May 2018

Networking Brilliantly

How to Make Networking Events Work for you

Status: Advanced registration for this session is now closed. A limited number of on-site registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Friday, May 25, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Networking Brilliantly
Location: The Hyatt Regency Hotel (Seymour Room), 655 Burrard St Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Russell Stranton
Bluegem Learning
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $419.00 + GST = $439.95 until May 11, 2018

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Non-Member Price: $519.00 + GST = $544.95

Student Member Price: $259.50 + GST = $272.48
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by May 11, 2018 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Gurjeet Phungura | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4886
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 4886
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
Business networking events can be a daunting prospect. Standing on the sidelines looking out at a sea of unknown faces, not knowing where to begin, how to join a group or individual, and get beyond the small talk of "What do you do?", or the weather. Worse, people surround the one person you want to talk to and there seems to be no way in…

In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control, and will always create more business opportunities than the average 99% of people who do not hone these essential skills.

  • Raise your profile both externally and internally.
  • Become more self-confident in any business environment.
  • Be in command and control when working a room.
  • Learn how to meet more key people to help your job and career.

Who should attend:

Anyone looking to progress his or her career in challenging economic times.

What is covered:

  • Develop the 3 and 1 approach for effective business networking.
  • Practice techniques for starting, maintaining, and influencing conversations.
  • Discover how to maintain a relationship beyond the networking event.
  • Top 10 Tips to Networking Brilliantly.
  • Elevator Pitch Builder.


Russell is a Certified Trainer, Leadership Coach, and Speaker with a master’s degree in human resource management, he has a passion for developing emerging leaders and those transitioning from first line to middle management, by building their capability and confidence using a blend of experiential and accelerated learning and workplace coaching.

Having worked as both a Personnel Manager and Operational Manager he is able to help managers in both strategic and tactical levels and is highly-skilled at diagnosing key organizational workforce learning and development problems, building consensus between stakeholders in complex organizations, and ensuring clear objectives are agreed upon and projects managed to delivery.

As a facilitator, speaker, and coach, Russell is able to help teams and individuals to maximize their leadership potential and become highly effective managers within whatever organization they find themselves in.

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