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August 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Come together with other professional women in our community. We are a blend of working professionals, entrepreneurs, women looking for opportunities, and women who simply enjoy being around other empowering women.
Come learn to Stand Out, Step Up, Get Noticed
Here how from the Entrepreneur. Visionary. Mentor: Denise Herd
The competition is fierce wherever you are, and whether you like it or not, you are part of it. How do you stand out without alienating others? How do you get taken seriously in a male-dominated room? How do you stand out in a room full of stars and become a big fish in a little pond? In this session, we will learn tips and techniques to help you stand out, step up, take charge and get ahead in your career.
Utilizing decades of experience in marketing, public relations and strategic communication, Herd launched Herd Strategies, a full-service public relations firm, in 2011. Since entering the market, Herd Strategies has developed a reputation for being the go-to firm for companies or individuals looking for innovative marketing, public relations, creative design or community outreach strategies that will separate them from the competition and yield a strong return on investment.
Outside of the business, Herd is a highly sought-after public speaker and workshop facilitator. She is passionate about developing businesses, and is a certified facilitator of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac New Venture program guiding startup entrepreneurs through all phases of business ownership. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Allen University foundation, Shalom Healthcare Center and the Summit, a newly formed feminist theatre in Indianapolis. She also serves as co-chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners Government Affairs committee, and chair of the Indianapolis Chamber Women’s Business Advisory Council. She is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacey Executive Leadership Series, and an adjunct professor with the IUPUI Department of Journalism.
Herd is the recipient of numerous awards including the Public Relations Society of America – East Central District Diamond Award, the Public Relations Society of America – Hoosier Chapter Pinnacle Award, the Monumental Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Indianapolis Chamber, the International Association of Business Communicators Gold Quill Award and the Diversity Advocates award from Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory High School.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Clark-Atlanta University and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:
11:30 Lunch Buffet & Networking
11:50 Formal Program Begins
12:40 – 30 second announcements ($5 each) * Limit 1 per person
Promote your Products or Event with a Vendor Booth.
Vendor Booth Sponsorships can be purchased for $50 plus the cost of the luncheon. This includes a 6 foot table, table skirt, and a 30 second feature with our “Roving Reporter”. Vendor Booth Sponsorships are a great way to display your products, meet new customers, or promote an upcoming event. These are available first come first serve and are limited to 6 per luncheon. Simply select the Vendor Booth ticket option during the registration process.