NOTE: Not the usual Tuesday
Thursday | June 14 | 5:30-7:00 pm
Thrive BallPark Training Room
1415 Park Ave. | Denver, CO 80205
(Parking is available on the street)
This month’s presenter is Chrystal Huskey, Founder and CEO of Event Integrity, a startup creating a marketplace where you can search for venues and vendors for free. All businesses are screened, vetted and verified through the Event Integrity process.
Chrystal has a diverse background in law enforcement, event management, business ownership, and she maintains a strong commitment to help others while ensuring integrity and quality. Chrystal has a background in complex business transactions, regulatory requirements, and detailed project management.
Business Challenge:Chrystal's business challenge is two fold: 1) the challenges of a two-sided platform for event planners/vendors/venues, and 2) attracting angel investment at an early stage for a new p
roduct/service in the event industry.
Krista Morgan is cofounder and CEO of P2Binvestor (p2bi.com), a marketplace lender that helps entrepreneurs and innovators transform their companies from sector newcomers to industry leaders. P2Bi partners with banks and investors, while also offering a robust crowdfunding platform, to provide affordable, flexible capital that evolves with business growth. Krista has quickly grown P2Bi into a multimillion-dollar company and one of the few tech-enabled commercial lenders that can rapidly underwrite and fund million-dollar lines of credit. In addition, she is cohost of the popular podcast, Women Who Startup Radio, a global networking and learning platform for female entrepreneurs and innovators. As an IFC Advisor, she brings her technology sector expertise to IFC’s new Impact Investing Education Institute. Krista earned a BA in Economics and Political Science from McGill University.
Julie Blankenship is President of B Distinct Marketing and Events. She brings to decades of experience with high profile, strategic marketing projects and events that drive positive business results working with diverse companies and industries, Julie’s career has been focused in high-tech and she has a keen appreciation for how technology can simplify workflows, save money and create better customer experiences and value.
Ida Pennymon has been an event producer for 15 years ago, creating and executing corporate events, with increasingly larger roles including managing teams of event producers as well as initiating ventures to plan and deliver inauguration ceremonies and live events. She is an experienced leader who adeptly leads multi-functional teams organized to create and execute impactful events, conferences, tradeshows, sales meetings and executive events, nationally and internationally. All designed to educate, entertain and inspire. Ida’s high attention to detail and listening skills leverages her natural ability to work with others and manage groups of people to successful completion of projects.