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September 20, 2018

Pathways to Success: Show Up, Be Bold
September 20, 2018
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Par-a-dice Hotel
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, IL 61611
http://www.paradicecasino.com
Kim Hodus, author of the award winning book, Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big will be our keynote speaker. Followed by outstanding breakout sessions. Come, learn, network, grow. Show Up, Be Bold!

Our 2018 Pathways to Success features Kim Hodus, a renowned international speaker followed by breakout sessions which are designed to cultivate ideas, discuss challenges and find solutions. In addition, this years conference starts with a networking and training session designed to help women start a conversation to advance
their career or business.

The Central Illinois Chapter of NAWBO and Women in Leadership of Central Illinois have combined to bring the widely recognized annual Pathways to Success Leadership Conference to Peoria and its surrounding communities. We share the common goal of educating and empowering women in business and in leadership positions.

Our Keynote Speaker, Kim Hodus, is the author of the award winning book Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big: 33 Strategies for Outrageous Success and Lasting Happiness, which was a 2013 Finalist for the Indie Next Generation Book Award of Excellence.  Her innovative ideas on communication and time management have been shared in a wide array of publications and have been cited on numerous national networks including ABC, CBS,  NBC and Fox. She will be presenting “Live, Laugh, Love, Lead.”
 
Our luncheon and keynote speaker will be followed by three breakout sessions (of which registrants can pick two to attend).  Our agenda is as follows:

10:00 - 11:30   Registration (Mimosas and Orange Juice Available)
10:15 - 11:00   Early Bird Networking Session facilitated by Cindy Byrd, Image Potential
11:00 - 11:30   Networking, Vendors and Silent Auction
11:30 - 1:00     Lunch and Keynote Speaker
1:00 - 1:15       Networking
1:15 - 2:15       Breakout Session #1
2:15 - 2:45       Networking, Snacks, Cash Bar, Vendors and Silent Auction
2:45 - 3:45       Breakout Session #2
3:45 - 4:00       Networking, Cash Bar, Vendors and Silent Auction
4:00                 Silent Auction Closes, Door Prizes, Closing Remarks

Our breakout sessions include:
- Show Up and Move Up - Drive Your Own Career Progression - Presented by: Meghan Lundeen, Caterpillar
What does showing look like for you? Each leader has her own distinctive personality and strengths. What if you could be bold, and still represent yourself authentically. Come to learn 6 strategies for being sure the message you are sending is yours!
- Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History - Presented by Becky Rossman, Neighborhood House
There isn’t a single path to get to the glass ceiling. Following the rules won’t shatter it once you get there.  This session will help you find your voice, share your brand and empower you to be relentless on your quest for success.
- Show Up, Be Bold, Be Authentic - Presented by Dina Emser, Emser International Inc.
If you are not actively negotiating your own career, you might be behind. This doesn’t just mean negotiating salary - it’s about understanding succession planning and proactively positioning yourself to compete for your next two or three jobs. Learn strategies to drive your own career development and put yourself ahead of the competition for the job you really want!

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September 20, 2018

Pathways to Success: Show Up, Be Bold

September 20, 2018
10:15 AM - 4:30 PM

Par-a-dice Hotel
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, IL 61611
http://www.paradicecasino.com

Kim Hodus, author of the award winning book, Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big will be our keynote speaker. Followed by outstanding breakout sessions. Come, learn, network, grow. Show Up, Be Bold!