How To Be An Effective Networker


How To Be An Effective Networker


TIME:  Wed, May 23, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM| FREE

LOCATION:  50 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109

Seats are limited and will be on first come, first serve basis

Credit card information not required during check out (only address)


Workshop Description:

Are you looking to expand your network and don't quite no where to begin? Do you find yourself attending an overwhelming amount of networking events with little to no results? Are you not really a "people person" and dread having to put yourself out there? Building up your network as well as your personal relationships are key to growing your professional circle. This Effective Networking workshop is guaranteed to have you master conversations, gain new clients, tackle your concerns and create new connections while deepening existing ones.

Join us in this interactive workshop to practice the art of networking.

Who Is This Workshop For?

Professionals who wants to understand how to network better and smarter. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Prepping before networking events
  • How to maximize your networking event experiences
  • Following up post events
  • Transforming business cards into dollars and lasting relationships

Important Notes:

  • Our in-person workshop experiences are created to host 10-15 individuals to foster learning and to spark lively discussions.
  • With any of our events, we ask that you committ to attending if you have RSVPed.
  • Seats are limited and will be on first come, first serve basis

Your Instructor - Claudia Thompson

Claudia Thompson is President of her own networking events and training company Claudia Connects. She loves helping people grow and develop their businesses, while also helping them build relationships. Claudia is also a Director Consultant and Chapter Launch Director with the International networking referral organization BNI and has also been a sales/marketing executive with Kyocera Document Solutions for the past 14 years.

Claudia loves serving others and giving back to the community. She most recently served as the Director of Member Relations for the Boston Business Women and has previously sat on the board for the Women of Color AIDS Council, Self-Esteem Boston & YogaHope. Claudia also is the Founder and Organizer of Single Mothers United, is a mentor in the Mother Caroline Academy Mentoring Program and sits on the Board of the Boston Women's Fund.

In her spare time, Claudia loves spending time at home with her son Michael, traveling around the world, trivia nights and enjoying all types of Vegan cuisine. She also loves staying active by performing with OnStage Dance Com[any & Boston Bollywood throughout the year, running marathons and working out with the Boston-based free fitness movement November Project!

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