You are cordially invited to an evening of celebration at The Payne Mansion Hotel

You are cordially invited to an evening of celebration at The Payne Mansion Hotel
Event on 2015-01-28 18:00:00

Come celebrate the new partnership of Small Business Forum Radio/The Tony Wilkins Show at our new home at The Payne Mansion Hotel http://paynehotel.com/ in San Francisco. This event will serve triple duty as the official launch party of The Next Level Pitchfest bringing together business leaders, start-ups, Angel investors, culinary, film, literary, beauty ,fashion industry professionals and media personalities; all in one room for a night of light appetizers, beverages and networking. And finally we'll be unveiling our new magazine for speakers and consultants and coaches. Podium Magazine launches Jan 2015.

Purchase your tickets by Jan. 5th for a chance to win 1 year of FREE advertising in our new magazine for speakers and coaches,Podium and 24 weeks of FREE advertising on The Tony Wilkins Show. Be sure to spread the word. Buy your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-next-level-creative-pitchfest-launch-party-tickets-12921629943

*PS. We are no longer at the LGBT Center. We will be hosting at The Payne Mansion. If you recieved an invitation with the LGBT Center as the location,please note the change.

Our MC for the evening is the wonderfully talented comic and radio personality Ms. Valerie Branch of FCC Free Radio and The Valerie Branch Show

http://valerie-branch.squarespace.com/


General admission Beg.  Jan 5th: online and at the door. Cash bar


About the Pitchfest

The Next Level Creative Pitchfest is designed to help creative individuals move their careers to the next level. Created by radio personality, magazine publisher and TV host Tony Wilkins; this event is part reality show /part Shark Tank and Project Runway. The competition will feature 8+ categories including Small Business, Fashion, Culinary arts, Writers, Film makers, Comedians, Animators, Actors/Singers/Musicians and Hair and make-up; each competing for contracts, business connections, free publicity and advertising and cash and prizes. You must submit a 5 min video with your application. Most categories will receive a small monthly stipend upon winning. We want to help you move your career to the next level whether it's starring in your own TV show, writing for our network, publishing your first article or book or generating international exposure for your work; The Next Level and its panel of experts will help you get there. But first come to the launch party at the beautiful Payne Mansion Hotel on Jan 28th at 6pm 1409 Sutter St, San Francisco http://paynehotel.com/ . Network with industry professionals and get the contacts, resources and exposure you need. Be sure to go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/registration-for-the-next-level-creative-pitchfest-2015-tickets-12921629943 pay your registration fee (required for submission). Deadline for all submissions: March 31st 2015

 

Here's why you should register as a contestant for The Next Level

 

*You'll receive a small monthly stipend as a winner

 

*We will choose at least 1 winner per category

 

*You'll receive exposure for your work on an international level

 

*You'll get to network with industry professionals who can help you reach-The Next Level

 

*You'll work on your craft and get paid for working on it

 

*Each winner will receive a mentor to help you make connections and move on to The Next Level of your career

 

*We want to challenge you to face your fears and move your career to The Next Level!!!

 

There are 4 steps to registration:

 

1. Read over the submission process carefully

 

2. Submit your 5 minute video

 

3. Pay your registration fee at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/registration-for-the-next-level-creative-monthly-pitchfest-2015-tickets-12921629943

 

4. Fill out the submission form at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dDlEX3FGc0syeElENW95N1p2YWoyN3c6MA

 

 

 

What would it be worth to you to move your career to the Next Level and achieve the success you deserve?

 

Why you should attend

 

1. Support contestants

 

2. Network with industry professionals

 

3. Register for the event in May

 

4. Promote your work (ask us how)

 

I'm thrilled to announce that I have secured the following experts to be panelist for the first taping of The Next Level Creative Monthly Pitchfest in May. Our esteemed judges include:

 

1.   George Parrish- Small Business Guru/President -ConsultantsGP -www.consultantsgp.com

 

2.   Francine Brevetti-author www.Legendcrafter.com

 

3.   Bettyanne Green- editor/branding coach-www.Heart2HeartMarketing.com (alternate)

 

4.   Mark Sackett- power networker,Advertising guru, Film producer www.reflectur.com

 

5.   Tony Wilkins- Author/Filmmaker/Magazine Publisher/ Media and Small Business Expert www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins

 

6.   Christopher Aguilar -Attorney specializing in Small Business Start-ups-www.agslaw.com

 

7.   Carmen Milagro-Recording artist- Founder-Wahoo Productions www.waaahoo.com/

 

8.   Jake Kuczeruk-Start up Guru and Co-Founder- The Tie Society www.tiesociety.com/

 

