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Women’s Business & Leadership Conference
ADVANCING LEADERSHIP: Step Up & Step Out

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
8:30am – 2:30pm
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington

Our annual conference is a statewide event held in Lexington in May of each year, bringing together women and men who are interested in our demographics/market, the winners of the Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award and national/international speakers we engage for this one-day event.  Exhibit space is available and attendee pre-registration is required for full day or for Awards Luncheon only.  Attendance ranges from 250-300. Great networking opportunities. 

AGENDA

7:30 – 8:30am
Registration
Continental Breakfast
Silent Auction Opens

8:30
Conference convenes | Carol Siler, Executive Director
Welcome | Presenting Sponsor, Toyota Motor Manufacturing KY

8:45 – 9:00
Scholarship Recipient Recognition

9:00 – 9:45
Introduction of Keynote | Roger Duvall, WEKU
KEYNOTE: Cokie Roberts | Journalist & Author, NPR

9:45 – 10:15
NETWORKING BREAK

10:15 – 11:30
BREAKOUT SESSIONS | All sessions run concurrently
Take Charge of Your Emerging Chapter | Salon D
Marian Guinn, MG Coaching & Consulting
Explore through discussion, strategy sharing and list building ‘your’ next big thing and tools
to help you move toward making it real.

Creating Balance for Sustainable Leadership | Salon F
Lisa Williams, Lisa Williams Coaching
Gain awareness of why you are challenged to find balance and develop a personal action plan
for sustainable leadership practices. 

Peak Performance: Managing Your Time & Achieving Balance | Salon ?
Meredith Wells Lepley, Miller Consultants, Inc.
This session will focus on performing at our maximum ability with confidence and concentration. Learn how to operate at peak performance with time-management tips and advice on unplugging from work to achieve a healthy work-life balance.  


11:20 – 12:00pm
NETWORKING BREAK

12:00 – 1:00
LEADERERSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON

1:00 – 2:00
PROGRAM: Martha Layne Collins Leadership Awards
Legacy Tribute | Janet Holloway, Founder, WLK
Honoree Introductions | Chrissie Turner, Chair, Board of Directors

  • Ardis Hoven, M.D. FACP, Former President, American Medical Association
    Chair of Council, World Medical Association
  • Danielle Clore, Executive Director, Kentucky Nonprofit Network
  • Panel Discussion | Moderator: Renee Shaw, KET

2:00
Silent auction closes | Vendor prize drawings

2:30
Conference adjourns


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