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May 23 9:00 am - Hyatt Regency Wichita

The 3rd Annual Engage & Ignite Small Business conference features six morning sessions...

The 3rd Annual Engage & Ignite Small Business conference features six morning sessions specifically selected to address small business needs. Join us for a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from fellow small businesses. The 14th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon will recognize nine Finalists and announce the 2018 Award recipients. Registration is open for both events, however we encourage you to maximize your value and attend both the conference and the lunch.

ENGAGE & IGNITE SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE (9:00-11:00 AM)
Registration is for two sessions. Once registered, you will receive a link to select your topic choice for each time slot.

9:00-9:45am session options
10:15-11:00am session options

Pricing
$15 - Conference only
$50 - Combined Conference & Awards Luncheon (Chamber Members)

9:00 – 9:45 AM Breakout Session Options: 

Julia Fabris McBride, Kansas Leadership Center | “The Truth About Leading Change in Your Business”

Mary Beth Jarvis of Wichita Festivals, Inc. | “Passion + Pragmatism – Crafting Your Corporate Citizenship A-Game”

Nate Regier, Next Element | “Conflict without Casualties”
 

10:15– 11:00 AM Breakout Session Options: 

Michael Frimel, WDM Architects | "Making Networking Work For You"

Marilyn Janas, Transvorto | “Qualifying & Prospecting”

Sonia Greteman, Greteman Group | “29 Years, 29 Lessons”


SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS LUNCHEON (11:15 AM – 1:15 PM)
Join us to celebrate the nine Award Finalists and hear who is named 2018 Small Businesses of the Year in each of two Tiers based on employee size. Tier One (1-25 FTE) | Tier Two (26-100 FTE).  Our Keynote Speaker is Joe Ontjes of Luminous Neon, Inc. who will be speaking on Thinking Big: Growth Mindset Principles for Small Business Leaders

Agenda
11:15 AM                               Registration & networking
11:30 AM                               Lunch is served
11:50 AM - 1:15 PM              Awards program | Keynote Speaker; Joe Ontjes of Luminous Neon, Inc. will present on Thinking Big: Growth Mindset Principles for Small Business Leaders

Pricing
$40 – Luncheon Only (Chamber Members)
$50 – Combined Conference & Awards Luncheon (Chamber Members)
$50 – Luncheon Only (General Admission)
$400 – Corporate Table Sponsorship (reserved table of eight & promotional benefits)

Thank you to the following Small Business Awards sponsors!

Co-Presenting Sponsors
Mahaney Roofing Company

The Monarch

Gold Sponsors
Cox Business
Emprise Bank
Occidental Management, Inc.
Wichita Eagle - Business Today

Video Sponsor
Malibu Creative, LLC

Print Sponsor
The Print Source, Inc.

Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Meritrust Credit Union

Engage & Ignite Small Business Conference Presenting Sponsor
Legacy Bank

Speaker, Emcee, and Judges Gift Sponsor
Cocoa Dolce

Registrants of Chamber events agree to allow the Chamber and its official photographer to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official Chamber photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials.

Refund Policy:
The Chamber’s policy is to require payment in advance for admission to all Chamber events due to commitments to our vendors. If you cannot attend, we welcome substitutions, so please send an alternate from your company. Unless otherwise stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for an event registration you are unable to attend is two business days before the event. Chamber event reservations not kept, or cancelled less than two business days prior to the event, will not be eligible for a refund, and will be billed if they have not yet been paid. Please call 316-265-7771 with any questions regarding the cancellation policy.
Overpayments: The Chamber does not issue refunds for advance payment or overpayment of membership dues, sponsorship commitments or registration fees. The amount of overpayment will be applied as a credit to the member’s account for use toward future invoices if cancelled within 14 days of payment.

May 24 5:30 pm

For more information on this event visit www.ypwichita.org.

Respecting the privacy of all...

For more information on this event visit www.ypwichita.org.

Respecting the privacy of all members, YPW discourages the solicitation of goods; services; and educational, promotional, or employment opportunities at all YPW events, activities, and programs. In short, please bring your business cards, not your brochures, samples, or other promotional items.

Registrants of YPW events agree to allow YPW and its official photographer(s) to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official YPW photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials. For questions or concerns, please call 316.268.1171 or email acabral@wichitachamber.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 31 5:30 pm

For more information on this event visit www.ypwichita.org.

Respecting the privacy of all...

For more information on this event visit www.ypwichita.org.

Respecting the privacy of all members, YPW discourages the solicitation of goods; services; and educational, promotional, or employment opportunities at all YPW events, activities, and programs. In short, please bring your business cards, not your brochures, samples, or other promotional items.

Registrants of YPW events agree to allow YPW and its official photographer(s) to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official YPW photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials. For questions or concerns, please call 316.268.1171 or email acabral@wichitachamber.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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