Annual Convention

Save the date for the 97th Annual Convention!

September 20-22, 2023
in Sioux Falls

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Featured Speakers


Joe Mull

Session: The Great Boss Factor: How to Activate People & Cultivate Commitment

Joe has spent thousands of hours shaping managers into strong leaders with his decades of experience, compelling content, and dynamic delivery. In demand as a speaker and trainer, Joe has attracted audiences of all sizes from all sectors from all over North America. Joe is Certified MBTI practitioner, has taught leadership courses at Ohio University and the University of Pittsburgh, and holds a master’s degree in education from Ohio University.

Ron Hetrick

Session: The Demographic Drought: Bridging the Gap in our Labor Force

Ron Hetrick is a Senior Labor Economist and VP of Staffing at Lightcast. With 30 years in labor economics, he is a leading expert in the current state of the U.S. labor market.

VJ Smith

Session: Richest Man in Town

V.J. has been a professional speaker for more than 20 years and given more than 2,500 presentations. He is the author of the bestselling book "The Richest Man in Town."

Convention News

Tentative Agenda
Wednesday, Sept 20

Noon – 5pm | Golf Tournament at Willow Run Golf Course 

Thursday, Sept 21

8:00am | Opening Keynote: How to Activate People & Cultivate Commitment, Joe Mulls 

9:45am – 12:00pm | Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:15pm | Lunch and Award Show

1:30 – 4:00pm | Breakout Sessions

4:00 – 6:00pm | Exhibitor Social


Friday, Sept 22

8:00 – 10:45am | Breakout Sessions

11:00am – 12:00pm | Closing keynote: Richest Man in Town, VJ SMith

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