Meet Local Professionals at Networking Event this Friday at the Y

February 21, 2017 - 08:17 AM

Get out those business cards and get ready to make some new and valuable connections.

The Penn Hills YMCA will be hosting a Professionals Networking Event on February 24th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet seasoned professionals as well as the up comers in an enjoyable atmosphere with food and music.

There are many reasons you should attend not only this event, but make attending events like this part of your professional routine.

Networking events increase your visibility, and raise awareness for the products and services you provide. New business relationships often lead to new opportunities for referrals or even strategic partnerships. Additionally, meeting new and inspiring people can often provide a motivational boost of energy into your own ventures.

If you're new to networking events, it can sometimes feel awkward putting yourself out there in front of other more seasoned professionals. But there are many simple steps you can take to be better prepared. The Muse has a great article with practical tips on how to shake the jitters and get the most out of networking. You can check out that article here: 9 Tips for Navigating Your First Network Event

So come on out and make some new connections, we hope to see you there!

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