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Making Connections – First Impressions & Speed Networking on Tap at AMA Fairfield County Meeting
The Fairfield County Chapter of The American Marketing Association (AMA) opens its season with a special event to expand each member’s connections with “First Impressions: Is What You See What Is Really There?” and a speed networking session.
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The majority of the event will then be devoted to a speed networking session, which combines “speed dating,” the round-robin approach to meeting potential suitors first developed in the late 1990s, and the more recent concept of business networking. Speed networking is designed to broaden each participant’
Attendees are requested to bring to the meeting a one-page bio describing who they are, their experience, an example of their greatest success or value generated and what they would like other individuals to remember most about them. After each 10-minute, one-on-one session, attendees will move to different individuals, and this will continue until all attendees have both presented and listened.
The meeting will take place at the Sheraton Four Points, 426 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT, on Thursday, October 13, 2011, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. For this special season-opening event, the cost at the door is $10 for AMA members and $20 for non-members. Cash or checks only; no credit cards are accepted. Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Seats are limited so early registration is highly recommended. Please RSVP by Monday, October 10, 2011, to AMA.RSVP@hotmail.com.
About the AMA Fairfield County
The American Marketing Association attracts executives from Fairfield, Westchester and New Haven counties. It is dedicated to keeping marketing professionals up-to-date on the latest business trends and serves as a networking forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge with peers. Chapter members include professionals from advertising, promotion, public relations, marketing research, marketing communications, product management, strategic marketing and consulting. Chapter members, non-members, business associates and friends are invited to attend the regular monthly program meetings, which are held September through June. www.amafairfieldcounty.org
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