Austin Entertainment Business Event: Thurs., May 2- 6PM-10PM- The W Hotel

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W Austin

200 Lavaca St · Austin, TX

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Parking: Austin Entertainment Business guests get a reduced valet parking fee of $10. There is also metered parking nearby.

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Do you know the secret strategy for getting noticed at a film festival? For networking with success?

You're invited to the Austin Entertainment Business (AEB) May 2nd mixer with guest speaker producer David Hartstein, back from Sundance & SXSW. He will reveal the tricks and things to avoid at film festivals.

LOCATION: AEB is at a new location!!! The W hotel located at 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701. Offering discounted $10 valet and drink specials exclusively for AEB attendees.

ABOUT: AEB emphasizes the business of entertainment, streamlines and enhances the entertainment business for content creators, employers and local businesses looking to connect with entertainment pros.

AEB host/ founder: JENNIFER HUTCHINS is a working producer who has been producing hit shows, distributed films & high-profile branded content for over a decade including over 200 episodes of television for CBS, CNN, A&E, Spike, TLC, Syfy, Discovery, Speed, NatGeo, AOL RED and YouTube Originals. Most recently she's back from developing a show for Amazon.

SCHEDULE
When: May 2, 2019

Time: 6PM-10PM

Location: The W Hotel- 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701- Tune up, chill out and plug into the downtown Austin scene at W Austin. From its all-access VIP location in the heart of the “Live Music Capital of the World’s®” 2nd Street District, this pitch-perfect destination showers you with creative energy like few hotels can.

Parking: Austin Entertainment Business guests get a reduced valet parking fee of $10. There is also metered parking nearby.

Event Breakdown
6PM-7:30PM- arrivals/ meet and greet for members and their guests. AEB support staff helps with strategic connections. VIP lounge open for employers and special invites.

7:30PM-8:00PM
Kiki Welcomes
High Five with Ross
Insider Advice with Jennifer

808:30M: Guest Speaker w/ Q&A

8:30-9:00PM- 30 second pitch yourself to your peers and employers. Note: suggest arriving early to sign in. Outside of referrals, employers have to go off resumes. They are now invited to see AEB members highlight their special skills.

9:00PM-10:00PM- Targeted networking

Who should attend?
- Entertainment Industry Professionals
- Employers
- Local businesses looking to connect with entertainment professionals

What to bring
It's helpful to have a goal in mind and be specific. Don't just say "I'm a writer". Say I'm currently writing a romantic comedy about zombies.

Other:
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is now throwing events for members and future members in Austin, TX. If you are a producer, contact [masked] for more information.

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