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2/25/2016
When: Thursday, February 25, 2016
5:30 PM until 8:30 PM (CT)
Where: Walgreens University
6 Parkway North
Deerfield, Illinois  60015
United States
Contact: Carrie Keller


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Strategic Networking Workshop and Panel : The Essentials
How to build relationships, increase business and advance your career.

Nothing is more important to your career than building your network. Experts like the Harvard Business Review report that strategic networking skills are the essential difference between leaders and non-leaders. Networking skills are key if you want to transition from executing to leading. They are the key success factor for advancing your career, building your business and becoming a more valuable asset to your organization. In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn:

• Why networking is important
• What networking is (and isn’t)
• The 3 types of networks
• Practical tips on how to network strategically
• How to stay connected with those you meet
• How to craft your “elevator speech”
• And have lots of opportunities for practice!

Before the workshop, consider these questions:

Can you recall a networking situation that made you feel uncomfortable? What about the situation created the discomfort?

Do you consider yourself a good networker, a connector for others?

When was the last time you reviewed your network to assess its strength and value? When was the last time you used your network to help reach a personal or professional goal?

How do you introduce yourself when networking? Do you have a clear message to share with new connections?

Event Moderator
Facilitator: Eileen Tarjan, Learning Manager, Network of Executive Women

Keynote Speaker
Hosted by Walgreens 

Registration fee 
$15 per member
$25 per non-member

Click here to learn more about Walgreens University.

Note: Walk-ins are not accepted at this event.
Note: No parking restrictions
Note: The rooms are located on the 2nd floor. Walk into the main entrance, take elevators on the left, go up to floor 2 and turn left. 

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Who should attend 
Members and non-members; emerging leaders, executives, men and women professionals who would like to connect with other professionals in the region

Meeting Attire 
Business Casual 

Cancellation/Refund
Click here to submit your formal cancellation and transfer request in writing. Deadline to receive a refund is Thursday, February 11. 

Transfer Requests
Click here to submit your formal cancellation and transfer request in writing by Monday, February 22. Transfer requests made after this time will have to be made on site at check-in. Please notify the event contact listed.

Anti-trust Policy 
At any gathering, whether an informal or formal program, national or regional event, participants must abide by the Network of Executive Women anti-trust policy.

Video/photography 
Portions of this event may be photographed and videotaped for use by the Network of Executive Women in its sole discretion. Any and all attendees of the event may be videotaped and/or photographed while in attendance and attendees will not be compensated in any fashion for use of a videotape or photograph containing any attendee's image or likeness.

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