JUNE 19-20 2020 | Corpus Christi, Texas


FREELANCE WEEKEND COASTAL BEND (#FWCB) is 2-days of creative sessions made up of workshops, fireside chats, talks, and panel discussions focused on our local Texas coastal bend freelance business community. All designed to build your freelance business, celebrate your accomplishments and bust through whatever roadblocks you are facing. We’re led by local freelance business owners, supporting businesses and hosted in fabulous spaces all over town.

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About #FWCB

We are your community, together we are all better. As freelance business owners, it is far too easy to work in a vacuum and diminish our growth and creativity. We owe it to ourselves and our city to keep growing.

We are bringing Freelance Weekend to the Texas coastal bend area in and around Corpus Christi, Texas to honor your hard work, provide you with the resources to push through roadblocks in your business and achieve your dreams. Come out and join us, expand your network and broaden your view of possibilities.

#FWCB Schedule

#FW Coastal Bend June 19-20, 2020 
Attend the sessions you want to … Purchase a full access pass to create your custom schedule.

This Event is Designed For You!

Every session of #FWCB is designed with your freelance business in mind. Making sure there are sessions to answer your business questions, peers to talk through the hard stuff with and resources to make you more productive … All in the Texas Coastal Bend, in and around Corpus Christi.

Your #FWCB Organization Team

Meet Our Team

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Debbie Lindsey-Opel
Debbie Lindsey-Opel

#FWCB Co-Lead Organizer

Debbie Lindsey-Opel has spent years motivating and inspiring others to understand their true message. Starting off her career in corporate America, she has become the go-to resource for corporate, government and association clients that want to improve their business, teamwork, communication skills and, ultimately their success. With her background in financial services, government, retail and as a business owner, Debbie has honed her skills to target audiences who are often hard to engage. With her energetic and fun personality, she convenes the right stakeholders, creates the right content and connects the right dots to deliver the right results.

Sponsor Us

Show your local freelance community how important they are, support Freelance Business Week

Liza Wizner
Liza Wizner

#FWCB Co-Lead Organizer & Founder, Automate Business Growth

I believe everyone needs a support system. That’s my role in our community. I do this by bringing people and technology together to help us succeed.

I am powered by a passion for living my best life!

I work directly with executive leadership of various organizations to help drive their growth and delivery of learning and development services. I lead the development and delivery of technical, industry professional, learning, and leadership training for over 3,000 individuals annually.

Where It’s At

#FWCB will be hosted in a central location in City of Corpus Christi, TX. 

The entire Coastal Bend area brings a breath of fresh sea air to FREELANCE WEEKEND as the first region under 2 million residence to host a #FreelanceWeekend event. The organization team in Corpus Christi will be showing the world not to underestimate the freelance business owners in smaller cities and rural areas.

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Thanks to our sponsors for making this event affordable for our local freelance business owners



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