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Where women and technology meet.

MARCH 12-13, 2017    AUSTIN, TEXAS

 

Influential women in Media, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Technology will gather for VIP networking, workshops, panels and mentor sessions with top industry executives, thought leaders and creatives in a first-class setting for networking, mentorship and ideas.

#BEinAustin

WHAT IS BE?

The BE Conference is a premier conference for emerging professionals, bringing together women who are at the top of their fields in media, entertainment, entrepreneurship and technology with young female influencers, along with corporate leaders who want to connect with them.

“BE” is about being the best possible version of yourself.

BE Conference is focused on connections, experience and mentorship, where industry leaders connect with young female professionals to grow and succeed in their professional lives.

A gathering of leaders. Focused on what’s next.

Join us in Austin as we meet, connect and learn.

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WHO IS BEHIND BE?

 

The BE Conference is organized by a team known for impactful, first-class events with key niche groups: The Wrap and Mom 2.0.

The Wrap is a media and entertainment force in both digital and print, and also presents a series of women-focused events such as the Women’s Breakfast Series and The Grill.

Mom 2.0 is a multifaceted media and conference company known for bringing today’s leading parenting influencers together with top brands both online and in person at events like the Mom 2.0 Summit.

WHO ATTENDS BE?

 

Influencers. Instagrammers. Businesswomen. Bloggers. Scientists. Students. Communicators. Content Creators. Media. Makers. Producers. Programmers. Celebrities. CEOs.

All in one room.

The BE Conference brings together these future leaders with industry founders, disrupters, movers and shakers in Media, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Technology.

WHY BE?

 

There are 80 million Millennials in America, half are women. Highly ambitious, educated, optimistic, dedicated, and attempting to thrive with well-rounded lifestyles, Millennials are powerful players and they are not here to play…they are ready to get going. Most of them just need a place to meet and a roadmap to start.

There are many reasons influencers come to BE Conferences…to network, to mentor, to learn new skills, to launch new projects or products. And to BE with like minds.

Hosts

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Sharon Waxman

CEO and Founder, The Wrap News

Sharon Waxman is CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap and a co-founder of The Be Conferences. She is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and the founder of TheWrap. A leading authority on…

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Laura Mayes

Co-Founder of Mom 2.0 Summit

Laura Mayes is an Emmy-winning writer, and a co-founder of the Mom 2.0 Summit. Over the last few years, she has created, developed and produced a variety of events and programs for women…

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Carrie Pacini

Co-Founder of Mom 2.0 Summit

Carrie Pacini is co-founder of Mom 2.0 Summit, Mom Media Enterprises, and The Iris Awards, and a co-owner of Tastemaker Moms. She has launched and produced several events for parents in media…

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John Pacini

Co-Founder of Dad 2.0 Summit

John Pacini is an entrepreneur and marketing strategist known for connecting the world’s largest brands with online influencers in unique, authentic and memorable ways. John has been a principal team member of…

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The ultimate networking event.

BE Conference starts and ends with networking opportunities and even includes several structured mentorship sessions, media opportunities and networking breaks throughout the day.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm Early Check In & Cocktails
  • 8:30 pm Networking Event & Nightcap

Monday, March 13, 2017

  • 7 am Registration Open
  • 8:00 - 9 am Breakfast
  • 9 - 10:45 am Welcome & Opening Keynote

    Four different discussions from female leaders in entertainment, science, politics, media and business on how they are pushing boundaries, creating innovations, breaking the mold and changing the game.

    Changing the Game
    Doing the Work
    Spreading the News
    Breaking the Mold

  • 10:45 - 11 am Networking Break
  • 11 - 12:30 pm GA Mastermind Sessions

    The beauty of Mastermind Groups is that participants raise the bar by challenging each other to create and implement goals, brainstorm ideas, and support each other with total honesty, respect and compassion. Mastermind groups offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. Our three Mastermind Groups will focus on 1) Resume building/interview skills/negotiating skills 2) Workplace issues/facilitating and promoting diversity and progress 3) Finances/financial planning/budgeting/managing finances.

  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm VIP Mentorship sessions

    VIP Mentorship sessions will consist of one mentor to four VIP attendees. These will be held in the VIP lounge.

SPACE

  • 12:45 - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch
  • 2:00 - 3:30 pm GA Mentorship Sessions

    GA Mentorship sessions will consist of one mentor to eight GA attendees. These will be held in the main ballroom.

  • 2:00 - 3:30 pm VP Mastermind Sessions

    The beauty of Mastermind Groups is that participants raise the bar by challenging each other to create and implement goals, brainstorm ideas, and support each other with total honesty, respect and compassion. Mastermind groups offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. Our three Mastermind Groups will focus on 1) Resume building/interview skills/negotiating skills 2) Workplace issues/facilitating and promoting diversity and progress 3) Finances/financial planning/budgeting/managing finances.

  • 3:30 - 4:00 pm Networking Break

    Market Place Break

  • 4:00 - 5:30 pm Closing Keynote: 5 Discussions

    Five different discussions with leaders in business, finance, industry and community focused on building empowerment in entrepreneurship, finances, and personal direction, as well as a view into the future and how we are moving forward with action.

    Entrepreneurship: Start it up.
    Money: Raise it, Manage it, Spend it
    Life Changes: Who has the time?
    Expansions: Finding Your Give
    What’s Next: Get Where You’re Going

  • 5:30 - 8:00 pm Cocktails, Music and More

Location

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, Austin, Texas

Join us just for the day or stay over with us at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa.  We have a limited BE Conference great rate hotel block so if you are interested in that, make sure you secure your room now.  

8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735

Enjoy the Austin hill country at this resort spread across 4,000 landscaped acres.  The elegant rooms and suites have flat-screen TVs. Upgraded options also feature balconies and pull-out sofas. Suites add living rooms, DVD players and minibars. The resort has both indoor and outdoor pools, and there are four golf courses, 11 tennis courts and a spa. The four dining options include a formal restaurant with a veranda, as well as a poolside bar. The resort fee covers the use of Wi-Fi and access to the gym and steam room.

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Sponsors

The BE Conference is one of 2017’s hottest tickets. Progressive brands will #BEinAustin with 300+ attendees including top influencers, innovators, corporate change-agents, bloggers, creators, media, makers, celebrities, and C-suite leaders. Companies who value the insights and future of Millennial women will find The BE Conference a unique and compelling opportunity to build lasting connections. 

There are many customizable sponsorship activations, including:

  • Speaking and mentorship opportunities for company executives.

  • Brand promotion to an audience of Millennial tastemakers.

  • Opportunity to build lasting connections with today’s leading female entrepreneurs & businesswomen.

Learn more

 

info@beconferences.com