the details

date:
wednesday, july 18th, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 9:00pm
Location:
Stevenson's Ridge
6901 Meeting St, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 22553


Join us in Fredricksburg, Virginia for The Gathering: an eight-hour, content-packed, intentionally-designed event created specifically for young women in business. We’ll take an open, honest, inside look at the successful businesses of two rising industry leaders, and you’ll walk away not only buzzing with ideas and excitement for what’s next, but equipped with the practical steps to get there. 

We believe there's no reason to wait to pursue your passion. This is your time, you have a place, and these are your people, so come find community and inspiration in a room filled with likeminded dreamers and visionaries walking the same journey as you are. It's never too early to start.

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The nine hour event including a one hour meet & greet, practical content/encouragement/friendship building, amazing swag from our sponsors, dinner, & an online community following the event.

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Registration opens March 6th at 9 AM EST.
Use code "EARLYBIRD" for $147 special, available through March 9th.
$197 for remaining seats.

questions   answers

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Q : IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?

A : While all ages are welcome, this event is designed specifically for young women ages 14-25 beginning the exhilarating and often challenging journey of entrepreneurship.

Q : WHAT WILL I LEARN?

A : We'll be covering practical business knowledge as well as encouraging attendees by sharing our own struggles in our journeys as young business owners. So attendees will leave feeling inspired and ready to conquer their businesses without fear of failure!
TOPICS COVERED:
- marketing strategically on social media
- attracting your ideal clients
- personalizing your client experience
- making every shoot or wedding look high end (no matter the situation)
- handling difficult situations with grace & maturity
- presenting your business professionally (even before you graduate) 
- curating to elevate your brand and market to a high end client

Q: I'M NOT A PHOTOGRAPHER, CAN I JOIN IN THE FUN?

A : While this event is designed specifically for photographers, any creative business owner is welcome to join us!

Q: I HAVEN'T STARTED MY PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS YET, BUT I HOPE TO ONE DAY. IS THIS EVENT FOR ME?

A : Absolutely! We would love to have you join us & gain foundational knowledge to kickstart your business whenever you do make the leap!

Q: WHAT ARE THE CLOSEST AIRPORTS AND TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS? 

A : Ronald Reagan International (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD), and Richmond International (RIC) are all a little over an hour drive from Fredericksburg. There is also a train station located in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg, only about 10 miles from the venue! It is a great option for a fun place to stay & explore while you're in town!

Q: I CAME TO THE LAST GATHERING EVENT... WILL THIS BE THE SAME CONTENT?

A : No! We'll be sharing all new, never before seen talks filled with fresh content selected specifically for young women in business. We'd be honored to have you back!!!

Q: WILL A MEAL BE PROVIDED?

A : Yes! We will be providing Chipotle Catering (!!!) for all attendees at The Gathering.

Q: IF I'M TRAVELING IN FROM OUT OF TOWN, WHERE SHOULD I STAY AND WHAT SHOULD I VISIT?

A : Downtown Fredericksburg is an incredible area with tons of famous eateries, fun shops, beautiful scenery, & historical landmarks. There are two great hotel options in the area: The Courtyard Marriot and the Old Silk Mill. Both are about 10 miles from the venue! Great places to visit are Carl's (famous ice cream), Foode (delicious breakfast & lunch), Castiglia's (Hope's favorite Italian spot!), Monkee's (a beautiful boutique) & walking down Caroline Street!

Q : IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
A : While all ages are welcome, this event is designed specifically for young women ages 14-25 beginning the exhilarating and often challenging journey of entrepreneurship.

Q : WHAT WILL I LEARN?
A : We'll be covering practical business knowledge as well as encouraging attendees by sharing our own struggles in our journeys as young business owners. So attendees will leave feeling inspired and ready to conquer their businesses without fear of failure!

TOPICS COVERED:
- marketing strategically on social media
- attracting your ideal clients
- personalizing your client experience
- making every shoot or wedding look high end (no matter the situation)
- handling difficult situations with grace & maturity
- presenting your business professionally (even before you graduate) 
- curating to elevate your brand and market to a high end client


Q: I'M NOT A PHOTOGRAPHER, CAN I JOIN IN THE FUN?
A : While this event is designed specifically for photographers, any creative business owner is welcome to join us!

Q: I HAVEN'T STARTED MY PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS YET, BUT I HOPE TO ONE DAY. IS THIS EVENT FOR ME?
A : Absolutely! We would love to have you join us & gain the necessary knowledge to kickstart your business whenever you do make the leap!

Q: WHAT ARE THE CLOSEST AIRPORTS AND TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS?
A : Ronald Reagan International (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD), and Richmond International (RIC) are all a little over an hour drive from Fredericksburg. There is also a train station located in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg, only about 10 miles from the venue! It is a great option for a fun place to stay & explore while you're in town!

Q: I CAME TO THE LAST GATHERING EVENT... WILL THIS BE THE SAME CONTENT?
A : No! We'll be sharing all new, never before seen talks filled with fresh content selected specifically for young women in business. We'd be honored to have you back!!!

Q: WILL A MEAL BE PROVIDED?
A : Yes! We will be providing light snacks/light dinner for all attendees at The Gathering.

Q: IF I'M TRAVELING IN FROM OUT OF TOWN, WHERE SHOULD I STAY AND WHAT SHOULD I VISIT?
A : Downtown Fredericksburg is an incredible area with tons of famous eateries, fun shops, beautiful scenery, & historical landmarks. There are two great hotel options in the area: The Courtyard Marriot and the Old Silk Mill. Both are about 10 miles from the venue! Great places to visit are Carl's (famous ice cream), Foode (delicious breakfast & lunch), Castiglia's (Hope's favorite Italian spot!), Monkee's (a beautiful boutique) & walking down Caroline Street!