Erica Bethe has spoken on stages large and small.

She is a frequent lecturer at Northwestern University on all things entrepreneurship and media, and has also lectured at educational institutions throughout the city, including University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. She has served on countless panels from Techweek (digital and social media) to; from the Small Business Association (SBA) to numerous panels at 1871 in Chicago. She has also been a featured speaker for the National Panhellenic Conference, amongst others.



Speaking topics include, but are not limited to: 

Entrepreneurship, business, startups, bootstrapping, women in business, millennials, female founders, raising money, the "partnership problem."

Hospitality, food and beverage, lifestyle trends.

Growth strategies, marketing to a niche, growing an audience, online and offline marketing opportunities.

Ellen Carnahan Chicago

"Erica brings an entrepreneurial, creative energy to everything she does.

She is results-oriented and gets there by thinking out-of-the-box. I always refer colleagues and friends her way. You won't regret working with Erica."

— Ellen Carnahan, Principal, Machrie Enterprises