Press Release – August 29, 2016

Tara Powers Chosen as Keynote Speaker for Women in the Green Industry Event
Powers Resource Center CEO to Train Attendees on Effective Communication Techniques

Boulder, Colo., August 29, 2016 – Tara Powers, CEO of Powers Resource Center, a Boulder-based employee engagement, talent development and leadership training company, has been chosen as a keynote speaker for the Women in the Green industry event, to be held September 15-18, 2016 in Kansas City, MO. The event is designed to bring together and support women professionals in the green building and landscaping industry. This is the second year in a row she has been chosen to speak.

Powers will present a general session workshop for more than 150 women on identifying your individual communication style and using techniques to build trust and engagement with all communications styles.

“I am so proud to be chosen again as a keynote speaker for the Women in the Green event,” said Powers. “This event combines two of my favorite things – training women professionals to achieve more success, and training on effective communication techniques to influence, build trust, empower, and energize people and teams.”

The four-day event includes general sessions, breakout classes, hands-on product training and keynote speakers for women in all aspects of the green landscaping and building industry. Key sponsors include SiteOne Landscape Supply, Hunter Industries, Unique Lighting, Belgard, NDS, Febco, Corona Tools, King Innovation, Epic Plastics and Dow AgroSciences.

About Powers Resource Center
Powers Resource Center is on a mission to close the talent gap that is prevalent in most companies today. We deliver innovative, fully customizable solutions that actually work and create real change for you and your teams. We wow our clients every day by taking tired workshops, state strategies and cookie cutter consulting off the table so that we can innovate and customize our services to meet your unique challenges. We make team building, training and our award-winning leadership development programs so engaging and useful that our clients keep coming back for more.

Over the past 15 years, we have worked with more than 200 companies and thousands of executives, managers, internal trainers, emerging leaders and teams to help them create a culture that gets them excited and proud to contribute to the bottom line.

In 2016, PRC’s Engage Leadership Program was recognized as a Top Leadership 500 Award winner by HR.com. Our Evolving Leadership Virtual Program and Leadership Communication program won in 2014 and 2015. PRC recently launched the Aspiring Women Leaders program and it is currently engaged in a nationwide research project on the effectiveness of virtual teams.