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MAY 23, 2017

Night of Networking - Unplugged Series

*Online registration for this event is now closed. Please email francine@sherunsit.org, for more information.*


Join She Runs It for a casual networking event at FMG! Mingle with industry executives as you enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers.

This event will feature our “Unplugged” content series. In this installment, speakers will discuss new forms of out-of-home advertising and explore how technology and data are impacting OOH/DOOH and the customer experience.

Moderator: Jodi Senese, CMO, Outfront Media

Panelists: 

  • Steve Ellis, CEO, WhoSay
  • Reham Fagiri, Co-Founder, Apt Deco 
  • Maureen McCloskey, Managing Director, Kinetic Worldwide
  • Jill Nickerson, SVP, Director OOH, Horizon Media

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APR 19, 2017

She Runs It Changing the Game Awards

*Registration for this event is now closed. Contact francine@sherunsit.org or call 212-221-7969 for more information.*

The She Runs It Changing the Game Awards recognizes women within the industry who are true catalysts of innovation -- fearlessly making bold moves and reinventing the rules of marketing to transform their brands, their organizations, and those of their clients. Join us as we recognize these women, learn about their achievements and become inspired by how their journeys might affect your career path.

 2017 HONOREES:

Brainwave – Changing the Way a Brand or Product is marketed                                               

  • Lauren Crampsie, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Ogilvy 
  • Becky Frankiewicz, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Quaker Foods North America    
  • Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty  
  • Amanda Rubin, Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Brand and Content Strategy, Goldman Sachs      
  • Michal Shapira, SVP News Content Partnerships, Turner Ignite   

Paradigm Shift – Changing the Way a Customer Segment or Target Audience is Approached                                      

  • Paulita David, Multicultural Strategy Director, McPherson Strategies
  • Shreya Kushari, SVP, Search Marketing, Paid Social & Performance Media, NY / ATL Media Capability Lead, DigitasLBi
  • Laura Molen, Executive Vice President, Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales Group, NBCUniversal 
  • Marian Salzman, CEO, Havas PR North America

Quantum Leap – Changing the Way an Organization is Aligned to Pro-Actively Meet New Challenges                                        

  • Danielle Devine, Global Leader, Enterprise Strategy & Communication, Johnson & Johnson
  • Eileen Kiernan, Global President, J3
  • Barri Friedman Rafferty, Partner and President, Ketchum
  • Becca Weigman, Chief Executive Officer, TM Advertising               

No Apologies – Creating Whole New Business Models, Industries, or Marketplace Opportunities

  • Aria Finger, CEO, 

    DoSomething.org

     and TMI Strategy
  • Steph Korey, Co-Founder and CEO, Away 
  • Thalia Mavros, Founder & CEO, The Front
  • Jen Rubio, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Away 
  • Catherine Williams, Chief Data Scientist, AppNexus

 If you would like to create an ad to celebrate an honoree in Adweek's special section, please contact Daniel.McNamee@adweek.com or you can call him directly: 212-493-4157.

JAN 26, 2017

2017 Annual Roast

*Online registration for this event is now closed. Please call Alyson Carney at 212-221-7969 to register*

She Runs It is excited to host the 2017 Roast of Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America

She has built some of the world’s most powerful brands and reinvented the ad agency model, and on January 26th, her colleagues, friends and family will join She Runs It to roast Wendy Clark. Join us for a night of dinner, drinks, fearless laughter and heartfelt expression as we celebrate the dynamic CEO of DDB North America.

Wendy’s Roasters: 

·        Dana Anderson, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Mondelez International

·        Meredith Kopit Levien, Chief Revenue Officer, The New York Times

·        Jonathan Mildenhall, CMO, Airbnb

Ivan Pollard, SVP Strategic Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company, North America 


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JAN 12, 2017

NYC Mentoring Kickoff

It’s the kickoff event of the year for the She Runs It’s coveted mentoring program!  Recently announced mentors and mentees will have the opportunity to connect and network for the very first time and learn more about their joint commitment to the 2017 mentoring program.  It will also be an opportunity for both mentors and mentees to connect with both the mentoring program committee members and She Runs It team  who help to make it all happen.   

Enjoy an evening filled with valuable content including Q&A breakout sessions, and a roadmap to successfully navigating the She Runs It 2017 mentoring program amongst the united community of mentors and mentees.


*This is a free event. Members cannot bring non-members or those not in the mentoring program.

