Empowerment


empowermentworkshop

Thank you to our amazing sponsors

We’re providing YOU the opportunity to pitch to Walmart, share your inventions with toy companies and learn from the best in the business through our speed mentoring sessions. 

Date: Monday, October 6th, 2014
(The Day Before Fall Toy Preview)

Location: Dallas Market Center

Event Times: 1:00 – 8:30 PM
(Join us for the workshop during the day, the cocktail party at night or both!)

Click here to complete online form. 

Panel Discussions / Presentations (Location: Expo on 1)
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Topics include selling to Walmart, approaches to raising capital and talks from industry experts.

 Our amazing roster of speakers will be announced soon.

 *The panel discussions are free and open to all Fall Toy Preview attendees (women & men). Seating is first come, first serve. Please RSVP to lori@brandberry.com if you will be attending the panel discussions.


Coffee Break / Snacks & Networking (Location: Expo on 1)
3:00 – 3:30 PM
A chance to meet & network with like-minded professionals. 

The coffee break is generously brought to you by Hasbro.

Pitches / Speed Mentoring (Location: Expo on 1)
3:30 – 6:15 PM
FOR MANUFACTURERS
Pitch sessions will give suppliers the opportunity to present directly to Walmart  buyers across various toy categories. 

*To participate, your business must be 51% women-owned and you are required 
to be a WIT member, in good standing and be an official registrant of Fall Toy Preview.
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FOR INVENTORS
Inventors will have the ability to show their concepts 
to some of the biggest toy companies – including Hasbro
 
*To participate you are required to be a WIT member, in good standing and be an official registrant of Fall Toy Preview.
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FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Enjoy speed mentoring by top experts in different fields such as licensing, manufacturing, crowd sourcing and more!
 
*To participate you are required to be a WIT member, in good standing and be an official registrant of Fall Toy Preview.
 

WIT’s Winning Moves Cocktail Party (Location: D15trict Lounge)
6:30 – 8:30 PM
We invite you to enjoy an amazing view, cocktails & appetizers in a spectacular setting inside the Dallas Market Center on the 15th floor. 

Click here to purchase your ticket.

*This event is open to all (women, men, WIT members and non-members). 

Space is limited and we expect to sell out.

Please email Lori Perry with any questions.

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WIT’s Winning Moves Workshop Committee:

  • Katherine Blessinger

  • Laurie Deluca

  • Jen Derevensky
  • Meredith Eisenberg

  • Sheila Griffin
  • 
Ellen Idler
  • 
Karen Kilpatrick
  • Ashley Mady

  • Rachel Molder

  • Lori Perry

  • Deb de Sherbinin
  • Wendy Smolen

  • Nancy Zwiers

WIT’s Cocktail Party Chair:

  • Sheila Griffin