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Upcoming Events and Workshops

2024 All Business Conference (ABC) - Forging Mental Toughness for Business Success

Tue 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Business Fundamentals

Achieving business success takes passion and perseverance—it takes mental toughness.

The All Business Conference is an annual conference that encourages business success through speakers and networking events that are designed with the community in mind.

The theme of this year’s conference is Mental Toughness.

We welcome any and all small business owners, advocates, and partners to attend the event. This day is meant to celebrate, network, and educate small business owners and advocates on their impact on our community and provide resources to keep these local businesses growing and thriving.

We look forward to presenting awards such as The Small Business of the Year and the Small Business Advocate of the Year. If you have businesses or individuals you feel are deserving of these awards, keep your eyes open for when we're accepting nominations.


Introducing Our Opening Speakers

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Janeale Dean, Desert Creative Group

"Mental toughness and perseverance are synonymous to me. It’s a balancing act of having the courage and strength to endure challenges, while also exercising flexibility and humility to pivot when needed all to be able to come out on the other side even stronger."

Janeale Dean has a Bachelor of Fine Art in Visual Communications. Starting her career as a designer, she understands the power that visually impactful designs have on effective marketing. While shifting her career focus to strategic marketing, she worked her way up to become the Chief Marketing Officer of a multi-million-dollar geospatial technology company. Through her C-Suite experience, she understands the complex ecosystems of a business and the roles that sales, operations, logistics, customer support, and marketing take on to work together in harmony. She has internationally recognized marketing campaigns that have been presented as successful marketing models for global corporate trainings and featured on Wharton School’s Sirius XM Business Radio. She founded Desert Creative Group in 2017 and continues her passion to help guide business leadership through processes that empower them to shift to methodical, proactive business practices that lead to sustainable growth. Janeale was awarded ‘2023 Woman-Owned Business Person of the Year’ by the SBA Boise District and made the Idaho Business Review’s list of 50 Women of the Year for 2023.

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Tamara Joyce, Desert Creative Group

"Mental toughness thrives at the intersection of resilience, adaptability, perseverance, and emotional intelligence, guiding individuals toward the realization of their passions, and ultimately fostering both personal and professional growth."

Tamara Joyce is a seasoned marketing and project management professional with a wealth of experience spanning over 15 years. Throughout her career, she has collaborated with renowned companies such as Ogilvy & Mather and Microsoft, demonstrating a commitment to client satisfaction and innovation in every project she undertakes.

Currently serving as a Marketing Consultant for Desert Creative Group, Tamara's expertise lies in helping businesses achieve their goals through thoughtful marketing and business solutions. With a keen eye for detail and a strategic mindset, she excels at managing teams and fostering productive client relationships, consistently delivering results that exceed expectations.

In addition to her corporate endeavors, Tamara is deeply passionate about holistic wellness and community engagement. As a yoga teacher and program facilitator she has empowered countless individuals through the transformative practice of yoga. Her dedication to student development has earned her exceptional ratings and reflects her commitment to fostering growth and well-being.

As a sought-after speaker, Tamara shares her insights and expertise on topics ranging from marketing strategy to holistic wellness in the hopes of inspiring audiences to lead fulfilling and impactful lives.

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

To learn more about our sponsorship opportunities, contact Eric Amador at 208-732-6450 or email them at

Fee: $ 80.00

Payment via credit or debit card can be made over the phone by calling ISBDC at 208.732.6450 or mail a check/mo to PO Box 1238, Twin Falls, ID 83303. For more information email

Phone: 208-732-6450


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