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June WomenRISE (In-person & virtual)

**In-person & Virtual** In-person information available at event registration link! Join us for our first in-person WomenRISE in over two years. Jessica Setnick, author of A Dietitian's Guide to Professional Speaking: Expert Advice for Pitching, Presenting & Getting Paid will share on Speaking of Value: How to Make Money from Your Presentations... Even When You Speak for Free. If you love to be on stage, want to get paid for giving presentations, and have an expertise you want to monetize, this workshop is for you. In Speaking of Value, international speaker Jessica Setnick will share the pitching and planning strategies she's perfected...

CNTX Health and Wellness Fair

Though not often talked about, healthcare is one of the most important decisions made in a persons life. This ranges from illness, to family care, to insurance and the list could go on. However, many people are not aware of the many resources available to aid in determining the best path for their healthcare journey. Please join us as we focus on the importance of healthcare and what options are available for not only us, but also our families and those around us. This month, we are honored to have Deidra Kindred, Owner of Your...

Guide to Starting a Mobile Food Business w/Amber Fletcher – Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs

Join us for our first In-Person and virtual event of 2022 with our friend Amber Fletcher - Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs. Learn about running a mobile food business, including costs, legal considerations, permits, event applications, insurance and more, enjoy a Fletcher's Corny Dog and tour a mobile trailer. After this workshop, you will walk away with a basic knowledge of the day in a mobile food truck business. Is now the best time to invest in a mobile food business? Do you have a unique menu or idea you want to create via mobile catering?

April WomenRISE: LinkedIn: How to Use as a Marketing Tool

In this workshop presentation, with Peggy Parker Edge, PEDGE Consultants, LLC, Edge Consultants, we discuss how LinkedIn® is the most powerful tool in your marketing toolbox. LinkedIn is your Personal and Company brand. When completed, your profile will detail your area of expertise, and you can be seen as a thought-leader in your industry. Learning Objectives of this workshop will include: * The "how-to" and importance of a COMPLETE LINKEDIN PROFILE. * Developing your profile to be "BUYER-ORIENTED." * Creating your ABOUT/SUMMARY and PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE in 1st person tense. * How-to be recognized as an expert in your industry and be seen as a...

SXSW is Back, With New, Exciting & Important Programming for 2022

SXSW 2022 is finally coming back in-person (and online), after two years of absence (2020) and online-only (2021)—and oh, how the work, culture, entertainment, society, and conferences have changed! SXSW Chief Programming Officer and longtime Austin Forum support, Hugh Forrest, talks with Austin Forum Executive Director, Jay Boisseau, about how SXSW 2022 will be different, and better, in the new normal, while continuing to address the evolving and emerging themes that influence and shape how we work, learn, play, live, and more! Then, Hugh will take questions from our online attendees and discuss with them the choices and reasons for...

The Present and Future of Gaming

Electronic gaming is a huge industry, larger even than music and film, and encompasses options and platforms for everyone: from casual games on smartphones to visually realistic games on consoles and PCs to massive online games and platforms leveraging data centers and clouds. It has inspired tremendous amounts of content on social media and streaming services, and has spawned E-sports leagues and competitions. And yet, gaming should not be thought of solely in terms of entertainment. Advances in games and delivery platforms drive technology advances in components and systems that have benefits in other areas of business and life, and...

How Can Tech Companies Support Social Good?

Tech is booming even in the midst of a global pandemic. Many tech companies are achieving better-than-ever revenue and profits, sending tech stocks soaring. Salaries for tech executives and engineers are rising as well which creates a competitive marketplace for top talent. But this prosperity is not shared by all. In tech, women and people of color are underrepresented and under compensated. For those not in tech careers/companies pressures on rising costs of living squeeze tight margins even more. These disparities can significantly increase inequities for marginalized communities. But all is not lost. With the proper mindset and tools, the...

How to Leverage Events to Grow Your Business & Increase Sales: A Panel Discussion

Join us to learn event marketing secrets to grow your business and increase sales from our panel of experts at our 1st Quarter Special Evening Event, Online, January 20, 2022, from 6:00 - 7:00 pm Whether you’re selling a product or service, event marketing, such as trade shows, business expos, farmer's markets, conferences, or seminars is a great way for you to get face-to-face contact between your brand and your customers. Hear from our panelists how they leveraged events to grow their businesses and increase sales. In this workshop you will learn: How to choose the right event...

Tech Trends for 2022 (and Beyond!)

Technologies are ubiquitous in our lives: embedded in our homes, offices, and vehicles, and in our schools, healthcare, entertainment, and most other places we go. And yet, while technologies have become pervasive, there is no constancy: technology capabilities grow exponentially, entirely new technology products emerge rapidly, and the rate of digital transformation in our lives, companies, government, schools, and more is accelerating. Now, as we enter 2022, technologies like cloud computing, smartphones, and social media are central to our lives; AI and 5G are maturing and applications are increasing that will change our products, services, environments, and infrastructure; edge computing...