A community for the champions of Social Media and those seeking to learn.
Time: September 22, 2009 from 8:45am to 10am
Location: Creekside Restaurant
Street: 8803 Brecksville Rd
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Event Type: business, networking
Organized By: Jeri Vespoli
Latest Activity: Sep 22, 2009
The newest fast, fun and face-to-face speed networking events are now being held at a restaurant near you! Attend Hour of Power Networking events and Leave Better Connected.
If you listened to NPR Friday, September 18, you heard about the value of speed networking to small business.
Chamber members enjoy a 50% registration discount (code ChamberMemberHOP)...join your local chamber today. We provide the coffee!
Take the phobia out of introducing yourself and reap the benefits of a structured 'switch' networking hour that allows you to:
Relay your Unique Selling Position
Perfect your 30-Second Commercial
Build your Referral Network
Hear Innovative Ideas
"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar
Who should attend?
Business Owners, Managers, Directors
High School and College Students Planning Future Careers
Here are just a few comments from industry professionals and networkers (links are to full articles if you are interested!):
"I think speed networking is a great way to meet other business professionals in a short period of time. It's a good tool for business people to apply the "visibility" stage of the VCP Process TM" Ivan Misner, Founder & Chairman of BNI
"Unless you have a structure that forces people out of their comfort zone, people don't actually mix at mixers." Michael Morris, Columbia University
"Speed Networking Helps Businesses in Tough Economy", Shelby Coates, WMGT News
"Events like this are key in building confidence in jobseekers to help them back to work." Iain Linton, Lifelong Learning Spokesperson
"Organizers (of the Clovis Chamber speed networking events) say speed networking is more successful than the traditional mixer because people are forced to make contact." - Clint Oliver, KPMH News
"Already speed networking had an edge in my book — no fear of rejection!" - Rachel Gecker, Meetings.net