KG Connects: A Monthly Webinar Series

Bringing together the best in the business

KG Connects brings together our favorite influencers, industry experts and media to discuss trends and best practices in marketing and PR.

Our webinar schedule is as follows:

You can register for our upcoming webinars below. Details for webinars occurring later this year will be available closer to the date, and you’re welcome to email us to learn more or submit a topic for consideration.

Upcoming Webinars

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Event Details

Fri. Oct. 16, 2020

10:00 – 10:30 am CT

October 2020: A Peek Inside The New York Fashion Tech Lab

The New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTLab) was co-founded and is produced by nonprofit venture catalyst Springboard Enterprises in 2014. The program is propelled by the support of leading fashion retailers and brands. The Lab connects a select cohort of women-led, b2b, fashion-focused technology companies with leading fashion retailers and brands fostering iteration, validation, and acceleration of technologies to advance the industry. Hear from managing director, Jackie Trebilcock, about the roots of the NYFTLab and how they have created an amazing organization that empowers women-led tech companies and advances the fashion and retail industry forward.

What You’ll Learn:

  • An inside look at the innovative companies from the 2020 Lab
  • Why technology and innovation is still so critical to the fashion industry

About Jackie Trebilcock

Jackie Trebilcock, managing director, the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTLab) is a fashion, technology, and business development executive with over 15 years experience working with entrepreneurs to grow their vision and companies via strategic planning and relevant industry introductions. She frequently speaks on the topic of Fashion & Retail Technology at for organizations like NRF, VOGUE, InStyle, Time Inc, Hearst, SXSW, The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Parsons, Yale, and LIM College.

Past Webinars

After each KG Connects event, we summarize our findings and link to a recording of the webinar on our blog. Learn more about what we learned!

KG Blog

The Art of Inclusive Communication

This month for our KG Connects webinar series, we dove headfirst into the power that communication holds in helping businesses become more diverse and inclusive with Kia Jarmon. Kia is an entrepreneurial solutionist who intersects communication, culture, crisis, and community, most specifically through her leadership with MEPR Agency – a boutique communications and community engagement agency…

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“Retail Re-Emergence” in a Post-COVID World

For the August 2020 edition of our KG Connects webinar series, we hosted internationally known retail experts Manolo Almagro and Ben Gauthier from Q Division. They are experts in commerce and technology, working with startups and brands worldwide to promote and deploy emerging retail tech and take advantage of key trends. They joined us for…

KG Blog

How to Create an Awesome B2B Podcast

90 million Americans regularly consume podcasts. And B2B podcasts are an increasingly key part of that. Listeners tend to be educated, affluent and loyal – the exact audience most B2B brands want to reach. That’s why we were fascinated to talk with Clark Buckner, co-founder and partner of podcast consulting agency Relationary Marketing, for our…

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Broadcast Media Relations During COVID-19

Note: We published this blog post in preparation for Justin Goldstein’s webinar on broadcasting. Since publishing, the webinar is live, and you can catch it on demand! Broadcast media is booming as the Coronavirus pandemic restrictions only begin to loosen and everyone searches for sources that can provide reliable and timely information. Consider, recent findings…

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How to Use Radical Candor to Achieve Business Goals

On the last Friday of May, we hosted the first edition of our ongoing webinar series KG Connects, “How to Encourage Better Choices in Your Team.” Van Tucker, COO of LaunchTN, joined us to discuss how business cultures founded on trust and radical candor are far better at achieving business goals. She provided guidance on…

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How to Create a Research Survey Press Release That Gets Results

As part of our new webinar series, KG Connects, we recently invited Jeffrey Henning and Tony Cheevers of Researchscape to give attendees an overview of the types of PR surveys and custom research they have been working on during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as their best practices for conducting newsworthy surveys. As PR practitioners,…