Carla Harris

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Topic: Relationship Currency

Performance currency, or working hard and getting results, is only part of the success formula. Carla argues how building and leveraging relationships is needed too. The right connections can help you tackle tough issues, and some of these connections may become your advocates who support your recognition and promotion. Carla provides practical tips for building your relationship currency.

VBK 2021: Ventures Downtown

VBK 2021: Ventures Downtown flips the script on past VBK formats, allowing our community to experience the variety of downtown Harrisonburg following the pandemic. Connect with hundreds of local leaders at favorite downtown venues* and learn the wisdom of Relationship Currency from keynote Carla Harris!

  • Doors open at 3:30pm
  • Carla Harris’ speech begins at 4:00pm
  • Networking from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Venues include:

Ruby's Lounge at

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Please carpool if you can. There is no reserved parking in downtown Harrisonburg for this year’s VBK event. Refer to the parking map below that points out possible parking lots to try.

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The Mission of the Valley Business Keynote is:

To facilitate engaging ideas for local leaders and help fulfill the Valley’s vast potential by bringing excellent speakers to our area.
Valley Business Keynote is a gathering of local leaders around an engaging idea for one dynamic presentation. We believe that with the right speakers, this forum can add real value to business leaders and community members in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Of paramount interest is the speaker’s ability to help business leaders discover ways to fulfill the vast potential of the Shenandoah Valley, and take advantage of its attractive assets.
Thank you for your interest in the Valley Business Keynote. We look forward to seeing you at this year’s event.

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