Unmasking the Magic of Social Spark in August

31 Aug 2023

What better way to launch the Social Spark blog than with a recap of our most recent shindig?! 🎉 If you missed out on our August event, fear not, because I’ve got all the juicy deets right here to satisfy your FOMO. Social Spark Events [AKA, your favorite curator of fun and fantastic networking get-togethers], once again delivered an event that left attendees buzzing with excitement and connection. Let’s dive into the delightful concoction that was Social Spark in August!

Real Connections, Not Just Business Cards

You know that awkward moment at traditional networking events when the phrase “So, what do you do?” feels like a drowsy lullaby playing on loop? Yeah, we don’t do that here! Social Spark Events are a haven of authenticity where the masks come off, and everyone’s real self comes out to play. It’s all about connecting beyond the job titles and elevator pitches. We’re more about “What lights your soul on fire?” than “What’s your nine-to-five?” Because guess what? We’re all more than just our job descriptions.

Imagine strolling into a room filled with vibrant personalities, each bursting with their own unique stories. That’s the magic of Social Spark Events, where the air is electric with curiosity and the vibe is infectious. No rehearsed monologues, no overly rehearsed spiels [seriously, I wing it every time, even though I feel like I should have palm cards to keep me on track!] – just genuine conversations and laughter that leave you feeling inspired and recharged.

Bringing Together the Tribe

Bringing together 11 incredible business owners who shared their stories, their wisdom, and yes, a good dose of laughter. It’s like finding your tribe amidst the vast entrepreneurial wilderness. From seasoned veterans to fresh faces taking their first steps, our event was a melting pot of ambition, courage, and audacity. More than just mingling; it’s about finding kindred spirits who understand the highs and lows of the #Hustle. Friendships were forged, collaborations sparked, and support networks woven that are bound to last long after the event lights dimmed.

And as if the bubbling cauldron of real connections wasn’t enough, we sprinkled some digital wizardry into the mix. Enter Jess Foord, owner of Digibrand, and the enchantress of web design and development, who wielded her magic wand of knowledge to guide us through the digital realm of websites, cyber security and the new kid on the block, Google Analytics 4.

Jess crafted an entire pirate’s treasure map of a plan for our attendees! From decoding the art of outsourcing to donning the DIY cape, attendees left armed with the knowledge to conquer the world wide web. And oh, did we mention she spilled the tea on the hottest trends, including Google Analytics 4? It’s not just data; it’s pure gold for your online empire. She also shed light on the realm of cyber security. Protecting your business and your customers from digital demons? Jess had the antidote for that too! It’s all about fortifying your virtual castle and keeping your treasure chest of data safe and sound. Her hot tips: consider LastPass to keep your passwords safe, and host your website on a reliable server!

As the night drew to a close, the echoes of laughter and the hum of inspiring conversations lingered in the air. Our August gathering wasn’t just an event; it was a reminder that beyond the business suits and laptop screens, there are real people with real stories, dreams, and aspirations. It was a toast to the friendships kindled, the knowledge shared, and the collective journey of turning dreams into realities.

So, to all you ✨spark seekers✨ and network adventurers, here’s to unmasking, connecting, and creating a world where the question isn’t just “What do you do?” but rather “Who are you, really?” Social Spark Events is more than an event; it’s a movement, a reminder that the heart of business lies in the connections we make and the stories we share.

If you missed our August shindig, don’t you worry! The spark doesn’t fade; it only grows brighter. Be sure to join our VINs [Very Important Networkers] list to be first to hear all about Social Spark in September!

Yours in sparks and stories,
Bianca ✨
Chief gifter & curator of rad networking events

Meet the brains behind this epic networking event, co-founder and owner of Glow & Gifts… Bianca.

You’ll find me planning the next event at a cafe knocking back an almond piccolo, with 1 sugar ☕️