Second Annual ‘Women in Business’ Jan. 13

The second annual Women in Business networking event will be held at Red Bull Headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif. on January 13, 2010. The event, which will feature a panel of six women from the sports marketing industry, is open to the public, with advance tickets for $30 ($15 for students) and $40 at the door. Amongst the speakers are Diane Thibert, director of global PR for Oakley, as well as the Laura Gentile, VP of espnW for ESPN. Details follow:

“(Los Angeles, Calif.) Jan. 04, 2010 – Tadpole Marketing, in partnership with Stanton & Company, is proud to present the second annual Women in Business, a networking event designed to inspire individuals through the contributions of influential women in sports marketing. The event will be held at the Red Bull Headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif. on Jan. 13, 2010.

The event will feature a "who's who" of women panelists from the sports marketing industry including Laura Gentile, VP of espnW for ESPN, Jessica Mendoza, president of the Women's Sports Foundation, Mary O'Connor, director of Olympic Marketing at The Marketing Arm, Julie Solwold, VP of global sports marketing for Paul Mitchell, Amy Stanton, founder and CEO of Stanton & Company and Diane Thibert, director of global PR for Oakley.

Women in Business is open to all persons wanting to learn more about sports marketing or who want to be inspired by these highly influential panelists. Pre-registration is $30.00 or $15.00 for students and can be purchased at Additionally, tickets can be purchased at the door for $40.00 or $25.00 for students the day of the event, however space is limited. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Women's Sports Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.

"Last year's Women in Business received such tremendous feedback from both industry veterans and women looking to break into the field, we felt it was only natural to make it an annual event," said Carolyn Deighan Coyne, owner of Tadpole Marketing. "This year's panel boasts some of the most accomplished women in the industry, so we are expecting another sold-out night!"

For more information on the second annual Women in Business, visit or call (310) 574-3730.

About Tadpole
Tadpole is a 100% female-owned marketing and consulting company that specializes in project management, event marketing and consulting. The company employs creative experts who advise on how to impact any given target market. The company is passionate about empowering fellow women in business and empowering women to succeed in the business place.

About Stanton & Company
Stanton & Company LLC represents both athletes and brands and the company develops, executes and evaluates strategic marketing and communications programs, sports and special events, sponsorship opportunities, public/media relations programs, Olympic activation, and branded content ideas to promote athletes and brands.

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