2017 Gulf Coast Women in Leadership Symposium

2017 Coastal Bend Women in Leadership Symposium

#BeFearless

 

Theme

Be Fearless: Influence, Innovate & Inspire

 

Date

March 2, 2017

 

Location

Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Road
Houston, TX 77045

 

Register — $129

 

Schedule of Events

Registration and Networking: 7:30 a.m. — 8:30 a.m.
Plated Breakfast
Symposium: 8:30 a.m. — 12:00 noon

 

Topics

  • Developing Political Savvy: Hard Work and Talent Are Not Enough
  • The Courage to Lead: Inner Dimensions of Leadership
  • Developing Your Leadership Potential: Knowing What, When and How
  • Positioning Yourself for the Next Big Opportunity
  • Finding and Owning Your Voice
  • Stop Networking and Start Making Connections
  • Branding: Becoming Visible and the Importance of Self
  • Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Get a Sponsor and Get Ahead

 

Moderator

Eddie Turner

Eddie
Turner
Executive Coach, Facilitator & Speaker
Eddie Turner, LLC

 

Panelists

Carol Jennings

Carol
Jennings
Vice President of Education and Organization Development
Memorial Hermann Health System

Christine LaFollette

Christine
LaFollette
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Jessica Mahaffey

Jessica
Mahaffey
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Direct Energy

Karen Kauffman

Karen
Kauffman
Chief Human Resources Officer
METRO

Michelle Seale

Michelle
Seale
Principal- Advisory Oil and Gas
Ernst & Young LLP

Myrtle Jones

Myrtle
Jones
Senior Vice President – Tax
Halliburton

 

Sponsorship Opportunities




Title Sponsor — Donor Level $8,000

  • Designated as a Title Sponsor for the Women in Leadership Symposium; this designation will be on all ads for the event as well as in the program. There will only be two Co-Title Sponsors at $4,000 or one Title Sponsor at $8,000
  • An opportunity to have a representative from your organization speak at the event (5 minutes)
  • Corporate logo on all pre-event and event promotional material listed
  • Will publicly receive a Recognition Plaque at the event
  • Recognition on the Texas Diversity Council website as a sponsor
  • Corporate banner displayed at the event (supplied by your company)
  • Corporate logo on the cover of the program
  • Full-page ad in the program; Ads must be received 2 weeks before the scheduled event
  • Two reserved tables seating 8

Gold Sponsor — Donor Level $3,500

  • Designated as an official sponsor for the Women in Leadership Symposium
  • Corporate logo on all pre-event and event promotional material listed
  • Will publicly receive a Recognition Plaque at the event
  • Recognition on the Texas Diversity Council web site as a sponsor
  • Corporate standing banner displayed at the event (supplied by your company)
  • Corporate logo on the cover of the program and on website
  • Full-page ad in the program; Ads must be received 2 weeks before the scheduled event
  • One reserved table seating 8

Silver Sponsor — Donor Level $2,500

  • Designated as an official sponsor of the Women in Leadership Symposium
  • Corporate logo on all pre-event and event promotional material listed
  • Recognition on the Texas Diversity Council website as a sponsor
  • Will publicly receive a Recognition Certificate at the event
  • Quarter-page ad in the program; Ads must be submitted 2 weeks before the scheduled event
  • One reserved table seating 8

Bronze Sponsor — Donor Level $1,200

  • Designated as an official sponsor for the Women in Leadership Symposium
  • Corporate logo on all pre-event and event promotional material listed
  • Recognition on the Texas Diversity Council website as a sponsor
  • Public recognition at the event as a sponsor
  • One reserved table seating 8

College Sponsor — Donor Level $800

  • Designated as an official sponsor for the Women in Leadership Symposium
  • Corporate name on event promotional material listed
  • Recognition on the Texas Diversity Council website as a sponsor
  • Public recognition at the event as a sponsor
  • One reserved table seating 8 for future leaders from local colleges/universities

Half Table Sponsor — Donor Level $600

  • 4 seats
  • Public recognition at the event as a sponsor

Individual Registration — $129

  • Individual Registration

 

For questions, please contact

David Vanek at 979-777-5820 or david.vanek@texasdiversitycouncil.org for additional information about the event.

 

Make checks payable to Texas Diversity Council and mail to

P. O. Box 590258
Houston, TX 77259-0258

 

Register — $129

 

Co-Title Sponsors

CenterPoint Energy
VALIC

 

Sponsors

Aerotek
Air Liquide Inudstrial
AT&T
Bloomin Brands
Burnett Specialists
CBI
Cigna
CPS Energy
Direct Energy
gsfs
Harris County Vince Ryan
HBU
H-E-B
Lonestar College System
Metro National
Memorial Hermann
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
Morgan Stanley
Southwest Airlines
South Texas College of Law
TDECU
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen
P.F. Chang's
TransAmerica
United Airlines
University of Houston Downtown
University of Phoenix
USAA
Valero
Wells Fargo
Westlake Chemical