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Oct
22
Mon
Contacts Create Cash (NOVA)
Oct 22 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Contacts Create Cash is an OPEN networking group for professional salespeople, business owners, and networking marketing professionals who wish to build a referral based business. There is no cost to attend this re-occurring Monday morning meeting, and there are no industry seat restrictions. Attendees are encouraged to make a purchase from the host restaurant, but no purchase is required.

Our meeting format is as follows: 1/3 sales/marketing/business training, 1/3 discussion/learning exercise, 1/3 60 second attendee introductions with open networking before the meeting and after the meeting. Any questions can be directed to the discussion moderator David Hillelsohn of DHill Financial at david@dhillfinancial.com. RSVP to Marie Benoit at Marie@DrMarieBenoit.com.

Amplified – Talk Radio
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Amplify’ your message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

Listen in and gain insights that you may never have thought of before. Ken Rochon has helped over 500 artists, authors, causes, entrepreneurs, musicians, speakers, and leaders ‘Amplify’ their message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

 

NetworkingAdvocate.com Mega Networking Event
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
New Event Format. We are going to liven up things up a bit with a change for our next event.
Here’s how it works and the timeline.
5-5:30 pm Casual networking and food.
5:30- 6:45 You will take your place at one of the pre-arranged tables of 4.  Each person will talk for 2 minutes.  After time is up there is 1 minute to move to your next already assigned table.  Each time you change tables you will have all new ears and eyes seated with you.  At no time during this segment of the evening’s  event will you be seated at a table with someone you have already sat with at a different table.  Should you arrive after 5:30 pm it is okay, you will just take your place at your next pre-assigned table at the end of the present ongoing round.
6:45- 7:30 At this point in the evening you can choose to:
  • eat more, have a drink
  • network deeper with contacts that you have just met or already know or make a few more contacts while the going is still good
  • exit early or any any time prior to 7:30 pm
  • any or all of the above

And, don’t worry if you’re running late. You can arrive anytime during the evening.  We’re prepared for every situation.

Includes food and all the contacts you can possibly handle.
Cost: $7.00 if you register in advance by Oct 21 or $12.00 at the door.

In advance registration discounts will be strictly enforced.

Registrations for this event will be limited.

CONFERENCE: Federal Government Contractors Fiscal New Year Soiree
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please Join Us
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS
NETWORKING EVENT
Fiscal New Year Soiree
Over 200 Attendees Expected!!! *EVENT WILL SELL OUT – PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE

FED Gov Con Fiscal New Year Soiree
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

9th Annual Federal Fiscal New Year Soiree at The John F Kennedy Center. Meet with FEDERAL AGENCIES – HHS & GSA (announced as they confirm) and over 200 Federal Contractors. More info on the registration site.

Oct
23
Tue
MasterMind Professional Development Networking
Oct 23 all-day

Our two-hour structured meetings are purposeful, engaging, and will prove to be an excellent investment of your time. The meeting begins with networking, where our members and guests interact, build, and strengthen relationships. Included in each meeting is the MasterMind Minute, where you communicate “who you are, what you do and the type of referral you are looking for.

Register to attend

” Our “Master the Mind” segment is a unique feature of each meeting where members are challenged, trained and coached to be better networkers, proactive referral passers and stronger professionals. We end our meetings passing referrals and discussing success. The goal is to leave the meetings engaged, enthused, and excited to network for your Team. Please join us and see firsthand how we “Master the Possibilities!”

Thrive! Business Communities – Baltimore
Oct 23 @ 7:15 am

Request a visit to one of our groups….Register

THRIVE! Business Communities offer distinct advantages to it’s members.  How?

  • Reduced Time Commitment:  Our groups meet every OTHER week, which provides members a much more manageable commitment level and also allows you to stay focused on your business.
  • Culture:  It’s hard to describe culture, but whether it’s good or bad, you often know it when you see it!  ​Thrive! is a community of professionals who truly believe that if we can help each other grow our businesses, the returns will be ten-fold.  Our group is lively and fun with a fresh approach to business development. 
  • Education:   Throughout the year and at every meeting, we provide an educational and professional development component to help our members grow their business and enhance their professionalism.  
  • Quality vs. Quantity:  Our group leaders are not incented to drive members, like some referral groups.  So, our leaders are dedicated to finding quality members, not driving a quantity of members.
  • ​Not Just A Networking Group:  Our groups host events throughout the year designed to help members get to know each other on a more personal level through social events throughout the year.
  • Industry Exclusivity:  Allows each member to serve as the go-to expert in their field, for our community.
BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Oct 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.

We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:

Annapolis Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

Bel Air Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Lutherville-Timonium 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Pikesville/ Owings Mills Tuesday 7:45 am – 9:15 am

White Marsh Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

BNI Northern VA Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Herndon 7:00-8:30 AM

BNI Dulles 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI McLean 7:30-9:00 AM

CEO Round Table with Allan Hirsh (Balto. Metro)
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Get Found on Google Search and Maps and Grow Your Business Online – Montgomery County
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing and take advantage of talking with a Google Partner who can answer your questions. This two-for-one workshop will also teach you how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization ( SEO) and online advertising. We’ll introduce tools like Google Analytics and G Suite that will help you run your business online.

This is a FREE workshop.

No cash walk-ins (credit cards accepted)in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop.

Baltimore, MD Career Fair (Balto Metro)
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Are you looking for a job? Are you tired of sending resumes left and right and never getting an answer? If you are, dress in your best professional clothes, bring resumes and visit our Baltimore Career Fairs. You will have the opportunity to meet top-employers and to interview for several positions during the course of the day, meeting the people who actually make the hiring decisions. You will save a lot of time since there will be no need to craft a customized personal statement for each company you visit: You’ll be able to tell them why you wish to work for them, and you’ll have the chance to sell yourself.

Our employers send their managers to carry out onsite interviews. Don’t wait for someone to call you for an interview. Sign up for our next career fair and give off a first impression that makes a lasting career.

 

Tri Tuns’ Virtual Customer Success (CS) Training
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Is the pressure on to prevent customer churn and get more renewals, referrals and account expansions? You’re not alone! This is a common struggle for Customer Success (CS) professionals around the globe.
SaaS businesses rely on “customers for life”, but creating a network of loyal customers is becoming harder and harder as customers have more options and opportunities to churn. More options for your customers means securing renewals year after year is no longer just about your products. It’s also about the interactions your customers have with you and the services you provide to help them experience unbeatable value and success with your products.

It takes CS professionals years of trial and error to learn what we can teach you in as little as five weeks of virtual CS training. Our training is based on 20+ years of hard work and experience in the field to provide you the key knowledge and step-by-step actions that drive immediate and long-term value, growth and recurring revenue.

