February, 2013 – Next Small Business RoundTable


From: The Wellington Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business RoundTable

Written By: Monica Kallas – SharpShooter Marketing Group



The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Small Business RoundTable is presenting the first session of the 2013 series February 28th from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm at Hurricane Grill & Wings located at 4075 S. State Road 7 in Wellington.    This session is titled “Creating A Buzz….The Art of Attracting New Customers Through The Media” and the sponsor for the event is Eric H. Light, P.A.

Speakers for the session include Kharin Gibson, Audience Development Executive of the South Florida Business Journal and Mitra Malek, Staff Writer for the Palm Beach Post. 

Kharin has worked with the Tribune Company, The New York Times and the McClatchy Company which owns more than 30 daily newspapers in the 29 U.S. markets.  She is an entrepreneur with her own cable television station and monthly travel magazine.  She has worked in sales, marketing and promotions.

Mitra has been with The Palm Beach Post covering the western communities since 2003.  Previously she worked with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Tamp Bay Business Journal, Journal Inquirer and the Asbury Park Press.  Her background includes the financial and travel industries as well.

Both will discuss how small businesses can work with the local media to increase their company’s visibility and profitability.  This will include methods other than traditional paid advertising.

The event begins with at 5.30 pm and the session begins at 6 pm.  The event is open to the public and the cost is $10.  To register, call the Chamber at 561.792.6525 or register online at www.WellingtonChamber.com.