Monday, July 7, 2014

Turn on Your Networking Charm - How You Can Connect Effectively At Your Next Event

Business Networking Workshop

Giants of the business world agree on one thing - networking is not a luxury but a necessity. If academic qualifications are what get you a foot through the door, then networking is the skill that keeps the door wide open. There is a science and art to networking. It is imperative for business owners and marketing professional who wants to network more effectively to be better skilled in networking.
 
WORKSHOP OUTLINE
 
- Introduction to the Real World of Networking
- Objectives of Attending Networking Events
- Making Preparations - Choice of Events, Setting Goals, What to Bring? Elevator Pitch, Hip Pocket Introductions, Conversation Starters
- Event Proper - Meet & Greet, Who To Approach? What To Say? Mistakes To Avoid?
- Post-Event: Follow-Up, Research, Appointments, Timeline
 
Pick up tips to make meaningful connections Present a positive image of yourself and your company/business Gain confidence to take on your networking event + Get started on a Referral Marketing Programme FOR WHOM This interactive workshop will benefit all levels of managers, section heads, executives and non-executives, as well as sales, business development, key account and client service personnel who have to mingle and develop contacts in today's highly connected world.

"More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject." ~ Peter Drucker
 
Speaker/ Trainer: Mervin Yeo
 
A serial entrepreneur since 1996, Mervin has co-owned numerous businesses like employment, publishing, business consulting and social enterprise. He sits on several advisory boards including a next-generation integrated venture capital firm. Under his 13-year leadership as the Singapore National Director of the world's largest networking organisation specialising in referrals, members passed referrals which generated an annual average of USD20 million worth of business for each other.
 
As a speaker and trainer over the last 15 years, Mervin has shown over ten thousand business owners and marketing professionals in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines a systematic and effective approach to referral marketing.
 
Hailed a "Networking Guru" by a Straits Times reporter, he has been on NewsRadio 93.8 including The Living Room and Positive Business Minutes and was featured in Zaobao and SME Magazine. A contributing author in the New York Times best-seller Masters of Networking, he is consulted by leaders of networking organisations. A Certified Behavioural and Career Consultant, he is author of e-book Purposeful Networking for Introverts and co-author of Turning Ideas Into Profit
 
Date:  22 July 2014
Time: 6.30pm to 10 pm
Venue: 12, Arumugam Road, Off Paya Lebar Road, Lion Building Block B, #02-11, Singapore 409958
Fee: $128
 
For enquiries, email Justin[a]cwfongandassociates.com

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