Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: The Wix Lounge, 235 West 23rd St., New York, NY 10011
Dress: Business Casual
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Every day, people recognize and act upon opportunities created through networking. That said, networking takes practice. If you need to amp up your networking game, or you just want to meet creatives like you, this is an event for you.
Join us for a workshop led by Jeremey Donovan, author of How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations, and hear networking stories and advice from creative professionals from Saturday Night Live, Rent the Runway, and BET.com.
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How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations
Jeremey Donovan is the author of the book How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations, and is a FindSpark Speaker Alumni.
Saturday Night Live
Edmond Hawkins is a New York based filmmaker and animator whose films have screened at The Tribeca film festival as well as internationally. The films he has directed have amassed over 10 million views on the Internet. Edmond is currently working his second season at Saturday Night Live and directing in his spare time.
Rent the Runway
Kaitlyn Bailey has been in the retail industry in New York City since 2007. Currently a dress buyer for the e-commerce start-up, Rent the Runway, she is responsible for curating the contemporary and plus-size assortments for the retailer. She received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and got her first taste of the fashion industry while interning at Esprit in London.
Before Rent the Runway, Kaitlyn worked at Lord & Taylor and Dylan’s Candy Bar as a buyer for both.
Kaitlyn lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with her husband and enjoys cooking, seeing live music and loves hosting parties.
Photo Editor at BET.com + Freelance Photographer
Sean is a Photo Editor with experience in Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion, and E-Commerce/Product. He’s worked on everything from fashion galleries with weeks-out lead times to breaking news images and covered award shows, events live in-office, and has also been on the other side of things, part of a team that produced images/content on-site.
Special thanks to our host: The Wix Lounge, Sponsored by Wix.com
Wix.com enables everyone to design, publish and host stunning HTML5 websites. No coding, no previous design skills, just log in to Wix and start creating with our easy drag-and-drop website builder! In that spirit of encouraging creativity and enabling entrepreneurship, in 2010 Wix founded the NYC Wix Lounge. The Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working, event and exhibit space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive work day, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. The Wix Lounge provides free support to New Yorkers, giving them the tools and tips for successfully launching and managing their businesses’ online presence. To learn more, please visit http://www.wix.com.