Networking - The Vital Link!

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club - Falmouth, Maine


  • Available to presenters and other complimentary members.
  • Available to employees of companies with a Corporate Bundle. For your registration code, please see your company's bundle administrator.
  • Available to members who have paid for membership and breakfast in advance.
  • Available to members with active annual memberships

Please join us on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 8 – 9:30 AM at the Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME. (Check-in, breakfast and networking begins at 7:30 AM.

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Learn how to network to create ongoing success.

It has been said many times that if you have contacts, you’ve got it made. When looking for new business, certainly the names and numbers of the right people are critical. But today, with all the database and contact information available, it is easy to know whom to call.

The real issue is not who you know, but who wants to know you. Professionals talk about how important it is to build a large list of prospects. What is more important is the number of people who have you on their list.

Professionals figure out ways to attract people. Networking is a skill you can use to create ongoing success. This workshop will provide a valuable 'toolbox' of takeaways to assist you. You gain some practical tips to begin applying immediately. Attend this interactive discussion and discover:

  • Tips to maximize your networking effectiveness.
  • How to work a room.
  • The key elements of a powerful elevator speech.
  • How to remember names.
  • How to be a good conversationalist.


Dave Stearns

Dave is president of Dale Carnegie® Maine -- a training organization located in Portland. Prior to joining Dale Carnegie Training, Dave held leadership positions for Nike and Exxon Corporation.

With over 34 years of experience, Dave is a certified trainer of all of the Dale Carnegie® programs. In addition, Dave is an internationally certified Master Trainer for Dale Carnegie & Associates. As a master trainer, Dave has conducted dozens of domestic endorsement events as well as events in Canada, Korea, Scotland, Mexico, Portugal, Greece, and Japan.

Dave has conducted customized training programs for local companies such as WEX, BerryDunn, Clark Insurance, The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), Martin’s Point Healthcare, and Hannaford.

Dave is a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy with a degree in engineering.

Registration is required by noon, Friday, June 16th.

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