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CAAN Connect: Chicago
Wed, April 19, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
Event registration will close Thursday, April 13 at 5 p.m.
Networking is more than meeting people with a common interest; it’s about meeting the RIGHT people who can help open doors and offer honest tailored insight. But where can you find these individuals?
Alumni look no further! Make incredible insider connections by attending *CAAN Connect: Chicago, a night of fast-paced, industry networking. This exclusive event offers Columbia College Chicago alumni an opportunity to get one-on-one time with industry professionals that are normally impossible to meet.
Who could you meet? Film professionals, advertising executives, creative recruiters and more! Meetings will be scheduled to best suit what you’re looking for or what industry you work in.
You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to make industry connections.
Featured *Industry Professionals:
Brian Caunter '06, Filmmaker
Brittany Collett '12, Senior Account Executive, Edelman Communications Firm
Amanda Corbett Jacobs, Associate Producer and Client Relations at The Colonie
Cindy Dababneh '08, Executive Producer - Creative Services, McDonalds Corporation
Erica Daniels, Managing Director, Victory Gardens Theater
Hannah Ferdinand '07, Producer - Fox Business Network
Drew Ferguson '95, Executive Vice President - Ogilvy Public Relations
Mary T Foxgrover, Director of Creative Recruitment and Resources, We Are Unlimited
Daniel Gerzina ’13, Editor, Eater Chicago
Keir Graff, Executive Editor, Booklist Publications
Kati Hammon '15, Assistant Account Executive, MSLGROUP PR/ Communications
Joseph Hernandez '09, Reporter/Writer, Food & Dining, Chicago Tribune
Anita Jenke, Executive Director, Career Transitions Center of Chicago
Matt Kuttan '93, Advertising Professional with 20+ years
Alex Perry, CEO - Right Way Signs
Tom Rovak '85, Film Senior Colorist / Post Production Supervisor
Erik Schmudde '05, Creative Executive, Infinitum Nihil production company. Film/TV Writer
Vicky Wang, Sofar Sounds music events
Heather Youkhana '11, PR Manager at LaSalle Network
Professionals from Chicago Creative Coalition (C3) will be in attendance to meet with our alumni. Learn more about who C3 is at www.chicagocreative.org
Additional Industry Professionals to be announced.
Business attire required.
CAAN Connect: Chicago
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Columbia College Chicago
618 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60605
$15 Registration - Includes one-on-one networking meetings with industry professionals, beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres.
Please Note: If you wish to register a guest, that guest must be paid for AND meet with each panelist WITH YOU. This event is strictly for Columbia College Chicago alumni.
*CAAN= Columbia Alumni Association & Network
*Industry professionals are subject to change at any time
All registration fees and donations are non-refundable and non-transferable.