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CTB Women's Business Summit


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"What a super event! We came away with a ton of knowledge and great business contacts! Thank you for a SUPER Summit." - 2013 WBS attendee

"This has definitely become one of my "go-to" training sessions. I will definitely be recommending this to my female business colleagues."" - 2013 WBS attendee

November 8-9, 2015 in Bismarck

Bringing together women from across North Dakota and the region for intense training, networking, business growth opportunities, personal development, professional focus, and of course…. fun! 

  • Inspires entrepreneurism and personal growth
  • Equips women in career advancement and business development skills
  • Connects participants with resources and other motivated individuals

Whether a professional in the workplace, a business owner, or simply a woman aspiring to improve herself, participants have access to a variety of activities and resources to choose from. ALL are encouraged to join us for the #1 professional development opportunity in the region!

Top 5 Reasons for Your Employees to Attend the Women's Business Summit



Though she began her career in information technology, Melissa West quickly discovered a passion for helping others in their journey of transformation. She took a leap of faith by leaving her corporate job and pursing her dream. She is now the founder and CEO of Xtreme Results, LLC where she serves as a powerful catalyst for life and business transformation. She has mentored over 5,000 professionals, encouraging them to rediscover their passion as she inspires, energizes and empowers them to create the amazing life and business of their dreams. She has also partnered with John C. Maxwell as a faculty member and mentor for his Team Certification program where she trains, coaches, and mentors professionals on how to build their own coaching, speaking, and training businesses. As part of an elite international team of 6, she has mentored professionals from more than 125 countries.

The Science of Action: Harness Your Influence, Drive Your Results

  • Understand why people do what they do and why they aren't doing what they say they want to be doing
  • How to stop self-sabotaging your success
  • Gain an understanding of why you/others are stuck and how to get unstuck
  • Learn how to take your leadership potential to the next level by learning what drives yourself and others action
  • How to increase the quality of your decisions and actions that lead to greater results
  • How to increase your sense of clarity and feel more empowered in your life and business



  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm Wine, Women & Chocolate Reception at Sixteen03 Main Events in Bismarck
    Celebrate with a delicious opportunity to network, win door prizes and of course - have fun!


  • 7:30 - 5:30 pm Women's Business Summit at the Ramkota, Bismarck
    Join us for a full day of outstanding personal and professional development opportunities! Including the always popular Entrepreneur Panel, our fabulous Keynote Speaker Melissa West, and choose four of our 18 breakout sessions! Breakfast and lunch provided, if you have special dietary needs please contact
  • A variety of business resource partners will be available for free, 1-on-1 business advising sessions exclusively for Women’s Business Summit attendees! 



Thank you for considering sponsorship of the 2015 Women’s Business Summit. Your support provides continued opportunities of growth for women in business across North Dakota and the region.

To view and reserve available sponsorship opportunities please click here.

For more information on available opportunities, please contact Deb at 701-223-0707 or


Presenting Partner: Dakota CDC

Media Sponsor: iHeartMedia

Keynote Sponsors: Be Magazine and Dakota Community Bank & Trust 

Luncheon Sponsors: Midcontinent Communications and Sanford Health

Reception Sponsors: KXNorth Dakota Department of Commerce

Breakfast With Entrepreneurs Sponsor: Microsoft

Tote Sponsor: BNC National Bank

Gold Sponsors: Inspired Woman Magazine, KFYR-TV, Lewis & Clark Certified Development Company, MDU Resources Group, Inc., U.S. Bank

Breakout Sponsors: City Air Mechanical, Country Financial, Image PrintingKFYR-TV, Kyle Martin Photo, McQuade Distributing Co. Inc, Starion Financial, Studio North, Thresholds LLC

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Tickets will not be available at the door, must register by November 2.

Early Bird Registration
$99: Admission includes Sunday Wine, Women & Chocolate Reception AND Monday Summit 

Early Bird North Dakota Certified Women Owned Business Admission (Certification must be active with CTB at time of registration)
$89: Admission includes Sunday Wine, Women & Chocolate Reception AND Monday Summit 

Early Bird CTB Women's Leadership Program Alumni Member Admission (Alumni membership must be active with CTB at time of registration)
$89: Admission includes Sunday Wine, Women & Chocolate Reception AND Monday Summit 

Reception Only
$40: Can't join us Monday? Don't miss the fun Sunday evening for the Wine, Women & Chocolate Reception 

Sorry, no cancellations or refunds after October 16, 2015

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