How it works:
Open to the public – anyone from anywhere can participate, individuals or teams are welcome.

You get 10 online training courses available 24/7 to watch when and where it’s convenient for you.

You get 5 live, expert-led virtual group training sessions that take place every Tuesday from 11:00 – 12:30 EDT from May 15 – June 12, 2018. Sessions will be recorded and accessible 24/7.

Plus you get our FREE post-training bonus of 3 group coaching calls worth $900. Coaching calls are 60 minutes each, 1 call per month for 3 months post-training, to reinforce learning and answer new questions that come up once you get back to working with your clients.

Course topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Examine the roles and expectations for CSMs in enabling and driving your customers’ success.

Learn how to establish yourself as a strategic partner and trusted adviser for your customers right from the start.

Understand key processes and actions you should take as part of your CS playbooks before Go Live, at Go Live and post Go Live to secure renewals year after year.

And if you register by April 15, 2018, you’ll receive a 10% discount off the regular price of $899.
What are you waiting for? Give your knowledge, skills, tools and confidence a boost and breakthrough the CS challenges that are taking up so much of your valuable time and energy. In as little as 5 weeks, we’ll teach you how to:

Lead customers through all phases of the relationship from initial contact through renewal year after year!

Significantly increase customer retention, referrals and account expansions by helping your customers experience a ton more value from your products and services!

Experience excellent relationships with you customers who will recognize and acknowledge your extraordinary value!

Be seen as the role model and hero in your organization for achieving extraordinary growth, revenue and customers for life!

Your success is important to us and your customers.
We look forward to getting to know you and earning your trust.
Tri Tuns: The global experts in Customer Success and Software Adoption.

BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Lunch Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Lunch meetings:

Federal Hill 11:30 am – 1 pm

Howard County Columbia 11:30 am – 1 pm

Pasadena Lunch 1130 am – 1 pm

Gambrills 11:30 am – 1pm

Northern Virginia Business Referral Roundtable Networking Lunch (NOVA)
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Northern Virginia Referral

This is a business lunch with opportunity to network, share referrals and do business with some of the Best of the Best entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales reps. We are a group of professionals looking to build each other’s businesses, improve sales and become more profitable through business fellowship, leadership and networking.  We are an independent Business Networking Organization although we run our meeting similar to International Business Networking Groups. We meet Tuesday’s from 11:30- 1:00  In attendance will be a dynamic group of top, peak producing business owners, sales reps, and entrepreneurs who are looking to meet you.

Mission: The core purpose of Nova Business Referral Roundtable is to positively impact our member’s businesses and the community that they belong. To give true value to each member via weekly networking luncheon, strategy sessions, on going training,  create  thought provoking brainstorming, idea sharing, problem solving, business development with the Masterminds of other business professionals who help with accountability and Team building.  To provide the forum for which they can build relationships and develop skills that they may not have experienced without being a member of Business Referral Roundtable TEAM. To gain a richer life professionally and personally through relationships with our members and leaders. To embrace the spirit of TEAM… Together Everyone Achieves More.

Our Vision To achieve top, peak producer business through community and business referrals; To provide excellence in service and education, to be innovative, to offer opportunity, inspiration and motivation to our members and leaders.   All members should have had a positive experience, benefit, value, and/ or referrals

Member’s Creed: We will work together as a TEAM for the common goal of helping each member’s business prosper through referrals. We will earn one another’s trust and confidence by building strong relationships, educating one another about our businesses and conducting ourselves in a professional and ethical manner. We will actively participate in positive ways and contribute to our TEAM to maximize every member’s success. In this way…Together Everyone Achieves More

“Grow Your Network, Grow Your Business” Networking Luncheon (Balto. Metro)
Oct 23 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

BEL AIR NETWORKING GROUP (B.A.N.G.)
IS A GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON LEAD GENERATION.

Our business networking group builds lasting friendships as well as trusted business contacts. This allows us to confidently make referrals to our own individual network of contacts and clients.

Join Us at our next Business Networking Meeting!
Every Tuesday at 11:45 AM
510 Johnny’s
510 Marketplace Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014
PLEASE RSVP before attending.
Contact Anthony DiPietro at (443) 987-6336
anthonyedipietro@gmail.com
Only one business professional per category is allowed to participate.

Contact us and learn how to help your business grow while having FUN!

Oct
24
Wed
MasterMind Professional Development Networking
Oct 24 all-day

Our two-hour structured meetings are purposeful, engaging, and will prove to be an excellent investment of your time. The meeting begins with networking, where our members and guests interact, build, and strengthen relationships. Included in each meeting is the MasterMind Minute, where you communicate “who you are, what you do and the type of referral you are looking for.

Register to attend

” Our “Master the Mind” segment is a unique feature of each meeting where members are challenged, trained and coached to be better networkers, proactive referral passers and stronger professionals. We end our meetings passing referrals and discussing success. The goal is to leave the meetings engaged, enthused, and excited to network for your Team. Please join us and see firsthand how we “Master the Possibilities!”

Network with Other Professionals (Balto. Metro)
Oct 24 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Guests, who represent business categories not already filled in our chapter are welcome to attend up to 2 meetings. Visit our website to determine if your category is available: www.LeTipHC.com or email [masked]

LeTip works. Imagine having a salesforce of 32 members (and growing) who understand your business, recognize opportunities for you and prioritize helping you grow your business! Our motto is “GIVE, GET, GROW, REPEAT”.

Perspective members go through an inspection process and are voted on after attending two meetings and getting to know our members. Yes, we are exclusive, but your category may be open. If so, and if you are a full-time professional dedicated to providing quality products and services, our LeTip members are interested in meeting you!

 

BNI Northern VA Wednesday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 24 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Wednesday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Chantilly 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Centreville 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Falls Church 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Leesburg Woodridge Parkway 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI McLean 7:00-8:30 AM

 

Kingstowne Alexandria Business Networking Breakfast
Oct 24 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Come have breakfast with a dynamic group of top, peak producing business owners, sales reps, and entrepreneurs who are looking to meet you. Our Kingstowne Alexandria Breakfast gathers every Wednesday. Breakfast cost is $7.


Agenda

  • 7:30 am – 7:45 am Open Networking
  • 7.45 am – 9:00 am Roundtable Discussion and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Instant C9onnections and Networking
BNI Northern VA Wednesday Lunch Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:15 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Wednesday Lunch meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Lessburg  11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

BNI Fairfax 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Baltimore Networking Connections (Balto. Metro)
Oct 24 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

bnclogoWould you like to increase business, improve your marketing and communication skills, and learn more about the other businesses and organizations in and around the Cockeysville, Hunt Valley, Lutherville-Timonium, and Towson area?
Baltimore Networking Connections is a non-competitive, professional referral networking group. The purpose of this group is to assist the members in growing and supporting their businesses.

