coveted access to some of NYC's sharpest business minds
All the fabulous details:
honoring Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles
intimately mingle with guest mentors in a cocktail event setting (seek out those you'd most like to meet!)
sips from Barefoot & Van Goghand snacks from The 'ino Group
the silent auction features mentorship experiences (bid now)
experience DermalQuench oxygen treatments by Kate Somerville
Skin Health Experts
perfect your LinkedIn profile photo and join the
Marie Claire Career Network
requested attire is business chic
VIP Lounge Guest Mentors Include
Allison Arden - vp & publisher, Advertising Age & author of The Book of Doing
Sunny Bates - founder & president, Sunny Bates Associates
JT Batson - president, Mediaocean
Christine Beauchamp - fashion and beauty industry executive
Nikki Cascone - chef consultant - Top Chef Tour
Joanna Coles - editor in chief, Marie Claire
Francine Della Badia - executive vice president, Coach
Frank Eliason - svp, social media, Citi
Gale Epstein - co-founder & creative director, Hanky Panky
Carolyn Everson - vp, global marketing solutions, Facebook
Wendy Goldberg - senior VP & chief communications officer, Clear Channel
Rufus Griscom - vp/gm, Babble.com at Disney Interactive Media Group
Darline Jean - CEO, the About Group
Marshall Kaplan - managing director, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Bradley Kay, president & partner, SS+K
Steve Kietz - evp/gm, EDO Interactive
Karin Klein - strategy & business development executive, Bloomberg
Susan Malfa - svp, national ad sales, NBCU
Fern Mallis - president, Fern Mallis LLC
Lorraine Massey - co-owner, Devachan
Susan McPherson - svp/director of global marketing, Fenton
Lida Orzeck - co-founder & CEO, Hanky Panky
Michelle Peluso - global consumer chief marketing & internet officer, Citigroup
Janet Riccio - evp, Omnicom Group, Inc. & CEO, G23
Andrew Siegel - svp, strategy & corporate development, Advance Publications, Inc.
Jaidev Shergill - CEO, bundle.com
Leslie Stevens - principal, LaForce + Stevens
Jeanne M. Sullivan - general partner, StarVest Partners, L.P.
Alisa Volkman - co-founder/vp, sales strategy & brand development, Babble.com at Disney Interactive Media Group
Galen Zamarra - chef/owner, Mas (farmhouse) & Mas (la Grillade)
Engage your company's executives in an unparalleled networking opportunity while serving the community.
Sponsorships start at $5,000.
View our event sponsorship deck.
Experiential Auction Packages
We're looking for the best and brightest in their fields to donate time and expertise. Connect Step Up to an exclusive and experiential mentorship-based auction package valued at $750+.
Interested in engaging? Contact Angie.
Thank you to our 2012 sponsors!
Style Lounge Sponsor
Food & Beverage Partners
Host Committee Members
Michael Berland, Vanessa Colella, Linda Descano, Diane Holland,
Sara Holoubek, Nicole Hunter, Tory Johnson, Wendy Jones,
Richard Mishaan, Jack Myers, Claudia Poster, Caryl Stern,
Wendi Sturgis, Cynthia Wolff
For questions and sponsorship information, please contact Angie at firstname.lastname@example.org.