Alliance for Women in Media to Host Exclusive Event for Women Media Professionals at NAB Show in Las Vegas April 8, 2013

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The Alliance for Women in Media will present “The Women’s Room” for the first time at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 8, 2013. Registrants will be served a healthy breakfast, have a professional headshot taken, receive feedback on their social media profile, and make high-impact connections with fellow women in media.

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AWM is excited to create a fun, dynamic, and professional community within the NAB Show – and we are thrilled by the high-impact women who have already stepped forward to support this new event.

The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) is pleased to present “The Women’s Room” for the first time at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 8, 2013. The event is limited to 200 registrants who will be served a healthy breakfast, have a professional headshot taken, receive feedback on their social media profile, and make high-impact connections with fellow women in media.

The event host committee includes Caroline Beasley, EVP and CFO, Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.; Michelle Duke, Vice President, NAB Education Foundation; Sarah Foss, Media Consultant; Kay Olin, President, Local Focus Radio; and Christine Travaglini, President, Christal Radio (Katz Radio Group).

“The Alliance for Women in Media is excited to create a fun, dynamic, and professional community within the NAB Show – and we are thrilled by the high-impact women who have already stepped forward to support this new event,” said Erin M. Fuller, CAE, AWM president. “We are glad to be working with our long-term partners, NAB and NAB Education Foundation who have been such fantastic partners in launching The Women’s Room.”

In addition to providing a healthy start to the day, The Women’s Room attendees can:

  •     Interact and engage with seasoned, top women professionals in the world of broadcast media, as well as connect with other women media professionals, creating a community of like-minded people within a very large, busy conference environment.
  •     Access the event-participant-only LinkedIn group that will be created pre-event and maintained for at least twelve months post-event.
  •     Update their professional headshot (photographers and backdrop will be set up on-site – limited to the first 50 who sign up on-site).
  •     Gain tips on how to better position their social media profile from noted social media, marketing and media company HR experts and executives with hiring power (limited to the first 100 who sign up on-site).

For more information and to register, visit the AWM website.

About the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM): The Alliance for Women in Media advances the influence and impact of women in all forms of media. AWM is a diverse community – whether type of media, job or global location – that facilitates industry-wide collaboration, education, and innovation. Established in 1961 as American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT), AWM is the longest-established professional association dedicated to advancing women in media and entertainment. AWM harnesses the promise, passion and power of women in all forms of media to empower career development, engage in thought leadership, and drive positive change for our industry and societal progress.

About the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (formerly known as The Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television) supports and promotes educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the electronic media and allied fields. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has created partnerships and joint-initiatives with the National Middle School Association, the Emma Bowen Foundation, the American Red Cross and other organizations that are philosophically aligned with the mission of the Foundation. The Foundation also supports Empowering America®, an initiative which pays tribute to many of America’s most pioneering and inspiring women. Through this program, the Foundation provides Empowering America® educational collateral to needy urban middle schools around the country. The Foundation also produces nationally acclaimed recognition programs, including the Gracie Awards®, a live gala that honors exemplary programming created for, by, and about women.

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