Each week, we share business tips and current events that affect businesses throughout Maryland. As a part of your membership, you would also be invited to participate in educational seminars conducted by a variety of guest speakers geared to help you improve your communication, management, and business skills.

Through weekly business meetings, everyone in the networking group gets to know you and your business. When members of the group meet someone who could use your services or products, they are eager to recommend your services and hand out your business cards. Since they know you, know your products / services, and trust that you will take care of this person; they are in a great position to refer you to their contact. Plus you get to have a great lunch with people you get to know, like, and trust!

Go to HOMEPAGE

 

Veterans & Military Business Council Networking Happy Hour (NOVA)
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Veteran and Military Business Council (VMBC) and the NVTC Veterans Employee Initiative for our first co-hosted evening of networking.  Engage and collaborate with fellow members of the veteran business community and learn more about opportunities for engagement with the VMBC. Light refreshments will be provided.

Business & Professional Mastermind / Networking Session (Balto. Metro)
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Entrepreneurs- Bring your operations, marketing and growth challenges.Professionals- Bring your career and motivational challenges.Free admission. Free advice. Networking opportunities.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Attendees are invited to share their challenges and offer suggestions for other attendees. Our Facilitator, Will Holmes will also offer suggestions and give recommendations. Based on the recommendations, if you feel comfortable, you state what you will do next. Then, at the next session you attend, we ask that you provide a progress report to the group.

Sessions will normally be held in the Baltimore area on 4th Wednesdays. The sessions will be facilitated by a professional coach/consultant to help keep members focused and accountable and to give everyone a chance to share and learn.

LeTip of Frederick (Business Networking)
Oct 24 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Calling all small business owners! Are you in the Frederick area and looking for more business? This is a new networking group for local businesses of the Frederick area that are looking to get together on a bi-weekly basis. The purpose of this group is: – To generate business referrals – Meet other active small business owners in your area – Grow your business – Put more dollars in your pocket – Streamline referrals by having one member for each occupation. For more information on LeTip, please check out www.letip.com. This group will meet bi-weekly in the morning for breakfast. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Brennan Gmeiner for more information on the meeting!

Turn right off of Routzahn’s Way onto 355 and then back into the industrial complex towards Frederick Indoor Sports Complex. Hello All, We will be meeting again at 7:16AM at the Frederick Indoor Sports Complex. Please be early and ready to start promptly! Bret Merson will be the showboater and Ed Milum will be the presenter! I look forward to seeing all of you for breakfast!

Oct
25
Thu
MasterMind Professional Development Networking
Oct 25 all-day

Our two-hour structured meetings are purposeful, engaging, and will prove to be an excellent investment of your time. The meeting begins with networking, where our members and guests interact, build, and strengthen relationships. Included in each meeting is the MasterMind Minute, where you communicate “who you are, what you do and the type of referral you are looking for.

Register to attend

” Our “Master the Mind” segment is a unique feature of each meeting where members are challenged, trained and coached to be better networkers, proactive referral passers and stronger professionals. We end our meetings passing referrals and discussing success. The goal is to leave the meetings engaged, enthused, and excited to network for your Team. Please join us and see firsthand how we “Master the Possibilities!”

BNI 4 Shore Thursday Breakfast Meetings (Balto. Metro & MD)
Oct 25 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

 Annapolis 7:30-9:00 AM

Bel Air 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Crofton 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Pikesville 7:30-9:00 AM

Downtown Baltimore 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Greater Mt Airy 9:00-10:30 AM

Howard County 7:30 – 9:00 am

BNI Greater Hunt Valley 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Roland Park 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Salisbury 7:30-9:00 AM

Severna Park 7:30 – 9:00 am

Timonium 7:30-9:00 AM

 

BNI Northern VA Thursday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 25 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI McLean 7:15-8:45 AM

BNI McLean International Dr. 7:45-9:15 AM

BNI Falls Church 8:00-9:30 AM

Northern Virginia Business Alliance
Oct 25 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

The Northern Virginia Business Alliance is a powerhouse BNI chapter of 40 active members which meets Thursday mornings in Centreville, Virginia to share ideas, and to find ways to help nuture and grow our chapter and the member businesses. This BNI chapter includes a 19 person Home Services Power Team, a 15 person Business-to-Business Power Team, a group of experienced Financial Service professionals, a diverse Personal Services Team, an Affluent and 55 Power Team, and a very strong Leadership Team.

There is no cost to attend for First Time attendees, and local professionals who seek to build a referral based business should attend a meeting to see if we’re the right fit for you.

Intro to Business Ownership – Prince George’s County
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Do you understand what entrepreneurship entails? Let Senior Business Trainer and Counselor, Angie Duncanson, help you understand the different paths and strategies to owning your own business.

Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended.

No walk-ins accepted.You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop.
The Maryland Women’s Business Center is located at Bowie State University – 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715. We are on the 2nd floor of the Center for Business & Graduate Studies in the Bowie Business Innovation Center (Bowie BIC): room 2312. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Turn right off of the elevator. We are a separate entity from the University. Our office phone number is 301-383-1550 ext. 104

BNI 4 Shore Thursday Lunch Meetings (Balto Metro)
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Lunch meetings:

BNI Annapolis 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Howard County 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Millersville 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Mt. Washington 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Pasadena 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

NOVA Networking Lunch
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for a networking lunch for great food, a 10 minute presentation, and an opportunity to meet new people. There is no fee to attend as a guest except the cost of lunch and tip for the server.

We are currently looking to fill the following seats in our group:

Health Insurance
Personal Trainer
Chiropractor
Catering
Cleaning Services
Interior Designer
Office Supplies

We are an organized, structured, membership group. Guests from all professions are welcome. If you have a question, suggestion, or comment

BNI Northern VA Thursday Lunch Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Lunch meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Herndon 12:00 – 1:30 PM

BNI Sterling 12:00 – 1:30 PM

BNI Reston 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Carroll County Business Alliance
Oct 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

No monthly or yearly membership fees

For more info call: Douglas Donaldson Sr. 240-508-3839

October 2018 Mix & Mingle (DC Metro)
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us this month for our eveing mixer at Gordon Biersch in Rockville Town Square!

 

30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION (NOVA)
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

On October 25th Leadership Fairfax will celebrate its 30th Anniversary and all the good works of its members. This event will be held at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Virginia. The evening will feature TEDx-like talks from 21st Century Innovators, networking, music, signature cocktails, a wide selection of tantalizing food, and a silent auction, the proceeds of which help Leadership Fairfax continue its mission of service and leadership development.

