Girls in Tech Cocktail Party Fundraiser Girls in Tech hosted its inaugural Fundraising Cocktail Party on December 1, 2016 at Minnesota Street Project, a wonderful venue that houses 12 art galleries that infuse art and technology. Their interactive technology exhibits create the perfect setting and aligned with their theme of “Democratizing the World through Technology”. The fancy affair was emceed by EMMYaward-winning broadcast personality and KCBS reporter, Kym McNicholas, features a wine reception, live auction, Awards presentation, performance by Sambaxe
AMPLIFY Women's Pitch Competition AMPLIFY is a startup competition for entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, and designers that explores up and coming trends in innovation, technology, and most importantly, showcases the best and brightest female tech entrepreneurs from the region. During this competition, female entrepreneurs pitched their early-stage technology startup onstage to a panel of seasoned technorati and investors to be judged based on the innovativeness and viability of the product or service. The winner received a
Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference The Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference was a 3 day conference held in Phoenix, Arizona which featured inspiring keynotes from female leaders, as well as multi-media presentations and networking events. Kara Swisher kicked off the event in a fireside chat with Emmy Award Winning host Kym McNicholas. The conference also offered attendees exciting discussion and sage advice on innovation and technology, and provided them with a platform to exchange ideas,
Aurice Guyton Events was back again this year working with the Lean Startup Conference team. This year I was contracted to coordinate the Speed Mentoring Sessions that took place over 2 days of the conference. Speed Mentoring is a popular event that brings together entrepreneurs and mentors in a variety of fields for 1 on 1 coaching sessions.
The Laurel Street Fair was the biggest and best fair since it's inception 16 years ago. Over the years, the attendance declined, vendor participation was low and the excitement was diminishing. Aurice was asked to join the team to revive the fair. Aurice reached out to her vast network of vendors and invited them to purchase booths at the fair. Her goal was 100 vendors for the Laurel Street Fair. (25% more than the previous
Dick's Sporting Good Grand Opening Dick's Sporting Good is expanding like crazy, and Aurice was contracted through a marketing company to serve as the Grand Opening Coordinator to manage experiential marketing events to entertain and engage their customers. Over the course of 4 days, Aurice coordinated all of the moving parts associated with the grand opening event. * Provided support to brand vendors who are onsite during the events * Managed vendors (outdoor décor installers,
App Annie VIP Game Developers Conference Mixer, March 2014 Event Coordination for 350+ conference attendees from the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco at "OneKearnyClub" event space in the Kearny Building. The event used the entire space including the lounge, outside terrace, and the boardroom which was converted into the bar area. The theme of the event was "Bourbon and Blues" and Aurice worked with the App Annie team to create an atmosphere that reflected
Aurice Guyton Events brought together techies and entrepreneurs for a fun night of mixing, mingling and networking. It was a huge success with over 100 people in attendance. The mixer took place at the very accommodating Lungomare Restaurant at Jack London Square. AG Events always provides interactive ways for attendees to network and mingle which makes it easy for everyone, especially the shy and reserved to be able to speak to everyone in the room.
Startup Product Summit Aurice Guyton Events coordinated the registration and volunteer management for the Startup Product Summit and Conference in San Francisco at Broadway Studios on October 11-13, 2013. 200 passionate product people attended.
NAACP Service Awards Fundraising Gala Aurice Guyton Events lead the NAACP committee in producing and incredible fundraiser. Aurice Guyton Events coordinated all of the fundraising efforts including * Fundraising and event management * Procurement * Managing volunteer committees * Sponsor cultivation and solicitation * Program Design * Auction layout and management