PMI MT Chapter - covering Montana and Northern Wyoming

2023 Professional Development Day & Annual Meeting

PDD Details

What: PMI Montana Chapter is hosting the 2023 Professional Development Day and Annual Meeting in Helena, MT.  This event provides dynamic speakers, networking, social and community engagement opportunities, PDUs, and more!

When: Sept 15-16th, 2023 (2-day event)

Where: Ming Opera House / Consistory Shrine, 15 N Jackson, Helena MT 59601

  • Aug 30 Update: Please note, this location is a change from the original location at Wingate by Wyndham.


  • Chapter members: $100
  • Non-chapter members: $150
    • Save some money!  If you are not a chapter member, you are encouraged to join the chapter before registering so you can take advantage of the member rate.  The annual fee is only $35/year, and $25/year for students.

Speakers: See next section

Other Opportunities:

  • Professional headshots
  • Boeing offsite
  • Social good activity

Total Possible PDU's: 11

Keynote Speaker

Sherry Winn

Sherry is a Two-Time Olympian, National Basketball Coach of The Year, and Amazon Three-Time Best Selling Author. She is an in-demand internationally renowned speaker who frequently speaks for up to 14,000 people at a time including companies such as StubHub, AnyTime Fitness, New York Life, Edward Jones, and Technicolor.

Sherry is known as a leader of leaders and a visionary of visionaries who has written five books including her forth-coming and much anticipated book titled, Winning Leadership: Seven Secrets for Employee Champions and Sales Superstars. 

Read more about Sherry here.



Featured Speaker

Curt Swenson

CEO and Master Consultant of Future-SYNC International

When you think of the “frontier work ethic”, it conjures up images of resiliency, common sense, authenticity, ingenuity, sweat equity, and integrity.  These are the values curt brings to FutureSYNC International as CEO, Master Facilitator, and Executive Coach.  With broad, real-world experience and pragmatic, problem-solving approaches, Curt specializes in seeking first to understand your organization, then delivering customized, engaging, practical interventions that drive meaningful business outcomes.  Curt brings his passion for exposing and developing the potential in people and organizations to every interaction.



Featured Speaker

Mark Willmarth

Consultant at Vision West Inc.

Mark Willmarth is a consultant with Vision West Mt with over 30 years of experience working with teams/groups focusing on developing healthy work relationships and cultures.  Primary areas of focus are supervisor training, team building, strategic planning, personality types, emotional intelligence, and developing positive cultures. 

Live by the philosophy - "The more we learn to understand and appreciate ourselves and others, the more successful we are in life."



08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

     Registration / check-in

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM

     Travel to Boeing

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

     Lunch (on own) 

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

     Registration / check-in

01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM


03:30 PM - 05:30 PM

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

     Registration / check-in

     Networking over coffee & muffins

     Professional Head Shots (optional)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

     Mark Willmarth: Culture Is Key

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

     Lunch (catered)

01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

     Keynote: Sherry Winn

     Part 1: Unleash The Winner Within You

     Part 2: Are The Words That You Are Speaking, Speaking You?

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

     Closing remarks