• Women’s Leadership Upstate Conference

    March 10, 2017
    Lander University
    Greenwood, SC

Registration Is Now Open!

This professional development conference is a regional collaborative conference featuring many of the successful women leaders in our region, as well as bring in others from beyond to challenge and inspire women to grow and learn and reach their personal and professional potential.

The conference includes a full day of inspiring speakers, interactive workshops, and an exhibitor’s showcase.

One Day. 16 Dynamic Speakers.




Meet Our Keynote Speaker

Glenda Doles of Personally Speaking has been described as “very contagious and pleasantly outrageous!” She is rapidly becoming one of the most requested speakers on the circuit throughout the Southeast United States and delights audiences with her humor and heart!

Glenda is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was recruited by Duke Energy (formerly Duke Power) upon her graduation and had a very successful 37-year career. During her tenure with Duke, she held numerous positions in Marketing, Sales, Community Affairs and Public Relations. At the time of her retirement in 2003, Glenda was Manager of the Retiree Affairs Division and led one of the most successful Corporate Retiree Volunteer Programs in the Nation.

Designed for You and Your Life

  • Living Local and Working Global 
  • Technology
  • Digital Marketing
  • Effective Branding
  • Career Expansion
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Leadership

2017 Women’s Leadership Upstate Conference Schedule

Conference Agenda

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration and Exhibitor Networking

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Opening Keynote

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.  – Breakout Sessions(Choose from 5 Topics)

10:45  – 11:00 a.m. – Break (Coffee & Exhibitor Networking)

11:00 – 12:00 a.m. – Breakout Sessions(Choose from 2 Topics)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch A

11:00 – 12:15 p.m. – Breakout Sessions (Choose from 3 Topics)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch B

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. –  Keynote Speaker

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 Topics)

3:45 – 4:15 p.m. –   Break (Coffee & Exhibitor Networking)

4:15 – 5:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks, Evaluations, & Exhibitor Networking

Conference Meet The Speakers Reception

Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Arts Center
120 Main Street
Uptown Greenwood, SC

Meet our Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenters
Network with exceptional women

20+ Exhibitors in the Marketplace

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Speaker Sponsors

Tote Bag Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Pre-Conference Sponsors

Network Exhibitors

9Round Greenwood
Affordably Fashionable
Allegra Print Marketing Mail
Allstate – Darragh Agency
Bath Fitter
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Cambridge Realty

Columbia College
Edward Jones & Company
Fujifilm Manufacturing USA, Inc.
Greenwood Capital Associates
The Greenwood Promise
K & L Gates, LLP
Lander University

Manley Garvin, LLC
The Renaissance LLC
SC Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Upper Savannah Council of Governments
Voila Bridal & Formal

Tote Bag Content

Anytime Fitness
Greenwood Capital Associates
Harley Funeral Home and Crematory

McDonald Patrick Poston Hemphill & Roper, LLC
Ro-Mac Trophies & Engraving
SC Ovarian Cancer Foundation

SC Vocational Rehab Dept.
Superior Roofing

For sponsorship & exhibit space information email: Fiely@GreenwoodscChamber.org