10th Annual WiBN Leadership Conference Announces Extended Speaker Lineup

July 24, 2017

DAYTON, OHIO July 24, 2017 – Women in Business Networking, a program of Better Business Bureau serving Dayton/Miami Valley, has announced the full speaker lineup and agenda for their 10th Annual Leadership Conference, which will take place on September 19-20, 2017 at the Dayton Convention Center.  

The influential group of speakers includes world-renowned keynote speaker Michelle Poler; Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley; CEO of Dayton YWCA, Shannon Isom; CEO of Boost Technologies, Anita Emoff; and many more. This diverse and powerful group of women join the rest of the already featured speakers that represent the spirit and strength of women business leaders that conference attendees have come to expect.

“We are excited to present this outstanding lineup of speakers for the 10th Anniversary of the WiBN Leadership Conference,” stated BBB’s vice president of leadership and development, Melissa Cutcher. “This year’s speakers will offer their insights and experience, as well as actionable solutions on the key issues facing women in the workforce today.” The full lineup of speakers can be found atwibnconference.org/speakers.

Conference attendees will learn powerful business strategies and personal development concepts through breakout sessions: 

  • Strategies to Advance Professionally – presented by UD Center for Leadership
  • Defining Your Leadership Legacy – Moderator Teresa Zumwald and a panel of experts including Mayor Nan Whaley
  • Manage Your Money: Communication and Capital – Moderator Caitlin Bortolotto Krebs and a panel of financial experts
  • Connecting Through Content – with blogger and journalist, Susan Wenner Jackson
  • Leading with Generous Intent – with Dr. Rhonda Reagh, executive coach
  • Maximizing Your Impact – Learn about four local nonprofit organizations that support women in the community and how you can give back.

The WiBN Leadership Conference offers two pre-conference events on September 19, 2017. WiBN will host the 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. InspireYOU is a journey of discovery: overcoming self-limiting beliefs, finding your value and rediscovering your why.

Early-Bird Pricing Ends July 31st

Until July 31st, WiBN members and BBB Accredited Businesses and Charities can purchase conference tickets at a reduced rate of $155 and $175 for the general public. Breakfast and lunch are included in the price of the conference. In addition, tickets are available for two pre-conference events, InspireYOU and the 10 Year Anniversary Celebration held on September 19, 2017.

Register Today at wibnconference.org

Opportunities to showcase your business are also available. To inquire about exhibit spaces or sponsorships for the 2017 WiBN Leadership Conference, contact Melissa Cutcher at mcutcher@dayton.bbb.org or (937) 610-2273.

Some of this year’s fantastic sponsors include Cox Media Group Ohio, University of Dayton Center for Leadership, PNC and Shumsky.

See What Else Is New This Year:

  • New Location – Dayton Convention Center

More room for exhibitors, networking and meeting space.

  • More Networking Time

A full day of networking and learning designed to provoke inspiration and collaboration.

  • Diverse Exhibitors

Expanded exhibitor space will offer a greater variety of industries for you to explore and learn about products and services to help you move your career or business forward.

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