Agenda

Level UP 2017

Take your career and business to the next level:

Inspiring and educational presentations along with insightful and interactive discussions are sure to energize your business and career.


8:00 - 8:30 am.                       Registration and Vendor Booths

Sign-In / Register and Booths Open


8:30 - 8:35 p.m.                    Welcome

Welcome - Presenting Sponsor

8:35 - 8:50 a.m.                       Networking Ninja

Presenter: Carol Ritter, CarolTalks
Designed for businesses who are ready to GROW - research shows that your chances of making a sale are 79% higher when networking is involved! This presentation will drive home Carol's Top Ten Networking Tips, learn about networking for the shy, how to turn your networking experience in to sales and the do's and don'ts of effective networking.

8:50 - 9:05 a.m.                      Networking Break & Vendor Booths


Visit with the sponsors and exhibitors while networking with your peers and colleagues. 


9:05 - 10:00 a.m.                      Smash the Box Marketing

Presenter: Carol Ritter, CarolTalks
Learn how to unlock the creativity in your community, kick your competition to the curb and strategically position yourself as #1. Learn where to find "free" marketing, how to turn your relationships into marketing machines. Leave with Carol's proven marketing systems that have taken her clients from average to an award-winning business. 

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.                      Networking Break & Vendor Booths

Visit with the sponsors and exhibitors while networking with your peers and colleagues. 


10:15 - 11:00 a.m.                   Hiring Practices and Employee Retention

Presenter:  Chery Pierzina, Human Resource Director for the City of Williston
Getting the right people, strategies, and best practices to keep morale high and turnover low.


11:00 a.m - 11:15 p.m.                Networking Break & Vendor Booths


Visit with the sponsors and exhibitors while networking with your peers and colleagues. 


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                    Lunch and Keynote

Presentation:  “Extreme Customer Service"
Presenter:  Carol Ritter, Carol Talks
Today's customer demands better service and rapid responses. Attendees will learn how to take customer service from average to extreme. Learn the power of trust, strategies for going the extra mile and how to prevent explosive problems which can slow down momentum. Value added - participants will take home Carol's read to use "Word of Mouth Epidemic" 3 Step System.


12:30 - 12:35 p.m.                    Closing Comments

Closing Comments & Prizes
Speaker:  Janna Lutz, President - Williston Area Chamber of Commerce


12:35 p.m.                               Adjourn




Overview/Agenda
Agenda
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About the Conference
Level UP
Take Your Business and Career to the Next Level

Our interactive business conference presented by the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday
September 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

TrainND Northwest
415 22nd Ave NE
Williston, ND 58801
Contact Us
The Chamber
10 Main St.
PO Box G
Williston, ND 58802

701-577-6000
701-577-8591 (fax)
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce