How To Be An Effective Networker

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How To Be An Effective Networker


Wednesday - September 19th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

LOCATION: 50 Milk Street Boston, MA 02109

Cost: Free

**Important Note: Space is limited: first come (at location), first serve!


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.

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
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Instructor Bio - 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!

What Is The Professional Development Week?

A free, five-day series of events connecting, educating and empowering Boston's business professionals. Whether youโ€™re a creative entrepreneur, a leader at a growing company, or someone pursuing a new passion, we have an event for you.

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