DEC 15, 2016

She Runs It Chicago Holiday Happy Hour

Our community is only five months old but over 300 strong (and growing). Let's toast our accomplishments and celebrate the holiday season together! Please join us on December 15th for a festive networking event where you can enjoy:


DEC 08, 2016

She Runs It Holiday Happy Hour

*Online registration is now closed. To purchase a ticket for this event, please call the She Runs It office at 212-221-7969. Please note the She Runs It Team will be offsite after 4pm.*

What an exciting year it's been for She Runs It - let's kick off the holiday season by celebrating our historic accomplishments together! Join us on December 8th for a festive networking event where you can enjoy:

  • Two-hour open bar, food, and music
  • Networking with She Runs It Members and Board of Directors
  • Raffle for a chance to win time with senior executives in our industry


·        How Stella Artois leveraged native advertising around the Academy Awards

·        Components of the activation; from the Stella Artois chalice to the Oscars’ red carpet

·        Lessons learned and looking to the future

DEC 03, 2015

Member's Holiday Party

Registration is now closed - please email suzanne@awny.org if you would like to join us.

Join AWNY for our 2015 Member's Holiday Party! 
  • Guests are encouraged to wear festive accessories
  • Enjoy live networking and holiday treats

In the spirit of giving, please bring a gently-used, freshly laundered coat for men, women, or children for distribution to New York Cares Coat Drive.

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JUL 15, 2015

2015 Woman of the Year

This event is sold out. To be added to the wait list, please contact meredith@awny.org.

T
he Woman of the Year is AWNY’s most prestigious award given to an honoree who has reached an unparalleled level of achievement in her career and in how she gives back to her community. This year, we are thrilled to celebrate:
Dana Anderson, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Mondelez International

Toasters Include:
Mark Clouse - Chief Growth Officer, Mondelez International
Lisa Cochrane, SVP Marketing, Allstate Insurance
Laura Desmond - Chief Executive Officer, Starcom MediaVest Group
Tim Scott - Chief Marketing Officer, Land O'Lakes

For information about Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact megan@awny.org .

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MAR 03, 2015

Night of Networking at PS450

Event is sold out. Please contact meredith@awny.org to be added to the wait list.

Join us for a casual networking event at PS450 and enjoy conversation, cocktails, and complimentary tapas. This event is open to members and non-members, alike.

JAN 22, 2015

Mentoring Kick-Off Meeting

This is a free event. Members cannot bring non-members or those not in the mentoring program.

JAN 07, 2015

Gaining Ground - Your Presence

Since unconscious gender bias often favors men, women need practical tools to shift unhelpful behaviors.

Join us on January 7th for Gaining Ground: Your Presence. This action-packed workshop is back by popular demand. It’s designed exclusively for AWNY's mid to senior level Resident Members. Created by UP Business Communications, Gaining Ground offers women an opportunity to discover their most powerful, personal communication style and an actionable strategy to advance in the workplace. UP founders, Mary Jo Romeo, leader in the sales and media industry, and Ellie Heyman, highly regarded acting coach, developed this interactive program to be fun while achieving a real shift in behavior.

You will learn how to own your personal power as a woman in the business world.

This intimate program is limited to 50 AWNY Resident Members.

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NOV 20, 2014

ACC - Thursday Night Mix & Mingle

This event is sold out. Please contact meredith@awny.org if you would like to be added to the wait list. 

Join us for a special evening to give back to the next generation of Advertising professionals who are interested in learning about your career path and experiences in the industry.  
 
This annual event attracts students nationwide who are eager to discover various advertising career opportunities. 
 
Your support of the ACC adds great value to our students, and we encourage you to share this opportunity among your colleagues and friends in the industry.














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OCT 21, 2014

AWNY New Member Kick-Off Event

This event is now closed. If you have any questions please contact Meredith@awny.org.

  • Learn about AWNY’s newest benefits
  • Network and connect with fellow members
  • Meet AWNY Committee Co-Chairs and learn how to get involved

Agenda

6:00 – 6:30 pm  Networking reception
6:30 – 6:50 pm  Welcome address and AWNY committee overview
6:50 – 7:30 pm  Visit committee tables and network
7:30 – 7:40 pm  AWNY Pop Quiz game! (prizes awarded)
7:40 – 7:45 pm Closing Remarks

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Silver Sponsors

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OCT 01, 2014

Media Insights Breakfast: We’re Talkin’ About a Programmatic Revolution – Impact and Opportunities

This event is sold out. Please email meredith@awny.org to be added to our wait list.

