• 2018 Women's Leadership Symposium presented by Sonoco

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    Name: 2018 Women's Leadership Symposium presented by Sonoco
    Date: December 7, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM EST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    On Friday, December 7, the Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Women?s Leadership Symposium, presented by Sonoco. The symposium, held at the Harris E. and Louis H. DeLoach Center, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature exciting breakout sessions, an informative panel discussion, several award presentations and lunch.  

    Please select the preferred breakout session for each registrant before checking out.

    Breakout Session 1 Choices:


    Successful Strategies for Communicating Your Brand 

    • Connecting tips for networking in person 
    • Targeting the most effective networking channels
    • Knowing your audience
    • Feeling comfortable speaking in public

    Professional Development -Finding Creative Resources 

    • Identifying local and online opportunities
    • Choosing mentors and networking partnerships
    • Participating on a board or committee
    Breakout Session 2 Choices:

    Successful Strategies for Managing Your Brand 

    • Understanding how others perceive you
    • Developing your brand intentionally
    • Identifying effective social media channels

    Championing Work/Life Success 

    • Describing success
    • Setting goals
    • Learning to say, "No"

    Themed ?Positive Change on your Professional Path,? the event will highlight professional women who are successfully navigating through their professional journeyThe chamber will present newly-retired South Carolina President of AT&T Pamela Lackey with the Chrysalis Award. Lackey will be delivering the keynote speech, explaining how her career began in the public school system and culminated as president of a major South Carolina companyKeeping with tradition, the Annual Woman of Achievement award and Women?s Leadership Symposium scholarships will also be presented.  

    A panel discussion will highlight "Life Stages: It's a Journey" in which women in different stages of their careers will discuss their professional and personal paths.  Breakout sessions will highlight topics on successful strategies for managing and communicating your brand, professional development-finding creative resources and championing work/life success. Closing out the day will be Jeanne D?Orleans presenting an interactive session titled ?Harassment in the Workplace- NO! Managing Conflict- YES!? 


    The 2018 Women?s Leadership Symposium is presented by Sonoco Travis Blayton with Palmetto Mortgage Group is the event lunch sponsor. Platinum and Gold sponsors include Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Burry Bookstore, Coker College, Duke Energy, Hospice Care of South Carolina, North Industrial Machine, Raceway Ford Chevrolet, and SPC Credit Union. For more information, to nominate a Woman of Achievement, to sponsor or to purchase tickets for the event, visit www.hartsvillechamber.org or call the Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce at (843) 332-6401.  


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    Event Sponsors:

    Presenting Sponsor

    • Sonoco

    Lunch Sponsor

    • Palmetto Mortgage Group

    Platinum Sponsor

    • Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center

    Gold Sponsor

    • Burry Bookstore
    • Duke Energy
    • Hospice Care of South Carolina
    • North Industrial Machine
    • SPC Credit Union

    Drive of the Chamber

    • Raceway Ford Chevrolet
    Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center
    451 E Carolina Avenue
    Hartsville, SC 29550
    Date/Time Information:
    December 7, 2018
    8 a.m. Registration
    8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Program
    Contact Information:
    Tickets are $75
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