SOAPBOX TALKS

Have you ever had an innovative idea that you just wanted to shout from the mountaintop?  Now is your chance.  Sign up to do a Soap Box Talk and you will have the opportunity to stand on a soapbox and have your 90-second talk filmed and professionally edited.  Your Soap Box Talk will be used to promote the 30th Anniversary Celebration and after the event on our social media.

Oct
26
Fri
Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business -Montgomery County
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Creating a strategic marketing plan that identifies your ideal market, outlines actionable steps to reach that market and researches your competition requires a step-by-step plan. Learn how to identify and implement these critical steps with a plan that moves your business toward sustained success.

Note our Policy: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. No walk-ins allowed in our Bowie or Frederick locations. No cash walk-ins allowed (credit cards accepted) in our Rockville location. You must register online at www.marylandwbc.org so that we can save a place for you in the workshop.

Oct
27
Sat
Ultimate Woman Network Conference
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Experience the ONE DAY Ultimate Woman Network Conference – a dynamic experience created to provide the tools you need to BELIEVE in yourself, EMBRACE your power, and SUCCEED in all you do!  Filled with powerful keynotes, expert speakers, fun networking opportunities, and much more, this is a must-attend event for every woman!

The Ultimate Woman Network Conference aims to educate and inspire women towards achieving their best personal potential in any entrepreneurial endeavor they undertake. In addition, there will be a focus on personal well-being in areas such as nutrition, fitness, stress management, finance, and more!

Oct
29
Mon
Contacts Create Cash (NOVA)
Oct 29 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Contacts Create Cash is an OPEN networking group for professional salespeople, business owners, and networking marketing professionals who wish to build a referral based business. There is no cost to attend this re-occurring Monday morning meeting, and there are no industry seat restrictions. Attendees are encouraged to make a purchase from the host restaurant, but no purchase is required.

Our meeting format is as follows: 1/3 sales/marketing/business training, 1/3 discussion/learning exercise, 1/3 60 second attendee introductions with open networking before the meeting and after the meeting. Any questions can be directed to the discussion moderator David Hillelsohn of DHill Financial at david@dhillfinancial.com. RSVP to Marie Benoit at Marie@DrMarieBenoit.com.

Amplified – Talk Radio
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Amplify’ your message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

Listen in and gain insights that you may never have thought of before. Ken Rochon has helped over 500 artists, authors, causes, entrepreneurs, musicians, speakers, and leaders ‘Amplify’ their message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

 

Oct
30
Tue
BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Oct 30 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.

We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:

Annapolis Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

Bel Air Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Lutherville-Timonium 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Pikesville/ Owings Mills Tuesday 7:45 am – 9:15 am

White Marsh Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

BNI Northern VA Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 30 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Herndon 7:00-8:30 AM

BNI Dulles 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI McLean 7:30-9:00 AM

Tri Tuns’ Virtual Customer Success (CS) Training
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Is the pressure on to prevent customer churn and get more renewals, referrals and account expansions? You’re not alone! This is a common struggle for Customer Success (CS) professionals around the globe.
SaaS businesses rely on “customers for life”, but creating a network of loyal customers is becoming harder and harder as customers have more options and opportunities to churn. More options for your customers means securing renewals year after year is no longer just about your products. It’s also about the interactions your customers have with you and the services you provide to help them experience unbeatable value and success with your products.

It takes CS professionals years of trial and error to learn what we can teach you in as little as five weeks of virtual CS training. Our training is based on 20+ years of hard work and experience in the field to provide you the key knowledge and step-by-step actions that drive immediate and long-term value, growth and recurring revenue.

How it works:
Open to the public – anyone from anywhere can participate, individuals or teams are welcome.

You get 10 online training courses available 24/7 to watch when and where it’s convenient for you.

You get 5 live, expert-led virtual group training sessions that take place every Tuesday from 11:00 – 12:30 EDT from May 15 – June 12, 2018. Sessions will be recorded and accessible 24/7.

Plus you get our FREE post-training bonus of 3 group coaching calls worth $900. Coaching calls are 60 minutes each, 1 call per month for 3 months post-training, to reinforce learning and answer new questions that come up once you get back to working with your clients.

Course topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Examine the roles and expectations for CSMs in enabling and driving your customers’ success.

Learn how to establish yourself as a strategic partner and trusted adviser for your customers right from the start.

Understand key processes and actions you should take as part of your CS playbooks before Go Live, at Go Live and post Go Live to secure renewals year after year.

And if you register by April 15, 2018, you’ll receive a 10% discount off the regular price of $899.
What are you waiting for? Give your knowledge, skills, tools and confidence a boost and breakthrough the CS challenges that are taking up so much of your valuable time and energy. In as little as 5 weeks, we’ll teach you how to:

Lead customers through all phases of the relationship from initial contact through renewal year after year!

Significantly increase customer retention, referrals and account expansions by helping your customers experience a ton more value from your products and services!

Experience excellent relationships with you customers who will recognize and acknowledge your extraordinary value!

Be seen as the role model and hero in your organization for achieving extraordinary growth, revenue and customers for life!

Your success is important to us and your customers.
We look forward to getting to know you and earning your trust.
Tri Tuns: The global experts in Customer Success and Software Adoption.

BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Lunch Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Oct 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Lunch meetings:

Federal Hill 11:30 am – 1 pm

Howard County Columbia 11:30 am – 1 pm

Pasadena Lunch 1130 am – 1 pm

Gambrills 11:30 am – 1pm

Northern Virginia Business Referral Roundtable Networking Lunch (NOVA)
Oct 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Northern Virginia Referral

This is a business lunch with opportunity to network, share referrals and do business with some of the Best of the Best entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales reps. We are a group of professionals looking to build each other’s businesses, improve sales and become more profitable through business fellowship, leadership and networking.  We are an independent Business Networking Organization although we run our meeting similar to International Business Networking Groups. We meet Tuesday’s from 11:30- 1:00  In attendance will be a dynamic group of top, peak producing business owners, sales reps, and entrepreneurs who are looking to meet you.

Mission: The core purpose of Nova Business Referral Roundtable is to positively impact our member’s businesses and the community that they belong. To give true value to each member via weekly networking luncheon, strategy sessions, on going training,  create  thought provoking brainstorming, idea sharing, problem solving, business development with the Masterminds of other business professionals who help with accountability and Team building.  To provide the forum for which they can build relationships and develop skills that they may not have experienced without being a member of Business Referral Roundtable TEAM. To gain a richer life professionally and personally through relationships with our members and leaders. To embrace the spirit of TEAM… Together Everyone Achieves More.

