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Women Entrepreneurs Rock the World - New York City 2012

by Angela Jia Kim on February 22, 2012.

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 12 PM EST. 

A sneak peak at just some of our speakers: 

BRAND YOU: Lisa Hufford is CEO and Founder of Simplicity Consulting. Founded in 2006, Simplicity helps Fortune 500 companies build flexible teams by providing business solutions. Simplicity has been recognized as #56 in the 2011 INC 500 fastest growing private companies.  She is a personal brand expert and shares her approach through speaking, coaching, consulting and writing to help people uncover their unique strengths and passions. She teaches Personal Brand Workshops and is the author of "Be You: five steps to living your brand".

MARKET ONLINE: Siamak is the co-founder & CEO of Grasshopper. A lifelong student of marketing & branding, Siamak is one of the youngest CEOs to have lead a company to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in U.S., has been named to BusinessWeek's Top 5 Under 25 entrepreneurs list, Inc. Magazine's 30 Under 30 list, and was named as the Massachusetts Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the SBA. He has been featured in various publications including the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, CNN, FOX News, and other media.

PUBLICIZE YOURSELF:  JJ Ramberg is the host of msnbc's "Your Business," the only television show dedicated to issues affecting small business owners. Now in its fourth season, the program has profiled hundreds of small business owners and offered advice from countless small business experts and investors. Ramberg is a regular contributor to the TODAY Show on small business and financial issues. She is also msnbc's small business expert and occassional on-air anchor. In addition, she is a financial columnist for Cookie Magazine, Conde Nast's parenting magazine.  With her brother, she co-founded, a search engine that donates 50 percent of revenue to the charities and schools its users designate.

PUBLISH YOUR BOOK: Celeste Fine is one of New York City's top book agents, representing the Who's Who of experts, celebrities, and corporate clients with strong national and international platforms. She has developed a reputation for partnering with marquee clients to support their professional and personal publishing goals and collaborating with their teams to build overall brand strategies. Celeste thoughtfully manages her client's careers, crafting the most marketable book concepts and proposals; pitching the best editors and publishers in each category; and negotiating six- and seven-figure book deals. 

BUILD COMMUNITY: Rick Smith is the chief executive officer of Next Generation Leadership, an organization dedicated to creating unique senior executive development programs. The company engages the most experienced business practitioners, including notable current and former global Chief Executive Officers, as faculty. Next Generation Leadership is part of The G100 Group. Smith is the founder and former chief executive officer of World 50, cited as one of the world's most influential senior executive networking companies, with C-level executive members from more than 300 of the Fortune 500 global corporations. He is the bestselling author of The Leap: How 3 Simple Changes Can Propel Your Career from Good to Great.

RE-INVENT YOURSELF: Ranked among the world's top 5 Most Influential Brand Gurus, Robin Fisher Roffer provides the rocket fuel that has ignited the launch pad of dozens of brands all over the globe. Crafting brand-building strategies and marketing plans for major corporations like Sony, Time-Warner and 20th Century Fox, Robin's dynamic spark has unearthed the soul of some of the world's most beloved brands. As Founder and CEO of Big Fish Marketing, Robin has launched and reinvented brands such as A&E, AMC, Aon, Bloomberg, CB Richard Ellis Investors, CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, History, Lifetime, MTV, Oxygen, TBS, and TV Guide.

RAISE FUNDING: Amanda Steinberg started as a way to give women key insights into building real net worth. DailyWorth stands out as the go-to source about personal finance for smart, ambitious women. Since its inception in January 2009, DailyWorth has garnered 200,000+ subscribers and a stream of media appearances, including New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, and a recent 2-page spread in Cosmopolitan magazine. Amanda lives in Philadelphia with her two children, and her iPhone.

... AND so much more!! Website goes LIVE on March 7!

About the author:

Angela Jia Kim

Om Aroma & Co. / Savor the Success- CEO + Founder

Savor the Success - named Forbes 100 Best Websites for Women

Older Comments

Maiko Iga said:
posted on on March 29, 2012

I really want to go over there from Japan. I hope dreams come ture...

Lillya Nashanchik said:
posted on on February 27, 2012

I am very excited for Rock the World!

Jill Raff said:
posted on on February 27, 2012

Being one of the longest members (if not the 'oldest') member of STS, I can say I have stayed in Savor to keep me inspired,motivated and learning and I REALLY look forward to ROCK THE WORLD energy with women from all over!

Lori Richardson said:
posted on on February 23, 2012

Angela, this is VERY exciting. I flew 3000 miles to attend 2 years ago, this time I'll be a commuter flight away. I highly recommend the event and the women who will be there. All I can say to anyone thinking of attending is "you gotta be there"

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