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Join us on March 14 and 15, 2020 to experience two full days of learning and connecting with like-minded bossbabes! Engage with hands-on workshops, learn from the best with expert panels, and more. You’ll walk away feeling empowered to amplify your work as an Influencer—in fact, our previous Raleigh conference attendees collectively grew their following by 64% after attending our workshops!

We developed this conference to get you motivated and taking action toward your goals. You’ll love the education plus the many photo-ops, Instagrammable decor, high-rise city views, and more! Meet us in Raleigh and get ready for an inspiring weekend.

Experience two full days of learning and connecting with like-minded bossbabes! Engage with hands-on workshops, learn from the best with expert panels, and more. You’ll walk away feeling empowered to amplify your work as an Influencer—in fact, our previous Raleigh conference attendees collectively grew their following by 64% after attending our workshops!

We developed this conference to get you motivated and taking action toward your goals. You’ll love the education plus the many photo-ops, Instagrammable decor, high-rise city views, and more! Meet us in Raleigh and get ready for an inspiring weekend.

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This year, we’ve made it easy to access everything the Style Collective Conference has to offer. Just purchase one ticket to get everything you see:

  • Admission to our two-day event on March 14 and 15, 2020
  • Access to eye-opening brand and influencer panels, hands-on workshops, and bossbabe networking
  • Curated swag bag filled with tons of SC goodies
  • Free lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • Workshop supplies including cute notebook and pen keepsakes
  • Tons of photo ops for the ‘gram in our stunning conference space
  • Group photos with your SC sisters
  • Full day of adventure and networking on Sunday

Our two-day ticket is sold out, but you can still purchase a one-day ticket below!

Friday, March 13: Welcome to Raleigh!

Check-in at AC Hotel (book your room via this link)

Explore North Hills for dinner and shopping

Meet your #SCSisters on the Roof Top Bar at the AC Hotel

Saturday, March 14: Conference workshops and panels

9am – 9:30am: Conference Check-in at Cannon Room

9:30am: Opening Keynote with Style Collective founder and CEO, Annie Spano

10:00am: Speed Networking with #SCCon20 Attendees

10:30am Workshop: How to Turn Your WHY into Captivating Content

11:45am Workshop: Facebook Advertising 101: The Who, What and How of Growing Your Following Through Paid Advertising

1:00pm:  Grab lunch and hit the photo booth for some double-tap-worthy pics

2:00pm: Influencer & Agency Panel
Learn from the best with a panel of expert influencers and agencies.

3:00pm:  Confidence Building Panel
Get motivated to take action with this intimate conversation.

4:00pm: Becoming Fearless Live Podcast Interview
Hear an inspiring true story with our special featured interview.

5:00pm:  That’s a wrap on day one!
Share notes with other bossbabes and enjoy golden hour!

6:00pm:  Dinner out
Rendezvous with your SC sisters and head out for a bite of dinner and taste of the Raleigh nightlife!

Sunday, March 15: Explore and Connect

Spend the day touring Raleigh! Network with your fellow bossbabes, enjoy a delicious brunch, and explore the gorgeous photo ops in Oak City! This is your day—unwind and soak it all in.

9:00am-10:00am: Breakfast at the Hotel and Checkout

10:00am-11:30am: Private Event with Kendra Scott featuring light bites, mimosas, DryBar touch-ups, discounts, and more

11:30am-2:30pm: The Great Raleigh Trolley Brunch & Bubbly Tour includes complimentary mimosas onboard, brunch at SoCa Raleigh, brunch-time motivational workshop with Susie Silver, and an afternoon of fun with a final stop at the Raleigh Wine Shop. Ticket includes your brunch entree & non-alcoholic beverage at So•Ca. Alcoholic drinks & additional food items at stops purchased separately.

3:00pm: Pickup your luggage at the AC Hotel and head to RDU for your flight back home!

  • Nick Grossen

    Workshop Teacher

Nick Grossen

#SCCon20 Workshop Teacher: Facebook Advertising 101: The Who, What and How of Growing Your Following Through Paid Advertising

Nick has had the pleasure of managing more than 8 million dollars in ad spend and helping more than 100 businesses of all sizes develop and implement their own unique digital marketing strategies. His areas of expertise include: social media advertising, Pay Per Click (PPC), email marketing, marketing strategy, landing page design, and more.