Programmatic is the leading edge of an automated marketing system that leverages data and devices to engage the consumer in new and innovative ways. AWNY’s Media Insights Breakfast panel discussion during New York Advertising Week will discuss how programmatic is expected to have a profound impact on the  media landscape. The discussion will address:

  • How companies are gaining expertise to become fluent in this very technical new approach to media buying
  • How  programmatic affects creative – with examples
  • How marketers and agencies are adapting and innovating
  • How  media operations and customer relationships will change forever
Moderated by: 
Stuart Elliott, Advertising Columnist, The New York Times

Panelists:
Monique Bonner, Vice President Global Marketing, Dell
Deanie Elsner, EVP and CMO, Kraft Foods Group
Lou Paskalis, SVP,Enterprise Marketing and Media,
Bank of America
Ben Winkler, Chief Digital Officer/Chief Innovation Officer, OMD

Moderator:

Jenna Wortham, Technology Reporter and Columnist, The New York Times

Panelists:

Jodi Allen
, Vice President North America Brand, Procter & Gamble

Laura Desmond
, Chief Executive Officer, Starcom MediaVest Group

Perry Hewitt, Chief Digital Officer, Harvard University

Wanda Young, Vice President, Media, Digital & Partnership Marketing, Walmart

Come network with industry luminaries and peers at the event insiders look forward to all year!

Young Executives begin the evening short networking seminar and then join senior executive Notables for a networking reception. This event offers a unique opportunity to meet some of the industry's most hard to reach Notables.

To see a sample of some of this year's Notables, Click here.

SEP 10, 2014

Master Class with Dunkin' Donuts: Loyalty and Mobile Marketing

This event is ALMOST SOLD OUT. Please register today to secure your seat!

Learn how this 60 year old retailer keeps its marketing fresh and relevant. Hear from two of Dunkin’ Brands' marketing leaders who will discuss how they inspire customer loyalty every day through tools, technology and messaging.

In this Master Class you will hear:

  •       How Dunkin' Donuts communicates to its consumers across multiple channels in a relevant way
  •       Best practices in loyalty marketing - with examples
  •       How mobile inspires retail actions

Presenters:

Sherrill Z. Kaplan - Director, Digital Loyalty Marketing, Dunkin' Brands

Linda SanGiacomo - Senior Director, Advertising & Creative, Dunkin' Brands

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SEP 03, 2014

Gaining Ground

Since unconscious gender bias often favors men, women need practical tools to shift unhelpful behaviors.

Join us on September 3rd for Gaining Ground. This action-packed workshop is back by popular demand. It’s designed exclusively for AWNY's mid to senior level Resident Members. Created by UP Business Communications, Gaining Ground offers women an opportunity to discover their most powerful, personal communication style and an actionable strategy to advance in the workplace. UP founders, Mary Jo Romeo, leader in the sales and media industry, and Ellie Heyman, highly regarded acting coach, developed this interactive program to be fun while achieving a real shift in behavior.

You will learn how to own your personal power as a woman in the business world.

This intimate program is limited to 50 AWNY Resident Members.

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AUG 20, 2014

A Night of Networking at The Attic

This event is sold out. Please contact meredith@awny.org to be placed on our waiting list.


Join us at our networking event at The Attic and enjoy cocktails, tapas, and conversation. This event is open to members and non-members, alike.

This complimentary event is for new and reinstated AWNY members:

  • Learn about AWNY’s newest benefits
  • Network and connect with fellow members
  • Meet AWNY Committee Co-Chairs and learn how to get involved

Due to strict security and space limitations, sorry no walk-ins

This event is sold out. To be added to our waitlist, please contact meredith@awny.org

Join us at Refinery 29 for 
a career development conversation with Melissa Goidel, Chief Revenue Officer at Refinery 29. In this intimate discussion, limited to 50 AWNY Resident Members, you'll explore the journey to finding your passion through your career. You might just learn how to find a job that doesn't feel like work! You'll also have a chance to meet a Refinery 29 editor and get a behind the scenes look at how the content you love is created. 

Hot Topics:
  • Why bad jobs are good
  • How to know a great opportunity when you see it
  • How to set the right goals

This event is limited to 50 AWNY Resident Members only.
Click here to join AWNY.

This event is sold out. Email Meredith@awny.org to be added to the wait list.

Total Market Approach (TMA) is taking the consumer brand marketing, research, advertising and media world by storm. Shifting consumer demographics have made multicultural segments key engines of business performance, and the marketing/advertising industry must now decide how to transform entrenched strategic and tactical approaches to reflect this new reality.

