Columbian Business Network

Our Purpose

The Columbian Business Network provides a forum to strengthen our Columbian members’ business performance by:
sharing knowledge on local industry topics to be prepared for the future
building strong networks within our community leading to an increase in revenue
providing education on ways to unlock and leverage business potential
mentoring opportunities that will drive individualized career success

Meeting Dates 

We will meet monthly on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

• Sept 26th 5:30pm to 7:00pm French Room
• Oct 25th 5:30pm to 7:00pm French Room
**Note the October meeting is a Thursday to accommodate the Guest Speaker: Bill French 
• Nov 28th 5:30pm to 7:00pm French Room

Meeting Agenda

Typical monthly agenda:
1. Grab breakfast/lunch and pre-meeting networking
2. A welcome introduction to the Club, topic and speaker
3. Topic/Presentation
4. Case Study/Issue Resolution - we use this time for a business leader to present a problem they are having and solicit the group to help them come up with new ideas on how to move forward.
5. Post meeting networking

Future Topic/Presentations Include

• Local Market Dynamics: Market forces including Policy change, Emerging Trends, Risks, and Opportunities
• Effective Talent Management Strategies:  Talent Management, Managing Millennials, Workforce Engagement, Improving collaboration and communication, building effective leadership; leveraging values to drive better performance
• Business performance improvement opportunities:  Enabling technology; financial strategies; customer success strategies; increasing productivity; leveraging innovation; building effective partnerships and more

About Our CBN Hosts

     Kimberle Seale 
     CEO of Vincerem
     Providing strategic organizational leadership coaching and consulting

     Amy Shackle
     VP & COO of Webb Shackle
     Providing business financial solutions