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Lisa M. Blacker and Friends from the Underground Present a Mashable Pre-SXSW Meetup! With Your Emcee Brian Tomkins

Mashable Pre-SXSW Meetup! DuPage County, IL

Lisa M. Blacker & Friends from the Underground

Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 6:30 PM (CST)

Downers Grove, IL

Mashable Pre-SXSW Meetup! DuPage County, IL

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Lisa M. Blacker
&
Friends from the Underground

Present a


Mashable Pre-SxSW Meetup


Emcee, Brian Tomkins

 

Thursday, February 17th, 2011
Downers Grove, IL

6:30 P.M. – 10:30 P.M.

 

Early Bird Tickets only $20 per Person
Thanks to our Sponsors!

 

 

Join us for a LOCAL (Chicago burbs) celebration of Film, Music, Technology and Personal & Creative Growth in anticipation & preparation of the fabulous premier festival “South by Southwest” in Austin, TX.

 

Mashable:  “Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 40 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new websites and services, and offering social media resources and guides. Mashable’s audience includes early adopters, social media enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, influencers, brands and corporations, marketing, PR and advertising agencies, Web 2.0 aficionados and technology journalists. Mashable is also popular with bloggers, Twitter and Facebook users — an increasingly influential demographic.” – from http://Mashable.com/about

 

SXSW:  "The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.” – from the website http://sxsw.com

 

Friends from the Underground:  Founded in June 2010 by Lisa M. Blacker, we are a group of entrepreneurs and business principals whose focus is personal growth and business development.  We meet at 6:30 P.M. on the 3rd Thursday of every month in DuPage County, Illinois for networking and learning frequently integrate social media tools and tactics into our presentations. Our Mission: To empower members to achieve personal growth & business development by providing a safe, fun, supportive, educational environment with expert speakers/trainers & friendly networking.

 

 

******About this local event******

****Details of this local (DuPage County, IL) event are now final!****

  • Ticket price, NOW ONLY $20.00 per person (Thanks to our sponsors!!) Includes admission, appetizers and pizza, performances, networking, and information on the SXSW 25th anniversary event in Austin, TX.
  •  Plenty of free, off-street parking is available at the venue, but carpool, if you can!
  • Drinks at menu prices. 
  • This is a 21+ event, strictly enforced, so bring your state ID card to enter, regardless of your age!

 

 

Early Bird Tickets only $20 per Person
Thanks to our Sponsors!

 

Scheduled* Emcee:

 

Brian Tomkins
Television & Radio Host, Emcee, Educator, Coach

 

 

Scheduled* Panelists & Performing Artists

 

Film Panel

 

 

     David B. Grelck

             Award-Winning Filmmaker

            http://www.facebook.com/davidbgrelck

            http://coastingmovie.com/

            http://neverhavei.com/

            http://gnomemovie.com/

            http://white-out-movie.com/

            http://irvingrenquist.com/

 

 

Jan Lisa Huttner     

Award-Winning Author and Film Critic       

http://www.films42.com        

http://www.TheHotPinkPen.com        

 

 

 

 

 

    John Borowski,

             Award-Winning Filmmaker

                 http://johnborowski.com

                 http://hhholmesthefilm.com

                 http://albertfishfilm.com

                 http://panzram.com

 

 

 

 

Performing Artists

 

Jen St. Stjärna     

Composer, Instructor, Performer

http://www.facebook.com/JenStStjarna       

http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/JenStStjarna2       

http://web.mac.com/jenstjarna/iWeb/Jen%20Saint%20Stjarna        /Welcome.html       

 

 

 

 

 

   Fred Burkhart     

     Artist, Photographer, Story Teller, Poet, Living Legend

      http://BurkhartStudios.com    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alisa Inez     

Singer, Guitarist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology Panel

   Todor Krecu
          Founder, Chicago Web 2.0 and Social Media Marketing

     http://join.4sq.com/tkrecu
     http://www.foursquare.com/user/tkrecu

     http://chicago-social-marketing.com/foursquare.shtml

     http://chicago-social-marketing.ning.com/group/foursquare

     http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2544838
     h
ttp://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=197368258504
     http://www.flickr.com/photos/tkrecu/sets/72157622930466591/

 

 

Justice Wordlaw      
Founder, Wordlaw Marketing

http://justicewordlaw.com           

http://twitter.com/justicewordlaw          

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Sponsors:

Thank you to the following businesses who are sponsors of this event:

Laura Kessler Entertainment and Performance Coaching, Chicago

Guitar Center, Villa Park, IL Store

 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Sponsorship opportunities are available in exchange for advertising with our group pages and on our website.  Door prizes and cash payments for advertising are welcome!  Please contact Lisa@LisaBlacker.com with your business and contact information.


RAFFLE TICKETS!!  So far, we have a GUITAR from Guitar Center, Villa Park, IL Store and a MUSIC COACHING certificate from Laura Kessler Entertainment and Performance Coaching for the RAFFLE!!


DOOR PRIZES!!  If you donate a door prize worth $25 or more, your company will be announced.  Just write up in advance the information about your company and the item you are donating so we can read it to the audience. (Personal admission is still required.)

Bring your business cards and flyers to share with the attendees.  Add your card to the fish bowl for the door prize drawing. 

 

The environment at Rita’s in the early evening lends itself very well to business networking on a friendly, social basis, so join us for a great time networking and socializing with quality entrepreneurs and business principals.  Dress is business casual.

Friends from the Underground will continue to meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at Rita's American Roadhouse in Downers Grove.

We meet usually meet from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., before Rita's starts dancing & shaking.  Most members and their guests stay later, and there is usually a small group there until 10:30 P.M.  Rita’s is open until 2:00 A.M., so stay as late as you like. Some members have been known to stay afterward to Ride the Mechanical Bull at Rita’s!

 

Join Friends from the Underground on Facebook

Join Friends from the Underground on Meetup

Follow Friends from the Underground on Twitter @FFTUnderground

Check out South By Southwest

Learn more about Brian Tomkins, Emcee

 

HASHTAGS!!
#mashmeetup       #mashable   #meetup      #FFTUnderground


* Please note: the panelists and performance artists listed were scheduled at the time the flyer was prepared, however, the appearance of any or all is not guaranteed.  The absence of one or more of the panelists, performers, emcee, host, or guest listed on this flyer or any marketing material shall NOT be grounds for a refund or other credit.  Refunds will be provided only if the event is cancelled.

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When & Where



Rita's American Roadhouse
1211A Butterfield Rd.
(between Hooters and Olive Garden at the back of the lot)
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 6:30 PM (CST)


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Lisa M. Blacker & Friends from the Underground

Friends from the Underground

Mission:

To empower members to achieve personal growth and business development by providing a safe, fun, supportive, educational environment with expert speakers/trainers and friendly networking.

Join us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/i2A5RX

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