The deadline to register for the Rural Opportunities Conference is Tuesday, Apr. 18. The Kansas Department of Commerce will host the conference from April 25-26 in Junction City, Kansas. The Rural Opportunities Conference will highlight rural business and community development topics. Sessions will include:
· Energizing Civic Engagement Through Leadership
· Strategic Planning – Not How, Why?
· Agriculture, New Market Opportunities
· The Next Generation of Rural Kansans: Succession Planning
· Addressing Rural Poverty
Each of the speakers will be followed by panel discussions with experts from these various fields. For a complete schedule of events, please visit KansasCommerce.gov/ROC.
To register for the conference please go to KansasCommerce.gov/ROC. If you require overnight accommodations, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott Junction City and Convention Center, (785) 210-1500.
Sponsors of the Rural Opportunities Conference include Midwest Energy, Rocking M Radio, Cox Business, KanOkla Networks, Kansas Department of Agriculture and Network Kansas, as well as the Kansas Corporation Commission and National Billing LLC, who are exhibitors.