Join me for the Social Media Symposium
I’m excited to announce that I am participating in the upcoming Social Media Symposium brought to you by The Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) on Saturday, September 17th at the Villages at Country Creek, 21180 Country Creek Drive, Estero, FL 33928. I will be speaking on the benefits of utilizing LinkedIn in the marketing of your business. If you are ready to take your business or career to the next level with social media and learn in small groups with experts in this personalized experience, this event is for you! This event is open to the entire community and beyond so bring your friends, coworkers, family and both women and men are encouraged to attend. Click on the link to register now. Tickets are just $45, available here.
About this event
September 17th – Social Media Symposium
Estero, FL (September 17, 2022) – The Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is proud to host the Social Media Symposium, Saturday, September 17th at the Villages at Country Creek, 21180 Country Creek Drive, Estero, FL 33928. Tickets are just $45, available at ABWAImperialRiver.Eventbrite.com.
Do you find social media overwhelming? Want to up your social media game, but don’t know where to start? Then join as at our Social Media Symposium where you can hear from our expert speakers on different forms of social media platforms including Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Each of our speakers will be running breakout sessions on their social media platform of expertise. The more intimate smaller setting will provide more one on one instruction and personalized learning experience. Each of our speakers will be teaching you a different aspect of their social media platform and will then take questions from you.
This way you can be provided with the information you need the most to increase your knowledge and skill set for your business or personal social media accounts.
You will also be able to tell us about your knowledge on each platform beforehand so we can make sure you can be placed with attendees with the same skill level. Session will be broken down by advanced (well versed in social media platform), intermediate (comfortable understanding of the basics), beginner (just getting started).
This event is open to the entire community and beyond so bring your friends, coworkers, family and both women and men are encouraged to attend.
Meet our Speakers
Monica Garcia Saenz (LinkedIn)
Monica Garcia Saenz founded MGS Designz fourteen years ago out of her passion for helping others and her desire to be of service. She is passionate about using her marketing expertise and years of experience to help people grow their business. She loves helping people take their dream of starting a new business into a reality and walking with them on their professional journey towards success!
Monica has developed her business based on the needs of her clients and is always keeping up with the latest technology. She specializes in providing a complete branded online marketing campaign which encompasses a professional online presence as well as marketing materials for print. Her specialty is Divi WordPress websites that are custom designed and developed with SEO in mind. She believes in the power of social media marketing and helps her clients understand blogging, email marketing, google business listings and social media marketing.
Monica is published author, an experienced translator, an innovative web designer, a creative graphic designer and a talented marketing consultant. She has many great ideas to help you improve your company image and boost your marketing campaign. Her focus is to get your products and services noticed by your potential clients and help you grow your business.
Monique Carlone (Instagram)
Born and raised in Naples, Monique combines her familiarity of the area with her extensive corporate marketing and sales experience to bring the best to her customers. Previously, she was the marketing and sales director for a local electrical contractor, where she helped grow the company from $2 million to over $8 million in gross sales in just six years. Monique also owned and operated a hay distribution company where she imported hay from Canada starting with a sales base of 50 bales per month and growing it to over 2,500 bales per month. She speaks fluent Spanish and is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Florida REALTORS® and the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Monique holds a Bachelor of Science in economics, and developed the first Southwest Florida Economic Almanac under the direction of Dr. Christopher Westley. She’s also aided in the Regional Economic Research Institute’s Regional Economic Indicators reports. Outside of the office, Monique spends her time with her horses as a dedicated passion, serves in her church community, loves to travel and is an avid Naples foodie.
Chasity Roark (Facebook)
Chastity has always been passionate about marketing, public relations, and creating beautiful eye-catching content to better the success of a business. While earning her bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in journalism and creative writing, she has gained extensive experience in marketing and public relations from her time employed in the hospitality, retail, and restaurant industries. Chastity has over 5 years of marketing experience and over 14 years of experience with Facebook.
Chastity is the marketing director for TLC Marketing & Creative Services where she specialized in social media management and ads along with public relations and graphic design. Her passion for creating eye-catching content matched with the proper resources and tools to maximize the success of a business or individual is a testament to her work ethic and values.
About ABWA IMPERIAL RIVER CHAPTER
The American Business Women’s Association Imperial River Chapter was launched April 13th, 2016 specifically to serve the women of Estero and Bonita Springs, FL. At that time, other chapters existed in Southwest Florida. However, none were convenient to the business women of the area between Fort Myers and Naples. ABWA Imperial River Chapter supports the national organization’s mission: to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition. Our chapter raises funds to help reimburse our membership, comprised of local business women, for conferences, seminars, continuing education credits and other professional development pursuits.
Registration/check-in and networking starts at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and speaker/activity. Meetings happen at the Villages of Country Creek off of Corkscrew Road in Estero. Tickets are $30 at Eventbrite, which includes dinner. For more information, email Info@ABWAImperialRiver.org
The ABWA national organization’s mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.Register via ABWAImperialRiver.Eventbrite.com
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