COLORADO BUSINESS WOMEN
94th Annual State Convention to be held
June 7th and 8th, 2013
Registration open to members and non-members alike at the same price - everyone is welcome - bring a friend!
UPDATED May 24, 2013
Thank you to Aurora Business Women for planning a spectacular convention. All inclusive in one low price is our Friday evening networking reception (6:00 pm - 8:30 pm), Saturday's full program from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm featuring the CBW convention business meeting , Celebration of Women luncheon, TWO keynote programs for personal and professional development, installation of the 2013-14 board of directors, plus lots of networking opportunities. See below for more details on the agenda.
A special THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors, A SECOND OFFICE and IS FINANCIAL.
HIGHLIGHT: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SPEAKER Ms. BARBARA BRANNEN
“Learning to Play More to Keep from Turning to Crispy Burnt Toast.” Using the gifts of P.L.A.Y, you can create a new view of the world and find some playful ways to cope with stress and more!
Barbara Brannen is an Organizational Specialist, Consultant and National Speaker. She is the Top Banana at Playmore,™ LLC, a company she founded in 1999.
Barbara’s Organizational Specialist work has her on call for many organizations as situations from strategy to performance bring unique challenges to the workplace.
Barbara is a member of the National Speaker’s Association. She has worked with audiences all over the country to motivate them beyond what weighs them down through unique ideas, like P.L.A.Y.
Prior to launching her own business Barbara served as Vice-President of Human Resources for Rose Medical Center, Innovative Services of America, Qwest Communications, and Director of HR for the University of Denver and Thera- Care in Boston.
She is the author of; “Office Peace,” “The Gift of Play” and her newest book, “The Kudo Effect.”
HIGHLIGHT: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPEAKER Ms. ALEXIA PARKS
Award-winning author, Alexia Parks, has made a new, ground-breaking discovery on the New Science of a woman's brain. She has shown that women's brains are literally hardwired by evolution with exactly the traits that are needed for leadership today.
Women's hardwired leadership traits are proven and documented by many fields of science. These unique 10 traits and the science behind them represent a new school of thought. They are described in her latest book Hardwired: The 10 Major Traits of Women and offered as science-based leadership seminars and training programs by: http://56percent.org
An information technology entrepreneur, Alexia has been called “One of 50 people who matter most on the Net,” by Newsweek magazine for her launch of the first electronic democracy system on the Internet.
Alexia is the author of 12 books and co-founder of 56percent.org. She formerly wrote for the national desk of The Washington Post, was a New York City magazine publisher and was the first accredited blogger for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bali (2007). She blogs for the Huffington Post.
For more information or for valuable SPONSORSHIP opportunities please email Kathy Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-517-6399.
Friday evening, June 7 - RECEPTION
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Catch up with CBW friends old and new at our networking reception. Appetizers (Mediterranean cold cuts, cheeses, breads, olives, veggies) and Cash Bar.
Saturday, all day, June 8
9:30 am Registration
(Coffee, breakfast beverages and bagels)
10–12:15 Business Meeting
12:30–2:00 Celebration of Women Luncheon. Join us as we recognize the recipients from all seven local organizations in Colorado (Aurora, Boulder, DTC, Gunnison, Cherry Creek, NorthWest Metro and Sterling).
2:15–3:15 Alexia Parks – “The Power of 10.” Women’s brains are literally hardwired by evolution, with exactly the traits that are needed for leadership.
3:30–4:30 Barbara Brannen – “Learning to Play More to Keep from Turning to Crispy Burnt Toast.” Using the gifts of P.L.A.Y, you can create a new view of the world and find some playful ways to cope with stress and more!
4:40–5:15 Installation of 2013-2014 CBW Officers and Board of Directors
5:15-5:30 Door Prizes (winners must be present), Acknowledgements and Farewells
Stay tuned for more updates on other program activities, including highlights on our Celebration of Women luncheon honorees.