women in Business BREAKFAST is Thursday, May 21,2020 at the Holiday Inn Spearfish-Convention Center. This event honors and recognizes all working women whether they run their own business, aspiring entrepreneurs or work for someone else.

As part of the event, the SD CEO Celebrating Women In Business Awards program, in place since 2012, will be presenting awards to four outstanding women across the state.

Our keynote speakers are Kimberly Brave Heart, Owner and Executive Chef, Etiquette Catering & Owner, Painted Skye Management and Letti Lister, Publisher & President, Black Hills Pioneer.

Cost: $30 ($40 after Early Bird)

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July

8 & 9

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 to include effective leadership, strategy formation, decision making, project management, communication skills and building stronger partnerships in their workplaces and communities.

Sessions 1 & 2 (June 10 & 11)  and sessions 3 & 4 (July 8 & 9) will be held VIRTUALLY on Zoom .  We are working on the July 8th & 9th agendas. At this point, we hope to have the July sessions in person at the BHSU-Rapid City campus and will make that decision in early June. 

Registration is closed.

Cost: $299

 For more information, visit our Women In Leadership website

 

Jul

14

Women In Networking

Join us for our July Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, July 14 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM virtually over Zoom.

Our guest speaker is Becky Helmberger, FICF, District Manager with National Mutual Benefit, Dakotas Agency.

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

Cost: FREE

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Aug

19

 3rd Annual Women's Business Conference

Invest in your professional development and attend the third annual Women's Business Conference on Wednesday, August 19,  2020, at The Dakota Event Center  in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Our Keynote speaker this year is Jennifer Pharr Davis.  Jennifer is a hiker, author, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, first woman record setter for fastest time hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, business owner, speaker, community leader, and a mom.For more information regarding the conference, visit our event page!

Cost: $115 ($130 after Aug 5)
Students: $50

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Sept

8

Women In Networking

Join us for our September Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, September 8 from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM in the '76 Room at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. 

Our spotlight speaker is to be determined.If you are interested on being this month's spotlight speaker, contact Mela.

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

Cost: $15  ($20 after September 2)

Registration is not available at this time. 

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 2020 schedule!

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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.