Businesses and business leaders have been tasked with trying to combat changing market behaviors and trends for decades. Recent challenges, such as the pandemic and historically high inflation rates, have put added strain on leaders in general. Rest assured, some helpful insights are coming to the Tri-State area very soon.

On Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) will be holding their 2023 Business Summit at their Peosta Campus (Conference Center 104). The summit will feature keynote speaker Jason Dorsey, an acclaimed generational researcher, speaker, and bestselling author!

Photo Credit: NICC
Photo Credit: NICC

Wendy Knight, the Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness & Advancement at NICC, stopped by the studio to talk about the summit. Knight made sure to note that there is no specific type of professional they are targeting with this event. All area professionals, regardless of position or title, are encouraged to attend!

The business summit is really geared towards individuals, leaders in an organization, and individuals who want to move up in an organization and obtain a better skillset. Our summit is really focused on professionals in our field here in Dubuque, Iowa that are really looking to grow [....] it doesn't matter what your title is, if you have a title, or don't have a title, you will gain a skillset when you walk away from this summit.

Jason Dorsey, the event's keynote speaker, has appeared on over 200 TV shows, including 60 Minutes and The Today Show, as well as networks such as CNN and CNBC, just to name a few. You can find out more about him on his Facebook page!

NICC's 2023 Business Summit is primed to help you walk away with significant insights about advancing in the business space and keeping up with changing times. Here are some key takeaways you could obtain from attending:

  • A research-based perspective on generations and emerging trends
  • Understand the hidden drivers that shape generations and create both disruption and opportunity across organizations
  • Learn strategies for recruiting, onboarding, developing and retaining team members based on the latest research
  • Explore strategies for driving customer awareness, marketing, experience and sales results
  • Be inspired to take action

The 2023 Northeast Iowa Community College Business Summit will take place on Tuesday, May 16th from 9am to 10:30am at their Peosta Campus. The cost to attend is $159, and you can register online on their website. NICC is located at 8342 NICC Drive in Peosta.

Take a listen to my interview with Wendy Knight of NICC below!

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