Magazine

Grants

A List of Places that are excellent for grant Opportunities:

www.foundationcenter.org/marketplace

All grants to be found by using grant seeking tools.
www.grantstation.com

Free access to grant in Arts&Culture Grants, Disability Grants, Education Grants, Environment & Conservation Grants.
www.fundsnetservices.com


This site will provide you with the top 500 corporations around the world that has grant opportunities.
www.fortune.com

A Subscription base web site that has online directory for churches, ministries and other grant seekers that are looking for money to start or expand their religiously related projects.
www.christiangrants.com


Free Resources with information for Christian base organizations.
www.christiangrantsdirectory.org

 

Individual Base Opportunity:

College Scholarships and Student Loans
www.collegeboard.com

Fellowships
www.macfound.org

Specific Funder-directed Assistance grants
www.bmspaf.org

Research Grants
www.tides.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Board

Irvin Ward (CEO): Email: IW (@) Longemagazine.com
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) aligns the company, internally and externally, with his strategic vision. The CEO’s core duty is to facilitate business outside of the company while also guiding employees and other executive officers towards a central objective.

 

Renee Terrelonge (COO/CMO): Email: RT (@) Longemagazine.com
The Chief Operations Officer (COO) is the corporate officer that is responsible for operations management as well as for managing the corporation’s day-to-day activities. The Longe Magazine’s COO is also responsible for the infrastructure management of Longe Magazine Division, assuring that all executive members and staff are fulfilling their duties in order for day-to-day operations to run successfully.


DaShawn Robinson (CFO):
Email: DR (@) Longemagazine.com
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is the corporate officer that is primarily responsible for managing the financial risks of the corporation. The Longe Magazine’s CFO is also responsible for financial planning, approving budgets, and working with the executive team to determine the best medium for the income and the way that the operational budget should be spent. 


Melody Ortiz (DOM):
Email: MO (@) Longemagazine.com
The Director of Marketing (DOM) is the corporate officer that is responsible for the creative direction of an organization. The Longe Magazine’s DOM is accountable for the overall marketing structure of the organization, product development, distribution channel management, public relations, marketing communications (including advertising and promotions), pricing, market research, and customer service, DOM is accountable for the creative direction of the magazine, website, products and marketing presentation to the public.

 

Rohan Smith (Photographer/Videography) - is responsible for the directions of photography and taping of Longe Magazine events and related media production.

 


 

Contact the Expo

Contact.

About Expo

The Longe Media Conference is a yearly Conference, that includes Workshops, Vendors, Businesses, Fashion Designers, and Musician exhibition of products, services and talent. Our goal is to bring together three Major industry continuously. Our 2013 conference will be held at the  Hyatt Regency Hotel In Stamford CT On September 2013.

Longe Media Conference & Expo will be one of the East Coast’s largest exhibitions for the Business, Entertainment, and Fashion industry that want to debut their brands, products, or services. The Longe Expo is ideal for businesses desiring to present and/or market to entrepreneurs and companies within the music and fashion Industry. Hundreds  of attendees will be experiencing the one day of expo, Business Workshop, Panel & Networking.  A Runway Fashion Show  and a Music Competition with Top Finalists. This business, Fashion and Music conference & expo will put attendees on the fast track to incorporating the necessary operational steps needed to be successful.

 


Agenda for Longe Media Conference 2013: Can now be download via guidebook. This information will be posted soon.
Advance Registration ONLY ( $75.00)

 

 

Classesca

By:

Time

Overview

Workshops




Starting and Growing a business in a bad economy

Starting and Growing a business in a bad economy (Part 2)

Understanding Diversity Supplier Chain

Marketing Methods for Music and Fashion


Making Money on the internet
Search Engine optimization basics

Understanding Media and Social Networking

Branding and Name Recognition

(All About Fashion)

Business & Entertainment Law


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Tradeshow

Mixer/Networking

VIP Section

Fashion & Music Exhibition

 



 

Expo Speakers

    Coming soon.

Expo Schedule

Longe Media Conference & Business Expo 2013
Networking/ Workshops/Trade Show: Sept. 20- 22. 2013

Planned Agenda
• Registration  Starts @ 8:30AM (Friday & Saturday)
• Workshops, Networking and Panels (10AM-5PM) (Friday & Saturday)
• Fashion & Music Expo (7-10PM) - Saturday
• Vendor Exhibition 10AM-5PM (Friday & Saturday)

 

Workshops  9AM-3PM (Friday & Saturday)

• Starting and Growing a business  in a bad economy


Provides an introduction on to how to start and grow a business in a bad economy. Step by Step information of the pro and cons.  Provide a list of business that can do well, how to register, develop a plan, gives out a "Business Plan Template" that allows owners to understands if their approach will work, setbacks and a general understanding of what to do to be successful.

