Build Great Freelance Relationships: Panel Discussion with Freelancers & Clients

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Whether you're a current or aspiring freelancer, or someone who hires (or might want to hire) freelancers, this is the event for you!

In addition to tasty free food, join Better Together members and a panel of both freelancers and those who hire them, discussing what works best. Learn great tips to ensure that all your freelancer-client relationships are as productive and problem-free as possible.

Rachel Romano
Rachel is an experienced senior account management leader working with, a company with an established history in creative staffing and recruiting. Her clients and candidates range from such areas as marketing, creative, interactive, ecommerce, beauty, apparel and more.

Dave Steinke
Dave’s experience includes working as an art director at Bozell Jacobs and Bailey Lauerman & Associates (both in Nebraska). His clients have included Union Pacific, Raytheon and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He also worked at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, where he led accounts with Aeromexico, Fox and Method Soaps. His work has won recognition from Cannes, One Show, Communication Arts, Belding, Clio and D&AD. He also worked at TBWA\Chiat\Day with some of the world’s most respected brands include Kraft Mac & Cheese, Velveeta, Stove Top Stuffing, Burger King, Sprite, Coke Zero, and Dominos, to name a few.

Emily Hope Dobkin
Betterish is a platform that honors & encourages people to make better things, better relationships & all around better days.
For 10 years, Emily has produced and managed creative programs in various settings across the country: after-school programs, summer camps, galleries, libraries, marketplaces and museums. In all of these places, she’s designed community building experiences that nurture curiosity, encourage social bridging and fuel empowerment. She’s now taking that work to broader audiences and different kinds of venues using this betterish mindset. Emily considers herself an “experience maker & collaborative doer” and is dedicated to designing workshops & projects for places that value making more meaningful connections.

Moderator: Sara Rosinsky
Sara Rosinsky has been a copywriter for more than half her life and wouldn’t have it any other way. She began freelancing in 2000, but dialed it way back while she worked full-time in Publix Super Markets’ in-house agency. She’s been freelancing exclusively since May of 2016, and loves it so much she’ll never give it up. Under the banner of Shiny Red Copy, she’s recently been writing websites, brochures, ads, romance copy for frozen sliders, and names for beers.

If you’re looking to hire or be hired, this is the event for you. Bring your business cards and questions and be prepared for some good old-fashioned networking too—maybe you’ll find the freelancer or client you’ve been looking for!