Last Saturday, ACE held its Inaugural Entertainment Summit presented by Cutter Connections. The multi-faceted event with a focus on “Getting Your Foot in the Door” started out with networking over breakfast and was followed by a keynote discussion led by Brittany Rostron on how to approach and develop an artistic career like an entrepreneur.
Afterward, attendees learned tips and tools for creating the most effective resume` and cover letter geared toward the entertainment industry from career coach Kathleen Castro. After a snack break and more networking, Hillary Cutter of Cutter Productions led a Q&A session with industry all stars Aubrey Smyth, Ashley Van Buren, Tiffani Gray, Meghan Dineen, and Tara McHugh. The day ended with, of course, more snacks and networking!
All in all, over 45 women gathered, not as competitors, but as a support system for one another. And from the looks on the faces of the young attendees as they eagerly soaked in the wisdom imparted by the more experienced but equally passionate industry professionals, it was clear that kickass is indeed contagious.
To all the newbie [F]ACEs out there, we look forward to dancing on the shards of shattered glass ceilings with you for many years to come.