Networking for Business Contacts in a New York Minute

, Author, Speaker, Networking Coach

CANCELLED! Comedian Johnny Carson once joked, "A 'New York Minute' is the interval between a Manhattan traffic light turning green and the guy behind you honking his horn!"

Whether you are chatting in small groups or one-on-one at a networking event, conference or party, you don't have much time to meet new people and make a great first impression. And that’s where your ability to master the art of conversation and network will help you succeed.

This interactive, hands-on class is for IT professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, sales reps, job-seekers and other individuals who want to QUICKLY increase their confidence and ability to:

  • Connect with key people in their business and industry.
  • Create rapport and credibility with peers, prospects, and employers.
  • Market their products and services.
  • Boost their visibility and impact in their industry.
  • Build their business contacts and bottom line.

Increase your odds of connecting with colleagues, clients and prospects at networking events, industry conferences, and other business meetings. Topics include: 

  • Breaking the ice and remembering names
  • Changing topics and avoiding toxic networkers
  • Ending conversations and working the room
  • Following up for mutually profitable business relationships
  • Networking for Business and Social Contacts

    Pearl Studios

    519 8th Ave, 12th Floor, Room H
    New York, NY

    This 2-hour interactive class consists of 50% lecture and 50% exercises. Topics include how to:

    • Start and Continue Conversations in Business and Social Situations
    • Remember Names and Make a Great First Impression
    • Establish Credibility with Investors, Prospects, Employers and the Media
    • End Conversations with an Option to Reconnect
    • Expand Your Network of Business Contacts

    FREE copy of Don's best-selling book, How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends to the first 20 people who register for the course!  

    Tue, March 12th, 2013

    9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT

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Don Gabor

Author, Speaker, Networking Coach

Don Gabor founded Conversation Arts Media in 1991, a communications consulting company based in Brooklyn, NY. He shows business people from all disciplines how to grow their revenues by starting profitable conversations and networking in business and social situations. He has presented workshops to Professional Association of SQL Servers, GenRe, Standard & Poor’s, Marriott Hotels, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Korin Japanese Trading Corp., Shearman & Sterling LLP and many other large and small companies, professional associations and colleges.

For individuals who want personalized training, Don also offers one-on-one coaching for speeches, presentations, networking skills, media training and book writing.

Don has been writing books, offering communication programs and consulting since 1980. Don is the author of the best-seller, How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends plus ten books and audio programs on interpersonal communication skills. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and are published by Simon & Schuster, Random House, Prentice-Hall, and McGraw-Hill. 

Don was a media spokesperson for Grand Marnier, Sprint and Frito-Lay. As a frequent media guest, his books have been featured in hundreds of print, radio, social media and television interviews, including the 60 Minutes With Andy Rooney, WSJ’s Lunch Break, Good Day NY, Entrepreneur, New York Times, Investor’s Business Daily and many others. The New Yorker called Don, "a gifted conversationalist." He has been a member of the National Speakers Association since 1991 and was the 2010-2011 president of the New York City Chapter.

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