- 2021 Virtual WEC Conference
April 21, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The WEC Planning Committee is proud to host the Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference virtually on Wednesday, April 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year’s theme, Measuring and Sustaining the Health & Wellness of You and Your Business will provide a variety of breakout sessions to inspire entrepreneurs in any stage of business. The morning and afternoon Grant competition sessions are no cost presented by our sponsors Chase Bank, American Express, Mountain West Small Business Finance and the Salt Lake Community College Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. The main sessions will feature presentations on the Importance of Continued Learning (morning), Understanding the Generations to Promote Cultural Wellness (lunch) and the WEC Grant Final Competition (afternoon).
Besides the main sessions, the Conference will include 2 Breakout Sessions (1 hour each with a choice of 3 topics) and one Main Panel. The topics are based on the stage of your business: 0-3 years, 2-5 years and 5 years plus. The details are:
Date & Time: Wednesday, April 21st – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Agenda Below
Costs: All Day Early Bird Tickets: $ 29.00/person; $ 39.00/person All Day Registration; Last Minute Louie Tickets: $ 49.00/person – includes all main sessions and one vote for the People’s Choice Grant during the Grant Competition; $ 19.00/person for Lunch Time Presentation only. All proceeds from sponsorships and participation directly funds next year’s WEC Grants.
A google form will be sent to individuals to confirm which breakout sessions they would like to attend. The link for the conference will be sent to registrants the day prior to the Conference. We will do our best to manage the webinar technology but ask that all participants become familiar with the webinar tools prior to the event. There will not be any on hand technical support.
We hope you will join us April 21st for a day of expert panels, motivating information and inspiring pitches from our Grant Finalists!
8:00 to 8:30 a.m. – Virtual Networking
8:30 to 9:15 a.m. – Welcome & Introduction to The Importance Of Continued Learning
9:15 a.m. Breakout Session # 1 – Choice of One Breakout Session
Understanding Your Financials; When & How to Invest in Your Growth; Financial Metrics & Ratios to Measure Business Wellness
Break 10:15- 10:30 a.m. – Chair Yoga Break
10:30 a.m. Joint Session: The Importance of Mental & Physical Wellness as the Leader of Your Business
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Open lunch
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Introduction to Grant Winners, Sponsor Information & Understanding the Generations to Promote Cultural Wellness
1:00 p.m. Breakout Session # 2 – Choice of One Breakout Session
Hiring & Keeping Your First Employee; Mentoring, Motivating & Coaching Your Employees; Tangible & Intangible Benefits: How to Recruit & Maintain Valuable Employees
2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Chair Yoga Break
2:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FINAL GRANT COMPETITION!
Venue: Virtual Workshop
You will receive a reminder with the workshop link prior to the event