• Business Math

This workshop is a practical and stress-free guide to help you understand business numbers and financial jargon and overcome your fear of finance. The session explains the financial elements of all the stages in your business from the way in which it is set-up, how to work with investors and managing your cash flow on a day-to-day basis. It includes:

  • How to set up your business to make it financially viable
  • The best way to work with an accountant
  • Raising capital without getting caught out by investors
  • Managing your cash flow, suppliers and payments
  • Creating financial forecasts and projections.

In a relaxed environment and surrounded by like-minded entrepreneurs you are free to ask all the questions you want to help you start to get to grips with your business finances.

(How to understand your earnings)

 

• Marketing Methods for Music and Fashion

This dynamic and interactive workshop series is designed to show you how to build and market your business (Fashion and or Music) authentically and profitably while helping more people doing what you love.

 

• Networking in today's business world

Networking is an essential skill for most business people, but especially for entrepreneurs. The strong association between the entrepreneur as a person and his or her business demands that entrepreneurs get out into the world and create and maintain business relationships.  This Session is panel of executive provides some insight on what to do in order to be successful in the business world and networking.

• Diversity Supplier

A Workshop that will provide information and tools necessary for supplier diversity managers and small business liaison officers like you to strengthen their supplier diversity knowledge and to apply this knowledge in improving their supplier diversity program.

Supplier Diversity Program Managers and Small Business Liaison Officers face many challenges while implementing and sustaining supplier diversity programs (e.g. interpreting Federal Acquisition Regulations, understanding Subcontracting Requirements, applying Federal Preference Programs, electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eSRS) Process and Requirements, etc.

In addition, the friendly and educational format provides an excellent opportunity to build a network with other supplier diversity professionals.

 

• Entrepreneurship

This is an intensive 2 hours workshop that is designed to provide participants with a holistic perspective on the principles of entrepreneurship. The Workshop emphasizes the mindset and self-understanding that is needed in order to undertake entrepreneurial endeavors as well as the process that is involved in order to get started.  This logic emphasizes the importance of balancing action and experimentation with planning and analysis—the most effective method for succeeding amidst the uncertain environments that entrepreneurs face in their paths to growth and value creation. In this same context, the workshop is hands-on and practical in nature and each session includes participant activities and coaching by the faculty.

Workshop Objectives

The goal of Entrepreneurship 101 is for participants to gain a skill set and an approach that can be applied in order to launch new ventures and other entrepreneurial endeavors. Depending on the individual’s background and preparation, participants will focus on developing their own new ideas for potential businesses and creating fast, cheap market tests to qualify opportunities. The program strongly encourages practice over an emphasis on theory.

 

• Understanding Media and Social Networking

This workshop of Social Media is to all audiences.  Whether you are just getting started in Social Media , or want to take your efforts to the next level, our hands-on, customized workshops can help you get a handle on social media’s latest trends and how it can engage and bring you closer to your customers. Workshops differ from speaking engagements in that they offer you truly hands-on and customized content to ensure that you walk away knowing that your ROI will be several times the investment you made.

Whether you choose a half day, full day, or multi day workshop, benefits include:

  • Understanding why online social networking can be a valuable tool for your business
  • Defining exactly how to use specific social networking websites to meet your objectives
  • Creating a social strategy for organization-wide use.
  • Harnessing your social strategy to develop business and increase sales using websites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and blogging

This workshops are intensive and the curriculum has been developed based on our direct experience within enterprises assisting front-line to senior level professionals in gaining the knowledge and strategic thinking needed to lead their social media initiatives.

 

• Branding and Name Recognition

Branding workshops and strategic business advice to enable Business of all sizes to develop their businesses and grow their brands.


 

Entertainment

  • Mixer and Intermission Session (Friday & Saturday)
  • Fashion Show and Music Exhibition
  • Workshop Registration Close AUG

Workshops Registration $75.00 (All day pass)

****Onsite Registration is $150.00

Entrance to Fashion Show & Music Exhibition only $40.00

 

Download Longe Media Conference & Biz Expo on GuideBook. (Provides Detail information of the weekend in the paw of your hands)


 

 



 

Our Partners

Thanks To all our Sponsors/Partners for the 2013 Longe Media Conference (Business, Fashion & Entertainment)

A Weekend of Workshops, Networking, Mixers, Fashion Showcase, Music Showcase, Trade show and more....

Register Today Tickets only $75 until April 1, 2013 (entire weekend).



 

expo

As Longé Magazine 3rd Annual Media Conference is on its' way. It will be held September 2013. We are excited about the partnerships and sponsorships that we have built in order for this event to be a success. This year, we look to host the event at the Hyatt Hotel in Greenwich, Connecticut This will bring sophistication and elegance. Our event is the only one that brings business, fashion and entertainment together in one place yearly.

