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Brown Bag Social: Getting Started: Building Brand Awareness

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
In-person | Cleveland, OH

Grab your lunch and join this month's featured guest, Jessica Wallis, for a casual discussion on getting started and getting the word out about your organization.

Spend your lunch hour with us in an ongoing series of peer discussions on building brand awareness. Each meetup is led by savvy practitioners who share tips and best practices. This session we are focusing on getting started and getting the word out. Bring your questions and be prepared to share your experiences. A few snacks are on us, but if you need a sandwich, bring it!  

Group Leader:

Jessica Wallis, Founding Director, Ballet in Cleveland

Jessica Wallis

Jessica Wallis is the Founding Director of Ballet In Cleveland. Ballet In Cleveland presents both professional classical ballet dancers and companies at Playhouse Square and other professional Cleveland area venues, and
promotes classical ballet throughout the greater Cleveland community through unique and engaging programming and ballet-centered events. 
Jessica has extensive experience as a dance instructor. As a teacher at Martell School of Dance, she taught pre-school though adult level classes and choreographed over forty pieces of original choreography for public performance. Jessica was an original company member of Children’s Ballet Theatre (now Ballet Theatre of Ohio) and was a scholarship recipient of The Dance Institute of The University of Akron where she was granted a solo role in its premier production of The Snow Maiden. She is also an honors graduate with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Education from The University of Akron. Jessica is a former third grade teacher in the Solon City School District. She is currently an adjunct professor of dance at Kent State University as well as adjunct faculty of education at The University of Akron. 
In July 2012 Jessica was appointed as co-chair of the Cleveland Young Arts Professionals Network. She is also a writer for the website DIY Dancer, and enjoys sharing the role of ballet in her life with its readers. In February 2013, Jessica was named one of the "top 25 under 35" for the Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club's Movers and Shakers Awards and was named one of the Cleveland Women's Journal's "Women to Know" for its August/ September issue.

Space is limited. Register online with the form below, in person, or by calling (216) 861-1933 x325. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call (216) 861-1933 x325.


1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 1600
Cleveland, OH 44115

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