  • Annie Spano

    Workshop Teacher

Annie Spano

#SCCon20 Workshop Teacher: How to Turn Your WHY into Captivating Content

In 2015 Annie Spano was lost and depressed because she was being bullied at her corporate job. Then she started blogging and connected with other women bloggers. Having that community made her feel like herself again. She decided to leave her job and create a membership-based blogger tribe for women, Style Collective.

  • AdrinaRose

    Panel Host

AdrinaRose

#SCCon20 Panel Host

AdrinaRose is a trained broadcast journalist and entertainment writer with an eye for style, who understands brand marketing goals, and how to leverage the power of video and social media to amplify messaging and activate audiences. In addition to running AdrinaRose Media, Adrina has been a reporter, host, and producer for multiple outlets. In 2014, Adrina was the fashion correspondent for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards on behalf of KTLA 5 appearing on their Emmy award winning morning news.

Adrina built up her professional skills at places like CBS’s Entertainment Tonight, ABC 7’s On The Red Carpet, KTLA 5, Icon House, Cornwell Casting, Unleash’d Magazine, Bask Magazine, and the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. She has interviewed countless celebrities, socialites, and business entrepreneurs and has made her mark as an inquisitive reporter and storyteller willing to ask the bold questions her audience actually wants to hear.

  • Anna Crollman

    Panelist

Anna Crollman

#SCCon20 Panelist: Confidence Building Panel

Anna Crollman is a blogger, breast cancer survivor, mama of a newborn and a writer specializing in wellness, beauty and style content.  She uses her compelling experience of facing a life threatening disease at age 27 to inspire young women to thrive in the face of adversity with strength, confidence and style on her blog My Cancer Chic and social media platforms.

  • Alexa Carlin

    Panelist

Alexa Carlin

#SCCon20 Panelist: Confidence Building Panel

Alexa Carlin is a nationally-renowned public speaker and Founder & CEO of Women Empower X. Inspired by her own entrepreneurial pursuits, Alexa founded WEX with the mission to help more women pursue their passions and get to the next level in their career and life.

In college, only months before graduation, Alexa found herself in a coma with a 1% chance of living. This near-death experience led to a number of health issues but today, Alexa sees this experience as something to be grateful for as it has been her prime motivation and inspiration to share her story authentically with audiences all over the world.

  • Becca Ingle

    Panelist

Becca Ingle

#SCCon20 Panelist: Influencer & Agency Panel

I am a mama of two babes, Lainey (5) & Roman (3) and wife of the amazing owner of babymoon cafe (Yeirdon Ingle) in the Raleigh, NC area. I love to travel & share all my recommendations of adventures, products I love, and things going on in our area! I started blogging to show you can still enjoy traveling with kids and put together travel guides to make parents life easier when starting to research destinations. My travel guides have been featured in Forbes & Family Traveller.

  • Maritza Tobon

    Panelist

Maritza Tobon of Unruly Media Group

#SCCon20 Panelist: Influencer & Agency Panel

Maritza is a former corporate head of marketing turned marketing right-hand-gal to female-owned small business owners. Lover of all things growing a membership, women empowerment and the mompreneurship movement! When she’s not geeking out over the latest marketing trends you can find her exploring her new home state and decorating her new house in North Carolina.

  • Melinda Jackson

    Panelist

Melinda Jackson of MJPR

#SCCon20 Panelist: Influencer & Agency Panel

With over 10 years of experience, Melinda takes an untraditional approach to Public Relations, Social Media, Branding, and Influencer Marketing. Having worked on GRAMMY & PRSA Award winning campaigns, Melinda has a proven track record of helping clients grow their businesses and careers. When she’s not busy helping clients, Melinda enjoys being a self proclaimed psycho aunt to two adorable nephews as well as a Foo Fighters super fan.

