San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Connect with some of the best and brightest women in Austin and enhance your network with fabulous new resources for marketing your business!
About this Chat
To kick off the sunny season, we're bringing you a special CRAVE chat to help get your mind and business ready for a successful summer.
Come mingle with fellow Austin women business owners, learn from local marketing experts and enjoy the luxurious Belmont patio over drinks at this speed networking event.
You'll walk away with the top 5 things you should be doing to market your business, including social media tips, personal branding and securing sponsors. PLUS, don't forget this is your chance to finally meet some amazing local women entrepreneurs, just like you!
We'll start the night with a 20 minute brief topic chat, followed by an hour and a half of formalized networking- to make sure you walk away making the absolute best connections possible. There will be a cash bar and plenty of great conversation.
Bring a friend and secure our special rate!
Lauren Halpern: Event Planner and Public Relations Specialst
After finding her true passion in Event Planning and PR working for Macy's West PR team in San Francisco, Lauren expanded her career into Retail Events/PR with Bloomingdale’s in Palo Alto. Here she added Community Relations to her in-store Events and PR responsibilities. In 2004 she became a mom and moved to Austin with her husband and daughter and in 2007 she welcomed a son to her family.
Over the last eight years, Lauren has stepped in and out of Event Planning and Public Relations: planning a charity gala here, a bridal expo there; picking up small PR clients every few years; volunteering with organizations all over town to assist them with Events and PR to keep her “brain in the game.”
San Antonio, Texas native Lauren Halpern's career has taken her around the US and back to Texas once again where she is now focuses on her current mission: assisting small businesses with their PR campaigns. Connect with Lauren on LinkedIn or visit her Facebook page.
Andrea Genevieve Michnik: Online Marketing and Social Media Specialist
Andrea Genevieve Michnik is a social communicator, blogger and new mom. From 9-5 she runs social media marketing campaigns and interviews startups for the tech company Rackspace. For the last two years Andrea has volunteered as the Social Media Chair for the Women Communicators of Austin (formerly Association for Women in Communications.)
Outside of that, she’s obsessed with helping female entrepreneurs become savvy social media communicators and learning the about the latest technology trends. When she’s not building her training business Savvy Social Media or sewing, you’ll find her in a yoga studio, outside in the sunshine with her little baby man or enjoying fine Austin foods and wine. Listen to her weekly Social Media podcast on SoundCloud and follow her on Google +,Twitter @AndreaGenevieve or connect on LinkedIn.
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About CRAVE Chats:
Do you CRAVE more opportunities to network with each other as well as spend more time with our entrepreness intelligentsia? After all, we are a community of intuitive, resourceful, passionate, business-savvy, adventuresome mavens! CRAVE hosts intimate, informal discussions which take place at a different coffee shop or casual venue each month, and will be initially focused on our monthly business topic; however we will boldly go wherever the conversation takes us.