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.

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.

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.

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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