Join Well Informed Pet, Pawsome Partners, & Galvanize at the first NYC Pet Tech Meetup of the year.
Network with innovative pet firms, techies, & pet lovers. Bring your dog or just come, mingle, have some beer, & play with other dogs! Win stuff!
Events include:- A panel on pets & social media featuring Pet parents of instagram pet celebrities & social media & pet PR specialists discussing the power of social media in promoting pets & pet businesses.- Show & Tell: Learn about some of the coolest new pet companies & services. Innovative pet tech startups! Cool Pet gadgets & crates! Bold new services for your pet & your pet business! Pet treats! Lots of pet treats!- Door prizes featuring some of these cool new pet products & treats.
So come, eat, drink, mingle, play with dogs, network like you've never networked before.
Only 5 dollars - to help cover food & drink costs. Any leftover $ will be donated to a rescue organization.
Our esteemed panelists:
Elle DrouinFounder of wonderfelle MEDIA & human behind @mochiandthecity. After several years working as the Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy for e-commerce businesses, Elle launched her own business to focus on helping other women build brands that are as profitable as they are pretty. Elle currently runs the Styled Stock Society, a stylish stock photography membership for female entrepreneurs, as well as works as a commercial photographer for beauty & lifestyle brands.
Elle's dog Mochi is a 3 year old maltipoo model & influencer with over 100,000 followers. Elle & Mochi have been featured on Entrepreneur, Refinery29, the Today Show, & a number of other media outlets. They've collaborated with brands like ABC, American Express, Disney, Google, & The Ritz-Carlton & also use their platform to raise awareness for organizations like the Humane Society & (RED).
Jared KasnerFounder of Goldens Glee, an social media influencer brand around his Golden Retriever, Glee, which has 325,000 followers across social media platforms. The brand has been featured in the NY Times, PEOPLE Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Timeout NY, & on the TV show, Harry. Jared is also the Founder of Kasner Media Consulting, a social media agency that helps companies develop branded content & implement social media growth strategies. Prior to launching Goldens Glee & Kasner Media Consulting, Jared was an Associate in the Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Department of the Manhattan law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Jared received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 where he was a member of the Senior Wharton Honors Society. He also received his Juris Doctor from the Fordham University School of Law in 2014.
Nancy Hassel ( President of American Pet Professionals)Founder & President of American Pet Professionals, an award winningbusiness-networking & educational organization for the pet industry since 2009. Leading over 100 in-person educational networking events, seminars, fundraisers & online events for pet industry professionals. A Public Relations specialist for the pet industry, Nancy works with pet companies in many aspects of PR, event planning, media relations & training for pet professionals. Nancy also runs the Re-tails & Sales Pet Expo with Dana Humphrey, a trade show featuring Made in the USA pet products. Nancy is also a speaker at various pet industry conferences, a writer for pet trade & consumer magazines, blogger & photographer, & was a TV producer & production coordinator for 10+ years. Nancy also created a Responsible Dog Ownership program & taught over 2,500 pet parents in a 5-year period. Nancy resides on Long Island, NY & is the proud pet parent of Cody, a rescued American Pit Bull Terrier.
Mark GoldManaging director of 2020 Startups, & a Personal Brand Manager with clients from Bravo, Shark Tank