• Workforce Retention Summit

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    Name: Workforce Retention Summit
    Date: April 18, 2024
    Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    The Mitchell Area Development Corporation is hosting a Workforce Retention Summit alongside Dakota Wesleyan University, Department of Labor and Regulation, and Northwestern Energy! Join us Thursday, April 18, 2024 at the DWU School of Business, Innovation and Leadership building from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Join us for a day of conversation and sharing! Learn best practices for retaining your valuable employees, helping your business to thrive.

    • Special guest speaker, SD Secretary of Labor Marcia Hultman
    • Tabletop brainstorming activities by Think3D from Sioux Falls
    • Breakout sessions on best practices
    • A case study on Toshiba's amazing retention rates
    This event is FREE, however pre-registration is required. Lunch is available for $15 per person. See registration options in the "Register Now" link above!

    Full Agenda:
    • Morning Session (8 - 11 a.m.)
      • 8:00 Kickoff with a LIVE Feed Presentation by Think 3-D
      • 8:10 Introduction by DWU Provost Derek Driedger, Ph.D.
      • 8:15 Exploring the Power of Culture
      • 9:15 Break
      • 9:30 Toshiba Case Study
      • 9:45 Extraction: What do you see?
      • 10:00 Breakout Sessions: What can/are we trying? + Best Practices
      • 10:30 Action Plan
    • Networking/Resource Fair/Lunch Break (11 a.m. - Noon)
      • Lunch available at $15.00 per person (pre-registration required by April 12th)
    • Keynote Address (Noon - 1 p.m.)
      • Featured speaker, Marcia Hultman, SD Secretary of Labor
    • Panel Discussion/Podcast Review w/ Q&A (1 - 1:30 p.m.)
      • Marcia Hultman, SD Secretary of Labor
      • Teresa Sternhagen, Toshiba General Manager
      • Vaney Hariri, CoFounder + Chief Culture Officer at Think 3-D
    Dakota Wesleyan University
    School of Business, Innovation and Leadership (SE side of campus)
    1200 W University Ave
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, April 18, 2024
    8 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    FREE (pre-registration required)
    Lunch available for $15
    Pre-registration requested by April 15
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