Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 113th Annual Meeting
The core of our community is individuals and businesses who consistently work together for the betterment of Sioux Falls. Please join us as we celebrate the good work accomplished in the past year, and lay groundwork for the year ahead.
This event is the largest gathering of the year of local business leaders. Networking starts at 4:30 p.m., so be sure to arrive early to take advantage of the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and to meet someone new! The networking reception is sponsored by Avera Health and Xcel Energy.
Featured Speaker: Sekou Andrews, The Poetic Voice
For over 15 years Sekou Andrews has been helping the world's largest organizations deliver relevant information with riveting inspiration through an innovative, unconventional category of speaking called "Poetic Voice."
Forbes Magazine has called Sekou "the de facto poet laureate of corporate America." He is in high demand with the world's most successful organizations, including Google, Viacom, Toyota, Nike, Cisco, Linkedin, Global Green, Paypal, ASAE, The Gap, General Mills, TEDx, YPO, Capital One, L'Oreal, Autodesk, ACLU, Intuit and the NBA to name but a few.
Sekou's talks on disruption literally embody disruption on stage, charging audiences to disrupt themselves to access their individual innovation. His speeches are rich with actionable insight that help attendees connect more deeply with their communities, become more influential leaders and unlock greater possibilities.
A schoolteacher turned actor, recording artist, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, Sekou is a multi-talented entertainer with over two decades of experience rocking diverse audiences. His work has been featured on ABC World News, MSNBC, HBO, Good Morning America, Showtime, MTV and BET. He has given private performances for such prominent individuals as Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Quincy Jones, Larry King, Hillary Clinton, Coretta Scott King and family and President Obama. He has also shared the stage with such heavyweights as Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Carlos Santana, Kendrick Lamar, Maroon 5, Jill Scott and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. As a recording artist, his last album, "Poetic License," made him the most awarded artist in the nation's largest independent music organization.
113th Annual Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
Don't miss a minute of the premier networking opportunity of the year! Reception begins
at 4:30 p.m.
Tickets are $85 per person.
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