The 2018 MEGA|Social: An Elevated Networking Event.
Friday, February 16, 2018
Posted by: Team PIHRA
When was the last time you really enjoyed the benefits of living, working, and networking in SoCal?
We’ve put together a special night for you to fall (back) in love with L.A. – and even with HR. Seats for the PIHRA 2018 MEGA|Social are limited so reserve your spot today.
The Haworth Showroom Reception Desk
Join 100+ local HR professionals at the PIHRA 2018 MEGA|Social to experience the cool, sleek styles of Haworth Los Angeles Showroom with 360° views of Los Angeles. The view from the 48th floor may inspire you to ask for that promotion or, dare we say, start that consulting business you've been dreaming of.
You’ll also be in excellent company - plenty of motivated, connected pros will be there, eager to chat about what’s happening in HR and what’s working in their careers.
"The view from the 48th floor may inspire you to ask for that promotion or, dare we say, start that consulting business you've been dreaming of."
As for the space, the workplace decor is a brilliant combination of classic and contemporary aesthetics built upon an approach to space design that promotes “well-being,” with the goal of achieving “the enduring state that encompasses wellness of mind and body, and can lead to productive, engaged, and healthy employees.”
Sounds a lot like the heart of HR, doesn’t it?
The Haworth Showroom Refreshment Bar
The Haworth Showroom Meeting Space
Speaking of impressive, the evening’s interactive, moderated panel discussion is comprised of six successful employee-benefit companies. The founders of Helpr, PearIt, The Headshot Truck and EthicsSuite will share the arc of moving their innovative employee-benefit companies from concept to funding to launch to ultimate success, and the challenges overcome along the way.
The beverages will be flowing, the hor d’oeuvres plentiful, and the conversations meaningful, so come hungry to learn, relax, and have a light-hearted evening in a glamorous business-chic setting.
Learn more about the panelists and their companies below and register today to reserve your spot at the PIHRA 2018 MEGA|Social.
Meet the MegaSocial Panelists:
Innovators in Employee-Engagement Benefits
Becka Klauber Richter & Kasey Edwards, founder of Helpr | Convenient, Compassionate, Quality Childcare App.
Learn from Helpr CEO Kasey Edwards and President Becka Klauber Ricther, who founded Helpr, a convenient app for quality childcare, in January 2016 with 1 million investment from Angel Investors and a micro VC firm. Helpr currently serves Greater LA, OC, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the San Francisco Bay Area, and just launched in Seattle, Chicago & New York City.
Harrison B. Chen, co-founder & Director of Business Development and RJ Tolson, co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer, of PearIt | Smart Matchmaking for Students, Internships, & Companies.
Using mainly magic and a little bit of science, PearIt is able to match companies with talent, and students with careers based on their personality. Learn from Harrison B. Chen, co-founder & Director of Business Development for PearIt, and RJ Tolson, co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer. They are now helping students have exactly what Chen wishes he had: “A career path based on compatibility and personality, starting with internships.”
Brian Confer, Founder and Director of Strategy & Marketing for The Headshot Truck | Portable, Professional & Personal Headshot Studio.
We all know a picture is worth 1,000 words, and that holds true in the professional world – our headshot can say 1,000 words about us, too! But who has the time to get a new, quality, professional headshot taken? Instead of taking you out of the office, the Headshot Truck takes the studio right to you. The Headshot Truck is the first mobile photography studio in the country with trucks in Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. They specialize in personal and company branding headshots for professionals. Brian Confer, Founder and Director of Strategy & Marketing joined The Headshot Truck in January of 2015 and has been a part of launching two cities, acquiring financing, and developing our scalable business model. He has helped the company reach over $1M in sales to date with 2018 set to be a huge year!
Juliette Gust is Founder & President of EthicsSuite | Innovation in the New Age of Accountability.
Juliette Gust is Founder & President of EthicsSuite, LLC. Juliette has personally led over 1,300 investigations spanning 75 countries, and advised on close to 10,000 whistleblower reports. Juliette is a former PwC Regulatory, Forensics and Hospitality & Leisure Advisory Services manager, and later developed and served as the Director of the Global Fraud & Investigations team and Project Manager of the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, a Fortune 500 company with 180,000 employees in more than 100 countries.