Our Vision To achieve top, peak producer business through community and business referrals; To provide excellence in service and education, to be innovative, to offer opportunity, inspiration and motivation to our members and leaders.   All members should have had a positive experience, benefit, value, and/ or referrals

Member’s Creed: We will work together as a TEAM for the common goal of helping each member’s business prosper through referrals. We will earn one another’s trust and confidence by building strong relationships, educating one another about our businesses and conducting ourselves in a professional and ethical manner. We will actively participate in positive ways and contribute to our TEAM to maximize every member’s success. In this way…Together Everyone Achieves More

“Grow Your Network, Grow Your Business” Networking Luncheon (Balto. Metro)
Oct 30 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

BEL AIR NETWORKING GROUP (B.A.N.G.)
IS A GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON LEAD GENERATION.

Our business networking group builds lasting friendships as well as trusted business contacts. This allows us to confidently make referrals to our own individual network of contacts and clients.

Join Us at our next Business Networking Meeting!
Every Tuesday at 11:45 AM
510 Johnny’s
510 Marketplace Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014
PLEASE RSVP before attending.
Contact Anthony DiPietro at (443) 987-6336
anthonyedipietro@gmail.com
Only one business professional per category is allowed to participate.

Contact us and learn how to help your business grow while having FUN!

WNG Finding, Capturing and Sharing the Hidden Drivers of Digitization (DC Metro)
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:15 pm

 

Please join the Washington Network Group (WNG) when we convene a conversation with colleagues from The Art of New Business, Peter Dumont, CEO, and Thomas Juli, New Business Architect and Co-Founder, who will discuss with us “Finding, Capturing and Sharing the Hidden Drivers of Digitization.”

About this Event:

In a world that is becoming more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous by the minute, building sustainable business is more important and challenging than ever. Fact is that business in the 21st century needs new ways to develop people, teams and organizations. Digitization can serve both as a guide and tool to master these challenges, provided that we understand and use the correct drivers. In this interactive event (a conversation, really), we will explore these drivers and discuss how to capture and share them.

Business Networking After Hours (Balto. Metro)
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Weekly Entrepreneur Network Events in MD – This One Occurs Every 5th Tuesday in Ellicott City

Join business owners and other professionals for networking after hours. There is a $10 event fee ($15 at the door). You are also welcome to bring funds to cover any food and/or beverage you order. Everyone will have an opportunity to share business information.

Attendee Registration

$10 – Networker (Non-member)

$0 – Networker (Member)

Membership is never required to attend any of our events, however, you’re welcome to learn more about the benefits of Membership by clicking HERE.

Oct
31
Wed
Network with Other Professionals (Balto. Metro)
Oct 31 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Guests, who represent business categories not already filled in our chapter are welcome to attend up to 2 meetings. Visit our website to determine if your category is available: www.LeTipHC.com or email [masked]

LeTip works. Imagine having a salesforce of 32 members (and growing) who understand your business, recognize opportunities for you and prioritize helping you grow your business! Our motto is “GIVE, GET, GROW, REPEAT”.

Perspective members go through an inspection process and are voted on after attending two meetings and getting to know our members. Yes, we are exclusive, but your category may be open. If so, and if you are a full-time professional dedicated to providing quality products and services, our LeTip members are interested in meeting you!

 

BNI Northern VA Wednesday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Wednesday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Chantilly 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Centreville 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Falls Church 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Leesburg Woodridge Parkway 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI McLean 7:00-8:30 AM

 

BON BWI Forum (Balto. Metro)
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Business Opportunity Network (BON)Qualified, prospective members are welcome to visit any of our groups to learn more about BON. To request an invitation, please schedule a visit.

Group meetings are held in ten locations throughout Maryland and agendas focus on matters that affect our members and our communities. Periodically, we feature special events and speakers to provide expert insight and venues for members and partner organizations to connect and explore opportunities.
 For more information about BON please Contact Us.
BON BWI Forum (Balto. Metro)
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Business Opportunity Network (BON)Qualified, prospective members are welcome to visit any of our groups to learn more about BON. To request an invitation, please schedule a visit.

Group meetings are held in ten locations throughout Maryland and agendas focus on matters that affect our members and our communities. Periodically, we feature special events and speakers to provide expert insight and venues for members and partner organizations to connect and explore opportunities.
 For more information about BON please Contact Us.
Business Over Breakfast (NOVA)
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Business Over Breakfast™ (BoB) is discussion on topics important to government contractors, opportunity exchange and networking for anyone interested in federal contracting.

Every event begins with host announcements and brief introductions by each attendee. Proper attire for BoB is Business/Business Casual.

 

Kingstowne Alexandria Business Networking Breakfast
Oct 31 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Come have breakfast with a dynamic group of top, peak producing business owners, sales reps, and entrepreneurs who are looking to meet you. Our Kingstowne Alexandria Breakfast gathers every Wednesday. Breakfast cost is $7.


Agenda

  • 7:30 am – 7:45 am Open Networking
  • 7.45 am – 9:00 am Roundtable Discussion and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Instant C9onnections and Networking
BNI Northern VA Wednesday Lunch Meetings (NOVA)
Oct 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:15 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Wednesday Lunch meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Lessburg  11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

BNI Fairfax 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Baltimore Networking Connections (Balto. Metro)
Oct 31 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

bnclogoWould you like to increase business, improve your marketing and communication skills, and learn more about the other businesses and organizations in and around the Cockeysville, Hunt Valley, Lutherville-Timonium, and Towson area?
Baltimore Networking Connections is a non-competitive, professional referral networking group. The purpose of this group is to assist the members in growing and supporting their businesses.

Each week, we share business tips and current events that affect businesses throughout Maryland. As a part of your membership, you would also be invited to participate in educational seminars conducted by a variety of guest speakers geared to help you improve your communication, management, and business skills.

Through weekly business meetings, everyone in the networking group gets to know you and your business. When members of the group meet someone who could use your services or products, they are eager to recommend your services and hand out your business cards. Since they know you, know your products / services, and trust that you will take care of this person; they are in a great position to refer you to their contact. Plus you get to have a great lunch with people you get to know, like, and trust!

Go to HOMEPAGE

 

LeTip of Frederick (Business Networking)
Oct 31 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Calling all small business owners! Are you in the Frederick area and looking for more business? This is a new networking group for local businesses of the Frederick area that are looking to get together on a bi-weekly basis. The purpose of this group is: – To generate business referrals – Meet other active small business owners in your area – Grow your business – Put more dollars in your pocket – Streamline referrals by having one member for each occupation. For more information on LeTip, please check out www.letip.com. This group will meet bi-weekly in the morning for breakfast. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Brennan Gmeiner for more information on the meeting!

Turn right off of Routzahn’s Way onto 355 and then back into the industrial complex towards Frederick Indoor Sports Complex. Hello All, We will be meeting again at 7:16AM at the Frederick Indoor Sports Complex. Please be early and ready to start promptly! Bret Merson will be the showboater and Ed Milum will be the presenter! I look forward to seeing all of you for breakfast!

