July 18, 2013
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Chapter Meeting Spotlight


Networking with Ease 

Arden Clise, Business Etiquette Consultant  

Networking Meeting, August 8, 2013
Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE  


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Ever wonder how to end a conversation with someone, or how to juggle a plate of food and a drink at a networking event? Does the prospect of walking into a room full of strangers send shivers up your spine? You're not alone. Networking is vital to our professional success, yet most people struggle with how to do it. This presentation will cover key techniques to help your comfort, confidence and conversation skills.

Topics covered include:
  • The perfect handshake
  • Introducing yourself and others with ease
  • Business card dos and don'ts
  • Mingling made easy
  • Food and drink finesse
  • How to start, sustain and gracefully end a conversation
  • Networking follow-up
Arden Clise is a business etiquette consultant, trainer, speaker and columnist. An expert in the field of business etiquette, Arden's business etiquette column is a regular feature in the Puget Sound Business Journal. She has been quoted in several national and international publications, and has been a featured guest on TV and radio shows, including a regular weekly etiquette segment on radio station KSER 90.7.

Arden received certification as an etiquette consultant by The Etiquette Institute and she earned her Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Washington.

5:30-6:00 Check-in and networking
6:00-7:00 Program
7:00-8:00 "Put It into Practice" Networking

Door Prizes: We will hold drawings for gift cards to Amazon.com and Nordstrom. Must be present to win!

Menu: Assorted appetizers

Note: No HRCI credit requested for this presentation
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Nominations must be received by July 31, 2013.
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