When: Thursday January 28th 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: The Spice Factory @ 121 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, Ontario
MEDIA STUDENTS & RECENT GRADS
Discover up to a dozen media organizations & socialize with upcoming media professionals!
Join us for an energized evening of drinks, networking, and inspiration as we meet other students, graduates and experts from ALL media industries including: Advertising, Graphic Design, Interactive Media, Journalism, Public Relations, TV/ Film, Web Development and more. You will also have the chance to interact with up to a dozen media organizations and networks who exist to provide opportunities to upcoming media professionals like you. A series of recent graduates will also be participating in a Q&A where they will share advice on finding jobs and cultivating their passions that lead to a fulfilling and dynamic career.
Director’s Guild of Canada Ontario
Hamilton Economic Development Centre
Chawana Champagne, Freelance Graphic Designer and Design & Marketing Manager for Nickel Brook Brewery Co.
Matt Lattanzio, Digital Mareting for Weight Watchers Canada
Karim Mosna, Radio News Reporter and Host on 101.5 The Hawk and Fill-in Reporter on Jewel 92
Joe Pockaj, Stereo Conversion for Legend 3D
Haya Waseem, Filmmaker and Editor for Documentaries Airing on OMNI Smithsonian, Super Channel and more
$10/ person and only available to guests aged 19+.
Please bring your ID and a printed or digital copy of your ticket. The ticket must match the attendee’s name. Tickets are limited so please make sure to secure yours as soon as possible!
All PLUG IN attendees will be entered to win a 3-month Commons Membership ($300 value) for CoMotion on King!
More to be released!
Schedule of Events
6:00pm – Doors Open
6:30pm – Q & A Session
7:00pm – Networking
*subject to change
Parking and Transportation
Parking: Free Street Parking after 6pm
Go Train: A 10 minute walk from the Hamilton GO Station
Brainstorm Opportunity Wall: Looking to collaborate on a project? Need to hire a student or graduate? This wall is here to help initiate conversations and partnerships surrounding job/volunteer opportunities. Post your name, skills and what job you are looking for OR post what position you‚Äôre looking to fill on your upcoming project. Post-its will be provided.
Q & A with Successful Grads: Listen in on how recent graduates from all types of media are ‚Äúmaking it‚ÄĚ. These graduates are from schools all across the GTA. They will also be available for one-on-one conversation afterwards.
Social Media Photo Booth: Take some silly pictures with our provided props and post online to twitter and facebook using #HMGPlugIn for your chance to win a prize!
Live Twitter Feed: Tweet at us using @ham_mediaguild and the hashtag #HMGPlugIn to see your pictures and tweets up on our main screen.
Social Media Links
For any questions or sponsorship inquiries, please contact the Event Coordinator, Natalia Atlija, at email@example.com.