The Power of WE (Women Entrepreneurs) In-Person Conference
The Power of WE (Women Entrepreneur) Conference This years theme will focus on Amplifying Purpose + People + Profit Registration $75.00 - Cost includes attendance to the conference, incredible food and beverages, access to exhibit hall, workshops, swag and after party. WE is Inspired by Women to Ignite Positive Change. WE offers thought provoking content, resources and tools to inspire women’s leadership development, creativity, and innovation. It also shares the many Federal, State and local funding opportunities that are available to women and highlights tools and resources to support women owned businesses. WE welcomes anyone who has an interest in she/her/hers topics and discussions. WE encourage and support Colorado women owned businesses and entrepreneurs by setting alight self-awareness tools and practices and creating an environment to ignite positive change in women’s professional and personal development. WE discuss the community scale challenges facing each of us and our teams and collaborate on methodologies to support new directions. We are thrilled to bring you a diverse lineup of keynotes, guest speakers and panelists for this year’s WE Conference. 8:00am Check In/Registration the Salida SteamPlant Event Center. Morning piano performance by Megan Lambardo Catering by Little Red Hen, The Blend BV + Coffee By Topo 8:30am "Welcome from our Emcee" Heather Barron, Founder of Luminous Life and Transformational Life Coach. Salida SteamPlant Main Stage 8:55am "State of Women Owned Businesses in Colorado" Frances Padilla, Colorado District Director of the Small Business Administration 9:10am "The Power of Purpose + Your Why in Business + Life" Jamie Billesbach, Center Director, Central Mountain SBDC 9:30am Keynote "A Tale of Two Women: Healing at the Intersection" Taishya Adams, Founder of Mukuyu Collective 10:30am Break + Outdoor Exhibitor Hall Catering by Little Red Hen, The Blend BV + Coffee By Topo 11:00am "HerStory: Powerful Narratives of Women-Owned Businesses" Rachel Kois, Founder & CEO Simple Switch Grace Kinda, Founder Iber! Naturals 11:30am Work Sessions (choose from 3 interactive options) Main Stage - "Securing + Maximizing Funds with Examples" Avery Bechtel, Commercial Loan Officer, High Country Bank David Benavides, Lender Relations Specialist Small Business Administration Madison Goering, Capital Access Manger Prairie Rose Development - Kiva Annex - "Telling Your Story to: B2B, Business to Customers + Business to Investor" Olivia Omega, Senior Director MarComm, Denver Scholarship Foundation | Branding Strategist | Diversity & Inclusion Advocate | Entrepreneur Nature Tent - "Lean Canvas in Action: Build Strong Businesses, Fast Step into a lively, engaging workshop that introduces the Lean Canvas model through a spirited group exercise, where we'll co-create a business plan from a fresh idea." Kayla Doan, Founder, Intentional Ventures; Business Consultant, SBDC 12:30pm Lunch catering by Kalamatapit Catering 1:30pm "Breaking Barriers: Women Rising Up in Business" Niki Stotler, President | CEO at High Country Bank and WE Platinum Sponsor SteamPlant Main Stage 1:50pm "HerStory: Powerful Narratives of Women-Owned Businesses" Denise Day + Lauren Beno, Co-Founders of Town Hall Collaborative 2:05pm "Transforming Trauma + Building Resilience" Marisol Solarte-Erlacher, M.A., LPC, Speaker, Trainer + Trauma Expert 2:35pm "The Freedom of Giving Voice to Our Fears" Laurie Benson, Founder Inward Bound Leadership + Author "Leading from the Feminine" 2:45pm "WE Financial Power Stories of Success + How To Get Funding" Anna Winger, CO-Owner + Founder, The Buena Viking Jamie Billesbach, Center Director, Central Mountain SBDC 3:30pm Break + Outdoor Exhibit Hall catering by Kalamatapit Catering 3:45pm Work Sessions (choose from 3 options) Main Stage - "People Power - Leading with a Diverse Workforce" Marisol Solarte-Erlacher, M.A., LPC, Speaker, Trainer + Trauma Expert Annex - "Office Hours 1 on 1 Funding + Profit First Support" High Country Bank, CHFA, Colorado SBDC, Office of Economic Development & International Trade, Minority Business Office OEDIT, Rural Opportunity Office OEDIT, Prairie Rose Development - KIVA, Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, 1st Southwest Bank, Cambridge Financial Advisors. Nature Tent - "Exploring Shadow Work Journaling" Laurie Benson, Founder Inward Bound Leadership + Author "Leading from the Feminine" 5:00pm "WE Gather Thoughts of the Day + Closing Ceremony" and Group Photo Main Stage 5:30pm to 6:30pm "WE Gather Music + Social Connecting" Ballroom + Outdoors along the Arkansas River Music by Big Meadow Catering by Sorelle Delicatessen + Cash Bar Registration $75.00 - Cost includes attendance to the conference, incredible food and beverages, access to exhibit hall, workshops and after party. Team discounts and scholarships are available. Contact us at email@example.com for details.
Speaker(s): Also offering these incredible Exhibitors: Brave Life Consulting, Buttnski - Kelly Mazanti, Chaffee County Public Health, Coffee By Topo, DogGurt, Elastic Suite, Envision Web Designers, Friendship Bridge Empowering Women in Guatemala, Good Skin Matters, ERC Specialists, Hello Rising Tide, Inward Bound Women, My Lovely Spaces, Moonstone Ventures, People + Plant Nutrition, Rocky Mountain Engraving, Sex Plants Rock and Roll, Simple Switch, The Colorado Center For Lifestyle Medicine, Western Colorado University Adult Degree Completion Program. Business Support: Colorado Housing and Finance Authority CHFA, Colorado SBDC TechSource: Commercialization, High Country Bank, Office of Economic Development + International Trade, Kiva Prairie Rose Development, OEDIT Minority Business Office, OEDIT Rural Opportunity Office, Small Business Administration SBA, 1st Southwest Bank, Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, Colorado SBDC, and Upper Arkansas Sector Partnerships.
Co-Sponsor(s): Created and Presented by: Central Mountain Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Sponsored by: Platinum Sponsors: High Country Bank, and CHFA Gold Sponsors: Mountain Town + Mountain Women Magazine, and My Lovely Spaces Silver Sponsor: One More Day, The Tea Spot, Topo Coffee Bronze Sponsor: 1st Southwest Bank, 1st Southwest Community Fund Powered By: SBA, Colorado SBDC Network, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, and the Colorado Minority Business Office
Fee: $ 75.00