Monthly Luncheon   |  June 15, 2017  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
June Luncheon: Find The Right Thread
Our June luncheon features Tamsen Webster, executive producer of TEDxCambridge, "idea whisperer", and recovering 20-year brand marketer as she explores why branding doesn't work, what we need to do instead, and how to get there.
Monthly Luncheon   |  May 18, 2017  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
May Luncheon: David vs. Goliath
Our May luncheon features Raleigh's very own David Morken, CoFounder, Chairman, and CEO of Bandwidth. David is going to share his lessons learned from starting Bandwidth in a spare bedroom of his parent's house to a $160M revenue company.
Monthly Luncheon   |  April 20, 2017  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
April Luncheon: The Annual CMO Panel
Don’t miss the Chief Marketing Officer panel on April 20th to learn how leading companies plan to stay ahead of the evolving industry and their competition.
Monthly Luncheon   |  March 16, 2017  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
March Luncheon: What You Can Learn From Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress
Whether or not you're a fan of her catchy tunes or crazy outfits, Lady Gaga takes center stage with her unconventional customer loyalty strategy. With 41 million Twitter followers and 63 million Facebook fans, she blows away her peers on social media. She has methodically built a grassroots base of what she calls her “Little Monsters”—passionate fans who look to her not just for music but also for joy and inspiration. In our March luncheon, you will learn how focusing on word-of-mouth marketing and emotional connections can apply to your business strategies.
Monthly Luncheon   |  January 19, 2017  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lenovo’s eCommerce head on 2017 marketing trends
Join us at the January luncheon to uncover the “new rules” of marketing to a more sophisticated, more networked and more connected customer base. We will hear from Ajit Sivadasan, Vice President & General Manager at Lenovo, as he shares how Lenovo is leveraging this knowledge to disrupt marketing while providing more compelling and relevant experiences for their customers.
Monthly Luncheon   |  December 15, 2016  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monthly Luncheon: December 15, 2016
Join us at the December luncheon for the first ever CEO Panel, a unique opportunity to engage with influential executives in the Triangle. Moderator Brooks Bell and the speakers Chris Chung, Terrence Holt and Suzanne Miglucci are ready to take on your questions. This luncheon experience is sure to inspire you on your own leadership path.
Monthly Luncheon   |  November 18, 2016  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Design Thinking & Behavior Change
Marketing involves trying to change a behavior, no matter what you are selling. When you have a product, you can use features and benefits to influence the change. However, marketing an idea is harder to cut through the noise - that's where Design Thinking can be a very powerful method of persuasion. Join non-profit marketing executive Lawrence Swiader as he shares from his experience with Design Thinking.
Monthly Luncheon   |  October 20, 2016  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Welcome to a Brave New World
Join Geno Church, Lead Strategist and Passion Pirate at Brains on Fire, who will share lessons from his book, The Passion Conversation: Understanding, Sparking and Sustaining Word of Mouth Marketing, exploring how passion compels brands to go above and beyond. Understanding passion provides actionable insights that empower marketers to authentically connect with the people who love their brands. Come prepared for a hefty dose of social research, a few real-world case studies, and a little bit of brand “community.”
Monthly Luncheon   |  September 15, 2016  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
5 Lessons from the Mouse
Join us at the September luncheon to hear real stories from a Disney insider on hiring the right cast members, creating “guestology” for their guests, stumbling into the concept of branding and embracing failure.
Monthly Luncheon   |  August 18, 2016  |  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Freak Factor: Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness
It’s time to forget everything you’ve been told about achieving personal fulfillment and business success—and instead embrace your weaknesses, own your freak factor. Stop the never-ending personal development on your flaws. Start with your weaknesses and finally find your best productivity and effectiveness.