We are delighted to announce that Greg Wittstock, founder and CEO of Aquascape, the leading innovator in the water gardening market, is our third and final panelist at the 12th Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza (GCNE) from 5:30 – 8:45 pm April 30, 2014 at The Metropolitan Club, Chicago.
The GCNE is proud to bring you “The Complete Networking Experience” combining face-to-face opportunities and techniques as well as online networking advice from those who utilize it daily at their companies.
Greg is founder and CEO of Aquascape Inc., which has experienced incredible growth since its inception in 1991. The company appeared on Inc Magazine’s list of 500 Fastest-Growing, Privately-Held Companies in North America four years in a row (1999-2002). Greg appeared on the cover of Inc, along with a feature article about his leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. In 2004, he was nominated for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Greg received the Best Boss’ award from Fortune’s Small Business Magazine and Winning Workplaces in 2005. He also earned the University of Chicago’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame award in 2007.
One of the things Greg will share with attendees is his latest online networking venture using Flipboard, an online social magazine, to promote and educate on the features and benefits of the water gardening lifestyle.
Other panelists are Jeff Willinger, director of social computing, collaboration, and intranet at Rightpoint, and Bethany Hartley, director of marketing for Chicago’s Women’s Business Development Center. Moderator is Jim Treleaven, Ph.D., a multi-time CEO, an advisor to CEOs and adjunct facility member.
Also speaking with be Lillian Bjorseth, event co-founder and face-to-face networking authority, and Jason Jacobson, event co-host and master connector who will discuss the merits of combining both networking methods.
Contact Lillian at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jason at email@example.com if you have questions or would like to sponsor this spectacular event.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
The Metropolitan Club, 233 S. Wacker, 67th Floor, Oak Room, Chicago
$60 pre-registration; $70 at the door
5:30 – 6:30 pm — Open Networking (Complimentary light buffet & cash bar)
6:30 – 8:15 pm — Program
8:15 – 8:45 pm — Open Networking
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