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    Workforce Trends and Progressive Employment Practices - Thursday, FEB 21

    February 21, 2019
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Glen Oaks Country Club
    1401 Glen Oaks Drive
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
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    In today’s competitive labor market, small business owners face the challenge of attracting, engaging and retaining employees to help grow their companies. What are some strategies that could differentiate your business and make employees want to join your team?

    Join us on February 21, 2019 at 11:30 – 1:00 to learn more about the emerging trends in the workplace and progressive Human Resource practices across multiple industries. Anne Barry, VP Strategic HR at Aureon will help us understand innovative approaches companies are implementing to find and keep great employees. Anne’s experience as an expert in strategic Human Resources will offer insights to help you grow your team and build a stronger business foundation. Don't miss this!

    About Anne Barry
    Anne Barry, SHRM-SCP is Vice President, Strategic HR at Aureon HR, overseeing the organizations’ HR operations. Anne possesses more than 10 years’ of HR and Leadership experience, currently leading a team of HR professionals who work with organizations to align their HR strategy with organizational objectives. She is focused on creating innovative ways to engage employees and help organizations establish a culture that leads to high performance and success. She earned her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Drake University.

    About Aureon HR
    Aureon HR improves your workforce success with comprehensive HR services. With a full suite of payroll, benefits, workers comp, leadership and talent development and talent acquisition services, Aureon HR makes it easy for you to get back to work.

    Registration Deadline: Payment is due online at time of registration. Non-Members may attend at Non-Member Rate. Early-bird registration is preferred. No refunds. For registration questions, contact our administrator at

    RSVP by 5 PM on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 for Early-Bird Registration Discount.

    Cancellations: Cancellations are permitted for members who cancel up to 5 days before the event by emailing You must receive a confirmation to know that the registration cancellation was received and the amount paid will be provided as a credit toward a future event. Our administrator will put your credit on file and the next time you want to register for an event, simply email our administrator to use your credit for your next paid attendance event. Cancellations after the 5-day cancellation window are not available for a credit option. (No Refunds)

    Registrations + Payment: Payment is required for registration. Please contact the administrator at with questions or additional registration assistance.

    Late Registration & Payment: NAWBO Iowa welcomes all registrations. However, as events are planned well in advance, NAWBO Iowa cannot guarantee a meal for walk-ins or day-of-event registrations. If possible, any day-of-event registrations would be accepted ONLY with credit card pay-at-the-door payment. The $10 late registration fee will be added to the original member or guest event fee.



    $25.00 Member Registration
    $35.00 after 05:00 pm February 15

    $40.00 Non-Member Registration
    $50.00 after 05:00 pm February 15