The theme for this year media conference is  “Education Makes all things work.” The reason behind this is to let our participants and attendees understand the value of education when it comes to understanding their craft. Great knowledge and understanding of their craft, makes for great execution.
The Agenda for the show is to have:

ñ Workshops that focus on business growth and development

ñ A Tradeshow that features businesses that allow participant and attendees to feel a mutual benefit

ñ A “Music & Fashion” exhibition to end the night of excitement.


Longé Magazine is created for people who are looking for the inside track in business, finance, entertainment, and fashion. Longé Magazine sets out to create a magazine focusing on the reader's craving for an informative source that provides a clear direction and resources. Our magazine also gives testimonies from entrepreneurs without sounding like a boring lecture. Moreover, the information provided in the magazine is applicable to the real world. It guide readers who have decided to take on the challenging yet rewarding task of starting a business. Longé Magazine provides more than just articles. We focus on making our member evolve.

Longe Media Conference: Business , Fashion & Music EXPO
Friday-Sunday  Sept  20-22. 2013

Greenwich/Stamford CT

Purchase your ticket here:

 

 

Conference Market,
Television
Radio
Newspapers
Magazines
Public Relations
Advertising
Telecommunications
Wireless
Social Media
Advertisers
Multimedia
Information Technology
Who Will Attend.
Fashion Designers
Musicians
Entrepreneurs/Business Owners
CEOs/Presidents
General Managers
Policymakers, planners and regulators
Academics
Media Professionals
Marketing Directors
Advertising Executives
Public Relations Executives
Management Consultants
Communication Consultants
Media and Communication Students
Editors and Journalists
IT & E-Business Specialists
Publishers and Broadcasters
Telecom, Mobile and Wireless Service Firm

The Business Expo offers your business…

  • Face-to-face conversations with  potential customers
    We all look for ways to get our message to our target market. Getting through to decision makers can be challenging—phone calls go unanswered, emails are not returned, etc. Rather than chasing down leads, why not let Business Expo bring buying customers to you, allowing you to reach them directly?

  • Support to help you maximize your investment
    Whether this is your first exhibit or you're an old pro, the Chamber will be with you through the whole process. We're equipping you with creative marketing tools to help you reach the greatest return on your investment. Make sure you check out all our pre-expo workshops.

  • A cost-effective tool for reaching your target market
    You want to make the most of our marketing investments. When you average the cost per lead when exhibiting at the Business Expo 2013, I think you'll find it to be a cost-effective solution to grow your business.

This year's show Hyatt Regency Hotel Stamford Connecticut providing a professional backdrop to showcase your business. Sign up today to make sure you get the best location possible. It's going to be a great expo, and we want you to be part of it. I'll see you there!

 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

BUSINESS EXPO EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES
Brand your company and generate new business with as an exhibitor at the Longe Media Conference Business Expo. The Business Expo is designed to provide opportunities for exhibition of products and services to be marketed to a targeted audience of small business owners, rising/current entrepreneurs, and professionals. We target exhibitors based on their ability to relate to the target audience and provide products and services they can use in their business development and operations.

Exhibit with us and show our attendees why your company is the leader and preferred choice in your industry.

Premium Exhibitor Package - $2,500

* 20’x10’ Exhibitor Booth space
* Two 6’ tables & 4 chairs
* Company Advertisement in the official event guide
* (4) Four Exhibitor passes (exhibit area only)

Exhibitor Package - $1,500

* 10x10 Exhibit Booth space
* One 6’ table & 2 chairs
* Company Profile with 100 word description & Logo in the official event guide
* (2) Two Exhibitor passes (exhibit area only)

Entrepreneur Exhibitor Package (start-ups) - $500

* Table Top Exhibit Space
* 6’ table & 1 chair
* 100 word description in the official event guide
* (1) One Exhibitor pass (exhibit area only)

Self Starter Exhibitor Package (Company with 4 or less people)- $200

* Table Top Exhibit Space
* 4’ table & 1 chair
* 50 word description in the official event guide
* (1) One Exhibitor pass (exhibit area only)

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Create high levels of visibility with your company by choosing one of the Longe Media Conference Sponsorship Packages. Note these are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis and are reserved for your company when payment has been made in full.

Premier Sponsor (3) - $7,500 – $10,000

Become a Premier Event Sponsor and market your company to an attendee base physically onsite and virtually through our follower ship via out social media outlets. Our marketing campaign includes the utilization of social media to promote the conference and to provide updated during the actual conference experience. Each of these three opportunities will allow your company the chance to see first-hand the impacts you are having on attendees as they enjoy a great experience compliments of your support. These exclusive opportunities are as follows:
- Music & Fashion Showcase
- Business Expo
- Media Lounge

Music & Fashion Showcase Sponsor - $10,000

Exclusive sponsorship of the Music & Fashion Showcase. As the Conference entertainment highlight, the Music & Fashion Showcase allows your company to display your support of the Arts as musicians and fashion designer showcase their talents for the ultimate honor of becoming the showcase winner for their respective categories. This is a great opportunity to be branded in print, virtual, and with video. As the presenting sponsor of the 2012 Music & Fashion Showcase, attendees and participants will have a lasting impression of the event and your brand.

