Summer at the Circus Night: This Tuesday (10/21) at 7:30

Imagination. Industry smarts. Design savvy. They’re just a few of the skills you’ll need to find a career in the advertising field. Highly competitive? You bet, but there’s no better way to sharpen your creative chops than spending your summer at The Creative Circus.

Learn more at this year’s Summer at the Circus night this Tuesday (10/21) from 7:30-8:30 pm in MLC 101.

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Educational Workshop 10/14: Taking the Terror Out of Talking

Intimidated by public speaking? Need tips on how to sound professional and successfully promote a brand? This Tuesday, October 12, Lee Marie Pierce will give you all the tips you need to effectively communicate when speaking in front of an audience. See you at 7:30 p.m. in MLC 101!

Event Flyer: public speaking workshop

Speaker Meeting 10/7: April Voris, GRM

April Voris is currently a partner at GRM in Atlanta. GRM is a creative marketing agency whose primary mission is to help clients build more “zealots” for their brand. April graduated from the University of Alabama in 1998, and she has been working in Advertising and Marketing since then. After graduation, April held the position of Director of Client Services at Cole Henderson Drake. She then became Vice President of PR and Communications at Hospitality Sales & Marketing. In addition to her professional career, April serves on the Board of Directors of CURE Childhood Cancer, of which she was President.

Join us tonight in MLC room 171 at 7:30 p.m. to hear more from April!


Speaker Meeting 9/30: Hillary Traylor

Join us tonight (9/30) at 7:30 p.m. in MLC 101 to hear from Hillary Traylor of 22squared. Hillary Traylor is currently the Assoicate Director of Social Media for 22squared in Atlanta. Hillary graduated from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism with a degree in Public Relations. She has extensive experience with social media, including three years as Social Media Strategy Supervisor at JWT. We are looking forward to hearing Hilary’s advice on how to effectively use social media within the field of advertising!

Speaker Meeting 9/23: Adam Wexler of Insightpool

Adam Wexler is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Insightpool, The Leader in Social Engagement Activation. The software helps many of the most innovative brands in the world like Coca Cola, The Home Depot and Warner Brothers drive their social goals and develop stronger relationships with their most relevant influencers, prospects and customers. Insightpool was spawned from the creative social media marketing tactics Wexler employed on his prior startup, GoRankem, where they sought to reach a wide audience on a non-existent marketing budget (outside of being the first successful web startup to successfully raise money via Kickstarter’s crowdfunding platform). Over the years, Adam has been invited to speak in front of thousands of students and event attendees about social media and entrepreneurship. Additionally, Adam has written for a wide variety of publications such as The Huffington Post, Digiday and Direct Marketing News. At different times, Adam has also been the voice behind numerous brands on social media including Sprite, NCAA March Madness and the band Cracker.

Join us at 7:30 pm in MLC room 101 to hear more from Adam.