IMPACT Summit, weVENTURE's annual leadership conference is THE event of the summer.
The outstanding slate of national speakers will inspire and motivate professional women and small business leaders who want to pursue diversity in their leadership ranks. The pre-recorded video presentation will feature two hours of inspiring stories and expert insights. Registered participants will have the opportunity to come together virtually or plan their own small group watch parties to discuss “The Relentless Pursuit” that drives women, entrepreneurs and all humans to persist when faced with a great challenge.
Opening Session: Friday 1 p.m. - Live Q&A with Sandra Shpilberg
Private Watch Parties & Online Discussion: Friday - Monday
Closing Session: Monday 12 p.m. - Live Q&A with Lisa Dinhofer
In accordance with social distancing protocols, the 2020 Virtual IMPACT Summit is designed for small groups to view together in private watch parties, or for indvidual registrants to participate in virtual conversations in a private online forum. However you choose to watch, the 2020 IMPACT Summit will be a powerful experience that fosters important discussions and inspires us in this uncertain time.
The theme, "The Relentless Pursuit," will frame topics covered by speakers in three sub-categories:
Need more details? Read our comprehensive IMPACT Summit 2020 FAQ.
All corporate sponsors will be recognized as event sponsors and may share the link with employees to watch as part of leadership or diversity training. Group discussion questions are provided. Registered employees are invited to join the private virtual discussion as well as 1-2 live Q&A webinars with our speakers. In addition, the following benefits apply:
weVENTURE will recognize your business in the virtual discussion group and submit a ¼ page ad for the PDF program. Includes 10 event registrations.
Business will have the opportunity to post graphic/photo ad in the virtual discussion group and submit a ½ page ad for the PDF program. Includes up to 20 event registrations.
Business will have the opportunity to submit video content to the virtual discussion group and submit full page ad for the PDF Program. Includes up to 40 event registrations.
weVENTURE will work hand-in-hand with businesses investing over $2,500 to customize a benefits package that meets their giving goals and exceeds their value expectations. Opportunities include: $5,000 to be presenting sponsor of either of the live Q&A webinars; 3 $10,000 sponsorships remaining to record a video introduction of one of our speakers.
Corporate sponsors are encouraged to use their program ad to promote "swag" discounts, branded resources or promo codes that summit participants can access from your website or business directly. We would also welcome donated tangible items that we can give away during our virtual discussion sessions.
League members make an annual commitment of $500 philanthropic support of weVENTURE. The other $500 is considered event sponsorship and includes recognition at all weVENTURE events throughout the year and complimentary access for the investor or their staff to weVENTURE Business Education Programming. All LEI members will be recognized in the 2020 IMPACT Summit virtual discussion group and a full page ad in PDF program. LEI benefits also include a link to host your own private watch party for up to 10 registered guests. If social distance protocols allow, LEI members will be invited to a VIP watch party and cocktail reception on Friday, Aug. 28, as well as exclusive networking opportunity in October.
General: $20 for individual registration (post event).
Includes link to watch Summit video and the recording of two Q&A webinars with our speakers, as well as an invitation to join a private virtual discussion group.
weVENTURE’s 2020 Virtual IMPACT Summit, presented by Bisk Ventures, is a leadership and diversity training event for small businesses, corporations and professional women. weVENTURE is funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and is required to collect and report on certain information from each client who attends a weVENTURE training or counseling session, including the client’s full name, date of birth and home address. By registering for the 2020 IMPACT Summit, I understand that any information disclosed will be held in strict confidence. (SBA will not provide your personal information to commercial entities.) I authorize SBA to furnish relevant information to the assigned management counselor(s). I further understand that the counselor(s) agrees not to 1) recommend goods or services from sources in which he/she has an interest, and 2) accept fees or commission developing from this counseling relationship. In consideration of the counselor(s) furnishing management or technical assistance, I waive all claims against SBA personnel, and that of its Resource Partners and host organizations, arising from this assistance.
By continuing with this registration process I acknowledge the statement above.
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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