Media Lounge Sponsor  - $7,500

Exclusive sponsorship of the Social Media+ Lounge. This is the place where attendees will gather during breaks and encouraged to express their conference experience via live social media (Facebook and Twitter) posts. Attendees and participants will have access to a complimentary continental breakfast and beverage stations and with full recognition as a courtesy of your company. This area will be fully adorned with your Company Signage and logo.

Business Expo Sponsor - $7,500

Exclusive sponsorship of the Business Expo. This is the place where attendees will gather to gain information on products and services that can assist them in their entrepreneurial endeavors. As one of the main components to the Conference, your company will gain premium exposure as attendees receive information and enter the exhibition area with your company branded as the presenting sponsor of the 2012 Business Expo

Premier Sponsor Benefits include:
* Presenting sponsor designation with Industry exclusivity

Branding & Marketing:

* Premier sponsor recognition on conference web site w/banner and link
* One dedicated e-mail promotion solely featuring your participation in the event
* Prominent logo feature in all conference marketing collateral
* Logo on cover of conference program
* Top recognition with prominent logo featured on welcome signage
* Logo on sponsored event/area and directional signage
* Full page color ad in the official event guide
* Inclusion in special “thank you” ad in the official event guide

Event Concessions:

* Five (5) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives
* Exhibitor Booth space at event
* Opportunity to address audience (if applicable)
* Access to attendee list


CONFERENCE BRANDING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Workshop Sponsor (5 opportunities) - $2,000
* Logo featured on marketing collateral's
* Half-page b&w ad in the official event guide
* Logo with link on the homepage of conference web site
* Inclusion in the special “thank you” ad in the official event guide
* Placement of your collateral materials on all seats of session(s) sponsored
* Logo on screen between sessions
* Two (2) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives

Exclusive Conference Bag Sponsor (1) -$3,000

* Logo featured on official Longe Media Conference bag provided to all attendees
* Half-page b&w ad in the official event guide
* Logo featured on marketing collateral's
* Logo with link on the homepage of conference web site
* Inclusion in the special “thank you” ad in the official event guide
* Two (2) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives

Conference Name Badge Sponsor (1) - $1,500

Great brand awareness! See your company’s logo around virtually every attendee, speaker and exhibitor’s neck!
* Logo on all name badge lanyards/Name badge holders
* Half-page b&w ad in the official event guide
* Logo featured on marketing collaterals
* Logo with link on the homepage of conference web site
* Inclusion in the special “thank you” ad in the official event guide
* Two (2) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives


Additional Marketing Opportunities
* Literature/Product samples in Conference bag
* Logo on Conference Community site
* Advertisement in Conference event guide
* In-Kind gift cards, products, service donations


SOCIAL BRANDING OPPORTUNITIES

Meet & Greet Reception Sponsor (1) - $5,000

Meet & Greet by Longe is changing the way conference attendees and exhibitors exchange information. Great brand awareness!
* Three (3) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives
* Half-page b&w ad in the official event guide
* Logo featured on marketing collateral's

* Logo with link on the homepage of conference site
* Inclusion in the special “thank you” ad in the official event guide

Lunch Sponsor (1) - $5,000

Exclusive sponsorship of the Social Media Plus Lunch. Complimentary lunch will be provided to Conference attendees courtesy of your company.
* Three (3) Conference (Full Access) passes for company representatives
* Half-page b&w ad in the official event guide
* Logo featured on all marketing collateral's
* Logo with link on the homepage of conference web site
* Inclusion in the special “thank you” ad in the official event guide

 

Longe Media Conference & Expo will be one of the East Coast’s largest exhibitions for the Business, Entertainment, and Fashion industry that want to debut their brands, products, or services. The Longe Expo is ideal for businesses desiring to present and/or market to entrepreneurs and  companies within the music and fashion Industry. Hundreds  of attendees will be experiencing the one day of expo, Business Workshop, Panel & Networking.  A Runway Fashion Show  and a Music Competition with Top Finalists. This business, Fashion and Music conference & expo will put attendees on the fast track to incorporating the necessary operational steps needed to be successful.

Attendees Advance Registration $75.00 (Includes All day pass & Workshops)
Entrance to Fashion Show & Music Exhibition only $40.00
Tradeshow only: FREE

 

Purchase your ticket here: http://mediaexpo2012.eventbrite.com/

 

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