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  • Women > A Force in Business

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    Name: Women > A Force in Business
    Date: September 21, 2017
    Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    The NC Chamber team is thrilled to open registration for its second annual Women > A Force in Business event, presented by Dell Technologies. The event will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center on September 21.

    You are receiving this message because you are a member of the NC Chamber. Today, registration is open only to members, giving you a chance to secure your seat before tickets sell out. Last year’s event sold out in a mere three weeks, so it’s important to register early to guarantee your spot.

    What’s New this Year at Women > A Force in Business?

    • Location: This year’s event will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center, which has plenty of space to accommodate our expected audience of 750-1,000 professional women from across North Carolina.
    • Opening Keynote Lineup: The first three speakers of the day will present quick 15-minute learning sessions, with opportunities for follow-up in breakout sessions later in the day.
      • The Business of Story: Hillary Rea, Founder, Tell Me A Story
      • Unconscious Bias + Women in STEM: Impact and Solutions: Dr. Jenna Carpenter, Dean, School of Engineering, Campbell University
      • Leadership Lessons: Tara Jaye Frank
    • Keynote Speaker: We are happy to announce that this year’s keynote speaker is Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour, America’s first African-American female combat pilot.
    • Breakout Sessions: Attendees will have the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions during the event. A sampling of topics:
      • The Cross-Generational Workplace
      • Speak Up!
      • Leading When You’re not in Charge
      • Emotional Intelligence: The Art of Female Leadership
      • How to Say “No”; When to Say “Yes”
      • And more!
    • Exhibit Hall: 30 exhibitors will be on hand, offering education and training in the areas of health & wellness, continuing education, volunteer opportunities and more.
    • Power Hour Networking Reception: This year’s reception will take place in the Exhibit Hall at the close of the event, allowing attendees to comfortably network at their leisure.

    Want more event details? Browse our event webpage HERE. Sponsorship opportunities are also available HERE.

    We look forward to seeing you on September 21 in Raleigh as we work together to increase opportunities for women in the workplace and bring along the next generation of female leaders.

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