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Saturday, September 17 • 11:00 - 12:30
Insider Secrets: How To Impress, Connect, and Grow A Partnership With the Brands You Love

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How can you stand out as an influencer? What's the best way to connect and pitch to brands and agencies? How can you turn a one-time engagement into a long-term partnership with a brand?

Join us for a lively panel discussion featuring bloggers, brand, and PR agency representatives as they bring their insider knowledge to the table. With case studies and practical tips, they'll tackle topics from brand expectations, creative collaborations, to negotiating and compensation. Walk away with practical ideas on how to form more and stronger partnerships with the brands you love.

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Brittany Stager

Blogger & Social Media Director, My Daily Randomness | REES + STAGER
Brittany Stager is the designer behind My Daily Randomness, a personal lifestyle blog. It is there where she writes about everything from home renovation and decor, to travel and food. When she is not blogging, she is filling her days with social media at her business, @ReesStage... Read More →

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Melissa Allen

Marketing - Brand and Ambassador Partnerships, Cricut
Melissa Allen is the force behind today’s industry­ leading ambassador and influencer programs at Cricut. In her spare time, she takes DIY to the extreme with random projects that range from welding steel and etching glass to hand­lettering, graphic design, silkscreening, papercrafting... Read More →
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Alyssa Garrison

Random Acts Of Pastel
Random Acts of Pastel (or RAOP for short) started out as a street art concept to make the world a happier place. Fresh out of Journalism school, Alyssa began feeling jaded by the click-driven, advertising-fuelled industry. She felt blocked, stuck, and totally unable to move forward... Read More →
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Lyndon Madden

Marketing Director at GE Appliances, GE Appliances
Lyndon is a seasoned marketer with a unique expertise on strategic brand building in the home appliance category. As the Marketing Director at GE Appliances, Lyndon leads all marketing efforts for Canada, including brand partnerships, public relations and digital, social and paid... Read More →
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Melissa Retty

Account Director, Craft Public Relations
Melissa Retty is a seasoned PR practitioner with a passion for earned media.Melissa has helped some of the world's leading brands build and execute award-winning communications plans. As a strong advocate for the power of influencer marketing, Melissa has spent her career helping... Read More →

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GE Appliances

Seminar Sponsor | Speed Networking Sponsor
At GE Appliances, we satisfy real-life needs, define trends and simplify routines. As a leading manufacturer of appliances in Canada, we're passionate about helping people choose, use and care for the appliances in their home. We're equally passionate about partnering with like-minded... Read More →

Saturday September 17, 2016 11:00 - 12:30 EDT
Snell Hall 65 Church St., Toronto, ON