Monday, August 10, 2009 events this week

Truly catering to the multi-tasker in all of us, the North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Childhelp, Ear Candy & Police Officers of Scottsdale Association. Only 7 weeks left until this noteworthy event filled with mixing, mingling, golfing, and fundraising for these 3 outstanding charities. Contact the North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce office to highlight your business as an event sponsor or raffle donor. Play a round of golf with us on September 25th!

Have your RSVP'd for our FREE Signature Event coming up on August 20th? Get your name on the list and browse other attendees. Links for both options are found in the 'Event Tools' bar at theevent details page. See what industries people are from and find out who you want to connect with before you arrive!

  • Have you been putting off getting that professional headshot? You can get one at the event: callGlenn Mire of Mire Images to set up an appointment, 602.595.0243! [$75 per person]
  • Ever wonder how to get the most out of face-to-face networking? Join Linc Miller of Sandler Training for a class right before the main event. [$21]
  • Enjoy a LIVE broadcast of The John Adam Show on 1510 KFNN; first six people to book an appointment with the photographer will have a chance to be interviewed about their business live at the event!
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Below are this week's featured events. Happy networking and see you soon!


True Colors - Foremost Personality Guru Jack Dermody will provide you the basic tools of True Colors - to enrich your organization's culture and to improve understanding of self and others, team performance, and team communication. Discover the best personalities for your business and personal lives.

AZ Entrepreneurs - Where is the Arizona economy headed? What does it mean to my business and me? Come to the AZ Entrepreneurs’ August meeting to hear three highly regarded experts in the fields of business and economics discuss the ‘New Normal’!

AZIMA presents: Facebook: How to Effectively Engage Others on Social Networks - Learn all the essentials plus leave with some of the more complex nuisances of these essential marketing channels. Speakers include Mark Wallrap, Scott Iden and Rick Eisen of Facebook. Some lucky attendees will even win free advertising certificates good for use on Facebook!

Arizona Power Networking - Network, network, network with these power players at DC Restaurant’s newest and coolest location, Escape Restaurant & Lounge!

Shakers and Stirrers - Make quality business connections and mingle with top professionals at this dynamic mixer! The next day we'll email you the list of confirmed attendees to help you follow up with your new contacts.

Sales Boot Camp: How to Drive New Sales - This 2-day program will focus on building business with actual clients in real time. Gain a fresh perspective on prospecting and finding new business at this results driven workshop.

ASBA Fast & Curious™ - This "ready - set - go" style of networking allows members to meet other members at three minute intervals, maximizing participants' time and gaining them many valuable contacts in 90 minutes.

Biz Connect - Meet with this highly effective B2B networking group dedicated to helping businesses dramatically increase sales by providing dynamic connections and superior resources.

Multi-Group Joint Mixer - Take advantage of this opportunity to network with some amazing professionals from NSCC, Little Pink Book, ASBA, and One Community!!!

Raven’s B2B Mixer - Bring plenty of business cards and get ready to connect with some of the Valley’s most enterprising, successful business owners and professionals in an upbeat atmosphere!

Start Up Now sponsors facilitated networking events designed to give you the best opportunity to meet people with whom you want to do business.

North Phoenix Chamber - The Friday Power Network leads group puts the punch in lunch with some great networking. Join us for this ‘only' industry specific meeting.

Housing Crisis: No Winning Options for Landlords - Learn the foremost information available for loan modifications, short sales, foreclosures, and deeds in lieu of foreclosure in this comprehensive class.

Plan Ahead
Strategic Face-to-Face Networking: How to work the room - Walking into a room full of strangers can be an intimidating thing especially at a big event. Join us on Aug 20th for this interactive seminar taught by Linc Miller of Sandler Training. Then utilize these skills to maximize your networking experience at our Signature Event that evening!

The Turning Point™ - This national seminar is a foundational training program that teaches you, through subconscious reprogramming, how to: increase your motivation levels, strengthen your ability to close deals/sales, 'train your brain' for success and reduce the effects of stress. Save the dates for Aug 22 & 23! Seminar is valued at $3000. Through a Special Promotion, 10 tickets are available for only $300.

Business Builder's Bootcamp - Save the DATE Aug 28th and 29th! A two day special event shows you how to Double Your Profits, Productivity, & Passion. Discover the hidden secretsthat launch your success in "Giant" leaps forward. Register early, 8.15.09 and receive $1,974.92 in FREE bonus gifts! This event comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee. Limited seating.

LAVISH - Treat yourself in style and join us for this upscale shopping & spa affair that enables guests to indulge in an enchanting ladies night out, complete with complimentary wine, chocolate, and spa treatments. Girlfriend Bags are included in the first 150 ticket purchases, so get your tickets now for this event on Aug 28th!

Cash in a Flash - Fast Money in Slow Times - Let Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul and his Elite Team show you how to make money in this exploding industry and this not so exploding economy! You will learn proven principles and working models for SUCCESS the recipe for a richer life from World Class Mentors at this 3-day event on Aug 28th-30th!

Are You Socially Acceptable?
If you’re busy like most of the business owners I know, then the answer is probably ‘not so much.’ Check out these highly sought after social media seminars below that I know will propel your growth!

Hands On Wordpress Intermediate Workshop - Learn to use plugins to manipulate menus, bring in social media, boost your RSS feed, and add graphics. -Aug 27

PR, Marketing, & Social Media Bootcamp for your Product - Don’t make the same mistakes so many new businesses make- save yourself money, time and heartache by knowing how to leverage PR, Marketing and Social Media for your new business.Aug 29

Hands On Social Media Seminar - Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr. One stop 'so you finally get it' shop! - Aug 30

Making Events Happen for Non-Profits - Learn how to make your event successful from start to finish. Aug 31

Hands On Elevator Speech - Learn how to craft a definitive 'elevator speech' that tell a story that won’t put your listeners to sleep.Then practice pitching it and hear a critique. - Aug 31

Email Marketing that Works - Learn the '5' W's of Email Marketing: Who you should send them to, When you should send them, from Where, Why you should send them, and What they should say.Aug 31

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