Announcing the 2017 EMBEE Marketing & Business Summit

Gina and CrystalSpringfield, MA – Downtown Springfield will soon be getting an exciting, new conference for area business and marketing professionals, the 2017 EMBEE Marketing and Business Summit. This full-day conference on Tuesday, October 17 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, is hosted by Crystal Childs, Founder and Marketing Director at Splash Marketing and Creative, and Gina DiStefano Fernandez, Owner of GDF Coaching, LLC.

EMBEE promises to deliver impactful strategies with a wide range of topics, including how to build trusting, solid relationships in business; creating great cultures in your work environments; utilizing social media and digital marketing effectively; perfecting the hiring and interviewing process and much more!  These strategies will be aimed at taking professionals and their businesses to the next level, with a fresh perspective on managing employees.

This full-day conference will feature breakout sessions, delicious food throughout the day, cocktail hour and phenomenal guest speakers including former WWLP Mass Appeal co-host Ashley Kohl; Steve Rovithis of Rovithis Realty; Dr. Ransom Morin with Vitruvian Wellness Center and much more.  You’re guaranteed to walk away with the ability to immediately implement these systems, strategies and best-demonstrated practices.

The day will be topped off with keynote speaker, Kara Wolters. Kara is a 1997 UConn graduate who was named to the 1994 United States national team as a 19-year-old who went on to win gold with Team USA at the 1998 FIBA world championships and 2000 Olympics. This year, Kara was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and will share with us a message of empowerment to help individuals realize their greatest potential. Having achieved her position in life through dedication and hard work geared to the task at hand, her talent for speaking has been utilized by basketball camps, corporations, and educational facilities including Harvard University.

“Whether you’re a business owner, manager, or company influencer, you have a massive amount of responsibility. With all you and your team have on your plate, it’s easy to overlook the importance of a solid marketing strategy and proper sales techniques. As business owners ourselves, Gina and I understand the struggle, which is why we created the EMBEE Marketing and Business Summit. It’s sure to be a welcoming, immersive, inspiring experience for professionals in any industry.” Said Crystal Childs, Founder and Marketing Director of Splash Marketing and Creative.

EMBEE17 marketing and business summit

EMBEE Marketing and Business Summit is the inaugural conference to be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street in Springfield, MA. Cocktail hour with great networking opportunities will immediately follow. To purchase tickets at the early bird pricing of $99 (ends July 31), or for more information, visit


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