Professional Development

The North Chamber offers a myriad of professional development opportunities to keep members on the cutting-edge of best practices and business skills. North Chamber members plan and implement a number of training programs and discussion groups targeted at delivering topical and results-oriented educational opportunities.

ATHENA Leadership Awards & Conference (Annual)

This leadership and professional development conference for women features informational speakers, robust networking opportunities and a luncheon featuring the presentation of the prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award, ATHENA Leadership Award and ATHENA Organizational Leadership Award. Continuing education credits are available.

CIO Breakfast Series (Monthly)

CIO breakfasts are a knowledge series designed exclusively for and by Chief Information Technology Officers. These programs offer various focus topics and speakers targeted to technology and IT executives.

CIO Panel (Annual)

This informational program is designed exclusively for technology executives. The program format features discussion with esteemed local technology executives and the topic varies per year.

CFO Forums (Tri-annual)

Forums are a knowledge series designed exclusively for Chief Financial Officers. These programs offer various focus topics and speakers targeted to financial executives. This program qualifies for 2 CPE credits per event.

Economic Update (Annual – Chairman’s Council members only)

Noted economist Dr. Ray Perryman provides a forecast of the local, state and national economies for the coming year for the chamber’s highest level of investors.

Employment Law Seminar (Annual)

This full-day program, presented by the North Chamber’s non-profit foundation Lead SA, is designed to update employers, human resources professionals, in-house counsels, managers and business owners on the latest in employment law to help reduce and/or avoid costly litigation. Continuing education credits are available.

Leadership Lab (Annual—application required)

This award-winning and innovative approach to leadership development is targeted to San Antonio’s up-and-coming business leaders from the corporate, non-profit and small business environments. This nine-month training program is based on the most current thinking, research and best practices in leadership development focusing on five core elements including: professional performance, leadership, management, community service and self-awareness.