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WiCEA Announces In-Person Event at VertiFarm

Attend WiCEA's inaugural event at VertiFarm on September 28th. Engage in pivotal CEA discussions and network with industry peers.
Key Takeaways:
  • “Women in CEA” (WiCEA) is hosting their first-ever in-person event on September 28th at VertiFarm in Dortmund, Germany.
  • The event will feature keynote speeches, group workshops, and networking opportunities tailored to women in the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry.
  • WiCEA aims for 80% of female employees in CEA companies to join their initiative by 2025, promoting innovation, connection, and inspiration.
  • Registration is necessary for attendees to guarantee their spot at the event.
  • The event will be initiated with a keynote on “Why Purposeful Leadership Matters” by Greta Grace.

Founded to unite women across the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry, “Women in CEA” (WiCEA) is dedicated to fostering online and offline connections, education, and empowerment. WiCEA is taking a significant step towards its vision of bringing together women from all over the CEA landscape with its upcoming inaugural in-person event.

Scheduled for September 28th, the gathering will take place at VertiFarm in Dortmund, Germany. The event is open to all women affiliated with the CEA industry who will be present at VertiFarm. However, there’s a catch – prospective attendees must ensure they register ahead of the event day to secure their place.

Promising a morning filled with enlightening discussions and engagement, the event has an exciting line-up. Greta Grace, renowned for her insights on leadership, is slated to deliver the keynote address on “Why Purposeful Leadership Matters.” Attendees can also look forward to an interactive workshop discussing the nuances and significance of networking in the business realm.

Starting at 10:30 a.m., the two-hour event is expected to provide women in the CEA industry an excellent opportunity to interact, share insights, and potentially collaborate on future ventures.

The founding members of WiCEA are thrilled about this in-person meet-up. They shared, “Women possess an innate ability to collaborate. With WiCEA, we aim to amplify this collaborative spirit by offering women in the CEA domain opportunities to support each other’s professional growth, foster partnerships, and extend mentorship to those aspiring to make a mark in this industry.”

They are not just stopping at this event. They aim to see 80% of CEA companies’ female professionals join WiCEA by 2025. They’re surely on the right path with such events and the digital space they’ve carved out on LinkedIn.

For women in the CEA industry looking for a space that offers a blend of professional growth, mentorship, and networking, WiCEA is the place to be. Join the Women in CEA LinkedIn Group, and don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the landmark event at VertiFarm.

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