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Organizing Creative Connections - Austin Entertainment Business

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Want to know about the hidden job market? You can accomplish anything you want if you follow 3 simple rules. Work smarter, not harder. 

What: Austin Entertainment Business- "Organizing Creative Connections"

When: May 17, 2018

Time: 6PM-8PM

Where: The Speakeasy (Music Lounge/Downstairs)- 412 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Who should attend? Investors, Human Resources, Producers, Directors, Writers, Production Company Reps, Agents, Managers, Actors, Actresses, Director of Photography, Production Designers, Editors, Costume Designers, Musicians, Composers, Casting Directors, Acting Teachers, Studio Teachers, Camera, G&E, Sound, Hair/ Makeup, Wardrobe, Art Department, Visual Effects, Colorists, Animation, Production Assistants, and more!

ABOUT: TV/Film producer Jennifer Hutchins,, gives insider entertainment industry advice while introducing a helpful guest speaker with an expert knowledge in the the entertainment business each month. Attendees can introduce themselves to the group, exchange skills and get recommendations and referrals. The goal of "Austin Entertainment Business" is to get people hired and paid while forming dream teams!

May Guest speakers: Career Panel
Lynn Cheng- Career Zen - Lynn reveals the hidden job market and how you should not waste your time sending out hundreds of resumes.

Jonathan Troen- Digital & Live Producer/ Career Coach- Jonathan reveals 3 steps to achieving any goal. This works 90% of the time.

May 17, 2018: Schedule
6PM-6:30PM- arrivals/ meet and greet for members and their guests
6:30PM- Networkers can introduce themselves to the group on open microphone.
7:00PM- 7:45PM: Panel: Host: Jennifer Hutchins & Career Coach Guest Speakers
7:45-8:00PM- Cont..Networkers can introduce themselves to the group on open microphone.
8:00PM- Room opens to the general public/ continued networking

Speakeasy is a sprawling 3-level nightclub with nightly live music & weekend DJs, '20s-style decor & rooftop patio. Drink specials for group members and their guests: $5 cocktails and $4 beers.

What to bring
It's helpful to have a goal in mind and be specific.

Networkers are already landing jobs at "Austin Entertainment Business" events and the group has been listed as an official support organization on the Austin Film Commission website: 80% of jobs are from relationships and referrals.

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Earlier Event: May 15
Austin Music Tech Monthly Meetup
Later Event: May 17
Third Thursday with the ISA