Business professionals will soon have the opportunity to attend a seminar featuring internationally known speakers who specialize in personal and professional development.
The Smoky Mountain Sevier Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) along with the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce and the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the 4th annual Polished Professional Business Seminar. This event is for individuals seeking career advancement and for companies who want employees to reflect a certain standard of excellence.
“Our previous seminars have been a big success and that has prompted our organization to make it a yearly event”, says meeting planner, Tammy Johnson.
This year we have chosen the theme: Ladies of Leadership-Providing professional tools to enable businesswomen to succeed.
Our Keynote Speaker will be Vallie Collins, a survivor of the Miracle on the Hudson. Vallie will speak on Improving & Appreciating Your Life.
We are happy to have back this year, Jacqueline Whitmore, America’s Foremost Expert on Business Etiquette. Jacqueline is a leading international etiquette expert and the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach. She is the author of Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work (ST. Martin’s Press, 2005) and Poised for Success (St. Marin’s Press, November 2011). Jacqueline travels all over the world presenting seminars ranging from techno-etiquette and professional presence to business etiquette and cross-cultural protocol. She will be presenting two workshops at this conference: How to Build Stronger Relationships & Stronger Customers and Unconscious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage their Careers.
Conference goers will also have an opportunity to learn from Rich Benjamin about Time Management using Today’s Technology as well as Joy Maples who will present the Social Media Do’s and Don’ts.
This year’s all-day conference will also feature Vincent Ivan Phipps of VIP Communications, a training company specializing in Leadership & Communication Skills. VIP wants you to have the leadership and communication skills to amplify your life and career!Vincent will present two workshops: The Difference between Goal-Setting & Goal-Getting and Amplifying Your Communications Skills.
In addition, we will hear from internationally acclaimed presenter, Chip Eichelberger, who has been ranked a top 5 speaker by Speaking.com three years in a row, and one of only 7% of the members of the National Speakers Association to earn the Certified Speaking Professional designation. Chip’s program: Own It!! Take Charge of Your Life will close out our day of learning.
“We are extremely excited to offer this extraordinary professional development opportunity to our members and the public,” said ABWA Sevier Chapter President Robin Jones. “Buy your tickets now because those who attended in the past will certainly want to experience these outstanding speakers and tickets always sell fast.”
The Polished Professional Business Seminar is Wednesday, September 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Pigeon Forge, TN. Attendance is $79 and includes a continental breakfast and luncheon. If you would like to attend, you must register and pay in advance for your ticket prior to September 3, 2014. Tickets are available online. Go to abwasevier.org and click on the PayPal logo. Companies can purchase a table of 6 for $395.00 for a savings of $79.00. (Credit cards are accepted). Please call 865-310-2780 today!