Local networking opportunities abound
Published 1:01 am, Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Citibank sponsoring ActionCoach seminar
Making more sales by selling value, not price, is the subject of a free seminar conducted by ActionCOACH of Connecticut, part of the world's largest business coaching organization. The seminar, sponsored by Citibank, will take place Tuesday, June 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Citibank-Westport North Financial Center, 880 Post Road E., Westport.
The program will cover sales issues such as:
"¢ How to find more prospect and how to convert more of them to customers.
"¢ Ways to fill your sales pipeline.
"¢ Why do so many of your proposals fail to close?
"¢ Make more money by selling value not price.
The seminar will be led by Certified Action Business Coach Jim Malski, the founder of Westport-based ActionCOACH of Connecticut. Malski, who began his career as a CPA with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, has bought and sold 16 businesses and held a number of senior management positions, including president, COO, CFO and controller. He is an international speaker and trainer, and the author of a number of published columns on business leadership topics.
The seminar includes breakfast. Seating is limited to the first 20 who register. For information and reservations, call 203-210-7003, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.actioncoachnow.com
BNI Westport looking
to expand network
Increase your network on Thursday, June 24, when the Westport chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) hosts an open house at Westport VFW, 465 Riverside Ave., from 7 to 8:30 a.m.
The members of Westport network are committed to helping each other improve their presence, referrals and business growth throughout Fairfield County and beyond. They have maintained a successful networking group over the past seven years with a solid core of highly-talented individuals. The member's average rate of "closed" referrals nears 40 percent. They are currently seeking motivated professionals in many areas of expertise to join and expand their network.
To attend, or for more information, contact Joshua Lander at 203-226-2366.
Audi to host chamber's networking event
The showroom of Audi Fairfield will be the setting of the Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours networking event on Thursday, June 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Audi Fairfield is located at 435 Commerce Drive, Fairfield. For more information, visit www.westportwestonchamber.com