Host: Tres Crow/Ritz Group
Director of Membership and Ambassador for The Ritz Group, the premier electronic and physical networking organization in the state of Georgia. With over 2500 members, monthly networking and pitch events, hundreds of opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
-Growing and managing the paid membership community of 400 people, and ensuring that members are using all of the tools that the Ritz Group offers.
-Maintaining the company website, and producing all physical and electronic collateral and communications to our broader membership of 2500 people.
-Signing up sponsors for all Ritz Group venues, and meeting monthly sales quotas. Sponsorships range from $349 to $5000.
-Selling licenses for the Capital Expo, a privately licensed virtual trade show.
-Developing new products, services, and marketing opportunities.
-Organizing the monthly networking events and Shark Attack presentations
-Organizing and hosting the monthly Ritz Group Radio Show
Larry White/The Ritz Group
Larry White is the Founder and CEO of Retail Electronic Visions a software development company providing social media communities for Retail, Capital, Emergency Management, Yachting and Sports vertical industries. Retail Electronic Visions is the holding company for brands doing business as the Ritz Group, (www.ritzgroup.org) TheAisles (www.theAisles.net) and eLink 911 (www.elink911.com)
In 2012 Retail Electronic Visions purchased the 26 year old Ritz Group and added the Capital Community, a Reg D private equity solicitation community, for entrepreneurs, Investors and service providers. In addition, the Capital Expo was launched as the industry’s first video virtual e-trade show for companies raising equity funds under the Invest Georgia Exemption Act (IGE)
The Ritz Group meets monthly at the City Club to network and added Shark Attack where 3 companies (Bait) pitch for 15 minutes to 3 Industry ICONS (Sharks). Professionally Emcee’d by Bob Rathbun, Fox Sports South broadcaster for the Hawks. 8 exhibitors are featured at the Networking Event.
In addition to providing members with electronic Incubation and physical networking, the Ritz Group provides members with a free and fee-based services to improve the “investor-readiness” of early and later stage companies through debt, crowdfunding and equity funding process.
New 2014 programs will include online delivery of Equity-U courses, Ritz Group Radio to showcase our members, Angel Meet-Ups to serve our Angels, plus the launch of Blue Chips – a new collaborative approach to fund Georgia’s “best” disruptive Technology, Consumer Goods, Medical, Food and Beverage and Entertainment early-stage ventures.
Vic Uzumeri/interactive Point of View (iPOV)
iPOV is a knowledge concierge. It creatively leverages the global freelance market to solve creative and knowledge-intensive business problems. iPOV processes information to serve clients from small business to Fortune 500 companies. The company specializes in rapid, low cost production of web-based training, knowledge capture and analysis solutions. iPOV has pioneered the application of lean thinking (i.e., Toyota Production System) concepts to the production of eLearning.
Karen Burns/Karen Burns Photography
Owner Karen Burns Photography since 1997. Fine Art, Architecture, Corporate, Commercial, Events, Headshots, Marketing, Products, Wedding Photography. Photoshop retouching, Album design, Card & Announcement design, & canvas & framed imaging.
Troy Burns/La Culture du Vin