In this candid and informal discussion among agency thought leaders, you will hear:

* What are the current definitions of Total Market Approach -- and what really works?

* What will TMA mean for agencies, brand marketers, media properties and media agencies?

* What brands are doing it well and which brands are poised for Total Market success?

Moderator: Marc Strachan, VP Brand Marketing, DIAGEO 

Speakers:

-  Jose Bello, Managing Partner, MediaCom MultiCultural

-  Bill Duggan, Group Executive Vice President, ANA

-  Mike Foley, Senior Brand Manager, Post Foods 

-  Monique Nelson, Chairman/CEO, UWG

In today’s business world, unconscious gender bias often favors men. Sheryl Sandberg's book, Lean In, has sparked a great deal of discussion, and women often wonder about how to take action. 

Women need practical tools to achieve their full career potential. We are proud to offer a custom program, designed exclusively for AWNY's mid to senior level Resident Members, called Gaining Ground. Developed by UP Business Communications, Gaining Ground offers women an opportunity to discover their most powerful, personal communication style and an actionable strategy to advance in the workplace. UP founders, Mary Jo Romeo, leader in the sales and media industry, and Ellie Heyman, highly regarded acting coach, created the program to be fun, action-packed, and achieve a real shift in behavior. 

Join us to learn how to own your power as a woman in the business world.

This intimate program is limited to 50 AWNY Resident Members.

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MAY 20, 2014

Spring Member Meeting


This event is now closed. Please email meredith@awny.org to be registered.

Complimentary - Invitation Only for AWNY Members

  • Mingle with AWNY’s newly elected Board of Directors
  • Meet AWNY's newly elected President Amy Wilkins and hear about her vision for the upcoming year.
Due to strict security and space limitations, we are not allowing walk-ins.

Bid for the chance to meet and spend time with some of the most powerful executives in advertising and media.  Hard to reach, senior leaders are auctioning off their time.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get an insider’s perspective from the top!

Only AWNY Young Executives and registered guests under the age of 30 are eligible to bid.

The 2014 Confirmed VIP's Include:
  • Allison Arden, VP, Publisher, Advertising Age and Author, The Book of Doing, Advertising Age
  • Nancy Berger Cardone, Vice President / Publisher. Marie Clarie
  • Kelly Clark, CEO, Group M North America
  • Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director, Hearst Magazines
  • Val Difebo, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsch New York
  • Lee Doyle, President, Client Development, Mindshare
  • Carolyn Everson, VP Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
  • Andrew Gorenstein, Chief Revenue Officer, Gawker Media
  • Jacki Kelley, CEO North America & President of Global Clients, IPG Mediabrands
  • Patricia MacWilliams, Head of Healthcare Advertising Sales, Google
  • Liz Paley, SVP, Advertising and Wholesale Marketing, Ralph Lauren
  • Sarah Personette, President, Universal McCann (UM)
  • Marian Salzman, CEO and Chairman, Havas PR US and Havas Worldwide
  • Amy Vale, Head of Global Business Marketing and Branded Experiences, Spotify
  • Geri Wang, President, ABC Sales, ABC Network

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NOV 06, 2013

Making an Impact: Unlocking the Secrets to Successful Mentoring

Think mentoring is limited to advice about your next career move or fine-tuning your resume? Think again.

In this session you'll learn how to create successful mentoring relationships that will jumpstart career growth, increase your workplace happiness and open doors to professional connections you never imagined.

Emcee: Barbara Lippert: Editor-at-large and columnist, Mediapost.com.

Joanne Zaiac: President, Digitas, NY Region

Jonathan Adams: Head of NA Media, iCrossing

Masha Geller: Executive Director of Marketing, Verve Mobile

Christine Cuoco: Head of Brand and Agency Strategy, Twitter

Tara Landman: Digital Media Executive, NCC Media

Barbara Sullivan: Managing Partner, Sullivan 

11:00am  Loan Relief Recipients Announced

Be there as AWNY President, Carol Watson announces the winners of the 2013 AWNY LOAN RELIEF AWARDS program. Five award winners will be announced.

SEP 26, 2013

Media Insights Breakfast: Innovation in a Time of Disruption

The marketing, agency and media  landscape is in a constant state of disruption, fueled by new and diverse customer touchpoints and innovations in the use of content, data and technology that are leveling the competitive playing field. This opens up opportunities for marketers and agencies, who can embrace new and evolving ways of thinking, to innovate and differentiate. Hear from an exciting panel of agency, marketer and media executives who will share how they are embracing disruption in their own organizations and capitalizing on this reality.

