We hear it time and time again, the best thing about Alt Summit is meeting incredible fellow attendees. These women are passionate about what they do, supportive and encouraging, and they’re willing and ready to share their knowledge.
When so many creative minds come together, connections are made and ideas are sparked. If you’re feeling like you have something to contribute to the world, and you’re not sure how to go about it, Alt Summit will foster the connections to help you figure it out. Seriously. Meeting real people, who have built influential organizations, invented beautiful products, and launched brave, problem-solving ideas, will make an impact on you. The experience will stay with you.
It’s much easier to think big, or to make a big idea feel doable, when you’re surrounded by amazing people who have taken on challenges, fought through the failures, and kept going.
Want an idea of the remarkable things that happen when Alt Summit brings people together?
Krystal was inspired to found The Village – a brand that includes events, a magazine and a podcast all centered around helping individuals build their community. Recently Krystal teamed up with two other Alt alums, Rochelle and Cheri, to host a beautiful dinner party encouraging women to gather and share.
Jordan Ferney and Natalie Bowman connected years ago at Alt Summit and have remained close friends and business sounding boards ever since. When Jordan was ready to sell her party shop, Natalie decided to make her dream side hustle come true and Jordan entrusted it to her.
Alt Summit helped Jess Albins and Ashton Kelley-Werkmeister further connect as partners and to grow as business owners. After feeling fired-up from attending, they put their creative energy into creating a Taylor Swift-themed wedding that was featured on PopSugar and they describe it as being, “one of the best weeks of our entire career.”
Lia Ronnen, publisher at Artisan Books, met Nathan Williams, founder of Kinfolk, at Alt Summit — a design-focused business match made in heaven — which led Artisan to a publish Kinfolk’s gorgeous books.
Ben Silbermann, founder of Pinterest, came to the very first Alt Summit hoping to invite attendees to use his tiny beta site. There, he met talented women like Victoria of SFGirlByBay and Joy Cho of Oh Joy!, who became Pinterest Power Users.
Friends, there’s a really good chance you’ll meet your future business partner, mentor, sounding board, tribe, or best friend at Alt Summit. You don’t want to miss that chance.