Joy Mangano NAWBO Memphis

Joy Mangano In Conversation with NAWBO Memphis

The event takes place on Saturday, November 11 at Novel, in partnership with NAWBO Memphis. This is a ticketed event with two separate components: a $40 ticket (capped at 100 tickets) and a $30 ticket. The $40 ticket includes a copy of the book and grants entry to the in-conversation portion of the event, beginning at 11:00 AM, followed by a book signing at 12:00 PM. The $30 ticket includes a copy of the book and participation in the signing line only, to begin at 12:00 PM. There is no limit on the $30 ticket.

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NAWBO Memphis will also host a screening of the film "JOY," written and directed by David O. Russell and starring Jennifer Lawrence, which was inspired by the life of Joy Mangano. The screening is scheduled for November 9th at 6 PM CST at Fox and Hound restaurant on 5105 Sanderlin Road. This free event is sponsored by NAWBO Memphis's own Duck Lady, Chris Wilson. Click here to RSVP for the movie screening!

About Joy Mangano

With more than thirty years of experience, Joy knows all the secrets when it comes to creating, innovating, and capitalizing on a good idea—be it in business or in life. As someone who has never stopped thinking or tinkering, she wrote INVENTING JOY: Dare to Build a Brave and Creative Life for those in need of a blueprint on how to approach their careers, their lives, and their relationships with a little more excitement and (you guessed it) joy.

Joy Mangano is the President of Ingenious Designs LLC, the company that she founded in 1990 and was later acquired by HSN, Inc., the parent company of direct-to- consumer content retailer HSN. Joy began her career with the invention and launch of the Miracle Mop®, and she went on to invent and launch hundreds of successful products, most notably Huggable Hangers® (selling over 800 million to date), My Little Steamer®, Forever Fragrant®, the Memory Cloud Warm & Cool Pillow, her Better Beauty Case, the Jewel Kit®, and, most recently, her record-breaking TuffTech™ Luggage Collection with SpinBall Wheel Technology. Joy herself appears live on HSN monthly, reaching over 90 million homes. In addition, Joy’s products can be found in premier retailers such as Macy’s, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and The Container Store.

About Shawn Karol Sandy, Moderator

Shawn Karol Sandy founded The Selling Agency to work with small and mid sized businesses and their sales teams to help them deeply differentiate their offers and go to market strategies in efforts to profoundly connect with customers. Shawn delivers a unique perspective to clients, having earned many titles: Market Director, Sales Director, Marketing Director, Entrepreneur . . . and she has conquered, redefined and re-engineered these roles in multiple industries – Media, Retail, Higher Education, and Corporate Real Estate. Her firm, The Selling Agency, uses these experiences to create strong sales programs focused on Organizational Selling and strategies that focus on the goal of every business – revenue growth.

Shawn speaks at events throughout the country and works to advance women in business and the profession of sales as a member of the elite 'Women Sales Pros' organization. She also writes weekly for The Selling Agency blog, "The Pipeline," and participates regularly as a guest on interviews and podcasts with peers and leaders in the sales and marketing space. She is also the Co-Host of The SellOut Show with Dianna Geairn - a weekly videocast with humorous insights and actionable advice for sales practitioners. Connect with Shawn online at and on Twitter @SellingAgency.

Shawn lives in Memphis, TN with her husband Mike and children Sophia and Jake.

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