THE GROUNDS OF THE CITY AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESENT:
The ASK ME ANYTHING Series
The Grounds of the City is all about building a community hub in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. In an exclusive partnership with General Assembly, during our monthly events we’ll invite you in after hours to pull up a chair and join the conversation.
The Grounds of the City & GA: ‘Ask me Anything’ series
In an exclusive partnership with General Assembly, each month, The Grounds of the City are hosting an engaging fireside chat with industry experts (sans the fireplace) to answer all of your burning questions.
Creating the chance to gain valuable leading industry knowledge from experts in the field, these sessions are designed to offer targeted advice catered to you in a friendly discussion, helping you grow and excel in your career.
Set in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, our AMA’s will provide you with the necessary education to boost your skills and expertise while meeting like-minded people and enjoying a glass of wine while you’re at it.
The Grounds of the City, 500 George St, Sydney
Spaces are strictly limited for each session so we advise booking in advance.
20.0 per person, offering canapés on arrival and wine from Lark Hill Winery.
Monday 19th February, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Charlotte Crivelli, Growth Strategy Specialist
Monday 19th March, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Vince Alafaci and Caroline Choker, Architect & Interior Designer, ACME&Co
More dates and speakers to follow
Monday 19th February, 7pm
Growth Strategy Specialist
Head of growth for Birde, a children’s tech company launching next month, venture lab josephmark and growth consultant to the Grounds. Charlotte Crivelli is an award-winning entrepreneur, expert in growth marketing and teacher at General Assembly and Academy Xi.
In the U.S. she was awarded “business woman of the year” and “women in business making a difference.” [Los Angeles Business Journal]
Prior to working at Josephmark, Charlotte founded two companies in the U.S. before moving back home to Australia. Charlotte specialises in helping established brands and startups with their go-to-market strategies and growth methods for cross-industry ventures. Passionate about growth marketing she helps companies to prioritise resources and implement growth thinking, processes and strategies in order to develop high-growth sustainable ventures.
Monday 19th March, 6.30pm
Vince Alafaci and Caroline Choker
Architect & Interior Designer, ACME&Co
Architect Vince Alafaci and Interior Designer Caroline Choker are the founders of acclaimed Sydney-based studio Acme&Co. This dynamic duo are the brains behind some of Sydney’s most beautiful restaurants including The Grounds of Alexandria and The Grounds of the City.
Acme&Co have extensive professional experience in both small and large scale projects including completed works in the hospitality, residential, commercial, industrial, public and adaptive reuse sectors.
Acme&Co. have numerous awards to their name including “best restaurant design-high commendation” for Fr e d’s and “interior design excellence awards” for Charlie Parker’s, j&m and The Grounds of Alexandria.
[Eat Drink Design awards] [Interior Design Excellence awards]
Vince & Caroline specialise in creating holistic design solutions, adopting and exploring the fundamentals of environment, sustainability, space, proportion, light and materials in their work.
About our partners:
General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specialising in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.
What began as a co-working space in 2011 has since grown into a global learning experience with campuses in 20 cities and over 35,000 graduates worldwide.
LARK HILL WINES
Lark Hill was established in 1978 by Sue & Dave Carpenter, high on the escarpment above Bungendore, 30km North East of Canberra. Lark Hill is a cold vineyard and at 860m elevation, is one of the highest plantings in the Canberra District. The soils are shallow depleted shale over clay, and vineyard receives ~600mm of rainfall annually.
In 2002, their son Chris joined the winemaking team at Lark Hill.