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CTB Women's Business Summit 2012

10/15/2012 12:30 PM - 10/16/2012 05:30 PM


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Celebrate National Women's Business Week with the CTB Women's Business Summit - For the Strategic and Savvy Business Woman!

October 15-16 at Bismarck Civic Center 

Set to take place during National Women’s Business Week, the Summit will feature two intense days of training, networking, business growth opportunities, personal development, professional focus, and of course…. Fun! 

By pulling women together from all of North Dakota, this Summit will create a diverse network for women who want to grow both personally and professionally. We know that by leveraging women’s talents and resources we strengthen the individual as well as the collective. So, join us for the CTB Women’s Business Summit! It will be two days of self investment that will influence a lifetime!

Ali Brown


Over the past two years alone, Ali has received the honor of being ranked on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in the nation and named one of Ernst & Young's Winning Women Entrepreneurs, one of the Enterprising Women of the Year, one of Forbes' Women to Watch, and more. She was also featured in the season finale of ABC's Secret Millionaire, during which she lived in poverty, volunteered in some hard situations, and then gave away $100,000 of her own money to some of her community's most deserving organizations.

So whether you're a new business owner or have been in business for years, a single gal or a home-based mom with a family, you're about to learn strategies and secrets from the woman named "The Entrepreneurial Guru for Women" by Business News Daily.


Breakout sessions include A Woman's Guide to Money Matters, Taking the Risk to Start a Business, Personal Branding, Entrepreneurship Essentials, Transitioning Careers, Communicate & Negotiate Like a Pro, Conflict Resolution, Board and Community Involvement, Social Media, Leadership, Vision Boards, Teleworking & Creative Human Resources, Customer Service, Workforce Wellness, Project Management, Procurement, Opportunity to get up and moving in the Health and Safety Zone! 

Click for more information on agenda and breakout sessions.


Introducing the Presentation Place
Calling all Booth Sponsors!! Sign up to feature your business in a 10 minute presentation area located within the Trade Show. Share information on your products, services and unique characteristics of your business! Mini audiences throughout the day will be able to take in many business snapshots and learn a lot in just a little time. Once you've secured your booth space, contact Heather at to line up your special time in the Presentation Place! (All spots have been filled!)

For more information please click here to view partnership, sponsors and booth opportunities.


Presenting Partners: Bank of North Dakota Dakota CDC

Production Sponsor: HB Sound & Light

Media Sponsor: Clearchannel Radio

Keynote Speaker Sponsors: Dakota Community Bank & Trust and Cafe Delight

Reception Sponsor: Sanford Health

Conference Tote Sponsor: BNC National Bank

Gold Sponsors: ND Department of Commerce, Sign Pro

Breakout Session Sponsors: Workforce Wellness - sponsored by CrossCountry Freight Solutions, Creative HR Strategies - sponsored by, Project Management - sponsored by KBMY, Living the Life of a Woman Entrepreneur Panel - sponsored by Liberty Business Systems

Trade Show Booths: 

  • A.K. A Coach & Company
  • Bismarck Cancer Center
  • Capital Chiropractic, P.C.
  • Dakota Lights
  • It Works!
  • Kimberly Forness Wilson Fine Art & Design
  • SBA
  • University of Mary
  • Dakota Promotions
  • Suzy's Shuze n Starz
  • Just Jewelry 
  • Bandals
  • Healthways
  • First Community Credit Union
  • HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab
  • Rodan and Fields
  • Damsel in Defense
  • Veritas Group - Thrivent Financial
  • Solid Rock Financial - Heather Welle
  • Sam's Club
  • Rodan + Fields Dermatologists
  • Theresa's Treasures

Sorry, no cancellations or refunds after September 5, 2012.

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