2017-2018 Workshops

Digital Media and Marketing Workshop

Wednesday, December
5:00 –7:00 pm
at WPromote, El Segundo


Wednesday,December 6, is the Digital Media and Marketing Workshop.  This workshop is taking place at WPromote in El Segundo, not at our usual location in the Police/Fire Conference Room.

We have the wonderful opportunity to conduct our workshop on December 6 at the offices at the headquarters of WPromote in El Segundo.  Please be on time and arrive by 5:00pm and plan to stay until 7:00pm. 

Location: Building Lobby at Wpromote, 2100 E. Grand Ave., First Floor, El Segundo, CA

Directions: North on Sepulveda to Grand Avenue and turn right. Destination is at the corner of Grand and Continental; make a right turn into the parking lot. 

Parking: Please see Parking Map..

Important: PLEASE RSVP TO laurel.wright@verizon.net BY MONDAY, Dec. 4 IF YOU WILL BE PARKING IN THE LOT.

Wpromote is a seven-time Inc. 500 company, a four-time winner of the LA Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies,  and has been voted one of the Best Places to Work in LA four years running.

This full service, dog-friendly, online marketing firm, founded by Mira Costa graduates, has more than 250 full-time digital marketers based in Los Angeles and additional offices across the country. WPromote’s offers integrated digital campaigns to a wide range of companies from fast-growing start ups to established corporations. But they’re not your typical marketing company.

WPromote excels not in spite of, but thanks to, the exigent landscape the digital industry presents. Competition and roadblocks are looked at as opportunities to leverage and improve their strategy and push brands toward greater ROI (return on investment) and heightened customer advocacy.  Check out their dynamic website.

Michael Mothner, Founder & CEO

Michael Mothner is a thought leader in the online community, a regular speaker at leading industry events, and an Internet pioneer. In 2001, Michael founded Wpromote, The Challenger Agency, out of his dorm room at Dartmouth College. The company is now one of the fastest growing and widely recognized online marketing firms in the country, and he has served as CEO since its inception. He is a columnist for Inc. Magazine and was the recipient of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. When occasionally pried away from his laptop, Michael can be found screaming at the Lakers, eating epic sandwiches, and spending time with his dog Reggie.

Jessica Tauber, SVP of Client Services

Jessica was one of the first paid search account managers at Wpromote after graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara. With extensive experience managing hundreds of strategic Paid Search Management clients, Jessica began overseeing all of Wpromote’s service teams in 2013. From devising high-level strategy to executing media buys for Fortune 500 companies running multi-million dollar campaigns, Jessica lives and breathes online media, delivering amazing results with a smile.

Jamie Lane, SVP of Marketing

Jamie joined Wpromote in 2008 and manages a myriad of marketing initiatives in her role as SVP of Marketing. A UCLA graduate, Jamie manages Wpromote’s extensive internal marketing endeavors, including major website redesigns, sales materials, tradeshows, brand reputation, press outreach, and more. Formerly working for the nation’s largest shoe industry tradeshow, Jamie is Wpromote’s foremost fashionista, and her excellent design aesthetic helps shape the entire Wpromote brand.

We are really excited about this perennial top-rated workshop and look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, December 6 at 5:00 pm. If for any reason you are unable to attend, please email Laurel Wright laurel.wright@verizon.net or Penny Bordokas at penny@bordokas.com.

2017-2018 Workshops & Events

Sept. 6 Wednesday New Student Orientation Workshop
Oct. 4 Wednesday Entertainment Workshop
Nov. 1 Wednesday Space & Technology Workshop
Dec. 6 Wednesday Digital Media & Marketing Workshop
Jan. 17 Wednesday Law & Legal Workshop
Feb. 7 Wednesday Entrepreneurial Workshop
March 7 Wednesday Design & Architecture Workshop
April 16 Wednesday Mock City Council & Government

We will also have our Tedx Costa events scheduled for March 7, 14 and 21, 2018.

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