Professional Development and Networking Event: Key Communication Skills to Grow Your Business!
The key to successfully starting and growing a business is effective communications. Your great idea will not get interest from anyone if you can’t share your vision, persuasively pitch your company to investors, and clearly market your products and services.
NCCA Canada is proudly partnering with YEDI and City of Toronto to co-host a half-day professional development and networking event at Toronto City Hall where you will learn how to develop these vital business communication skills. Our President, speaker extraordinaire and body language expert Mark Bowden will deliver a keynote not to be missed, which will be followed by your chance to join mini-workshops hosted by our industry professionals on the topics of pitching, networking, and clarifying your business vision.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to meet coaches, trainers, learning and development professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners, gathering together to connect, share and learn. This event is open for everyone, but space is limited. Please join us!
Toronto City Hall – Friday October 13th 2017, 10 – 2 pm
Cost: $20 (**free for NCCA Canada Members)
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**Discount code will be emailed to NCCA Canada members. If you didn’t get yours, please contact NCCA Admin and we will email it to you. Hope to see you there!
In Main Chambers
10-10:45 – Welcome, Opening Remarks, Body Language Expert Mark Bowden’s keynote on how to use non-verbal communication to persuade, assist with selling and add credibility to the business individual
10:55-11:30 – Mini-Workshop 1 – The Art of the Quick Pitch
NCCA Executive Director and 3V Communication Coach Ric Phillips leads an interactive class on how to effectively pitch your business in a very short time, with or without a slide deck
In Member’s Lounge with Select Vendors
11:30-12:15 – Lunch and Networking
*Note – Member’s Lounge will be open to all for food and networking until 4 pm!
Mini-Workshops in Committee Room 3 (2nd Floor)
12:15-12:45 – Mini-Workshop 2 – Networking: It’s Telling Not Selling
Networking guru Colleen Clarke shares her top tips and formulas to make networking less painful and improve your elevator pitches – something every business person needs to help self-market better!
1-1:30 – Mini-Workshop 3 – Know Your Vision
YEDI President and successful serial entrepreneur Dr. Marat Ressin leads a dynamic seminar on understanding the importance of having a vision for the entrepreneur/coach/small business owner, and how to identify and communicate it to others. This skill is essential if you want to get buy-in, gain followers to your cause, or lead a team in business.
1:45-2:30 – Round Table – Coaching and Learning & Development Trends
Informal discussion on the coaching and learning and development industries, their trends and how they can help businesses and individuals grow. Hosted by Ric Phillips and L & D Consultant/NCCA Designated Trainer Lauren Waldman. Bring your questions!
Our half-day event is complete, but networking remains available in Committee Room 3 and the Member’s Lounge until 4 pm.
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