"Be The Change" TMSM Women's Conference

September 9, 2022

September 9, 2022


The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce Women's Conference “Be The Change” has been scheduled for Friday, September 9, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville. The Women’s Conference is a great place to develop your leadership skills, build your business’ bottom line, educate your team on culture and take away some personal development ideas.

This event is brought to you by the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce and will be held at Gateway Convention Center.  Copious Technologies will be providing the audio and visual for the event.  And the one and only Emily Manley will be our Master of Ceremonies.

“We couldn’t be more excited to put together a conference that includes stage speakers, breakout sessions, “Ask The Expert” tables, head shots, sexual harassment training and plenty of food for all” said Dawn Mushill, Executive Director, Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to provide a day filled with an array of options for our attendees” said Mushill.

Each attendee will be able to select the breakout sessions and “Ask The Expert” tables that would best fit their needs. Some of the speaker topics include team culture development, social media tips, developing confidence, hiring/maintaining good staff, personal safety, streamlining workflow and much more.

You might recognize some of the speaker names

 Kurt Mueller (CARSTAR Maryville)

 Jeff Koziatek (Core Authenticity)

 Wendy Symer (WLS Consulting)

 Tracy Bianco (Tracy Bianco: Leadership Coach)

 Derlene Hirtz (Derlene Hirtz at You Empowered Services, LLC)

 Fred Miller ('No Sweat' Public Speaking! -  Speaker, Author, and Speech Coach)

 Lisa Phillipson (Hospice of Southern Illinois, INC.)

    And many more!  

One of our featured stage speakers is Kristin Kneedler, owner of Counselors Associates Ltd), who will present “Connections, Catalyst of Change”, providing ideas on living a more fulfilled life.

The conference attendees will also enjoy free headshots from Matt Kauffmann (MDKauffmann Photography - Certified Professional Photographer).  Everyone needs a good head shot. Also, included in the ticket price is the opportunity to attend the sexual harassment training provided by Carol Sparks (Sparks Law Office, P.C.).  This training will satisfy the training required by every employee. Rounding out the newly added items – healthcare CEU’s. “The goal with the free headshots, sexual harassment training and healthcare CEU’s is to provide at least a little relief for our small businesses, two things they will not have to pay for” said Mushill.

Individual and group tickets are available as well as plenty of sponsorship opportunities. You do not need to be a member of the Chamber to attend. Tables include six to a table.

Tickets are limited. For more information, visit www.troymaryvillecoc.com or give the Chamber a call at 618-667-8769.

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