• GNDC Unrolls Full Agenda For Workforce Showcase

    Bismarck, ND - The Greater North Dakota Chamber (GNDC) is excited to announce a groundbreaking event designed to showcase the plethora of workforce resources available to North Dakota businesses. The event, titled "GrowND: Workforce Solutions Showcase," will take place on April 23 at the North Dakota Heritage Center.
    This three-hour event will kick off with an intense two-hour session featuring a series of concise, 10-minute vignettes. These sessions will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current solutions available to tackle workforce challenges in the state.
    Following presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with speakers during a social hour. Each speaker will have a resource table, offering attendees the chance to delve deeper into the topics discussed, network, ask questions, and gather valuable handouts or printed materials.
    The event agenda includes an impressive lineup of speakers:
    - Phil Davis, Workforce Services Director, Job Service North Dakota
    - Wayde Sick, ND Department of Career & Technical Education
    - Melana Howe, Resource Development/Corporate Liaison/Apprenticeships, Lake Region State College
    - Patrick Mineer, CEO/Founder, Golden Path Solutions
    - Jerry Rostad, Vice Chancellor of Strategy and Strategic Engagement, ND University Systems
    - Matthew Chaussee, CEO, CareerViewXR (by Be More Colorful)
    - Katie Ralston Howe, Workforce Division Director, ND Department of Commerce
    - Damian Schlinger, Vocational Rehabilitation Director, ND Dept of Health & Human Services
    - Alicia Uhde, Dean of Energy/Automation/Advanced Technologies, BSC
    - Ben Sand, Loss Control Program Manager, ND Workforce Safety & Insurance
    - Jodie Mjoen, President/CEO, Impact Dakota
    The event social hour sponsored by CareerViewXR (by Be More Colorful) will provide an opportunity to experience virtual reality software that could be deployed in workforce attraction and career readiness strategies.
    "We are thrilled to bring together this exceptional lineup of resources to provide businesses in North Dakota with valuable insights to address workforce challenges that are impacting growth and operational success," said Arik Spencer, CEO/President of GNDC. "This event is a testament to our commitment to supporting workforce solutions and policy priorities in our state."
    Registration for this event is now open. To secure your spot and explore sponsorship opportunities, visit ndchamber.com.