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Top 10 October Business Events In Fargo-Moorhead

Business After Hours hosted by Spotlight Media, Cracker Barrel hosted by the FMWF Chamber and Navigating the Leadership Journey are just a few of the Fargo business events happening this October. Check out the rest here!

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Photos by J. Alan Paul Photography and special to Fargo INC!

1. Business Builders Workshops – Federal Tax Cuts & Jobs Act | Tuesday, Oct. 9

8-9:30 a.m.

On Dec. 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act into law as the biggest tax law change in 30 years. More than 95 percent of the law goes into effect in 2018. Cheri A. Haarstick, CPA, Fiebiger, Swanson, West & Co., will discuss a summary of the changes and the impact they may have on you and your business. Business Builders Workshops are monthly workshops offered by the Small Business Administration and its resource partners. For more information, contact Sherri Komrosky at 701-239-5658 or sherri.komrosky@sba.gov.

NDSU Research & Technology Park

1854 NDSU Research Circle N., Fargo

2. Stress Management: Sleep, Eat, Move, Repeat | Wednesday, Oct. 10

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

We all have stress from many sources. The physical stress of work or exercise. The emotional stress of an ever-growing demand on your time from both your work and family. Dr. Chris Dockter will share how to maximize your body’s ability to handle the three foundational pillars to stress: sleep, eating and movement.

  • Chamber Members: $30 per person in advance | $35 at the door
  • Non-Members: $40 per person in advance | $45 at the door

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Courtyard by Marriott, Moorhead

1080 28th Ave. S., Moorhead

Thoughts From The Experts

“77 percent of adults suffer from symptoms of uncontrolled chronic stress, which affects the body’s immune system, heart and mental health. Take time to care for your employees and yourself and learn to manage chronic stress and boost your mental health, work and relationships.” – Rachel Asleson, co-owner of Reach Partners

3. DisruptHR Fargo 2018 | Wednesday, Oct. 10

6-9 p.m.

Fourteen speakers, five minutes each and slides rotate every 15 seconds. Teach us something, but make it quick. If you’re an HR professional, a CEO, a technologist, a community leader – and you’ve got something to say about talent, culture or technology – Disrupt is the place. Speakers include Jessica Shawn, Teresa Sayler, Diane Jones, Heather Ostrowski and Jessica Engel Tvedten.

  • Tickets are $25

Plains Art Museum

704 1st Ave. N., Fargo

4. Business After Hours | Thursday, Oct. 11

4:30-6:30 p.m.

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Hosted by Spotlight Media, Fargo INC!’s parent company, Business After Hours is widely recognized as the region’s most effective networking opportunity. It creates and promotes business opportunities for everyone involved. The social atmosphere allows individuals to network with industry leaders, trade-show vendors and representatives of other organizations.

Holiday Inn Fargo

3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo

5. Right Person. Right Seat. There IS A Process. | Wednesday, Oct. 17

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sure, you’ve heard “get the right people in the right seats.” But many business leaders don’t know what that actually means. Everybody knows the mantra, but most don’t know how to make it happen. The truth is, there’s a simple process for making sure you hire the right people on your bus and jettison the wrong ones at the next rest stop. This workshop will center on the book Traction.

Avalon Events Center

2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo

6. Build Your Circle: Empower | Thursday, Oct. 18

7-8:30 p.m.

Build Your Circle is a small group limited to just 15 women. These women come from a variety of career fields with the goal of growing their businesses, their relationships and themselves by growing their circle of women who want to do the same. The night will include a photography session that doesn’t just take a photo but teaches you how to feel and look confident, comfortable, authentic and empowered in front of the camera.

Tonya Kay Photography

405 Main Ave. W. #4F, West Fargo

7. Cracker Barrel | Thursday, Oct. 18

3:30-5 p.m.

The Chamber’s Cracker Barrel initiates or inspires routine conversations between our policymakers and business leaders. The event will kick off with brief welcome remarks before candidates begin meeting with small groups for five to seven minutes. Candidates will continue circulating among the groups. Candidates running for Cass and Clay County Commissions, Cass and Clay County legislative districts and Moorhead City Council will be invited to participate.

  • This event is free, but registration is required.

Hjemkomst Center Auditorium

202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead

8. Leading From The Middle | Friday, Oct. 19

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Presented by Hatch Coaching, everyone has a voice. Everyone has influence. Leading from the middle is a delicate balance of giving and taking – and it’s the seat most of us find ourselves in. If you’re at the top of your flowchart, then learning how to help those in your charge is essential. If you’re in the middle, then learning to master this often difficult leadership position is imperative for your growth and those you have the opportunity to impact.

Fargo Theatre

314 Broadway N., Fargo

9. Get A Grip On Your Business 2.0 With EOS Author Tom Bouwer | Tuesday, Oct. 23

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Tom Bouwer, author of “What The Heck Is EOS?”, has presented to hundreds of audiences, both domestic and international, over the last 10 years. His high-energy, high-engagement style keeps people fully absorbed until the last minute. He facilitates a tight session with ample time for Q&A.

Avalon Events Center

2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo

10. Navigating the Leadership Journey | Tuesday, Oct. 23

3:30-5 p.m. with a social from 5-6 p.m.

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A native southerner, Susan Jarvis moved to Fargo in 2010 and took on anything bigger than she’d ever done in her career. At this session, she will share that journey. Learn how she took risks and met challenges along the way to ultimately execute on the project of her career – being a part of building, staffing and operationalizing the new $500 million Sanford Medical Center.

DoubleTree by Hilton & West Fargo Conference Center

825 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo

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