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Expert Series: Spotlight on Hospitality & Events with Kory Aversa, interviewed by Ernest Owens of Philadelphia Magazine

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar


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Kory is often asked for advice on how to make it in the PR and events business and how he manages to attract so many well-known clients. On top of that, he has faced the current pandemic with sensitivity and creativity - reassuring and advising clients through this chaotic time. Join us for an hour with Kory and learn about:

  • How has COVID-19 impacted the businesses he supports and how has his approach changed or adapted?
  • How does he manage over 60 clients, including restaurants, during this ever-changing pandemic?
  • How do you advise clients in their response to multiple crises?
  • What have you done to creatively drive customers and business development with safety mitigation? 
  • What did he have to learn and how did he gather knowledge? 

Kory is an award-winning, seasoned public relations pro, event planner and social media guru with 20+ years experience in the nonprofit and small business sector. Notable clients, especially ones that he worked with during the pandemic, include Philadelphia Zoo, Parx Casino, Wonderspaces, Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, Old City District, Ardmore Initiative, Christmas Village in Philadelphia, Evil Genius Beer Company, FCM Hospitality, Craft Concepts Group, Juno, Anejo, SET NoLibs, Glu Hospitality, French Toast Bites, Lokal Artisan Foods, Dim Sum House, Tradesman's, Bru Craft and Wurst, Nightmare Before Tinsel, Tinsel Christmas Bar, Pistolas Del Sur, Jose Pistola's, Sancho Pistola's, Stove and Tap, Al Pastor, Wine Dive, Germantown Garden Grill, Harper's Garden, Morgan's Pier, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Theatre Philadelphia, Philadelphia Theatre Company, SliCE, P'unk Burger and many others.

Ernest Owens is an award-winning journalist and Writer at Large for Philadelphia Magazine and CEO of Ernest Media Empire, LLC. Ernest covers a variety of social issues regarding race, LGBTQ, and pop culture. His work has been featured on CNN, The New York Times, NPR, NBC News, and other media outlets. He serves on the board of directors of Philadelphia Community Access Media, the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, and New Leaders Council Philadelphia.

Please pay your registration fee in advance of the program in order to gain access to the conversation. Prior to the program, all paid registrants will receive email instructions on how to access the webinar

Registration will close at 3:00 p.m. on November 10th. 

If you are unable to attend, a follow up recording will be provided. 

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