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We are three months away from our new and improved impactSHOW 2019! Join us in Las Vegas, Sunday, September 29th at the Waldorf Astoria for a spectacular day of networking, insightful guest speakers and life-long memories.

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Sinan Kanatsiz
Chairman, IMA
Staples Every Wardrobe Needs

What does a nude stiletto and a navy suit have in common? They are classic, timeless and always come in handy! I find classic pieces to be essential and always my go-to's for everyday wear. These are the pieces I can constantly count on to never let me down and always make sure I look put together.
The Economic Consequences of California's Housing Crisis

California's housing crisis has received a heightened level of attention in 2019 and rightfully so. A statewide survey conducted earlier this year by the Public Policy Institute of California made headlines regarding the overwhelmingly high level of public apprehension over skyrocketing housing costs.
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Better Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

This is the experience of a neurosurgeon, since 1977. In the early years of severe head trauma in a patient, when the intracranial pressure (ICP) was too high, the dura had to be left open, with the skull removed, which is known as craniectomy (the large skull bone was left out and the scalp and skin was closed in a hurry).
Primior's First Harbor Plaza Development in Santa Ana Opportunity Zone Breaks Ground on June 26

Primior, a leading real estate development and investment management firm, broke ground on its First Harbor Plaza development in Santa Ana on Wed., June 26, 2019. Two major tenants are already in place for the mixed-use project, Chase Bank and Optima Salon Suites.
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Savoy Foundation Raises Thousands for Caterina's Club

Expanding its commitment to the welfare of children through its new campaign launch "Chivalry for Children's Causes," the American Foundation of Savoy Orders raised thousands for Caterina's Club during its annual West Coast gala - Notte di Savoia - in Los Angeles on April 6, 2019.
Brands and Followers: Go Directly to Sales, Do not Pass Go/No‑Go

With social networks increasingly forcing brands to pay to reach consumers, it's more important than ever to find ways to incorporate genuine, consumer-generated reviews and videos onto retail websites' product pages. The technology exists not only to engage consumers but also to track their posts' impact on sales.
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Tangram Custom Furniture Unit Relaunched as Studio Other

Tangram, a curator of commercial interior environments and workspaces, recently announced the evolution of its Tangram Studio custom furniture unit to become an independent entity under the name Studio Other. Charlotte Wiederholt continues as president and creative director.
SOCi Finds Organic Engagement and Boosting Key to Localized Social Marketing

SOCi, the leader in social media and reputation management for multi-location brands, released its Q1 State of the Market Report, Localized Social Marketing.
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Clients, VIPs join Spinnaker Investment Group to Celebrate New Headquarters

Spinnaker Investment Group LLC, a privately owned, boutique investment firm, recently opened new headquarters to more than 140 clients, guests and elected officials. The firm has steadily added clients and named additional investment advisors to its team, driving its expansion to new offices.
Gene Therapy Initiative News

We are excited to report the progress of CureDuchenne's Gene Therapy Initiative. From our investment, as early as 2010, in Nationwide Children's permanent duplication2 skipping program, to what has become Pfizer's Duchenne gene therapy trial, to founding the first Duchenne gene editing company, Exonics (recently acquired by Vertex), to investing in crucial AAV manufacturing in collaboration with AskBio, CureDuchenne is leading gene therapy investments among Duchenne organizations.
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Sean Conrad Featured on Adam Torres's, Money Matters Podcast

Sean Conrad Principal at EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is interviewed in this episode. Sean is an accomplished Senior Executive with 20 years of success in the commercial insurance brokerage industry.
ON:chain Sizzle Reel

Engaging family offices, investment professionals, and industry leaders in robust discussions about the impact of blockchain on financial markets, institutional transactions, portfolio construction, and consumer behavior.
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Under The Influence, part 1 of "Faking It: A 3 Part Social Series on Fake News, Misinformation and Media Bias"

How to Keep Your Stories Straight in a Shareable Social World, Hosted by the World Affairs Council of Orange County, your trusted source of information and forum on world affairs.

Moderated by Brian Calle, Owner, LA Weekly
Speakers: Neel Grover and Ambreen Qamar

We'll discuss the moral complexities of companies' use of advertising to promote their stances on political and social issues, including the companies that have gone so far as to endorse political candidates in their ads. Gain a better understanding of the influence our media consumption has on us and how companies are interacting with their customers. We'll also touch on the role of social media "influencers" in politics and social issues, with a focus on companies like Patagonia, Gillette, Northface, and Nike.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
6:00PM – 8:00PM

UCI Applied Innovation at The Cove
5141 California Ave #250
Irvine, CA 92617

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