Nov
1
Thu
GAIN 2018 Conference (NOVA)
Nov 1 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join your government marketing peers at GAIN 2018, the premier event focused on the Government Marketing Community.

What is there to GAIN 2018 you ask? This year’s agenda is forward-thinking, relevant and highly-interactive. We will also introduce the GAINer Awards to highlight the creative work done in the government industry.

GAIN 2018 focuses on the latest hot topics that all government marketers are facing. GAINers will have the opportunity to network with your marketing peers as well as our trusted vendor community.

See you at GAIN 2018!

BNI 4 Shore Thursday Breakfast Meetings (Balto. Metro & MD)
Nov 1 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

 Annapolis 7:30-9:00 AM

Bel Air 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Crofton 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Pikesville 7:30-9:00 AM

Downtown Baltimore 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI Greater Mt Airy 9:00-10:30 AM

Howard County 7:30 – 9:00 am

BNI Greater Hunt Valley 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Roland Park 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Salisbury 7:30-9:00 AM

Severna Park 7:30 – 9:00 am

Timonium 7:30-9:00 AM

 

BNI Northern VA Thursday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Nov 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI McLean 7:15-8:45 AM

BNI McLean International Dr. 7:45-9:15 AM

BNI Falls Church 8:00-9:30 AM

Northern Virginia Business Alliance
Nov 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

The Northern Virginia Business Alliance is a powerhouse BNI chapter of 40 active members which meets Thursday mornings in Centreville, Virginia to share ideas, and to find ways to help nuture and grow our chapter and the member businesses. This BNI chapter includes a 19 person Home Services Power Team, a 15 person Business-to-Business Power Team, a group of experienced Financial Service professionals, a diverse Personal Services Team, an Affluent and 55 Power Team, and a very strong Leadership Team.

There is no cost to attend for First Time attendees, and local professionals who seek to build a referral based business should attend a meeting to see if we’re the right fit for you.

Thrive! Arundel Business Referral Community
Nov 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Thrive! Arundel is a community of local professionals that are dedicated to building their business through a strong referral network and supporting the communities in which we live and work.

We pride ourselves on our unique culture and our ability to strike a balance between the time commitment required to build a community of this type and the importance of networking and referrals.

Thrive! Arundel also offers workshops and business groups that are focused on professional development and education. Attend an upcoming event to see what we’re all about! You will see the difference in THRIVE! Arundel. www.ThriveArundel.com

Breakfast With The Mayor Chamber Event
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us on Thursday, November 1st from 7:30 – 10:00 am at the Horseshoe Casino for our Annual Breakfast With The Mayor, the honorable Catherine E. Pugh. Mayor Pugh’s keynote address will aim to energize and inspire Baltimore businesses to engage with their community. We hope to see you there! Sponsorship opportunities are available. Register today and receive off the ticket price.

I-9 Compliance and ICE Enforcement
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

If you are a first-time visitor of the HVBF, you are eligible for free admission to one (1) HVBF event. Please email director@hvbf.org to request your complementary registratio

 

 

Peter D. Guattery / Whiteford | Taylor | Preston

Mr. Guattery represents public and private employers, both for profit and nonprofit, in all aspects of their employment relationship. He has successfully represented employers against discrimination and other employment-related claims before federal, state and local FEP agencies, and in state and federal courts and respective courts of appeal throughout the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, he has extensive experience in representing U.S. and foreign corporations and individuals in immigration related matters, including ICE audits and enforcement proceedings, NAFTA, international inter-company transferees, treating trader/investors, national interest waivers, immigration compliance and other aspects relating to the employment of foreign nationals.

Mr. Guattery graduated with a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1984 and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1987. He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss how to conduct a proper internal immigration compliance audit.
  2. Provide a better understanding of the ICE Audit and Enforcement process, penalty structure, and focus of audit activity.
  3. Show attendees how to develop a better I-9 compliance process by discussing common mistakes that land employers in trouble.
BON Bel Air Forum (Balto. Metro)
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Business Opportunity Network (BON)Qualified, prospective members are welcome to visit any of our groups to learn more about BON. To request an invitation, please schedule a visit.

Group meetings are held in ten locations throughout Maryland and agendas focus on matters that affect our members and our communities. Periodically, we feature special events and speakers to provide expert insight and venues for members and partner organizations to connect and explore opportunities.
 For more information about BON please Contact Us.
BNI 4 Shore Thursday Lunch Meetings (Balto Metro)
Nov 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Lunch meetings:

BNI Annapolis 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Howard County 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Millersville 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Mt. Washington 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

BNI Pasadena 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

NOVA Networking Lunch
Nov 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for a networking lunch for great food, a 10 minute presentation, and an opportunity to meet new people. There is no fee to attend as a guest except the cost of lunch and tip for the server.

We are currently looking to fill the following seats in our group:

Health Insurance
Personal Trainer
Chiropractor
Catering
Cleaning Services
Interior Designer
Office Supplies

We are an organized, structured, membership group. Guests from all professions are welcome. If you have a question, suggestion, or comment

BNI Northern VA Thursday Lunch Meetings (NOVA)
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Thursday Lunch meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Herndon 12:00 – 1:30 PM

BNI Sterling 12:00 – 1:30 PM

BNI Reston 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Poly-Only Cleared Job Fair
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Security cleared professionals with a CI or FS Polygraph please join us at the Poly-Only Cleared Job Fair Thursday, November 1, from 2pm – 6pm at the Hyatt Dulles in Herndon, Virginia.

Our cleared facilities employers include Altamira, Amazon Web Services, CACI, Cognitio, E-volve Technology Systems, Engility, Leidos, Palantir Technologies, Perspecta, QVine, ServiceNow and more!

Opportunities for Intel, Linguists, Cyber Security, Contracts, Database Management, Software Engineers, Network Operations, Systems Engineers, Help Desk, Program and Project Managers, Software Developers, System Administrators, Geoint, Database Administrators, Graphic Designers, Financial Management and more.

Free professional Resume Reviews during the job fair. For more info and to pre-register: https://clearedjobs.net/job-fair/fair/89/.

This event is for professionals with an active CI or FS Polygraph only please.

Maryland Chamber’s 50-Fest (Balto. Metro)
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Let’s keep working together for a stronger state!

It is an anniversary milestone that only happens once—and we certainly intend to celebrate with a bang!

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce presents 50-Fest, a celebration of its 50th anniversary, on November 1st. You won’t want to miss the festivities held at the Baltimore location that celebrates Maryland’s history of business—the Museum of Industry.

