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Business for Breakfast

Monthly Networking Breakfasts – Held on the second Thursday of the month at the Shenkman Arts Centre, this is a great chance to meet other business owners in a casual setting. 

Ces déjeuners mensuels de réseautage ont lieu le deuxième jeudi du mois au Centre des arts Shenkman. Il s’agit d’une excellente occasion de rencontrer d’autres propriétaires d’entreprise, dans une atmosphère décontractée. 

To see pictures from the Business for Breakfasts, visit here! View the Powerpoint presentation slides here.


February Business for Breakfast
5 Biggest Networking Mistakes…And How to Avoid Them

Featuring Michael Hughes, Canada's Networking Guru

In spite of the technology explosion, networking continues to be the most cost‐effective strategy to build business or drive sales. It is now a required skill for small business owners and sales professionals who strive to achieve the success they want and need. This interactive presentation shares practical, proven networking tips, tools and techniques. Participants will discover how to connect more powerfully, communicate more effectively and leverage networking interactions into powerful and productive relationships.

Here’s what you’ll learn and do:
- Find the right prospects
- Get others to want to know more about you
- Build trust
- Confirm a follow up meeting

This is a don’t‐miss event. You will walk away with specific information and tangible insights that will drive your business, generate referrals and grow your brand.

About Michael Hughes, Canada’s Networking Guru:
Michael specializes in helping professionals increase results by improving their ability to develop and leverage relationships. Building on his successful 23‐year corporate career, he has invested the last twenty years relentlessly researching networking as a business strategy. Recognized as an international networking expert, he now coaches business, corporate and sales professionals on how to achieve better results by improving networking skills. His client list includes names like Dell, Staples, Ottawa Senators Sports & Entertainment and the University of Ottawa Telfer EMBA Program. Michael’s most unique characteristic is that he has built his company from an idea to a six‐figure international speaking and consulting practice using networking as his sole marketing strategy.

Thank you to our breakfast sponsors!

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