Media Pioneer Chiqui Cartagena (Thursday, October 7 at 11:30 am in the Opgaard Student Center) has 20 years’ experience marketing some of America’s most successful Spanish-language products. She has received many honors for her pioneering work in Hispanic marketing, and is the author of Latino Boom! What Every Business Needs to Know about the US Hispanic Market, a Random House business book that is required reading for many college Hispanic marketing classes. Currently the managing director at Multicultural Communication at Meredith Integrated Marketing, she leads the development and execution of a wide variety of direct marketing programs for clients interested in reaching multicultural consumers.
The Opgaard Student Center is in Bldg. 11 on the main TCC campus. To access the Student Center, enter the college from one of the Mildred St. entrances. Parking is by permit, available in the Security Office, Bldg. 18. For more information on this program, contact Student Life at 253.566.5118.
Marc Elliott – “What Makes You Tic?” (October 27 at 11:30 am in the Student Center) Marc inspires audiences across the country by sharing his life story to convey the value of tolerance. “What Makes You Tic” is loaded with timely humor, powerful anecdotes, and fundamental lessons of tolerance to encourage audiences to “Live and Let Live,” leaving audiences motivated, better-informed, and reflecting on their own lives.
Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning producer Jon Landau (November 18 at 11:30 am in Building 3 Theater) has produced the two highest grossing movies of all-time, Avatar and Titanic. The combination of Landau’s thorough understanding of the most complex state-of-the-art visual effects technologies, working with the highest caliber of creative talent, and his ability to motivate people, give him a broader perspective of business management, innovative marketing and motivational philosophies.