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Workforce Summit 2021

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Name: Workforce Summit 2021
Date: October 21, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Join us for the 2021 Chamber EDC Workforce Summit as we provide our region the opportunity to access resources and to be included in a discussion of workforce issues and solutions with industry leaders.
Employers, educators, and professionals are encouraged to attend the 2021 Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC Workforce Summit on Thursday, October 21st at the Radisson Hotel. Registration will be from 8:00am to 8:30am, with the event to follow from 8:30am to 12:00pm.

Workforce Summit Agenda:

8:00am-8:30am           Registration
8:30am                          Event Start/Welcome

8:30am-9:15am          OPENING KEYNOTE: "The Recruiting Blueprint"
  • Rikka Brandon,
9:15am-9:30am           Networking Break 

9:30am-12:00pm         Workforce Development Workshops (45 minutes each session, attendees can attend three out of four sessions. 10 minute breaks in between sessions)
  • "Putting the Recruitment Blueprint to work-How to Super Charge Your Job Postings"
    • ​Rikka Brandon,, LLC
  • "Building Your Company's Culture"​
    • Josh Gallion, ND State Auditor
    • James Eastin, Laughing Sun/Craftcade
    • Phoebe Hoerner, Electric Salon 
  • "Mental Health in the Workplace" ​
    • Michelle Wahl, Dale Carnegie of ND and MN
  • "HR Do's & Don'ts for Small Businesses" ​
    • Cindy Griffin, Midwest Ag Energy
    • Stacey Thomas, Specialized Cleaning and Restoration
    • John Funk, Spherion Staffing & Recruiting 
Registration can be done by contacting Nathan Schneider,, 701-223-5660 or go to

$35.00 for Chamber EDC Members 
$60.00 for General Admission 
Presenting Sponsor: 

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsor

Table Sponsors: Doosan/Bobcat, EMC Insurance, MDU Resource Group, Sanford Health
Radisson Hotel 
605 E Broadway Ave, Bismarck
Date/Time Information:
Date: Thursday, October 21st 
Registration: 8:00am - 8:30am
Event Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Contact Information:
Nathan Schneider - (701) 223-5660
$35.00 for Chamber EDC Members 
$60.00 for General Admission 
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