2017 Women in Business 12/14 Presented by CoVantage Credit Union

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Name: 2017 Women in Business 12/14 Presented by CoVantage Credit Union
Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has been closed. Call 715-344-1940 for availability.
Event Description:

WOMEN IN BUSINESS - December 14, 2017

This "Women in Business" event, Presented by CoVantage Credit Union - provides an opportunity for women in the Central Wisconsin area to network, talk about issues that affect their daily professional lives, learn something new and have fun doing it.  This event will include lunch, a gift bag for everyone in attendance, door prize giveaways, a 50/50 raffle and networking.  "Women in Business" is open to the public.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:15AM to 1:00PM
​Master of Ceremonies: Radio Personality - Nikki Montgomery from Midwest Communications

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI

Plated Luncheon includes: Chicken Chop Salad: grilled chicken breast served on a bed of mixed greens with grape tomato, carrots, red onion, gouda and potato sticks served with house maple balsamic vinaigrette; roll, coffee or tea and a scoop of delicious ice cream with assorted toppings for dessert.

(Vegetarian or Gluten Free Options available upon request)
Join us for the December Women in Business Luncheon!!!

Guest Speaker: 

Ellen Voie, President & CEO
Women in Trucking Association

About Our Program: 
We are honored to have Ellen Voie join us for our December Women in Business event as she presents "Attracting & Retaining More Women in Nontradiional Careers".

She will share information on how Women in Trucking promotes gender diversity for women in transportation careers. Specifically how organizations can attract and retain women at all levels, and what challenges women face that might be different from their male counterparts.


About Our Speaker:   As founder of Women in Trucking Association in March 2007, Ellen Voie currently serves as the nonprofit organization's President/CEO. The Women in Trucking Association was formed to promote the employment of women in the trucking industry and remove obstacles that might keep them from succeeding. 

Ellen earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Soceity of Association Executives. She was honored by the White House as a Transportation Innovators Champion of Change. She received the 2015 "Distinguished Alumna of the Year" award from her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Division of Communication. She also was named on of Supply & Demand Chain Executives magazine's "2016 Pros to Know," which honors select supply chain executives who are leading initiatives to help their clients. In May 2016, she was chosen as one of Fleet Owner's Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking and in 2017 she was named to Insight Success Magazine's "The 30 Most Inspirational Leaders in Business".

Voie's background in the trucking industry began in 1980, when she earned a diploma in Traffic and Transportation Management while employed as Traffice Manager for a steel fabricating plant in central Wisconsin. She later worked as a dispatcher for a grain hauling carrier prior to becoming co-owner of a small fleet.

After starting a family, she used her background to become a freelance transportation consultant to carriers in Wisconsin, licensing and permitting trucks for more than 16 years. During that time, she earned her Master's Degree in Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she completed he Thesis research on the complex identities of women married to professional drivers.

Ellen has written extensively about trucking and family issues, and her articles have appeared in print and internet magazines. She has also published a book, Marriage in the Long Run, a collection of some her most popular columns and her most recent book, Crushing Cones.

Don't Miss This Event!

Please contact Karen Schanock at 715-344-1940 or kschanock@portagecountybiz.com   if you have ideas or requests for speakers or topics.

Click on the pictures below from past Women in Business events.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI


Date/Time Information:

Thursday, December 14, 2017

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
Karen Schanock (715-344-1940)

Open to the public

$31.00/Prospective Members

Registration deadline:  Monday, December 11, 2017

If online registration is closed and you would like to register, please call our office at 715-344-1940 to check on availability.

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