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WIN Leadership Summit: Updated Agenda

Feb 19, 2013

2013 WIN Leadership Summit - March 22-23, 2013

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO

Women In NECA’s 4th Leadership Summit will be an open dialogue about how mentoring, personal finance skills and professional development that can help WIN members improve their companies and lives.

The WIN Leadership Summit is a unique opportunity to connect with the dynamic women of NECA and our industry partners. If you are looking for the connections and skills to grow as a woman working in electrical contracting, you need to join Women In NECA!

Why Do Smart Women Stay Connected at the WIN Leadership Summit?

Industry women who connect through WIN are more invested in their careers and businesses. They take advantage of career opportunities and professional support, while striving to do their best in all aspects of their lives. The WIN Leadership Summit covers all these areas, with minimal time out of the office and away from home.

What’s On the Summit Schedule?

Friday, March 22

12:30 p.m.  Registration Opens

1:30 p.m.    Keynote Speaker: Kathy Cramer, Ph.D. “Asset-Based Thinking.”

3 p.m.   Panel Discussion: The Different Faces of Mentoring. Moderated by Beverly Propst, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Graybar


4:15 p.m.  Panel Discussion: Opportunities in Women-Owned Certification

Our panelists will explain the variety of certification options and the new business opportunities certification can mean for your company.

  • Angie Well, Director, Economic Development, Small Business Administration

  • Carolyn Jones, Director, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (invited)

  • Beon Crayton, Program Manager, Women’s Business Development Center, Chicago (invited) 

6:30 p.m.             Reception on Hilton Ballpark Rooftop

Saturday, March 23

7:30 a.m.              Breakfast with a Side of Business Featuring Congresswoman Ann Wagner (invited)

8:30 a.m.             Personal Finance for Success: How Your Personal Finances Affect You Professionally. Natalie Lariccia, CRPC, Financial Advisor, The Jones Group

9:45 a.m.              Career Development in the Construction Industry. Melissa Golden, Schneider Electric (invited)

11 a.m.                 Wrapping Up, Planning Ahead and Giving Back. Goal-setting exercise facilitated by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting


12:30 p.m.            Dismissal; box lunch provided


How Much?

Registration for the WIN Leadership Summit is $289 and includes all conference sessions and materials, the Friday evening reception, and Saturday breakfast and box lunch. Register online now >> You will need your NECA user I.D. and password to log in.

HOTEL: Room rate at the Ballpark Hilton is $129 per night. Room block opens Wednesday, Feb. 6 . Call 1-877-845-7354 to reserve your room in the “Women In NECA Event” block before Feb. 21 to secure the WIN Summit rate. Any reservations made after this date will be subject to the hotel’s availability. 

Meeting Cancellation & Refund Policy

If it becomes necessary to cancel your participation in the WIN Leadership Summit, please send an email to Katie Nolan (katie@necanet.org) as soon as possible. Full refunds are available prior to February 21. Refunds less than an administrative fee of $25 will be given for cancellations received in writing tokatie@necanet.org, prior to February 21. Following this date, no refunds will be given. However, you may send an alternate to the event without additional charge.

Want to know more about Women In NECA? 

Contact Beth Margulies, beth.margulies@necanet.org or go to www.necanet.org/WIN.