Women's Fresh Perspectives

Former White House Director of Events Talks about Building Relationships to Sold Out Crowd

The Women’s Fresh Perspectives Leadership Breakfast was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, as part of Fresh Summit 2013. The event provided networking opportunities and career insights for current and future produce and floral industry leaders.

During a seated breakfast, a mix of industry newcomers and seasoned veterans enjoyed the opportunity to exchange ideas and information in order to help drive new and continued growth and industry leadership.

Keynote speaker Laura Schwartz, the former White House Director of Events, presented an engaging discussion on building relationships. She explained the importance of networking as it relates to both personal and professional development. “By thinking of ways we can build bridges for others, in the process we find what bridges personally we are meant to cross,” Schwartz explained.

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2014 Event Information

Friday, October 17, 2014
7:00 to 8:30 a.m.
PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo
Anaheim, California USA

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2013 Guest Speaker Information

Learn more about Laura Schwartz

Television commentator and author of Eat, Drink & Succeed, Laura Schwartz served as The White House Director of Events for the Clinton Administration, who during her tenure, created and executed more than 1,000 White House events including 12 state arrival ceremonies and dinners. An eight-year veteran of the administration, Schwartz also served as The White House Director of Television and Midwest Press Secretary. Following the Administration, Laura traveled the world with former President Clinton for his Foundation and Global Initiative.

Schwartz will share stories that propelled her onto a global stage from her life and her White House years.

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