EDITOR’S NOTESouth King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce.

Send your rising leaders in your business for a day of leadership development from local experts to the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Conference on Friday, July 19, 2024 at Highline College.

This free, all-day event – with workshops and presentations – will run from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Highline College Student Union Building.

The Seattle Southside Chamber and Success Foundation’s Leadership Conference is designed to empower emerging professionals in the region. Join us for a day of learning and networking, featuring sessions led by industry experts. Gain essential skills and strategic insights for success in today’s dynamic business world. Together, we’re building a stronger community by addressing key workforce and talent challenges, ensuring a thriving future for our region.

Embracing the need to invest in both personal and team development is undeniably crucial. However, navigating through the multitude of variables such as time commitments, and financial considerations can indeed present a significant challenge. Let us help! 



8:30 – 9 a.m.: Kick Off
9:15 – 10 a.m.: Workshops to Inspire

  • 1A: Heartbeat of the Workplace: Cultivating a People-First Culture
  • 1B: Dollars & Sense: Mastering Financial Planning for a Secure Future

10:15 – 11 a.m.:  Workshops to Empower

  • 2A: Empower Her: Breaking Barriers in Business
  • 2B: Civic Sparks: Igniting Change through Nonprofit and Civic Leadership

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Resource Fair & Lunch

  • Build your network! Connect with attendee’s and presenters to enhance your networth. 
  • Check out the Resource Fair for more information on programs and opportunities to build your business. 
  • Join a guided group roundtable discussion to hear best practices for top issues impacting our business community.

1:15 – 2 p.m.:  Workshops for Economic Growth 

  • 3A: Playful Prosperity: How Childcare Fuels Economic Growth (Childcare)
  • 3B: SafetyNet: Securing Our Community’s Future (Public Safety)

2:15 – 3 p.m.:  Workshops for Future Proofing Success

  • 4A: NextGen Gold: Tapping into Millennial & Gen Z Talent for Business Success
  • 4B: ByteWise: Navigating the Digital Frontier with AI

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.:  Closing Keynote
4 – 6 p.m.:  Reception Mixer

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?

Contact Samantha Le, Samantha@SeattleSouthsideChamber.com, for more details or learn more HERE.

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