If you are a business owner, manager or work with others in some capacity you will definitely want to be a part of the Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce third Engaging Texarkana Conference on September 22, 2021. This year’s conference will be hybrid, meaning it will be offered in-person at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center and through an online application accessible by phone or desktop computer. Engaging Texarkana is a one-day learning conference designed to educate businesses on the working world today.

The conference presented by the Texarkana Chamber along with Farmers Bank & Trust and the Texas Pioneer Foundation will include special guest speaker Tony Brigmon, former Ambassador of Fun for Southwest Airlines. Tony will bring his high energy and experience to the Texarkana event.

Brigmon stated in a pre-conference promotional video

“I’m looking forward to being with all of you community professionals on September 22 in Texarkana. The title of my presentation is FUN-omenal Leadership. You’ll learn how to use the 3-Es; energize, engage, enrich, and the 3-VIEWs; PreView, HereView, ReView to have more fun, get more done, and bring out the best in everyone.”

Each session on the main stage, and breakout sessions, will be professionally live-streamed. Whether they are in-person or virtual, attendees will have access to the online application.

The app allows virtual attendees to chat and communicate with in-person attendees, and the content will be available for up to six months.

Natalie Haywood the Texarkana Chamber's Events and Communications Director said in a press release,

“There will also be a trivia game in the app. I am continually surprised by how competitive attendees are with the game. It’s a lot of fun.”

The events of the day:

Networking breakfast.

A panel with the theme, “What’s Up with Workforce?” Members of the panel are Bart Spivey with Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, LaTonya McElroy with BCS Data Center, Rob Sitterley with AR-TX REDI, Joey Martin with Express Employment Professionals, and Val De La Garza with TaMolly’s Mexican Kitchen. The panel host will be Madeleine Russell with Texarkana College.

Breakout topics include,

Financing Your Business Growth

WorkKeys and Why it’s Important to Recognize It

The Power of Positivity in the Workplace

You can get tickets and more information about this event on Facebook Events page

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