Moderated by: Julie Bosman, Media Reporter, The New York Times

Agency/ client execs: 

  • Stephanie Fierman, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Mediacom 
  • Benny Lawrence, Manager, Media and Brand Innovation, Audi of America
  • Nadine McHugh, Vice President, Global Integrated Media Communications, Colgate-Palmolive 
  • Amanda Richman, President of Investment and Activation,Starcom
  • Lilian Tomovich, SVP/Group Head, US Marketing/Consumer Marketing, MasterCard Worldwide
  • Mel Varley, Global Chief Strategy Officer, MEC
  • Kavita Vazirani, VP of Media Strategy, Comcast

 

Thank you to our committee co-chairs and event co-chairs!

Programming Committee Co-Chairs: Sheryl Goldstein, Mary Perrella, Sheevani Raikundalia

Event Co-Chairs:  Judy Laughren  and Cori Moreno

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OCT 18, 2012

Boardroom Breakfast with Christine M. Owens, SVP, Communications and Brand Management, UPS

OCT 04, 2012

AWNY's 100th Anniversary Gala Luncheon

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AUG 16, 2012

The Beauty Business: Nailing it!

Learn how a fashionista financial analyst and a NYU Business School grad, who went on to be a media p.r. guru, started tenoverten, a nail salon concept never before seen that is winning rave reviews from the press; including Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times and Allure…among many others. Nadine and Adair started the tenoverten brand in December of 2010 in response to their personal frustrations with nail salons in their very own neighborhoods. They had a running list first in their minds and then on paper of things they would change. From those ideas, the flagship tenoverten nail salon in Tribeca opened its doors in 2010, followed by a namesake nail polish brand in 2011 and their second location at the Parker Meridien hotel in 2012. They've created an inspiring beauty experience. Come hear more as Gwen delves deeper into the business of beauty with Nadine and Adair. SPECIAL BONUS: Attendees at this event will receive a gift certificate for a signature manicure at tenoverten nail salon! 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Definition 6 79 Fifth Avenue, (between 15th and 16th Streets) 14th Floor Tickets: Members: $35 / Guests: $45 No refunds after Friday, August 10

JUL 18, 2012

AWNY Master Class: How to Translate Social Media Data and Insights into Brand Strategy with Susan Hammes, VP Social Media and Brand Digital, American Express

Don't miss this opportunity to hear how American Express has been listening carefully in all their social media channels, interpreting the feedback, incorporating the data, and influencing their business. You’ll learn how to translate Social Media Listening into marketing strategy and execution, and hear best practices and insights on effectively using social media for your brand or your client's brand 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. USA TODAY 535 Madison Avenue 32 Floor Tickets: Members: $35 / Guests: $45 No refunds after Friday, July 13

JUN 07, 2012

Leadership Luncheon with Mary Beth West, Executive Vice President and Chief Category and Marketing Officer, Kraft Foods Inc.

MAY 31, 2012

AWNY Leadership Luncheon

Cocktails 11:30 am Luncheon 12:00 pm

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APR 17, 2012

Changing the Game Awards Luncheon

The New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas at 53rd Street Tables: $1950 * Members: $135 * Guests: $225

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FEB 02, 2012

What's Hot in Media for 2012

Moderator:
Jim Cooper, Executive Editor, Advertising Week
Panel:
Deborah Marquardt, VP Media and Integrated Marketing, Maybelline-Garnier
Jim Speros, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Fidelity
Ray Amati, Media Planning Director, Mars
Steve Minichini, President Interactive Marketing, TargetCast tcm

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JAN 18, 2012

What's Hot in Public Relations: 2012 - 10 Things You Need to Know Right Now!

Join AWNY for a lively and informative discussion moderated by Alexandra Bruell of Advertising Age about the 10 top things you need to know about P.R. as we begin 2012. Top executives from leading agencies will share their insights; maybe even a few insider tips on how to know what's going on, what the latest and greatest P.R. tools are -- and how to maximize them. We'll even ask them to look into their crystal balls and foresee the future.

Moderator:
Alexandra Bruell, Reporter, Advertising Age
Panel:
Julie Winskie, Global President, Porter-Novelli
Liz Kaplow, President & CEO, Kaplow
Lisa Rosenberg, President, CEO,
Euro RSCG PR Wendy Lund, CEO, GCI Health

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