Your Invitation from President Connie M. Leipard, CIT
It is my pleasure to invite you to NAWIC’s 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference, Aug. 16-19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim, Calif. Women representing almost every facet of the construction industry will gather for education, networking and fun! You will not want to miss one minute of this capstone event for the 2016-2017 NAWIC year.
Each event, seminar subject, speaker and workshop has been planned with you in mind. Aimee Cohen, the conference keynote speaker, will inspire and educate with “Woman Up! Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success.” She will help you understand necessary action steps to transform your life and career.
Professional development seminars are filled to the brim with relevant information—information that will equip you to accelerate growth in your career. Linda Swindling will lead the conversation with “Ask Outrageously! The Secret to Getting What You Really Want,” the key to making the difference between success and failure in the personal and professional lives of women. We will hear from other speakers such as Katie Snapp, who will provide insight on “The Trouble with the Curve” as you transition from one career path to another or climb the ladder within your company. Also, included in this great lineup is Holly Hoffman, former “Survivor” reality show participant, who will help us understand how to “Thrive to Survive” and become a better leader, as well as Barbara Khozam, who will explain “How to Deliver Extraordinary Customer Service”.
Construction industry seminar speakers will share trends and cutting-edge information that can be utilized in your office as an employee or business owner. This information and knowledge will set you apart from the competition.
Association workshops led by NAWIC officers and national committee chairs will share resources available to help you become a leader in the industry through NAWIC leadership opportunities. This NAWIC connection will help build a personal brand and develop a broad network of women leaders to encourage and support as you grow in the industry. Networking will be a consistent component of this conference. The NAWIC Trade Show, Welcome Party, Industry Luncheon, and Awards Gala will give attendees ample opportunity to build important relationships for their future.
Build your education by learning from top construction industry and professional development experts. Build your career through the valuable network of NAWIC members, sponsors, and industry leaders at AMEC 2017. Build your future by participating in NAWIC leadership opportunities.
You can’t afford to miss this conference!
Aimee Cohen will deliver the keynote address during NAWIC’s Annual Meeting. Her keynote’s topic will be “Woman UP! Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success.
Today’s professional woman battles social norms, corporate barriers, male-dominated industries, and mass media stereotypes. However, her own self-sabotaging behaviors may present her greatest obstacles. Join the journey of self-discovery to identify the most common self-sabotaging behaviors that hold women back, and to learn practical strategies to defeat them. You’ll hear real-life examples, simple success solutions, and Cohen’s own guilty confessions. It’s time to pull on those big-girl panties, gain the confidence you need to get ahead, and inspire other women to “Woman UP!
Aimee Cohen is a keynote speaker, career coach, and bestselling author of “Woman UP! Overcome the 7 Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success.