the new england coastal creative

presents

creative women's summit

2023

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Greenwich, Connecticut

Join us for an unforgettable day at the

ELEVATE: CREATIVE WOMEN'S SUMMIT 2023,

designed specifically for our talented creative community.


We're bringing our vibrant NE COASTAL CREATIVE energy and personalized programming to ensure you get the most out of this action-packed event. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a freelancer, or a business owner, you'll leave with valuable insights, insider information, and plenty of inspiration.


And throughout the day, you'll have ample time to connect and network with the incredible women who are shaping the future of the creative business landscape. Get ready for a day that's all about YOU!


But that's not all - you'll also have the opportunity to schedule a pre-event 1:1 Advisory Zoom Call with one of our Community Asset experts who are sharing their knowledge and time to help you manage and define your business goals.


Because You Don't Know What You Don't Know!


Thursday, October 26, 2023

Greenwich, Connecticut

9am - 5pm

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topics & takeaways:

what you can expect

  • Customized programming tailored to creative brand & business goals
  • Personal 1:1 advisory sessions available with Community Asset advisors
  • Workshops and engaging panels that provide actionable insights for implementing effective strategies.
  • Mentorship sessions providing expert advice on business, brand and tech issues
  • Networking opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals
  • Swag Bag & Gifts from our Sponsors


see complete details under TICKETS

join us if you are:

who we are expecting

Are you a business owner, founder, content creator, or freelancer?


Or perhaps you have dreams of starting your own business someday?


Maybe you're a full-time employee seeking ideas and inspiration, or simply someone who craves connection, new ideas, and learning.


No matter where you are in your journey, we're here to provide you with the education, inspiration, and community you need. Join us for an exciting day of growth and success!

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the new england coastal creative

presents

creative women's summit

2023

BREAK OUT MENTOR SESSIONS

Point, Click, Sell:

The Latest Game-Changing Website Trends for the Holiday Season and Beyond

Debra Lutsky

Digital Retail Partners


The Whole(sale) Truth

The 7 Steps to Successfully Navigate from Retail to Wholesale Sales Including Strategies for: Marketing, Pricing Sheets, Pop Up and Booth Design, Sales Reps and more

Kim Bartolotta

Elevation by Kim

CHECK IN, BREAKFAST AND WELCOME

8:00am - 9:00am

MORNING Q+A PANELS

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MORNING KEYNOTE

Lydia Fenet

9:00am - 9:25am

MIXED MEDIA:

Discover PR & Affiliate Marketing Strategies to Maximize your Media Presence and Elevate Your Brand's Reach.

Moderator: Patricia Maristch, Piqued PR

Panelists: Cristin Mandarino, Carrie Waible, TBA

9:30am - 10:15am

CAPITAL GAINS:

Strategies and advice to find the right funding for your type and stage of business

Moderator: Chris Gelnaw

Panelists: Samantha Cross, William Hayden, Christine Sullivan

10:25am - 11:10am

Balancing Act:

Building a Brand while Building a Family and Creating

+ Maintaining Authenticity Throughout

Moderator: Tyler Boe Drexler

Panelists: Eva Amurri, Cara Barrett, Stephanie Trotta

11:20am - 12:15pm

LUNCH, FASHION SHOW & KEYNOTE

12:30pm - 2:00pm

AFTERNOON Q+A PANELS

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TIPPING THE SCALES:

Creating and Managing Your Brand’s Long Term Growth

Moderator: Kimberly Thomas

Panelists: Kaki McGrath, Lauren Stephens, TBA

2:00pm - 2:45pm

VISUAL ARTS:

How to use Creative Story Telling that Elevates Your Brand and Builds Customer Loyalty

Moderator: Meredith Hanson

Speakers: Claiborne Swanson Frank, Ashley McCormack

2:55pm - 3:35pm

IT TAKES TWO:

How to Build Successful Creative Collaborations to Leverage Your Markets and Strengthen Brand Awareness

Moderator: Andrea Werbel

Panelists: Jenn Stocker, TBA

3:45pm -4:30pm

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CLOSING KEYNOTE CONVERSATION

4:35pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:00pm

HAPPY HOUR

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  • PR PITCH LIKE A PRO
  • AFFILIATE & MARKETING STRATEGY
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT AUDIT
  • CREATIVE BUSINESS BRAINSTORM
  • E-COMMERCE/WEBSITE AUDIT
  • trademark & copyright
  • CREATIVE CASH FLOW SOLUTIONS
  • MARKETING PLAN AUDIT
  • The Whole(Sale) TrutH
  • DIGITAL BRANDING ASSET AUDIT
  • CAMP CANVA
  • THE PINTEREST PRINCIPLE

community assets

Once you’ve purchased your ELEVATE 23 ticket, you will receive an invite to schedule your 1:1 Private Pre-Event ZOOM with a Community Assets Advisor.


Select from a variety of experts/topics to get personalized advice on your business needs.


Advisory Session Calls are available for booking on a first-come first-served basis. Sessions are limited to 1 per person.


SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS

stay tuned for more!

tickets

ELEVATE 23 | CREATIVE TICKET

the new england coastal creative

presents

creative women's summit

2023

$195

PRE-SALE $150

  • A 1-day pass to the ELEVATE | Creative Summit 2023 featuring panels, speakers, workshops, conversations, industry experts, mentors and friends to help you Energize, Excite and Engage your community to help ELEVATE your creative business to the next level.
  • Panels, Workshops, Mentors & Keynotes: Each of our sessions feature expert tips and advice on how to Coordinate, Integrate and Communicate your brand’s message to your community and help build new partnerships and collaborations. See our schedule and list of speakers for more information.
  • Personal 1:1 advisory session with financial, content, HR, and marketing professionals (FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!!!)


Also included:

  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Beverages
  • Gift bag filled with products from our sponsors and partners
  • Access to our private APP where you can connect with attendees pre + post event
  • COMPLIMENTARY HEADSHOT
  • Happy Hour to network with peers and industry leaders, expand your network and make valuable connections

PRE-SALE

$250

ELEVATE 23 | VIP TICKET

the new england coastal creative

presents

creative women's summit

2023

Upgrade your ticket to VIP to access our additional benefits including:


  • Reserved Seating
  • One Additional 1:1 Advisory Session (limit 2)
  • Private Cocktail Party with Speakers on Wednesday, October 25th at TBA on Greenwich Avenue
  • VIP Gift Bag
  • Exclusive ZOOM Pitch Session with Select Media Sponsors

VIP

$295

Greenwich, Connecticut

accommodations

Make it a great getaway for the night with our courtesy rates with the event host property, Delamar Greenwich Harbor

Town View Rooms $365

Harbor View Rooms $415

SPECIAL GROUP CONCESSIONS:

  • Complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival
  • Complimentary Valet Parking for all overnight guests
  • Complimentary Grab and Go continental breakfast
  • Coffees, Cappuccino and Espresso available daily in our Library
  • Access to our fitness facilities


There are plenty of additional hotels in and around the Greenwich area that you can choose from. Here are just a few.

additional hotels

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sponsorships & partners

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