Panel to feature Martha Stewart, Barbara Corcoran, Karen Mills, Kenneth Yancey, and Michelle Van Slyke
NEW YORK, NY, October 2, 2013 - Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) today announced that the company is, for the second consecutive year, working with The UPS Store® in conjunction with MSLO’s annual “American Made” program, a celebration of entrepreneurialism and small business.
On Wednesday, October 16th, MSLO and The UPS Store will join SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small business owners through education and mentorship, to kick off this year’s program with “The Expert’s Panel,” a conversation among small business experts at the Andaz Hotel in New York City.
Along with Martha Stewart, panel participants will include:
“We are excited to work with The UPS Store for the second year in a row,” said Peter Medwid, SVP, Publisher, Martha Stewart Living. “They are uniquely positioned as an ‘American Made’ supporter by providing a wide range of small business services for creative makers around the country.”
“At The UPS Store, we are committed to helping small business owners succeed,” said Michelle Van Slyke, vice president of marketing and small business solutions at The UPS Store. “Through our relationship with American Made, we are positioned to not only help, but also celebrate the unique talents of small business owners throughout the country.”
There are a limited number of tickets to the panel available for purchase at Event Farm. Additionally, Twitter users can tweet small business questions to @MarthaStewart for a chance to win one of ten coveted spots at “The Expert’s Corner” and to attend an exclusive VIP networking breakfast directly following. Winners will also have the chance to have their question answered live by Martha and the panel of experts.
About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail presence in thousands of retail locations. MSLO's media brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also offers books and utility Apps. MSLO¹s television and video programming includes "Martha Stewart's Cooking School" and "Martha Bakes" series on PBS, in addition to new made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available online. Martha Live, a new radio show hosted by Martha Stewart, airs every weekday on SIRIUS XM Channel 107. MSLO also designs high-quality Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through select retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy's, jcpenney, Staples (together with Avery), PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The MSLO family of brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse¹s media and merchandising properties.
Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.
About The UPS Store
With more than 4,300 locations, The UPS Store network comprises the nation’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE:UPS). Services, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, visit www.theupsstore.com. For information on franchise opportunities for opening a The UPS Store location, visit www.theupsstorefranchise.com.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Corporate Communications
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