Sunday Supper - Mar
with guest; Dominique
IWSC Group North America
Sunday Suppers is a casual dinner where new ideas and stimulating conversation is the main fare. The guest speaker leads an informal discussion based on their work or a topic of interest. Attendance is limited so that the conversation is more personal and happens over the dinner table. Each attendee orders their own meal. Their biography will be circulated among membership, and reservations are open to alumni club members only on a first-come, first-served basis.
COST: $15.00 reserves your space at the table and contributes towards the speaker's meal. Each guest is responsible for his/her check. Reservations are open to alumni Club members (plus one guest) only on a first-come, first-served basis.
RSVP: Event is limited to the first twelve people.
SPEAKER: Dominique Love
Entrepreneur, philanthropy expert and lover of food and drink – especially the Southern variety – Dominique Love has built a career on her passions from working in community and founding the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival to her latest role leading the IWSC Group North America.
A passion for community and giving back, led Love to a career in philanthropy, which included work as a fundraising consultant generating more than $70M for nonprofit organizations, leading corporate contributions and employee engagement for The Coca-Cola Company, and creating Corporate Community Outsourcing (CCO), a philanthropic consultancy that helped corporations and nonprofits maximize their community impact. CCO counted, among others, American Express Publishing, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, NASCAR, Newell Rubbermaid, and Time Warner as clients.
Through the creation of the Grow for Good campaign to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, Love was inspired by the idea of people coming together for a weekend to eat, drink and learn.
Inspiration turned into action when Love and her business partner, Elizabeth Feichter, founded the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. The Festival debuted in 2011 as the first culinary weekend in the nation dedicated to shining an international spotlight on the rich food and beverage traditions of the South from Texas to D.C.
In March 2015, UK-based IWSC Group, owner of the illustrious International Wine & Spirit Competition, entered into a joint-venture with the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival and acquired the operations of Corporate Community Outsourcing to establish a base for the group in North America. Following the acquisition, Love assumed the role of CEO of the newly formed IWSC Group North America.
Love’s accolades include being named one of the top 40 Under 40 rising leaders in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and a YWCA Women of Achievement for The Coca-Cola Company. Passionate about the food, arts, architecture and environment, Love has been involved with a variety of nonprofit organizations including the Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta History Center, Wholesome Wave Foundation and Concrete Jungle
Sunday, 04/29/18 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm | iCal
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240 North Highland
Atlanta, GA 30307
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