Events

Consumer Connection: How Social Media is Linking Consumers with Independent Sellers & Emerging Entrepreneurs

When

November 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Where

1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500 Washington DC, 20006

Contact

Caitlin Wise, [email protected]

The American Action Forum will host an event entitled “Consumer Connection: How Social Media is Linking Consumers with Independent Sellers & Emerging Entrepreneurs” on November 19, 2015 at noon.

The event will examine how social media serves as a conduit between businesses and consumers, the rising role of social commerce, and the regulatory threats to the independent contractor model.

Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #SocialCommerce.

Keynote:
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, 24th US Secretary of Labor (2001-2009)

Panelist:
Kim Sater, Director, US Consumer Marketing, Mary Kay Inc.
Mike Malloy, President & CEO of Waveborn Sunglasses, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Georgetown University
Christopher Koopman, Research Fellow, George Mason University’s Mercatus Center
Will Rinehart, Director of Technology and Innovation Policy, AAF

Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, November 19 at noon
AAF Office
1747 Pennsylvania Ave NW
5th Floor