Minneapolis Chapter: Cocktails & Collaborations

08/13/2020 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM ET


  • Free



Join the WIT Minneapolis chapter to converse & catch up over Zoom! We'll also hear from our very own chapter member, Leigh Ann Schwarzkopf, Principal of Project Partners Network who will share her trend insights & consulting expertise arming her audience with competitive intelligence to positively impact their strategies and business results.

This virtual event will focus on 2020 Vision: Minding What Matters, Learnings, Likes and Loyalties in the Next Normal, where Leigh Ann will explore what drives consumption today as well as what will drive it tomorrow. You will gain clear, actionable insights into the changes reshaping industries and how to prepare for them.   


Leigh Ann Schwarzkopf, co-founder of Project Partners Network, led General Mills’ trademark licensing team for six years overseeing the Betty Crocker, the Pillsbury Doughboy, Wheaties and Cheerios brands.  During that time, she tripled the licensee base for several properties, integrated Pillsbury’s properties into General Mills’ portfolio during the billion-dollar food giants’ merger, redeveloped the company’s licensee summits, and structured programs to improve licensees’ start-up and speed-to-market time. Previously, Leigh Ann spent 20 years at apparel manufacturer Kid Duds, where, as VP, Marketing she broke company sales records, managed all in-bound licensing and managed product development.


DATE:  Thursday, August 13, 2020

TIME:  5:30 - 6:45 PM

PLACE:  VIRTUAL- Attendees will be sent the Zoom call information prior to the event starting.

COST:  WIT members and non-members- Free

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