9.   Jocelyn Kane-Deputy Director of Entertainment for San Francisco City Hall

 

Our Sponsors & Partners

 Alexandra Lin- lyft.com

Jake Kuczeruk Tie Society http://www.tiesociety.com/

 Payne Mansion Hotel http://paynehotel.com/

More sponsors announced soon

 

 

Bio

Tony Wilkins is the author of Telemarketing Success for small and mid-sized Firms, The Single Person’s Cookbook (www.amazon.com) and Surviving the economy-Tips from small business owners from across the globe. He has been featured in the media on Channel 7's (ABC) The View from the Bay, Progressive Pulse Magazine, B.A.R (Bay Area Reporter) and the 10% Show. Tony is a much sought after lecturer and speaker for The Learning Annex, CIIS (California Institute of Integral Studies, and The Academy of Art College -SF. He is the host of the Internet sensation Small Business Forum Radio www.blogtalkradio.com/tonywilkins which airs Fridays at 3:30 offering tips from small business experts from around the globe. The show made its debut on July 15th 2011 and boasts nearly 125,000 listeners in under 4 years on the air. His guests have included famed singer/songwriter Julia Fordham, and San Francisco Mayoral Candidates, Dennis Herrera, Bevan Dufty and Phil Ting. Mr. Wilkins was also recently nominated for a Small Business Advocate Award by The San Francisco Small Business Network and has expanded his media platform in January 2014 by launching Small Business Forum Magazine (SBFM) an online magazine dedicated to helping small business owners find resources, share stories and find leads and Foodie Quarterly in June 2014 for food enthusiasts. In Dec 2014 he launched the Global Networking Group- a targeted networking community of professionals who come together once a month to offer support and promote one another. Finally, he has launched The Writer’s Circle Magazine in Jan 2015 to help writers with resources and introductions into the literary community.

 

Want to partner with us? Contact us

Categories and prizes

 

 

 

1.Small Business/Start-ups

 

We want to help you develop your brand as the next small business expert

 

One year of advertising in Small Business Forum Magazine (SBFM) and Foodie Quarterly.

 

Q and A in SBFM or Small Business Forum Radio

 

A three month column in one of our magazines or 12 week segment on one of our show worth 0.00

 

A chance to network with your target audience including investors and business writers.

 

 

2. Fashion/Hair/Make up

 

We want to help you become the next fashion designer/expert

 

A 3 month contract on The Tony Wilkins Show worth 0.00

 

Q and A in SBFM

 

1 year of free advertising in SBFM

 

Plus a chance to design 1 outfit for one of our new TV shows

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including fashion industry experts

 

 

3. Culinary arts

 

Become the next Internet chef to be discovered

 

A 3 month contract on The Tony Wilkins Show worth 0.00

 

Q and A in Foodie Quarterly

 

1 year of free advertising in Foodie Quarterly

 

*You must provide 1 dish (to sample) the night of the event for the judges

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including culinary experts and restaurant owners

 

 

 

4. Writers

 

Ever thought of becoming a paid writer? The Next Level wants to help. We're looking for future authors, article writers, screenwriters in any genre

 

A 3 month contract to write for one of our shows or one of our publications 0.00

 

Q and A in one of our publications

 

1 year of free advertising in SBFM or Writer's Circle Magazine

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including authors agents, PR reps and publishers

 

 

5. Filmmakers

 

We're looking for filmmakers to help shoot one of our 15 min. segments

 

A 3 month contract to work for one of our shows worth 0.00

 

Q and A in one of our publications

 

1 year of free advertising in SBFM

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including distributors, producers etc

 

 

6. Comedians

 

Ever dream of having your own stand up special? The Next Level wants to help you get your start

 

Publicity on Small Business Forum Radio and Magazine

 

Your own 20 min special on our network

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including bookers and local club owners

 

 

 

7.Animators

 

We're looking for a series of Simpsons like 5 min shorts to premiere on our network.

 

A 3 month contract to work for one of our shows worth 0.00

 

Q and A in one of our publications

 

1 year of free advertising in SBFM

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including distributors, producers etc.

 

 

8. Actors/Singers/Musicians

 

If you've ever considered a career on the stage or if you've ever wanted to become a professional singer/musician-The Next Level wants to help

 

A 3 month contract to work for one of our shows worth 0.00

 

1 year of free advertising in SBFM

 

A chance to network with industry professionals including distributors, producers agents etc. Non SAG members only

 

 

Please complete your registration by filling out our form at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dDlEX3FGc0syeElENW95N1p2YWoyN3c6MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at The Payne Mansion
1409 Sutter Street
San Francisco, United States

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