Interact Marketing Sponsors Annual International Women’s Day Celebration

The Hudson Valley Celebration of International Women’s Day, organized by the Women’s Professional Network will take place March 5th. Interact Marketing will sponsor this event for a second year in a row.

Each year, members of the Hudson Valley community are invited to attend this celebration, which features networking, speakers and a silent auction to commemorate International Women’s Day. This globally recognized holiday began in Europe in 1911 to promote women’s suffrage, as well as the right to work and the right to hold public office. Since then, the holiday has evolved to raise awareness for all aspects of gender equality worldwide.

The WPN was founded by Director Lea Bishop as a way to bring women together in the Hudson Valley and encourage collaboration, professional relationships, and an entrepreneurial spirit in the region. “The Celebration of International Women’s Day is the signature event of the Women’s Professional Network because we strongly believe in the awesome talents and accomplishments of women,” said Bishop. “Through this event, we celebrate the contributions of women and draw attention to the fact that there is still work that needs to be done to attain equal human rights for women everywhere.”

The International Women’s Day Celebration is the largest event this networking organization holds annually, with 80 women and men in attendance. The event features a keynote speaker, who is not only chosen to provide valuable career insights to all who attend, but also to reaffirm the annual theme set by the advisory board. This year’s speaker is Robyn Hatcher, owner and CEO of SpeakEtc. who is a communication expert specializing in developing corporate programs and private coaching.

Interact Marketing account manager, Kristen Semple, first joined the networking group in 2017 because of its mission to connect women in business and learn from the monthly educational events. “I’ve made connections with women in the community I might not have met otherwise through the WPN. I’m proud that Interact has reaffirmed its commitment to this organization through sponsorship for a second year,” remarked Semple. “The International Women’s Day celebration is one of my favorite events they organize because of the quality of the speaker and the number of people who attend.”

Kristen Semple and Irina Negru, associate of SEO and sales, will be in attendance at the event representing Interact Marketing.

Event Details:
Tue, March 5, 2019
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM EST
International Women’s Day 2019 with keynote speaker and author Robyn Hatcher
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel – Regency Room
Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie

About Interact Marketing 
Interact Marketing is a full-service New York digital marketing agency based in the Hudson Valley in New Windsor, NY. The agency specializes in organic search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), website design and development, content and social media marketing, and online reputation management for brands and executives. Interact Marketing is also a Google Partner Agency. It is one of the fastest growing agencies in New York’s Hudson Valley region with 472% organic revenue growth in five years (2010-2015).

About the Women’s Professional Network 
The Women’s Professional Network of the Hudson Valley is an educational and networking organization which creates a supportive environment for enterprising women in the Hudson Valley to form professional relationships, inspire one another, and develop an entrepreneurial spirit. We hold monthly events with speakers who present on topics of interest to professional women. Our keywords are “Engage. Learn. Inspire.”. We want our members to Engage with each other to build deeper relationships with each other, Learn from each other, and Inspire and be Inspired by each other. We welcome both business owners and non-business owners. To learn more about us, please go to our website and to our Facebook page at

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