“Networking for Lifetime Career Success”

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 7:30am – 10:00am

Presented by: Jennifer Vessels, CEO of Next Step and Certified Management Consultant

During times of change, the ability to naturally and effectively network to identify new opportunities and develop professional relationships can be critical to success. In this interactive session, Next Step CEO, Jennifer Vessels, will provide proven tips for successful networking that attendees can put into practice immediately at the event.

This hour long program will include tips that you can use immediately to:

  • Create a memorable first impression
  • Develop a compelling elevator speech to gain attention and be remembered
  • Leverage keys to networking success to stand out and be noticed (positively)
  • Utilize follow-up as foundation for long term relationship building

With time for networking, interaction and feedback built into the program, all participants will leave with an action plan and an approach they can most effectively utilize for networking.

 About the Speaker:
Jennifer Vessels, CEO of Next Step and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Jennifer brings over 25 years of successful experience in global sales, marketing and management experience to her organization, clients and workshop attendees. After building and managing sales, marketing and channel operations teams for numerous entrepreneurial software companies, Jennifer spent 8 years with Tandem subsidiary, Ungermann-Bass, leading Product Marketing, Corporate Education and Sales Operations. In 1997, after establishing Tandberg USA Jennifer returned to the U.S. and founded Next Step. As Next Step’s CEO, Jennifer ensures her organization provides the resources and skills to be the go-to consulting partner for high and low tech companies in all stages of growth. Today, Jennifer is an active member of the Silicon Valley community, facilitator for the Area Breakfast for Consultants for the Institute of Management Consultants, a Vistage certified speaker, and Board Vice President for Achievekids, as well as a member of NAWBO, WIC, IMC and numerous other community organizations.

 Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011


7:30am – 8:00am      Registration and Breakfast

8:00am – 10:00am    Workshop


White Summers, 541 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 100, Redwood City, CA 94063

Price: $25 for members, $35 for non-members, $0 for Platinum Pass Holders and $10 more at the door.

Please Note: We no longer accept American Express cards at the door. 

This workshop is limited to 25 participants only, so register early.

 Registration: http://www.svforum.org/workshopseries