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Rosenfeld, Hill, Weaver and Bourgeois join lineup
The women join previously announced featured speaker Amy Curtis-McIntyre, former vice president, marketing, of JetBlue Airways and the executive responsible for crafting the carrier’s innovative marketing strategy. The event will also feature networking opportunities, workshops, and four "brilliant breakout sessions," the Network announced.
Attendees gave last year’s Summit high marks, rating the event 4.12 on a scale of 1-5. Ninety-seven percent said Summit content met or exceeded expectations; 96.6 percent reported that the Summit was helpful in expanding their personal network. One survey respondent called the Summit “a great opportunity to invest in yourself.” Another described it as a “fabulous opportunity to take control of my career.”
The 2006 Summit will be held at the full-service Omni Mandalay Hotel, 20 minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and 15 minutes from downtown Dallas. Dallas offers a thriving culinary scene, world-class arts district, trendy entertainment, and upscale shopping and is home to some of the industry’s largest players, including 7-Eleven, Dean Foods, Frito-Lay, Kimberly Clark, Pier One, Tuesday Morning and JC Penney.
A limited number of discount hotel rooms are available first-come, first-served from the Omni Mandalay. Call (800) 843-6664 and mention Network of Executive Women Leadership Summit. Discount airfare to Dallas is available through American Airlines (book online at www.AA.com and mention code A4596AJ).
NEW LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Omni Mandalay Hotel
221 East Las Colinas Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75039 | Tel. (972) 556-0800
Monday, September 11
6:00 - 8:00 pm Welcome reception, registration and dinner buffet
Tuesday, September 12
7:00 am Registration desk opens
7:00 – 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:00 – 4:00 pm Conference sessions
Unleash the Leader in You!
Jan Hill and Dr. Vanessa Weaver
Two leading experts on management performance team up for this special presentation explaining how to expand your leadership role with the right PIE–the ideal balance of Performance, Image and Exposure. Dr. Vanessa Weaver has more than 20 years experience in organizational and HR management and a deep understanding of business restructuring, marketing and management. Jan Hill founded Hill Enterprises, Inc., in 1990 following a 10-year career with Procter & Gamble and has a proven track record as a consultant and trainer in technology, consumer goods and other industries.
Moderated by Trudy Bourgeois
A panel of powerful retail executives discusses how to retain and leverage the retail industry’s vast female talent pool and advance women to senior management. This panel will be moderated by NEW board member Trudy Bourgeois, president of the Center for Workforce Excellence and an acknowledged expert on business management.
The chief executive officer of Frito-Lay North America will give Summit attendees invaluable insights into the strategic thinking that guided the career of one of the CPG industry's most powerful executives. Rosenfeld is a renowned expert on consumer products marketing and management and one of the most influential executives in business today.
Marketing That Endures
As founding vice president of marketing at JetBlue Airways, Curtis-McIntyre developed JetBlue’s hip brand identity and played a lead role in the airline’s stunning early growth. She believes that brands aren't built--great customer experience is built. And that experience starts and ends with a company’s employees. In this frank and engaging presentation, Curtis-McIntyre will offer marketing ideas–and operating principles–that will enable you to build a customer-driven organization that soars above the competition.
Your Style, Your Strength
Use your existing core gifts to create an efficient and powerful management style that’s uniquely yours. You'll hear how you can leverage your own “brainstyle” to become an authentic leader–with less effort and stress than ever before. Workshop by Linda Bush, author, master facilitator and trainer.
Call Yourself A Leader
Learn ways to communicate candidly, guide your team's culture, craft an easy-to-follow roadmap, align with stakeholders and establish critical priorities to secure your organization’s success. Workshop by Janet Waller, CEO of Waller Management Group and an expert on executive development.
The Art of Persuasion
Discover how to create trust, build partnerships, create change and think like a CEO. You’ll take away invaluable tactics for effectively communicating with others and leave with insights that will make you more influential. Workshop by Linda Swindling, one of the country's top experts on communications.
Your Next Move
Dr. Vanessa Weaver and Jan Hill
Plan your next move in your climb to the top with two powerful leadership workshops. Celebrated trainer Vanessa Weaver and NEW favorite Jan Hill will facilitate a freewheeling discussion of challenges facing industry women and offer pointed and entertaining advice on how to overcome them. Workshops for senior and middle-level managers by Dr. Vanessa Weaver and Jan Hill.
For more information on this and other NEW events, contact Anna N. Duran, NEW Member Services Hotline, at (713) 888-5305.
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NEW presents 'big, bold ideas' at NACDS
Member survey explores the path to 'shoppability'
The Network of Executive Women, WSL Strategic Retail and a panel of
industry executives will examine "Big Bold Ideas to Transform Retail"
at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace June 26 in
Deadline for board nominations August 1
Members urged to get involved in leadership
Members of the Network of Executive Women have until August 1 to submit
nominations for its board of directors. Elections will be held on
Monday, September 11, just prior to the Network's Annual Leadership
Summit in Dallas.
Industry executives get NEW directions
Brown and Nielander express coach at Consumer 360
The 30-minute express coaching sessions were sponsored by NEW and provided free of charge by Denise Brown, an attorney, coach and career development strategist, and Sandee Nielander, a professional career coach with 32 years CPG experience. Companies that participated included ACNielsen, Energizer, Meijer, MRI, Swift & Company and Tyson.
NEW Executive Director Joan Toth commended participants "for doing something positive for themselves and their companies. It is a real show of strength and openness that will serve these professionals well as they move forward in our industry." Toth also thanked "Sandee and Denise for their great insights and support of the Network. By donating their time to this effort they have shown the industry what our organization is all about."
To learn more about all of NEW’s executive development programs, contact Executive Director Joan Toth, (312) 373-5393.
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