50-Fest aims to bring together over 400 people, from government leaders to businesses across the state. No formal sit down dinner here, this will be an upbeat evening filled with fun entertainment, local food, beer, wine and spirits, hands-on activities, and more—all the while, celebrating Maryland businesses, how far we have come as a state, and the rich history of the Maryland Chamber!

50-Fest highlights include:

  • A show-stopping skydiving performance by FasTrax
  • Heart-pounding musical entertainment by the Baltimore Ravens marching band
  • A “taste of Maryland” offered by Sagamore Distillery, Patapsco Distillery, Lyons Distillery, Old Westminster Winery, and Jail Break Brewery
  • Raffles and prizes
  • A relaxing networking lounge
  • Great local food, awesome company, and more!

The party wouldn’t be the same without you!

Come—and bring your team too—for a dynamic evening celebrating Maryland business at a party that’s sure to be the talk of the town.

Grab the early bird rate while you can! 

Nov
5
Mon
Contacts Create Cash (NOVA)
Nov 5 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

Contacts Create Cash is an OPEN networking group for professional salespeople, business owners, and networking marketing professionals who wish to build a referral based business. There is no cost to attend this re-occurring Monday morning meeting, and there are no industry seat restrictions. Attendees are encouraged to make a purchase from the host restaurant, but no purchase is required.

Our meeting format is as follows: 1/3 sales/marketing/business training, 1/3 discussion/learning exercise, 1/3 60 second attendee introductions with open networking before the meeting and after the meeting. Any questions can be directed to the discussion moderator David Hillelsohn of DHill Financial at david@dhillfinancial.com. RSVP to Marie Benoit at Marie@DrMarieBenoit.com.

Amplified – Talk Radio
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Amplify’ your message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

Listen in and gain insights that you may never have thought of before. Ken Rochon has helped over 500 artists, authors, causes, entrepreneurs, musicians, speakers, and leaders ‘Amplify’ their message using leveraging techniques in social media to create epic viral campaigns.

 

Carroll Business Network (Balto. Metro)
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Get the tools your business needs to succeed, and do it with a delicious lunch from Tony’s Restaurant.
Meet local business owners, business leaders, local government representatives, and more at one of Carroll Counties must-attend networking events for 10 years running.
Networking, Lunch, and Educational Speaker.
$20 for lunch via pre-pay registration or $23 at the door.
A plated lunch of sushi roll and hibachi with a salad and drink are included.
Please reply to this email if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies.

Join fellow Small Business owners and managers to build and grow your network.

I Have A GSA Schedule, Now What?
Nov 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

This two hour class will walk participants through best practices on marketing their services or products to GSA Schedule buyers; understanding the sales process and how to use the GSA Schedule as one of many options to sway the procurement. Identifying GSA eligible entities, competing contract vehicles and potential Schedule partners will be discussed.
Attendees will learn how to avoid pitfalls, unwarranted reliance on the Schedule and becoming one of the 63% of Schedule holders without sales.
Jennifer Schaus, oversees the business and provides consulting on GSA Schedule matters, federal business development and marketing at JSchaus & Associates. With 20 years of experience, Jennifer is a well known speaker at many events in Northern Virginia and the DC region and sits on the board of directors for GovLish, LLC and the National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA).

Nov
6
Tue
MasterMind Professional Development Networking
Nov 6 all-day

Our two-hour structured meetings are purposeful, engaging, and will prove to be an excellent investment of your time. The meeting begins with networking, where our members and guests interact, build, and strengthen relationships. Included in each meeting is the MasterMind Minute, where you communicate “who you are, what you do and the type of referral you are looking for.

Register to attend

” Our “Master the Mind” segment is a unique feature of each meeting where members are challenged, trained and coached to be better networkers, proactive referral passers and stronger professionals. We end our meetings passing referrals and discussing success. The goal is to leave the meetings engaged, enthused, and excited to network for your Team. Please join us and see firsthand how we “Master the Possibilities!”

Thrive! Business Communities – Baltimore
Nov 6 @ 7:15 am

Request a visit to one of our groups….Register

THRIVE! Business Communities offer distinct advantages to it’s members.  How?

  • Reduced Time Commitment:  Our groups meet every OTHER week, which provides members a much more manageable commitment level and also allows you to stay focused on your business.
  • Culture:  It’s hard to describe culture, but whether it’s good or bad, you often know it when you see it!  ​Thrive! is a community of professionals who truly believe that if we can help each other grow our businesses, the returns will be ten-fold.  Our group is lively and fun with a fresh approach to business development. 
  • Education:   Throughout the year and at every meeting, we provide an educational and professional development component to help our members grow their business and enhance their professionalism.  
  • Quality vs. Quantity:  Our group leaders are not incented to drive members, like some referral groups.  So, our leaders are dedicated to finding quality members, not driving a quantity of members.
  • ​Not Just A Networking Group:  Our groups host events throughout the year designed to help members get to know each other on a more personal level through social events throughout the year.
  • Industry Exclusivity:  Allows each member to serve as the go-to expert in their field, for our community.
BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Nov 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.

We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:

Annapolis Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

Bel Air Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Lutherville-Timonium 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Pikesville/ Owings Mills Tuesday 7:45 am – 9:15 am

White Marsh Tuesday 7:30 am – 9 am

BNI Northern VA Tuesday Breakfast Meetings (NOVA)
Nov 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

We are the largest referral organization in Northern VA.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!

www.BNInovanorth.com

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Breakfast meetings:
Click on Chapter for more info

BNI Leesburg 7:30-9:00 AM

BNI Herndon 7:00-8:30 AM

BNI Dulles 8:00-9:30 AM

BNI McLean 7:30-9:00 AM

Free Business Assistance to Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Start-ups
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development offers a program called “Office Hours” that provides free one-on-one business assistance to entrepreneurs, business owners, and start-ups.

A business development specialist will be available at locations throughout Montgomery County to meet directly with business owners.  Experts will provide information about county financial initiatives and other programs, make introductions and identify the connections your business needs.  This program is open to any entrepreneur and/or business located within Montgomery County.

Montgomery County works hard to support local businesses and has a variety of resources including industry sector experts in IT, cybersecurity, life sciences, green, international, government contracting, and more. Support is also available for navigating the county procurement and Local Small Business Reserve Program.

Office hours are by appointment only.

Register for your one-on-one session today!

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Tri Tuns’ Virtual Customer Success (CS) Training
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Is the pressure on to prevent customer churn and get more renewals, referrals and account expansions? You’re not alone! This is a common struggle for Customer Success (CS) professionals around the globe.
SaaS businesses rely on “customers for life”, but creating a network of loyal customers is becoming harder and harder as customers have more options and opportunities to churn. More options for your customers means securing renewals year after year is no longer just about your products. It’s also about the interactions your customers have with you and the services you provide to help them experience unbeatable value and success with your products.

