We’ve gathered some of Chicago’s best rock and roll business owners and insiders to do a panel on how to incorporate rock and roll into your brand. That means if you’re thinking about starting your own business, or if you already operate one of your own this is the event for you.
From 7-9:30pm we’ll have a networking event and meet up with some of Chicago’s premier experts in PR, Blogging, Television, Social Media, Marketing, and what it takes to run your own rock and roll related business.
- Natalie Slater of BakeAndDestroy.net
- Jerry Bryant of JBTV
- Jaime Black of Q101 and the CVU Podcast
- Jenny Lizak of The Metro
- Moderating the panel will be Billy Dec of Rockit Ranch Productions
- Date: Friday, November 5th
- Time: 7pm-9:30pm
- Schedule: 7-7:45pm networking and meet & greet. 7:45pm-8:30pm Expert Panel with Guest Speakers. 8:30pm-9pm Q&A with expert panel
- First hour of the event will have passed appetizers, and the event is sponsored by the great people at Grey Goose!
Two ways to RSVP to this event (space limited)
EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Thanks everyone!
About the Speakers
In addition to being a Harvard Business School student, and an Attorney at Law, Billy Dec is Emmy award winning CEO / Founder of Rockit Ranch Productions, Chicago’s premier restaurant and entertainment development company, specializing in the creation, marketing and management of some of the city’s top venues including its latest concept, the New Asian restaurant Sunda, as well as the Underground and the ever-popular Rockit Bar & Grill.
Ever since she was a little baker and destroyer Natalie Slater has shared a love for two things, baking and punk/metal music. Her mother taught her the art and science of baking, but punk rock and heavy metal taught her to make it her own. She constantly derives inspiration from song titles, and bands that she loves and considers her heroes. “The world is your cupcake dudes! So make it rad!”
Over two decades ago, a man, a microphone and an intense passion for music came together to form what has become Chicago’s longest-running music television show, JBTV. If you’re a Chicago music enthusiasts, there’s no doubt you already know the man behind this local music powerhouse, is Jerry Bryant. JBTV is the longest running source for modern music television in the nation and one of the few remaining examples of Chicago´s proud tradition of local programming.
Jaime Black is the producer of Q101′s Local 101, heard Sunday nights at 9pm on Chicago’s Alternative. He also manages Dynasty Podcasts, Chicago’s first music and nightlife culture podcast network, and hosts the ChicagoVerseUnited audio podcast, in addition to contributing to Illinois Entertainer magazine.
Jenny Lizak is the publicist at Metro / Smart Bar, Chicago’s independent music venue and nightclub, and has worked for the company for ten years. In her spare time, she serves on the board of the Chicago Independent Radio Project, and DJ’s on chirpradio.org.