Below the din of chatter echoing from the bank of flat-screens on the walls, and amid the aroma of delectable cuisine, some serious business is taking place on Wednesdays at ICON Ultra Lounge.
The clanking of wine glasses has as much to do with leisurely libation sipping as it does with the confirmation of business deals. “Working Women’s Wednesday Mixer” is where business relationships are born.
Welcome to ICON Ultra Lounge on Buford Highway on Wednesdays — a place where business and pleasure always mix.
NFL star Frank Walker and his Partner Kool JR decided there should be a special night when women entrepreneurs could assemble to network and exchange business success secrets as a means to motivate and support other women.
“I thought it was a great idea since I am a female entreprenuer, and my best accomplishment and achievement is my story being an inspiration to others to pursue their dreams of being an entrepreneur,” says entrepreneur Jonell Whitt, owner of Jonell PR. “[As]a female, [being an entrepreneur] makes [allows for more flexibility in] my schedule to accommodate my duties as a single mom — never having to miss a football game or tend to the needs of my two sons.”
Every Wednesday, ICON Lounge will feature 10 businesses owned by women (and men). Email [email protected] if you are interested in nominating a business or yourself.
Take a look at the photographic highlights from the inaugural Working Women’s Wednesday Mixer.
Photos: Jonell Whitt for Jonell PR