12:30 PM - 12:35 PM
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual What? What are virtual events, how do they work, and why should I care?
Ben Schmitz & Jax get us in weekend mode!
Say hello to Apartment Nine!
Aw, does it have to end?!
12:35 PM - 12:45 PM
Watch and join as our special guest prepares a tasty lunchtime meal.
Carolina Manent is the Founder & Owner of Apartment Nine. She is a certified Virtual Event & Meeting Strategist.
Carolina received her Masters of Science in Integrated Digital Media from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Studies from the University of Rochester.
Currently based in New York City, Carolina enjoys biking along the East River, watching sunsets on the roof and playing tennis with friends.
Ben Schmitz is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer. He has just released his debut EP "4 Main" available on all streaming platforms now. While growing up in Yorktown Heights, NY, Ben was surrounded by music throughout his life.
At an early age, he was introduced to the cello where he first discovered his love for music. It was not long after, Schmitz began playing guitar and learning songs from artists such as Led Zeppelin, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and later onto more complex jazz standards.
Ben's musical style features a unique, genre-bending style with smooth guitar tones and light vocals. Some of Ben's strongest influences are from popular artists Still Woozy, John Mayer, and Tom Misch. With his DIY approach, Ben Schmitz paves his way as a new independent artist.
Jax is a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter. After studying songwriting at the University of Miami and spending an extra year in Miami cultivating his craft outside of an academic setting, Jax decided to make the big move up to the NorthEast.
Drawing inspiration from a wide array of artists ranging from R&B acts like Mariah Carey to more experimental pop music like Charli XCX, Jax combines catchy pop melodies with hard-hitting lyricism.
Stay tuned for his debut EP, Bummer, set to be released independently late 2020.