As the author of the #1 pick on the Inc.com 2010 Business Book Wish List, “I’m at a Networking Event—Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event,” Jones-Kaminski is well versed in a variety of professional networking and career management topics. She specializes in hosting pre-event orientations and opening conferences with what has become known as an “event networking pep talk” titled, “Cultivating Connections and Networking Effectively:
Jones-Kaminski, who has previously spoken for companies, business associations, and a few non-profits throughout the U.S., says that industry conferences and user group events are amongst her favorite. "There's nothing quite like getting to work with a conference audience, empowering them to take action, and then seeing how the information I provide helps them to grow their networks and enrich their conference-going experience. Whether you’ve gathered 25 key executives from across the globe or hundreds of tech industry professionals, taking advantage of opportunities to connect with others is usually one of the highest priorities when attending a conference or industry event."
The speaker offers a second specialty topic, “Networking as an Act of Community Service: Applying a Pay It Forward Approach to Your Networking Efforts," and shares her learnings as a business consultant focused on growing professional networks via personal branding, LinkedIn and all forms of social networking.
Sandy Jones-Kaminski is a professional speaker, author, bylined columnist and business consultant. She has been featured on media outlets including Fox Business News, Work Goes Strong, Bankrate.com, You're Hired!, and My Global Career. As the principal consultant of Bella Domain Media she shares her practical advice and professional insights on LinkedIn, personal branding and effective networking via webinars, keynotes, workshops, and by facilitating in-person networking events called Pay It Forward Parties. You can find her book, “I’m at a Networking Event—Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event” on Amazon or iTunes and she can be found on Twitter: @sandyjk or reached at http://www.belladomain.com.