UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Jan

19

What Does the New Stimulus Bill Mean for Businesses? Webinar

The new coronavirus relief package, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021, contains another round of financial relief for individuals and businesses. This massive bill includes over $2.3 trillion in funding. Businesses and other organizations have been provided with additional PPP funding, powerful tax credits, and more. Join KTLLP Partners, Nina Braun, CPA, CFE, and Jess Weaver, CPA, as they help digest this legislation, and provide an overview of the business provisions outlined in the CAA.

 Please join SD CEO Women's Business Center, and Ketel Thorstenson on Tuesday,  January 19 at 10:00 a.m. MT/ 9:00 a.m. CT as we provide current updates on programs and answer your questions.

Cost: $FREE

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Jan

26

EIDL and PPP Loans- Open Q&A with the U.S. Small Business Administration

This is an open Q&A session on the Economic Injury Disaster Relief (EIDL) Loan, EIDL Advance, or the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Do you have questions about PPP loan forgiveness, the EIDL Advance, or EIDL loan process? This webinar is for you!

We will address the EIDL/PPP Loan updates and any questions you may have at the end of this webinar. Please join SD CEO Women's Business Center, VBOC of the Dakotas, and the U.S. Small Business Administration team on Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. MT/ 9:00 a.m. CT as we provide current updates on programs and answer your questions.

Cost: $FREE

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Jan

27

Refresh your LinkedIn Profile for Success

LinkedIn is a powerful tool both for your company and your own online presence. Learn how to make this professional network add value to your business, organization and reputation. This workshop is for small business owners and other professionals who want to leverage LinkedIn to help grow their business but don’t have a lot of time or resources to get it done.

Join Michelle Kane, Director of SD CEO Women’s Business Center, as she shows you how to use LinkedIn to better position yourself as a leader in your field.

Each person who registers will get a custom review and recommendations for their current LinkedIn profile from Michelle.

Zero in on best practices when it comes to your profile set-up, how to show up in search and new ways to incorporate the platform into your professional development strategy.

Cost: $29

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Jan

28

Women In Networking

Join us for our Statewide *VIRTUAL* Women In Networking (WIN) meeting on Thursday, January 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT over Zoom.  

Our guest speaker is Beth Massa, Regional Director for Foundation Relations, CFRE, at the South Dakota Community Foundation

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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Feb

4

Twitter 101 for Small Businesses

Many small businesses have found great success using Twitter as an outlet to connect with consumers.

Join Kayla Rogeberg from the U.S. Small Business Administration South Dakota District Office on Thursday, February 4 as she helps you understand the tools available to grow your small business on Twitter. This includes acquiring a basic understanding of the social networking site and developing a social media strategy.

Cost: $FREE. 

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Feb

9

Women In Networking

Join SD CEO for our February Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. over Zoom.

Our guest speaker is Tiffany Even, Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial. 

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. WIN meets three times a month for networking opportunities.

Cost: $FREE. 

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Feb

25

Women In Networking

Join SD CEO for our January Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2021, from 8:30 am - 9: 30 am over Zoom.

Our guest speaker is Robyn Finch with Cruise Planners.

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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March

25

 3rd Annual Women's Business Conference

Invest in your professional development and attend the third annual Women's Business Conference on Thursday, March 25 2021, at The Dakota Event Center  in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Due to the evolving situation around the COVID-19, we have decided to RESCHEDULE the 3rd Annual Women’s Business Conference originally scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020 and then moved to Thursday, August 19, 2020 at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen. All tickets purchased for the original March 26, 2020 conference will be applied to the March 25, 2021 date. Refunds available.

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 March 12)
Students: $50

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Sept

21

11th Annual Women's Business Conference- Deadwood

SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday,  September 21, 2021
The Lodge at Deadwood


 

TBD

2021

POSTPONED: Celebrating Women In Business Breakfast

The 11th Annual Celebrating Women in Business BREAKFAST  at the Holiday Inn Spearfish-Convention Center has been postponed to May 2021. 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)

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.