Annual Women’s Leadership Conference - "Show Up, Be Bold"

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, East Peoria, Illinois

Registration, Early Bird Networking Session, Luncheon & Keynote Presentation l 10 am – 1:00 pm

Breakout Sessions & Networking l 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This conference is designed to cultivate ideas, discuss challenges and find solutions. It is filled with courageous and inspiring women from diverse backgrounds.

"If there is one conference to attend this year, it is Pathways to Success," says business owner Pat Drake.  "The caliber of speakers, networking opportunities and inspirational women is something you won't find anywhere else!"

Show Up, Be Bold, Play Big

Keynote Speaker:

Kim Hodous
Author, Motivational Speaker

Our 2018 Pathways to Success features Kim Hodous, a renowned international speaker. Kim 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.

Let mindset expert and motivational speaker Kim Hodous take you on a humorous learning adventure. Kim's real life stories, practical strategies and energetic style will inspire you to show up, be bold and play big!

Early Bird Networking Session with Cindy Byrd - 10:15-11:00am

Be rewarded for arriving early! Cindy will share insights into turning networking events into career gains. Learn from the expert on how to effectively network to improve your business and your career.

Breakout Session Speakers - These speakers will inspire, motivate and entertain!

Show Up and Move Up - Drive Your Own Career Progression  
Presented by Meghan Lundeen, Caterpillar Inc.
Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History  
Presented by Becky Rossman, Neighborhood House 
Show Up, Be Bold, Be Authentic 
Presented by Dina Emser, Emser International Inc.


Individual Conference Tickets includes Keynote Speaker, Breakout Learning Sessions, Exhibits & Vendors and Social/Networking Opportunities
$65 WIL & NAWBO members/$75 Guests (non-WIL, non-NAWBO members) 

Table Sponsor
 includes Keynote Speaker, Breakout Learning Sessions, Exhibits & Vendors and Social/Networking Opportunities
$650 for attendance of 10 people - savings of $100 for non-WIL/NAWBO members


Business Sponsorship Opportunities


10:00 11:30 Registration
10:15 11:00   Early Bird Networking with Cindy Byrd
11:00 11:30   Networking • Exhibits & Vendors • Silent Auction
11:30 1:00 Lunch • Keynote Speaker
1:00 – 1:15 Networking • Exhibits & Vendors • Silent Auction
1:15 – 2:15 Breakout Learning Session 1 
2:15 – 2:45 Break • Refreshments • Exhibits & Vendors • Silent Auction • Networking
2:45 3:45 Breakout Learning Session 2
3:45  4:00
Appetizers & Cash Bar • Networking • Silent Auction • Vendors
4:00 Silent Auction & Door Prize Winners Announced
Pathways to Success Sponsors:

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