IAPD Women in Plastics Educational Workshop

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Doubletree by Hilton at Irvine-Spectrum

Event Description
Join Women in Plastics for an afternoon of learning and connecting on Wednesday, August 23 in Ivine, CA, USA.

This educational workshop will feature:
  • Two speakers
  • Interactive networking activities
  • Lively group discussion
  • An opportunity to meet industry peers and build business relationships
  • Networking reception
Women and men are welcome to attend.

About Women in Plastics

Women in Plastics is commited to supporting women through mentoring, education and personal and professional development to attract, retain and advance women within the plastics industry. Women in Plastics is open to members, plastics industry professionals and students who are interested in supporting our objectives.


1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Registration

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Welcome/Interactive Networking Activity

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. -"Linkedin Sales Expert Workshop"
presented by Angela Rodenburgh

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Break

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Interactive Networking Activity

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - "The Power of Engagement: Inside Out Leadership for Resilient Teams" presented by Eileen McDargh

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Networking Reception at Kona Grill


Angela Rodenburgh

LinkedIn Sales Expert Workshop”

Learn how social selling leaders create 45 percent more sales opportunities. Join Angela Rodenburgh, Marketing Director at Redwood Plastics to learn how to make the best use of your LinkedIn profile and how optimize this channel to work for you and your business. LinkedIn is the single best social media platform to leverage your personal and professional network, with over 414 million daily users.
Leverage this important tool, grow your network, increase organic opportunities and discover missed opportunities at this upcoming workshop.
  Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering:

  • Intro to social selling
  • Tips to maximize your profile
  • Learn how to showcase your company and services
  • How to use connections to generate leads
  • Optimizing and leveraging your profile 
  • Getting and making connections 
  • Understanding privacy settings
  • Incorporating LinkedIn into the sales cycle

About Angela Rodenburg

Angela is an effective strategist with over 14 years experience working in B2B and B2C environments specializing in branding, sales team integration, web development, and digital marketing. Working with Redwood Plastics as the Marketing Director, she has created a magnitude of successful initiatives to help propel the company as innovative application leader in plastic distribution. Redwood Plastics has also consecutively won the Gold Marketing Award from IAPD for three years.

Angela is also an active member at IAPD (International Association of Plastics); sitting on the Environmental Committee and Chair of the Marketing Committee, as well as a participant in the Canadian Common Interest Group (CIG) and the Women in Plastic CIG. Locally Angela is a member of the FWE and the EWomen’s Network, mentoring many young entrepreneurs and occasionally speaks at conferences and association meetings.

Eileen McDargh

The Power of Engagement: Inside Out Leadership for Resilient Teams

It’s time to START talking and get back to work! Create a competitive edge in engaging and retaining talented employees and customers on the most human of playing fields: conversation. Without that connection, there is no energy of engagement. Discover the secret of viewing points, orange batons and Little Davids in creating teams and fostering loyalty. The latest report from DDI reports that more than 40% of leaders crave soft skills that can help them work better with others. 

About Eileen McDargh

Eileen McDargh is the CEO (Chief Energy Officer) and founder of the consulting firm, McDargh Communications and The Resiliency Group. Since 1980, she has helped organizations and individuals transform the life of their business and the business of their life through conversations that matter and connections that count. She believes that resiliency is a critical life skill and one that requires the energy of connections.
She draws upon practical business know-how, life's experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions.


8 miles from John Wayne Airport; 48 miles from Los Angeles International Airport. 

Doubletree by Hilton Irvine-Spectrum
90 Pacifica, Irvine, CA 92618, United States
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Overland Park, KS 66209
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