Panola Partnership, Inc. is a voluntary partnership of businesses and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our community and our county. Please join us at the 2016 Fall Forum in Batesville to learn the current state of affairs that helps our team ensure the success of our community.
Schedule of Events
Sessions at Batesville Civic Center
7:30 a.m. “Business ‘N Biscuits” Full Catered Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Session 1: Get Up To Date
It’s on your mind and we are asking the questions town hall style. Our moderated panel discussion is aimed at aiding your efforts with information on hot topics trending today. We are honored to have Lydia Graves Chassaniol (MS Senator, District 14), Gray Tollison (MS Senator, District 9), Nolan Mettetal (MS Representative, District 10), Lataisha Jackson (MS Representative, District 11), and Robert L. Jackson (MS Senate, District 11) join our panel. You will be well informed at this discussions end.
10:00 a.m. Networking Break hosted by YPP
10:15 a.m. Session 2: Bridging the Gap
Generational gaps can create unanticipated challenges for our businesses, and it can be difficult to alter operations without foresight and preparation. Beckey Boyd, PHR is the Retail Leadership Development Program Coordinator for First Tennessee Bank and will discuss how to create a successful workplace with multi-generational employees.
Session at Panola Country Club
12:00 p.m. Luncheon: The Workforce is the Most Valuable Asset
Andrea Scott Mayfield, Ph.D., serves as Executive Director of the Mississippi Community College Board, a position she has held since December 2015. Dr. Mayfield will be informing us of the current trends in workforce availability in the marketplace, today’s education focuses, and how it all relates to the success of your team.
Afternoon Golf Scramble at Panola Country Club
1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start for the 4-Man Scramble
Golf Hole Sponsors
Closest to the Pin – Anderson Technologies South, LLC
Longest Drive – Guaranty Bank & Trust Company
Toyoda Gosei Mississippi
Special T’s LLC
Bailey & Womble Attorneys
ACI Building Systems, LLC
Bill Dugger, Batesville Alderman Ward One
Performance Marine LLC
Batesville Tooling & Design, Inc.