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Portland State Women's Executive Forum
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10/19/2011 to 10/20/2011
When: 10/19/2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Where: Marriott, Portland Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Contact: Tina Ford

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Women's Leadership Forum

at Portland's Food Industry Leadership Center

Executive leaders panel: CPG/Retail: The Next 10 Years

The Food Industry Leadership Center (FILC) and the Network of Executive Women (NEW) are teaming up to offer the 7th Annual Women' s Leadership Forum and networking opportunity for Food Retail Industry Executives in the Pacific Northwest.

Please join us for this one-of-a-kind event. The topic of discussion is "Becoming a Person of Influence" by featured keynote speaker, Jo Miller, CEO, Women's Leadership Coaching, Inc.


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Network Luncheon

1:00 PM

Welcome and Introductions

Executive leaders panel: CPG/Retail: The Next 10 Years

Moderated by Kevin Coupe of

Amanda Martinez, VP Manufacturing Operations, US Grocery, Safeway

Gillian Crossan, Strategic Relationship Management, Deloitte Services, LP
Katie Slick, HR Director, Pacific Seafood

Jo Miller, CEO, Women's Leadership Coaching, Inc

Topic: Becoming a Person of Influence who break through into leadership positions in business get there with a reputation for delivering results. They are comfortable gaining and using power. They come across as credible, and strategic. When they speak, others listen. They have a ‘seat at the table', and use it, to make a difference.

In this workshop, explore ways to gain credibility, get buy-in for ideas, and make a larger impact in business, through understanding the mechanisms of power and influence.

4:30 PM

Networking Reception, Sponsored by Willamette Valley Vineyards

Registration Information
Register online via Ticketleap:

Who Should Attend:

  • Retailers, distributors, suppliers, and manufacturer managers and executives
  •  Food service wholesalers and service provider executives
  •  Those who want to better understand and penetrate the food/consumer products industry as a significant customer base
  • Operations, research, MIS, sales, finance, marketing, and human resource professionals Conference

Attire: Business

Event Location: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront ; Portland, Oregon 97201; 503.226.7600

Awards: The FOOD INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP CENTER Leadership Awards are presented to individuals or companies that have been exemplary in their service and support over time. The FILC's success comes directly from the support of these food industry leaders. They have given generously of their time and made contributions that have assisted us in developing the next generation of leaders.

Parking is available (for a fee) on-site and around the Marriott If you have any questions about the event, please contact the Food Industry Leadership Center FILC

Contact Information:
Tina Ford
Associate Director, FILC
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207 503.725.8352 phone
800.547.8887 X 8184
503.725.8183 fax

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