• New Orleans Chamber Announces 2024 Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference

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    New Orleans Chamber Announces 2024 Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference
    New Orleans Chamber Announces 2024 Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference
    NEW ORLEANS (March 23, 2024) – The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce announces its 5th annual Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference slated for Thursday, June 6 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Sponsored by Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. (Potential of Women Entrepreneurs Realized), the Women’s Leadership Conference connects like-minded businesswomen and provides opportunities to accelerate their professional development with two keynotes, multiple breakout sessions and ample networking opportunities. Women’s organizations throughout the region from diverse backgrounds, the Network Partners, will come together for the conference to support and provide resources to all women. “The New Orleans Chamber and Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R are working diligently to ensure that the Power Up: Women’s Leadership Conference is an experience that businesswomen walk away from with more connections and resources to support their endeavors,” said Sandra Lombana Lindquist, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce’s President & CEO. “Each year it’s grown in awareness and attendance. In 2024, we anticipate over 700 attendees to keep the momentum going.”

    Sixteen breakout sessions moderated by the Network Partners will cover topics such as handling difficult conversations, managing others, career transitions, time management, communication skills and goal setting. The POWERHOUSE Women - a series of short, impactful talks featuring dynamic women from diverse industries will be the lunch keynote sponsored by Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. Attendees will discover these speakers’ passions, hear their stories, and gain practical insights to fuel their own career journey. “Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. recognizes the invaluable contributions of women in business. P.O.W.E.R is committed to supporting their growth and success.” said Chris Ferris, President and CEO of Fidelity Bank & NOLA Lending. “The Power Up: Women's Leadership Conference has become the premier conference for women leaders and has made a significant impact. We have been proud to partner with the New Orleans Chamber to present this conference for the past 5 years.”

    General admission tickets are $240. Company tables can be reserved for $1,800 which includes eight tickets with reserved table for breakfast and lunch keynote sessions. For more information and to register, please visit powerupnola.com. 

    About the New Orleans Chamber: The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization consisting of business and community leaders who work together to create a dynamic business climate that drives entrepreneurship and business success in the New Orleans community. Celebrating 20 years in 2024, the Chamber connects businesses to foster development in the New Orleans community through networking, education and advocacy. With a network of more than 1,300 member businesses, the Chamber is a driving force in the Greater New Orleans business community.

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