Meetups: Your Networking 5 For The Week Of March 21-27

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Hey there! Welcome to the Networking 5, you place to go to find the places to make things happen.

This week is filled with different events from all types of professions, there is something for everyone.

I’m probably most interested in the free workshop that will help you create a top notch elevator pitch for yourself. You can find out more about that below.

Anyway, I hope that your first day of Spring wasn’t too chilly. Let’s get out there and do good work.

Spring 2018 Michigan Who’s Who In Building and Construction Showcase

If you are in the building and construction trades then it’s important to get out there and meet other people in your industry.

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network has put together a networking event this week.

There is a whole host of businesses signed up already.

The event is free to attend, but you will need to register.

When: Wednesday, March 21 from 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Where: Detroit Marriott Troy 200 W. Big Beaver Road Troy, Michigan 48084

Network After Work Detroit at Mike’s Pizza Bar

Looking to get out and meet people in all types of professions? This is the networking event for you.

Network After Work draws a mix of people from different industries. It is also a pretty laid back networking mixer.

Tickets for Network After Work are currently on sale online for $15. You can also buy tickets at the door for $20.

When: Wednesday, March 21 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Where: Mike’s Pizza Bar inside Little Caesars Arena 2515 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48201

30-Second First Impression Workshop

Looking for a bit of help with your networking skills? The city of Ferndale and the BUILD Institute have your back.

This is the second event in the Open City: The Art of Networking series.

During the workshop you will learn all of the aspects of having a great elevator pitch. Barbara Boldt will be the instructor for the event.

The event is free to attend.

When: Wednesday, March 21 from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Where: Ferndale Public Library 222 East 9 Mile Road Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Sleep Out: Young Professional Edition

Last week we wrote a story about the Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition for Covenant House that is happening this week.

Is this a normal networking event? No, not really. But you know what, you’re going to really get to know some people while you are sleeping out in the elements. Not to mention you are also doing something good.

If you are a young professional and would like to get involved you still have time to register and raise some money.

When: Friday, March 23 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.

Where: Covenant House located at 2959 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208.

Elevate & Influence: Top Challenges Women in Sales Face” Panel Discussion

If you are a women in world of professional sales then you should take note of this event.

The National Association of Women Sales Professionals (NAWSP) will be holding a panel discussion and networking event at WeWork.

The event will focus on best practices, the future of women in sales, and becoming a power influencer.

Tickets are: $15 for Students, $25 for NAWSP Members, and $40 for Nonmembers

When: Tuesday, March 27 from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Where: WeWork Merchants Row 1449 Woodward Avenue 8th Floor Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s leading marketing event returns in 2018 with Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed, May 3 at Greektown Casino-Hotel. Digital marketing leaders from the Detroit region will look at the current digital marketing landscape as it pertains to cutting-edge topics such as the new Facebook algorithm, online reputation management and influencer marketing. Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed is ideal for small business owners and marketing professionals with intermediate knowledge of digital marketing techniques and strategy.

Cost: $55 for Chamber members, $99 for future members. Registration includes breakfast.

When: Friday, May 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Greektown Casino-Hotel  555 E Lafayette Street Detroit, Michigan 48226

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