Women in Business Conference Preview

Women in Business Conference Preview

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present our 5th annual Women in Business Conference, designed to educate, enlighten and inspire a regional audience of professional women: Friday, May 18th, 2018.

The event is hosted by the historic Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa.

The conference, which generally sells-out, offers guests keynote presentations, breakout sessions, valuable networking opportunities, continental breakfast, plated lunch, beverage/coffee service, exhibitor visits/shopping and gift bags.

Check-in begins at 8am with the welcome following at 8:30am.  The conference concludes at 4:30pm after a wrap-up panel discussing the themes of the day.

Featured speakers and/or panels will provide programs during breakfast and lunch, with break-out sessions offering small-group discussions.


2018 Speakers/Schedule Announced

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and featured programs for our fifth annual Women in Business Conference: Friday, May 18th at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort.

The breakfast Trailblazers Panel will feature Women of Law and Order, including Blair County Judge Jackie Bernard, Bedford County District Attorney Leslie Childers-Potts, Attorney Brandi Hershey, and Trooper Dana Martini, Investigator for the Pennsylvania State Police.

The featured luncheon speaker will be Dr. Sherry L. Cain, PhD of Cain Coaching and Consulting with a keynote presentation: From Burnt Out to on Fire.

An afternoon panel discussion will include many of the leadership topics and take-away’s on the day.  Those panelist include:  Cheryl Ebersole, Mary Grattan, Ella McElwee, Dr. Amy Miller and Melanie Beiler; the panel will be followed by a conference-closing fashion show illustrating the array of today’s professional dress codes, presented by Gigi’s Store.

Additional breakout session presenters and titles are listed below. Registration is now open and wonderful sponsorship opportunities abound.  The event is sure to sell out.  If you’d like to be part of this event as a sponsor or exhibitor, contact Kellie Goodman Shaffer at the Chamber office (623-2233.)

Click here for complete conference schedule including breakout sessions.

Omni Bedford Springs Offers Special Conference Room Rate: Thursday, May 17th

The Omni Bedford Springs Resort has made a special room rate of $99 available to conference attendees for Thursday, May 17th.  For reservations using this “Bedford County” rate for the conference, please call Joyce Paat at 814.624.5676.   Regular room rates will apply for the weekend, beginning Friday, May 18th.

Value Added:  Conference registrants will have the opportunity to receive a FREE Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment from Vethos. You will receive a link to an on-line questionnaire with results sent directly to you via email.

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