Welcome to the forty-sixth episode of the Heart + Hustle podcast. Today we’re talking to Melissa Alam of The Fearless Conference and Femme & Fortune. Melissa talks to us about her annual conference for women in tech and the creative space, The Fearless Conference. She gives us the behind-the-scenes of what it takes to plan a conference, how to create the best experience, the best ways to approach sponsors, and why conferences are worth attending.
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About Melissa Alam:
Melissa Alam is freelance digital brand strategist, content creator, photographer and Founder/Editor-In-Chief of Femme & Fortune, an online lifestyle magazine and community for ambitious women. A self-proclaimed #ideaholic, Melissa is best known for creating the first all-female coworking space in Philadelphia called The Hive, as well as her yearly conference for women called The Fearless Conference. When she's not busy growing her businesses or working with clients near and far, Melissa can be found traveling the world and creating events to bring together the creative community around her. She has been featured in publications such as BuzzFeed, The Everygirl, Philly.com, Bunch Magazine and more. You can find her online talking about her random, daily adventures at @RingTheAlam.
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Relationships are human currency. - Melissa Alam