It takes CS professionals years of trial and error to learn what we can teach you in as little as five weeks of virtual CS training. Our training is based on 20+ years of hard work and experience in the field to provide you the key knowledge and step-by-step actions that drive immediate and long-term value, growth and recurring revenue.

How it works:
Open to the public – anyone from anywhere can participate, individuals or teams are welcome.

You get 10 online training courses available 24/7 to watch when and where it’s convenient for you.

You get 5 live, expert-led virtual group training sessions that take place every Tuesday from 11:00 – 12:30 EDT from May 15 – June 12, 2018. Sessions will be recorded and accessible 24/7.

Plus you get our FREE post-training bonus of 3 group coaching calls worth $900. Coaching calls are 60 minutes each, 1 call per month for 3 months post-training, to reinforce learning and answer new questions that come up once you get back to working with your clients.

Course topics include, but are not limited to the following:

Examine the roles and expectations for CSMs in enabling and driving your customers’ success.

Learn how to establish yourself as a strategic partner and trusted adviser for your customers right from the start.

Understand key processes and actions you should take as part of your CS playbooks before Go Live, at Go Live and post Go Live to secure renewals year after year.

And if you register by April 15, 2018, you’ll receive a 10% discount off the regular price of $899.
What are you waiting for? Give your knowledge, skills, tools and confidence a boost and breakthrough the CS challenges that are taking up so much of your valuable time and energy. In as little as 5 weeks, we’ll teach you how to:

Lead customers through all phases of the relationship from initial contact through renewal year after year!

Significantly increase customer retention, referrals and account expansions by helping your customers experience a ton more value from your products and services!

Experience excellent relationships with you customers who will recognize and acknowledge your extraordinary value!

Be seen as the role model and hero in your organization for achieving extraordinary growth, revenue and customers for life!

Your success is important to us and your customers.
We look forward to getting to know you and earning your trust.
Tri Tuns: The global experts in Customer Success and Software Adoption.

BNI 4 Shore Tuesday Lunch Meetings (Balto. Metro)
Nov 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

We are the largest referral organization in Maryland.
We meet to pass qualified referrals to each other and are business category exclusive! Join us!
www.BNI4Shore.com  

View listings and links Below for all BNI Tuesday Lunch meetings:

Federal Hill 11:30 am – 1 pm

Howard County Columbia 11:30 am – 1 pm

Pasadena Lunch 1130 am – 1 pm

Gambrills 11:30 am – 1pm

Northern Virginia Business Referral Roundtable Networking Lunch (NOVA)
Nov 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Northern Virginia Referral

This is a business lunch with opportunity to network, share referrals and do business with some of the Best of the Best entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales reps. We are a group of professionals looking to build each other’s businesses, improve sales and become more profitable through business fellowship, leadership and networking.  We are an independent Business Networking Organization although we run our meeting similar to International Business Networking Groups. We meet Tuesday’s from 11:30- 1:00  In attendance will be a dynamic group of top, peak producing business owners, sales reps, and entrepreneurs who are looking to meet you.

Mission: The core purpose of Nova Business Referral Roundtable is to positively impact our member’s businesses and the community that they belong. To give true value to each member via weekly networking luncheon, strategy sessions, on going training,  create  thought provoking brainstorming, idea sharing, problem solving, business development with the Masterminds of other business professionals who help with accountability and Team building.  To provide the forum for which they can build relationships and develop skills that they may not have experienced without being a member of Business Referral Roundtable TEAM. To gain a richer life professionally and personally through relationships with our members and leaders. To embrace the spirit of TEAM… Together Everyone Achieves More.

Our Vision To achieve top, peak producer business through community and business referrals; To provide excellence in service and education, to be innovative, to offer opportunity, inspiration and motivation to our members and leaders.   All members should have had a positive experience, benefit, value, and/ or referrals

Member’s Creed: We will work together as a TEAM for the common goal of helping each member’s business prosper through referrals. We will earn one another’s trust and confidence by building strong relationships, educating one another about our businesses and conducting ourselves in a professional and ethical manner. We will actively participate in positive ways and contribute to our TEAM to maximize every member’s success. In this way…Together Everyone Achieves More

“Grow Your Network, Grow Your Business” Networking Luncheon (Balto. Metro)
Nov 6 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

BEL AIR NETWORKING GROUP (B.A.N.G.)
IS A GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON LEAD GENERATION.

Our business networking group builds lasting friendships as well as trusted business contacts. This allows us to confidently make referrals to our own individual network of contacts and clients.

Join Us at our next Business Networking Meeting!
Every Tuesday at 11:45 AM
510 Johnny’s
510 Marketplace Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014
PLEASE RSVP before attending.
Contact Anthony DiPietro at (443) 987-6336
anthonyedipietro@gmail.com
Only one business professional per category is allowed to participate.

Contact us and learn how to help your business grow while having FUN!

Brown Bag Networking Lunch (Balto. Metro)
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and a
stack of business cards
for a very casual networking opportunity.

 

Team Network Breakfast
Nov 6 @ 6:22 pm – 7:22 pm

NOTE: Always check Team Network’s Calendar to be sure the time and location have not changed. 

Team Network Calendar Click Here

About

Team Network was created in 1992 for successful business owners focused on revenue growth and expanding relationships. Members enjoy numerous options and opportunities for networking throughout the year offering a unique experience for both B2B and B2C businesses enabling increased introductions, exposure, connections, and referrals. Our members collaborate, network, and build lasting relationships where trust and loyalty are the foundation and partnerships and friendships are formed which last a lifetime.

Each “Team” is made up of various business categories from A to Z, i.e.; Accountant; Bank; Carpet; Dentist; Electrician; Florist; Graphic Designer; Home Improvement; Insurance; etc. All potential new members are required to visit their prospective Team. They are pre-screened for quality, dependability and personal service and are then interviewed to see if they have a genuine enthusiasm for helping their Team be successful. If so determined, they are invited to join by the Team Captain. Finally, they are coached to network successfully and take full advantage of what the “Team” Networking has to offer.

Nov
7
Wed
MasterMind Professional Development Networking
Nov 7 all-day

Our two-hour structured meetings are purposeful, engaging, and will prove to be an excellent investment of your time. The meeting begins with networking, where our members and guests interact, build, and strengthen relationships. Included in each meeting is the MasterMind Minute, where you communicate “who you are, what you do and the type of referral you are looking for.

Register to attend

” Our “Master the Mind” segment is a unique feature of each meeting where members are challenged, trained and coached to be better networkers, proactive referral passers and stronger professionals. We end our meetings passing referrals and discussing success. The goal is to leave the meetings engaged, enthused, and excited to network for your Team. Please join us and see firsthand how we “Master the Possibilities!”