Entrepreneur Food for Thought Series
Brought to you by:
Entrepreneurial Public Relations
Jennifer Abshire, CEO, founder and chief creative officer
Abshire Public Relations
Thursday March 15th, 2012, 11:30am-1:00pm
Georgia Tech Savannah Campus, PARB Building, Rm #126
FREE LUNCH PROVIDED
To attend, please sign up at http://fftmar15.eventbrite.com by Tuesday, March 13, 2012
About the Presentation:
You've started your own business and you're ready to let the world know. Now it's time to add public relations, an essential component of success, to the list of your entrepreneurial skills. Public relations is human relations and a critical aspect of growing your business. Everything you say and do is part of your PR campaign. It is the image you project every day to everyone you meet. It is about you and your company becoming a force in the public eye on a regular basis. PR that you undertake yourself can be a primary way to grow your business and become known without major expense.
About the Speaker:
Jennifer Abshire is the CEO, founder and chief creative officer at Abshire Public Relations. In just over a decade, APR stands firmly as the region’s premier public relations and marketing resource, delivering results for clients throughout coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry.
Jennifer earned a B.A. in Public Relations from Georgia Southern University. She is a graduate and past program chair for Leadership Georgia and Leadership Savannah. Recognized by Georgia Trend magazine as one of the state’s best and brightest “40 Under 40,” Jennifer is a member of the Greater Savannah International Alliance and serves on the advisory boards of Georgia Southern University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Savannah Economic Development Authority, Savannah Technical College and Union Mission, Inc. of Savannah.
When & Where
ATDC Savannah & The Creative Coast
The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) is a startup accelerator that helps Georgia technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful companies. Founded in 1980, ATDC has helped create millions of dollars in tax revenues by graduating more than 140 companies, which together have raised more than 1.6 billion dollars in outside financing. ATDC has provided business incubation and acceleration services to thousands of Georgia entrepreneurs.
In 2010 ATDC expanded its mission to serve more technology companies along multiple growth paths and at all stages of development. ATDC has opened its membership to all technology entrepreneurs in Georgia, from those at the earliest conception stage to the well-established, venture-fundable companies.
ATDC is part of the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) at Georgia Tech, which helps Georgia enterprises improve their competitiveness through the application of science, technology and innovation. ATDC currently has three facilities; two at Georgia Tech's main campus in Atlanta, and one at Georgia Tech's satellite campus in Savannah.
The Creative Coast is a non-profit organization supported by The City of Savannah and SEDA. We exist to nurture the members of our community engaged in creative or innovative endeavors and to cultivate an environment in which they can thrive.