Our Watermark Entrepreneur Conference is just around the corner – and, in keeping with our commitment to support girls' leadership organizations, we'll be celebrating the Girl Scouts of Northern California for the second year in a row. This year, we'll honor Annie Cai and hear all about her Gold Award Project.
Wow! What a great response from entrepreneurs throughout the Bay Area – and even as far away as South Carolina – to our call for applications! The judges were extremely impressed and have selected three finalists for The Big Pitch, the perfect way to wrap up our Watermark Entrepreneur Conference, set for Thursday, Oct. 6. Have a look!
If continuous development continues to be an important part of your 2016 career plan – and we bet it is – tune in the first Wednesday morning of the month for our popular webinar series – each covering a special topic designed to move you to the next level. Our webinars are guaranteed to engage your team and generate productive discussions – consider using them in your monthly Lunch and Learn! Here's what we have lined up for the rest of the year.
Want to showcase your idea for a new company, product or brand to potential investors, partners and customers? Could you use some practice pitching to top Bay Area VCs? Ready to receive some helpful suggestions on polishing your presentation? Introducing The Big Pitch, a brand-new addition to our always sold-out annual Watermark Entrepreneur Conference. The conference is set for 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at Fenwick & West in Mountain View, with The Big Pitch beginning at 4:30 p.m.
We had a great Her Voice Series event at Citrix last week – Negotiating Your Way to a Win-Win. Moderator Bobbie LaPorte and panelists Laura Heisman (Citrix), Ching Valdezco (Exec-Comm) and Karineh Khachatourian (Duane Morris) shared their firsthand experiences in negotiating, outlining what works, what doesn't and what we need to do to get better at asking for – and getting – what we want.