Local Icons Share their Marketing Experiences

Join these innovative small business owners, as they discuss the effective marketing strategies they’ve used to survive the economy, and thrive in our area. What works? What hasn’t? Find out at this month’s luncheon and seep in the experiences shared by these successful small business owners.

Paul Doege – Owner, Recycled Records | Panelist
Recycled Records In late 1980, Paul Doege acquired Recycled Records, then on Wells Avenue. Now in its 33rd year, Recycled Records remains the only remaining dedicated music/movie store in the Reno area, outlasting such notable institutions as Mirabellis, Wherehouse, Sam Goody, and Tower Records.

Misty Young – Owner, Squeeze In | Panelist
Squeeze In The original Squeeze In was opened in May 1974 in downtown Truckee. Now, over 37 years later, the Squeeze In operates in three locations around Northern Nevada. Year after year, Truckee has voted the Squeeze In as the best breakfast in Truckee, as well as the restaurant recently was voted the best breakfast in Reno in 2011.

Jay Bushman – Owner, Nothing to It Cooking School | Panelist
Nothing to It Started in 1995, Nothing to It Cooking School provides hands-on and demonstration classes taught by a variety of Master Chefs. The school started at the request of friends eager to improve their skills in the kitchen and hasn’t turned back since.

John Murphy – General Manager, Reno News and Review | Moderator
Reno News and Review John has been the General Manager of the Reno News & Review for 11 years and also produces downtown Reno’s “Rollin’ on the River” music series. John has been an advertising and marketing professional for 27 years. The Advertising Association of Northern Nevada, named him “Ad Person of the Year” for 2010.

Tuesday, September 20
Atlantis Hotel Casino
Networking: 11:30 AM – Noon
Lunch: Noon – 1:00 PM
RSVP by 12pm, Monday, September 19th

Luncheon Pricing
$25 – AMA, A2N2, PRSA Members with RSVP
$30 – Non-Members with RSVP
$35 – Without RSVP (Seating is on a space-available, first-come, first-serve basis)
$10 – Students with RSVP