Social Networking Your Business
Connecting with the right clients, vendors and partners is fundamental to the success of every business. Networking is the time-tested art of using existing relationships to create new ones. At this event, learn how to accelerate word-of-mouth marketing with the latest social media platforms and techniques. Hear case studies directly from the founders of the most successfully networked companies and make new connections for your business at the same time.
1) Drinks, Music and Networking (6:30-7:00pm)
2) Case Study: Public Relations (15 minutes)
- Todd Barrish, Managing Director at LaunchSquad
3) Case Study: Email Marketing (15 minutes)
- Greg Cangialosi, Founder of and CEO of Blue Sky Factory
4) Case Study: Networked Office Environments (30 minutes)
- Brendan McGee, East Coast Director of TechSpace
- Cheni Yerushalmi, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sunshine Suites
5) Drinks, Music and Networking (8:00pm until close)
Todd Barrish (@toddbarrish)
Todd is Managing Director at LaunchSquad New York. Todd has launched and worked with many start up companies that have gone on to become strong industry brands including Vonage, Priceline and blip.tv. His expertise includes brand marketing, high-level media and analyst relations, financial communications as well as corporate reputation and issues management programs. In June 2009, Todd was appointed to the Radford University Board of Visitors by Virginia Governor Time Kaine.
Greg Cangialosi (@gregcangialosi)
Greg is the CEO of Blue Sky Factory which supports the email marketing for brands, from leading Fortune 500 companies to performing artists such as U2 and Justin Timberlake. Greg’s previous startup ventures have included a 3 year run in the music industry as a concert promoter, starting and operating a touring food vending business, and running a small web / interactive firm, all before starting his current company Blue Sky Factory, Inc. Greg was also the lead author of “The Business Podcasting Book”.
Brendan is the Regional Manager for TechSpace. TechSpace provides flexible office space and completely integrated technology and business services across 3 locations in Manhattan. Brendan has overseen the tenancy of over 600 small businesses and currently manages a portfolio of 150 companies–ranging from established players like Pandora Media to emerging startups like SalesCrunch. TechSpace is mainly inhabited by technology, digital media, and creative firms. Brendan is a founder of the Coalition-of-Office-Space-Providers (COSP).
Cheni is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sunshine Realty Management, a leading provider of office space, support and services to start-up companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs. Founded in 2001, Sunshine Suites now hosts more than 500 companies and more than 1000 people in two downtown Manhattan locations and hosts regular networking events and seminars for members. Prior to starting Sunshine, Cheni was founder and president of the Zoomgo Gaming Network, an online video gaming network. Cheni is a founder of the Coalition-of-Office-Space-Providers (COSP).