Small Business Archive: Webinars & Meetups

CEW Founder Friday: 4/1/20

Description: CEW Founder Fridays are live, virtual conversations covering everything small beauty businesses need to know in these challenging times. On this call you’ll hear experts cover: motivating teams & working remotely, general brand strategies & challenges for the current business climate, managing cash flow, messaging & communication with customers and retail concerns & DTC strategies.

Speakers:

  • Maureen Case – CEO, Augustinus Bader
  • Laura Lisowski Cox – Founder, Oars + Alps
  • Heather Fink – Founder, The Sexiest Beauty
  • Divya Gugnani – Founder, Wander Beauty
  • Sally Anne Hughes – Founder, Hughes Klaiber
  • Allison Moss – Founder, Type A Brands
  • Stephanie Scott – Founder, First & Last PR
  • Shelly Simone – Director of Business Strategy, Pure Scentum

CEW Founder Friday: 5/15/20

Description: CEW Founder Fridays are live, virtual conversations covering everything small beauty businesses need to know in these challenging times. On this call you’ll hear experts cover the following topics: adapting your brand to this new normal, positioning your brand to consumers, creative messaging, and managing your team and business remotely.

Speakers:

  • Mimi Banks, Founder & CEO – MB Social
  • Allison Moss, Founder – Type:A Brands
  • Claire Nilsson, Senior VP of Beauty – Kaplow Communications
  • Janna Ronert, Founder – Image Skincare
  • Savannah Sachs, CEO – TULA

CEW Founder Friday: 5/29/20

Description: CEW Founder Fridays are live, virtual conversations covering everything small beauty businesses need to know in these challenging times. On this call you’ll hear experts cover the following topics: messaging to consumers, brand pivoting, social media, brand launches, product development, and working remotely.

Speakers:

  • Karen Behnke, Founder – Juice Beauty
  • Megan Driscoll, Founder – EvolveMKD
  • Triniti Gawthrop, Founder – Ami Wellness
  • Caroline Hadfield, President – Pipette
  • Tina Hedges, Founder – Loli Beauty
  • Charlotte Knight, Founder – Ciaté London
  • Ju Rhyu, CEO/ Co-Founder – Hero Cosmetics

CEW Founder Friday: 6/26/20

Description: Live, virtual conversation covering everything small businesses need to know in these challenging times. This session covers the following topics: brand pivoting & strategy, messaging to consumers, manufacturing & formulation and working remotely.

Speakers:

  • Brandi Blocker – Founder, LaPierre Cosmetics
  • Emily Heitman – Founder, LEEF Organics
  • Lorne Lucree – Chief Innovation Officer, Voyant Beauty
  • Mark Peter Rice – CEO & Co-Founder, Ogee

CEW Founder Fridays: 7/10/20

Description: CEW Founder Fridays are live, virtual conversations covering everything small beauty businesses need to know in these challenging times. On this call you’ll hear experts cover: brand pivoting & strategy, messaging to consumers, sampling and working remotely.

Speakers Include:

  • Larry Berman – Senior Vice President Sales, North America, Arcade Beauty
  • Kendra Butler – Founder, Alpyn Beauty
  • Gigi Goldman – Co-Founder, Kopari
  • Susan Griffin-Black – Founder & Co-CEO, EO Products
  • Brook Harvey-Taylor – Founder & President, Pacifica Beauty
  • Kim Kimble – Celebrity Hairstylist & Founder, Kim Kimble Beauty

CEW Founder Fridays: 7/24/20

Description: CEW Founder Fridays are live, virtual conversations covering everything small beauty businesses need to know in these challenging times. On this call you’ll hear experts cover: brand pivoting & strategy, messaging to consumers, sampling and working remotely.

Speakers Include:

  • Monica Aurigemma and Kim Van Haaster – Founders, Bloomeffects
  • Marla Beck – CEO & Founder, Bluemercury
  • Shani Darden – Founder, Shani Darden Skin Care
  • Nyakio Grieco – Founder, Nyakio
  • Katerina Yoffe Larden – Founder & CEO, Hey Honey
  • Angela Umelo – CEO, Salt and Earth Labs
indie events

Indie Events

CEW holds tailor-made events featuring experts who address business needs in a supportive, collaborative environment, where Indies can learn from the best of the best in the industry.

indie events

Indie Workshops

CEW puts on annual mini workshops featuring industry expert speakers, in-depth business discussions, networking and other activities to help build connections and successful brand-building solutions.

Indie Networking

CEW hosts a cocktail party specifically for Indies at the annual Beauty Awards Product Demo where they can meet and greet with top execs, retailers, financial backers and influencers to talk all things beauty.

If you are interested in attending an upcoming Indie event, please contact tpatterson@cew.org.