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Indie Connection Day NYC 2015

By Angela Carillo on Wednesday, September, 16th, 2015 in Business, Soaps.

Indie connection day


I spent Monday in the city at the Indie Connection Day. The event was organized by Donna Maria of Indie Business Network and I’d been looking forward to it for a while now. I live in an area where I can easily get together with Indie maker friends, but there are others who aren’t so lucky. Besides, I’ve connected to others online and wanted to meet them in person.   Christine, Roslyne, Roberta and I see each other regularly, along with Anne Marie and Jennifer (who were unable to attend). We’ve been marketing our WOW Box, and thought it’d be cute to take a picture of us saying “Wow!”


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Christine, me, Roslyne, and Roberta.


In the morning there was time to say hello and network with everyone. I was finally able to meet Donna Maria, Sharon McLaughlin, and Donna Derosa, and enjoyed seeing La Shonda Tyree, Jennifer Kurko, and Cae Byng again. I met some new friends too, Vienna Carroll, Kim Jones, Viktoriya Hopperstad, and Tina Frazier.

We got to work pretty quickly and I enjoyed every minute. There were talks to absorb and worksheets to do.  Listening to the feedback from everyone was empowering. There was energy in the room and I left with specific goals and a renewed enthusiasm. I took the train home with Roberta, and I don’t think we stopped talking at all on the ride home. We were at the Bethpage station in a flash.


Indie Connection Day NYC 2015

Indie Connection Day NYC 2015


Have you ever been to an event that motivated you?


Yours in Gratitude,





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10 responses to “Indie Connection Day NYC 2015”

  1. Donna DeRosa says:

    We got a lot accomplished but it was fun!

  2. It was great to see you Angela and a very empowering goal-setting day!

  3. Roberta says:

    We always talk like that.. LOL. But this time it was about how great the day was!

  4. Sounds like a lot of fun and good work. Glad you got to meet Donna Marie and Kim Jones and all those other powerful women. The Indie Cruises I have been on have all motivated me in different ways and I highly recommend these events!

  5. What a fabulous day we had! You are so quick on the blog post trigger. Thanks for sharing a bit of our special day with everyone!

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