  • Susie Silver

    Artist, Educator, Coach, Consultant, and Speaker

Susie Silver

Sunday Brunch Motivational Workshop

Susie Silver is an artist, educator, coach, consultant and speaker. She is known for translating topics into meaningful discussions and creating effective takeaways to remove roadblocks and spark success. Susie’s contemporary artwork is inspired by nature and color and offers her viewers a moment of escape from our everyday noise. She also facilitates painting workshops for adult learners, and offers 1:1 coaching for creatives. Susie is an active advocate for LGBTQ rights and offers ally training for local schools and businesses so they can better support the LGBTQ community. She currently resides in Cary, NC with her wife, and two children.

Stay tuned for more info
as we get closer to the event!

The Cannon Room occupies the top floor of the Capital Club building, a fully renovated 1930s high-rise in the heart of Raleigh’s downtown. With panoramic views, lofty ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and beautiful ballroom-style details, the Cannon Room is the perfect backdrop for plenty of ‘gram-worthy shots!

Arrive early on Friday and spend some time exploring NC’s capital city with your bossbabe friends, both old and new!

The Cannon Room occupies the top floor of the Capital Club building, a fully renovated 1930s high-rise in the heart of Raleigh’s downtown. With panoramic views, lofty ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and beautiful ballroom-style details, the Cannon Room is the perfect backdrop for plenty of ‘gram-worthy shots!

Arrive early on Friday and spend some time exploring NC’s capital city with your bossbabe friends, both old and new!

Raleigh, NC. The historic capital city of NC is just a short, convenient flight away from most major East Coast cities, which makes it a great place to gather! We’re hosting the Style Collective Conference during the most lovely time of year: springtime. Raleigh boasts springtime weather in the sunny 60s, with plenty of bloom-filled parks, gardens, and public streets to explore (and feature in your Instagram pics!). As one of the fastest growing cities in the US, Raleigh will serve as the perfect retreat for you to learn how to grow your blog, define your brand, perfect your niche, and turn your new skills and strategies into actionable plans.

Raleigh, NC. The historic capital city of NC is just a short, convenient flight away from most major East Coast cities, which makes it a great place to gather! We’re hosting the Style Collective Conference during the most lovely time of year: springtime. Raleigh boasts springtime weather in the sunny 60s, with plenty of bloom-filled parks, gardens, and public streets to explore (and feature in your Instagram pics!). As one of the fastest growing cities in the US, Raleigh will serve as the perfect retreat for you to learn how to grow your blog, define your brand, perfect your niche, and turn your new skills and strategies into actionable plans.

Do I need to have my ID for check in?
Yes, we will need a government issued form of ID to check you into the conference on Saturday morning.

I am interested in speaking on a panel. Who do I contact?
Email Annie at annie@stylecollective.us with your pitch.

Return Policy: Can I return my ticket?
Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable. Ticket transfers, exchanges, or credits are unavailable, as well.

What airport should I fly into?
RDU

What should I wear?
Fashionable business casual during the day. Check out our Pinterest board for inspiration. Bring a light jacket for nighttime, too!

Will I be fed or will I be hangry?
You will be fed! We will provide coffee, snacks, and lunch on Saturday.

Where should I stay?
The AC Hotel in North Hills, where we have a group room block, is a quick 7-minute ride to the conference hall! Includes free wifi, breakfast, fitness center, and access to Raleigh’s Midtown.

Do I need to have my ID for check in?
Yes, we will need a government issued form of ID to check you into the conference on Saturday morning.

I am interested in speaking on a panel. Who do I contact?
Email Annie at annie@stylecollective.us with your pitch.

Return Policy: Can I return my ticket?
Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable. Ticket transfers, exchanges, or credits are unavailable, as well.

What airport should I fly into?
RDU

What should I wear?
Fashionable business casual during the day. Check out our Pinterest board for inspiration. Bring a light jacket for nighttime, too!

Will I be fed or will I be hangry?
You will be fed! We will provide coffee, snacks, and lunch on Saturday.

Where should I stay?
The AC Hotel in North Hills, where we have a group room block, is a quick 7-minute ride to the conference hall! Includes free wifi, breakfast, fitness center, and access to Raleigh’s Midtown.