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How to Become a Recognized Thought Leader

May 16, 2019 @ 5:45pm

Venue: The Doral Arrowwood

975 Anderson Hill Road
Rye Brook, NY 10573



You do not want to miss this interactive evening with media strategist Paula Conway.  Over drinks and dinner, the Fairfield-Westchester chapter of SIM will publish a media-savvy thought leadership article - your expertise is required!

Within one hour, speaker Paula Conway will transform the FWSIM chapter members into trusted sources and recognized experts in the media. With your unique perspective, we will craft an article to be published in a technology or business trade publication, provided exclusively by the FWSIM chapter.  

In addition to crafting a professional article (written by you!), more bonuses include:

  • Learn an aspect of thought leadership you may be missing

  • Discover why thought leadership is so important to your career

  • Garner the thought leadership media skills to improve your own success within your company

  • Learn how to build your brand on a global stage


Your point of view, your expertise, and your passion for this very complex, geographically dispersed and often disruptive work environment that we share.

Paula Conway is a well-known media and brand strategist, five-time book author, speaker, publisher, small business coach, and the President of Astonish Media Group in New York City. Her agency boasts among its roster Fortune 500 companies, media conglomerates, celebrities, and early-stage startups.

An award-winning author and writer, Paula has contributed to the New York Times, Robb ReportInStyle, Good HousekeepingNew York Post, and New York Daily News among others. Paula’s first book with Harper Collins, The Beauty BUYble, was an Amazon best-seller. She has been featured on ABC News, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends and in many national and international publications including People magazine, The Wall Street JournalUSA Today and The Daily Mail UK.

Paula received her M.F.A. from Columbia University and her B.A. from New York University. 



The Speaker: 

Paula Conway
President & Founder



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