By Leigh Ann Garrett for Island Eye News
Center for Women will host its Annual Conference over two days, Thursday, Feb. 18 to Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 titled “Passion. Power. Purpose.”
This event is geared towards professional women, focusing on both personal and professional development, attracting over 200 attendees and with the full day event taking place at Trident Technical College in North Charleston.
Friday’s main event will have nine breakout sessions and a keynote address by NY Times best-selling author of Shift for Good and Good Morning America contributor, Tory Johnson. Speakers are spanning from across the globe including Canada & Switzerland and are: Lisa Beth Adams, Jenn Ash, Cokie Berenyi, Kate Berrio, Angie Byrd, Chelsea Demarest, Mofoluwaso Ilevare, Amy Kilpatrick, Gervase Kolmos, Idowu Koyenikan, Suzanne Letourneau, Shauna Mackenzie, Kathie Scott, Kittie Watson, Tyece Wilkins and John Zinsser.
This two-day event is geared towards a variety of women including Small Business Owners/Entrepreneurs, ‘Career Climbers’ for those changing careers or moving forward with a current position and also work/life topics that focus on personal development. True to Center for Women programming, the conference appeals to the diverse interests of women.
Thursday February 18, the evening before the all-day conference, will be a Networking Event and Kickoff Reception featuring keynote speaker, Jane Perdue of Braithwaite Innovation Group. In addition to hearing Perdue’s inspired talk about “Five Life, Love and Leadership Lessons”, attendees will enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres & structured networking.
Tickets are on sale now for both the all-day Conference and evening Networking Event. Businesses will have the opportunity to be an exhibitor or sponsor, as well as be included in swag bags for every attendee.
“Our annual women’s conference is something that so many people look forward to and this year is no exception. We are excited to kick off 2016 with another great event with a record number of attendees and a nationally-known keynote speaker,” said Amy Brennan, Executive Director. “In keeping with our Connect for Success focus, we are offering tracks that will help people connect where they seek it most.”
To purchase tickets, exhibitor tables or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.c4women.org/2016conference or call (843) 763-7333