WE:LEAD presents their second annual Women's Business Forum. Hear from Keynote Speaker Bea Wolper, attend three breakout sessions and network with women in business in our area!
7:30-8:00 a.m. – Registration
2nd Annual WE: LEAD Women’s Business Forum
“Cracking the Confidence Code”
8:00-11:00 a.m. – Breakout Sessions (attendees choose 3)
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker Bea Wolper
Bea Wolper is currently the President of the law firm of Emens & Wolper Law Firm in Columbus, Ohio. She also serves as the Ohio President for the International Women's Forum and was named one of nine women in the world as "Women who make a Difference" at the 2013 IWF World Leadership Conference. She has won other numerous awards of the years including; "Entrepreneur of the Year Award" for the Columbus Region, the "YWCA Women of Achievement Award", and the "Women in Business Advocate Award" from the United States Small Business Association. Ms. Wolper was selected as one of “America’s Most Influential Women” by Sky Radio Network, 2006, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.
Ms. Wolper is a writer and lecturer regarding estate planning, wealth transfer, oil and gas leasing, contract negotiations, family-owned business issues, and acquisitions and is co-author with her husband, Dick Emens, of a book, Family Business Basics: The Guide to FamilyBusiness Financial Success (2nd Ed 2004).
$5 of every registration will go to the Grove City Chamber Foundation.
Breakout Session Choices (select 3):
7 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships
Mary B. Relotto -Founder, Dames Bond LLC Owner, Mary B.'s Gift Shop
Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people. One fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships.
One Piece of Paper-The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership
Sue Hiser - Team Leader of Leadership Development at OhioHealth
|Friday, April 17th
|Friday, May 8th
|Day of Business Forum
Power. Personal Power. Where do you find personal power as a leader? How can it help you weather the storms of leadership? How can you help your people use their personal power to be effective in their roles? Hear how individuals and teams have used basic steps to improve their effectiveness. This session will help you:
1. Identify the steps that help reveal your personal power
2. Identify and mitigate the areas that derail your personal power
Cindy Marks - Digital Strategist at The Dispatch Media Group
In this fast-paced session, you will learn how to ignite your company’s sales with digital marketing. Learn how local small businesses are using a variety of digital marketing strategies to generate more business. You will take away best practices for social, mobile, display and video marketing and learn actionable tips for generating more business today.
Dana Ullom-Vucelich - Chief HR Officer, Ethics & Compliance Officer at Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Systems
Engaged employees are common people making an uncommon difference across the globe, while disengaged employees cost companies billions. Jump into this session and jumpstart your workforce (and yourself)!
Work/Life Balance - Can you really have it all?
Darci Congrove - Managing Director at GBQ Partners
Darci Congrove, CPA, Managing Director of accounting firm GBQ Partners, and co-owner of German Village Guest House, will share her career journey including the challenges, successes, and juggling act necessary to be a respected female business leader. You’ll enjoy hearing her unique perspective on how combining a passion for community engagement, a demanding career, and working with her husband, has led to a very rewarding and interesting life. Great insight for anyone juggling the demands of home and career!
The Sound of Success - Growing a Business from the Ground Up
Toni Van Horn - Vice President, Sound Communications
Find out what it takes to grow a successful business from Toni VanHorn
, Vice-President and CFO of Sound Communications - the leading integrator of recording-based solutions for business and public entities. Sound Communications product lines include contact center and public safety call recording, courtroom recording, and digital video surveillance and recording for fixed and mobile (in-car) applications. Toni will share how she and her husband, Garry Stephenson, started their company in 1983 and grew it into a nationally recognized organization with 35 employees and operations in Indiana, Tennessee, and Georgia.