Lemons 2 Lemonade: Events

RSVP for May’s #L2LMixer

Love & Entrepreneurship

Join me next Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 PM at Jopwell for a discussion on finding love while building your business and brand.

Our special guests include Jacques Bastien, CEO of boogie/SHADE, Joi-Marie McKenzie, Author of “The Engagement Game”, Travis Weekes, Founder of Driven Society and Marie Jean-Baptiste, Owner & Creator of Rue107.

In addition to participating in this timely discussion, attendees can participate in a singles coaching session with When Love Works founder Elitia Mattox, purchase “The Engagement Game”, and enjoy food provided by VERTS Mediterranean Grill.

March’s #L2LMixer Recap

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On Thursday, March 30 at 6 PM at The VNYL – VINTAGE NEW YORK LIFESTYLE, over 100 attendees enjoyed an evening of gems as we celebrated women who work within the spirits and wine industries.

 

In this special Lemons 2 Lemonade edition of the Jack Daniel’s Women’s Whiskey Lounge, guests discovered what it’s like to work with some of the top spirits brands and how women are influencing and impacting the way we consume our favorite brands. This Women’s Whiskey Lounge included a panel discussion along with breakout sessions inspired by each panelists’ crafted career. Guests were able to delve into the art of social influencing, relationship building and brand building while enjoying hand-crafted cocktails and networking with women from an array of industries.

 

Our speakers included Brittney Blackmon of Strategic Group, Nhya Ciborowski of Cycle and Shantelle Guyton, Brand Strategist.

 

Click here to see pictures from the event.

February’s #L2LMixer Recap

February L2L Mixer

February’s mixer at BuzzFeed on Wednesday, February 22 featured a dynamic panel of professionals as who discuss how to establish your expertise and gain authority in your industry. Attendees will enjoy fresh, local salads from MeltShop and drinks sponsored by Jack Daniel’s.

 

Featured panel of professionals included: Jasmine Fowlkes Clennon, Ad Innovation Manager at Turner, Julian Mitchell, Columnist at Forbes, Anastasia Wright, Owner of IMG Agency and Executive Director of Minds Behind the Music and Aleesha Smalls-Worthington, VP of Digital, Marketing & E-Commerce at Iconix Brand Group.

 

Thank you to our participating sponsor Jack Daniel’s and MeltShop!

January’s #L2LMixer Recap

January's L2L Mixer

In partnership with Jopwell, on Thursday, January 26 with a dynamic panel of professionals we discussed how to work your way through the trauma in and outside of corporate America with a little self-care. In addition to participating in this timely discussion, attendees received free professional headshots courtesy of Jopwell, and enjoyed fresh, local salads from sweetgreen and drinks sponsored by Jack Daniel’s.

Featured panel of professionals included: Charli Penn, Relationships & Lifestyle Senior Editor at ESSENCE, Greg Thompson, Jr., Software Engineer of BuzzFeed, Rev. Kyndra Frazier, Director of the HOPE Center, Minda Harts, Founder of The Memo, and Percell Dugger, Brand Trainer at NIKE|Jordan.

 

The L2L Mixers are a great way to network and collaborate. Just ask our June attendees and speakers! Past attendees and speakers were offered opportunities to speak at national conferences, partner up for fundraisers and gain paid gigs for their side hustles after attending an L2L Mixer.

 

Participating sponsors included JopwellJack Daniel’s, sweetgreen and The Dea Pierre!

Recap of August’s #L2LMixer

#L2LMixer August

On Thursday, August 25 at Burson-Marsteller NYC for the L2L Mixer hosted an exciting discussion with entrepreneurs Chana Ginelle Ewing, Founder & CEO of GeenieBox, Jonathan Jackson, Co-Founder of Blavity, Mecca Moore, Creator & Co-Founder of the PYNK Magazine, and Thomas C. Knox, Creator of Date While You Wait. Attendees heard from an exciting panel of entrepreneurs who were motivated by their 9 to 5 situations to pursue their own endeavors and create platforms that inspire others.

 

The L2L Mixers are a great way to network and collaborate. Just ask our June attendees and speakers! Past attendees and speakers were offered opportunities to speak at national conferences, partner up for fundraisers and gain paid gigs for their side hustles after attending an L2L Mixer.

 

Participating sponsors included Clique by RobléSugarLips Cakes and Plush Vodka!

 

Recap of June’s #L2LMixer!

Lemons 2 Lemonade Mixer

On Thursday, June 16 at BuzzFeed NYC Lemons 2 Lemonade hosted the first #L2LMixer. Attendees enjoyed an exciting discussion with creative entrepreneurs Rhonesha Byng, Founder of Her Agenda, Rondel Holder, Founder of Soul Society 101, and Brian Gerrard, Co-Founder of the Bae App, who used their skills and experience to create opportunities for themselves while filling a void in their respective markets.

Special thanks to  MYX Fusions, Sweet Generation, Skinnygirl Sparklers & Simon Valcin of ValcinPhotos! See below for photos of the event; share on Instagram and tag @Lemons_2_Lemonade & #L2LMYX .