Tag Archives: Conference Presenter

Scott Bedbury

Are You Respecting the Spandex Rule of Branding?

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should… This past spring, I shared the stage with Scott Bedbury at the Furniture Today Annual Bedding Conference in Arizona. One of the perks of speaking at conferences is hearing other experts share their wisdom with the world. A keynote speaker important enough to have his own Wikipedia […]

WIBN - Julia and Leigh

Conference Networking Tips WIBN 2013

As a small business owner, conferences give me an opportunity to be part of a team – they’re my water cooler, board meeting and off-site team building event. If I’m lucky, the conference organizers will have a stellar line-up of speakers to stretch my horizons even further …

Hear Julia Speak

Where in the world is Julia?  Las Vegas Furniture Market ~ January 20th, 3:30 pm, Building C-174 Ten years ago when you had something newsworthy to share, you found a PR agency that harvested product or service reviews from journalists and editors. It was almost always a one-way ticket to media attention, which lead to […]

TEDxWomenWaterloo speakers

TEDxWaterloo Women

Increasingly, we network by e-mail or through social media. It’s a godsend for shy people. We can listen to conversations and chime in on our own terms. But sometimes, like at the TEDxWaterloo Women event, our connecting is done face to face, handshake to handshake …

Angelo and Julia

Bootstrapping Your Brand at High Point Market

This Sunday at the High Point Furniture Market, I have the incredible honor of interviewing two tireless and quite frankly, brilliant entrepreneurs: Kathy Ireland and Angelo Surmelis. Both Kathy and Angelo lay claim to an impressive list of successes …

Julia Rosien #140conf

Social Media & Prison at 140conf In NYC

In a couple of weeks I’ll travel to NYC and stand on the stage of the 140conf to share my story – twice. I’m as excited as I am nervous, as sure of my story as I am painfully insecure. Turns out my journey to NYC for the 140conf last year was the start of an amazing journey …


Withit 2012

Women leading women In 2012, I’ll accept the presidency of WithIt – Women in the Home and Furnishings Industries – an international organization dedicated to supporting and nurturing leadership in women. This past October I attended the High Point Furniture Market to meet some of our sponsors and thank them for their continued support of […]

Tracy Moore

CityLine TV’s Tracy Moore Talks Twitter

Last week I met and interviewed the host of CityTV’s CityLine daytime show, Tracy Moore. The former journalist and news anchor spoke at a Toronto conference for women bloggers – She’s Connected – and agreed to answer a few questions about Twitter.

Introducing the A-Team of 140 Conference Ontario

When a crack commando group of Twitter friends posed the possibility of bringing the 140 Conference to Ontario, I knew the Waterloo Region was the destination of choice. What I hadn’t realized is how amazing each and every member of this team is and how hard they work to deliver excellence.

Social North Introduces a New Team Member

Annie and I met by chance a few months ago at a Social Media Breakfast while sitting at the same table. When we realized we were tweeting each other from across the table, we put down the phones and started chatting. She’s newly graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University …

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