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2017 Get Smart Conference

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Are you missing your Freelance Austin meeting this month? That’s because the regular October meeting has been merged with Women Communicators of Austin’s annual half-day Get Smart conference. Please join with WCA and conference attendees on Oct. 27, 2017, at the downtown Westin to explore the theme of “Visually Speaking: Harnessing the Power of Image & Video in Communications.”

You’ll find session and speaker descriptions, venue details, and information about available parking (yes, there are downtown options!) If you’re not already registered, please secure your space before this event sells out.

Venue: Westin Austin Downtown
When: Fri Oct 27 2017, 12:30pm
Event Happy Hour: 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Next Meeting: Nov 8th
What Freelancers Need to Know About Health Insurance
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We all need it, but how often do we talk about it? Health insurance, that is. For freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners, navigating today's health care landscape can be time consuming and stressful. What should you know about the current health care landscape? How do you make the best choice? Stacey Aikman, Director of Administrative Operations & Marketing at Vista360health, will provide some answers and take those endless Google searches out of this open enrollment period. So let’s talk health care.

The speaker: Stacey Aikman

Stacey Aikman has worked for almost two decades on various sides of the insurance and employee benefits industry. She is currently the Director of Administrative Operations & Marketing at Vista360health, an Austin-based HMO health plan. Prior to joining Vista360health she worked for a local insurance broker and consulting firm assisting small employers in selecting benefit options for their employees, conducting educational enrollment meetings and acting as a liaison between the large insurance companies and the employer. She also worked as a claims manager for a Third-Party Administrator helping employers and employees administer benefits. She has held her Life and Health Insurance license for more than 17 years.

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