Learning How to Effectively Utilize Social Media to Grow Your Business

When:  Jan 14, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Cleveland Chapter


Alicia Hansen is the Director of Marketing at L’Nique Specialty Linen in Valley View, Ohio.   

After growing up in her mother’s catering business, Alicia earned a degree in Theatre from Baldwin Wallace University and worked for ten years in non-profit fundraising and event management.  Her event credits include food and wine events including the Cleveland Magazine Silver Spoon Awards Party, 5Ks such as the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis, galas like the festivities surrounding Tom Hanks at The Hanna at Great Lakes Theater Festival, and more. In 2011, Alicia was honored by CBC Magazine as the first recipient of the Connector’s Choice Awards Rising Star Award as a member of the Arthritis Foundation staff.

Today, Alicia leads L’Nique Specialty Linen’s marketing efforts while remaining an active part of Cleveland’s special event and hospitality professional network.Since starting at the company in July 2015, she has played an integral role elevating the brand awareness of the organization with recognitions like L’Nique’s Top Workplaces awards from The Plain Dealer in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

Much of Alicia’s interest, knowledge and expertise in social media comes from her decade-long experience as a blogger and influencer. She founded her blog, aliciamhansen.com (formerly Poise in Parma) in October 2009. Originally started as a weight loss maintenance journal, her online space has since become a resource for Clevelanders looking for upcoming events, the hottest new restaurants and things to do around the area. Alicia is also a regular contributor to the Playhouse Square KeyBank Broadway Series’ Behind the Curtain blog and Cleveland Plus’ Be The Plus blog.

In her spare time, Alicia teaches yoga, including classes at GrooveRyde and pop up yoga experiences around Northeast Ohioans including her Platform Beer Co. Pub Yoga Series, Yoga Brunch series with Dante Next Door, Broadway Yoga classes at Playhouse Square and more.

Follow Alicia at @aliciamhansen. Follow L’Nique Specialty Linen at @lniquelinens.


11:30 AM: Registration and Networking
11:45 AM: Guests take seats
12:00 PM: Welcome / Lunch is Served
12:15 PM: Presentation Begins
1:00 PM: Q+A for 15 minutes
1:15 PM: Networking


$15.00 Valet parking available for non-members and guests




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Hyatt Regency Cleveland at The Arcade
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Cleveland, OH 44114
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