Events

2012 Calendar of Events

January 26: Session 1 of Breakfast Series in Bloomfield Hills

Topic: Integrating Traditional Media and Social Media Strategies into your business or law practice.

In this interactive workshop you will learn:

-how to attract PR to your business;

-how to generate business through effective use of social media;

-how to build relationships with the media and pitch them stories about your business;

-how to be recognized by the media as an expert in your industry;

-how to effectively present yourself on air and on camera when interviewed by the media.  

Speaker: Six Time Emmy Winner, Shawne Duperon, ShawneTV.

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273845132

Event Sponsor:  We thank Vincent B. Mastrovitowealth manager at Luminous Wealth Management, LLCfor his support and partnership in this breakfast series. Vincent specializes in financial planning strategies and wealth management for attorneys and Judges exclusively.


February 9: 5:30-7:30pm Cocktails and Connections, Royal Oak

Professionals:  Join us for an informal networking event and wine tasting at Vintner’s Cellar in Royal Oak, MI.

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273622466

 

February 16: 12-12:30pm  Free Webinar on Geo Marketing/Local marketing for professionals.

Information and Registration:  https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/945265390

 


March 22
: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Troy

Topic: Roundtable presentation on the legal issues that can impact your business.  Ask the lawyers about employment law, professional misconduct, and tax law issues that concern you.  Bring a brown bag lunch and network before the presentations start.

Speaker panel:

Mary Deon, Shelton & Deon Law Group, will offer tips for employers regarding social media  and privacy/compliance issues;

Peter Rageas, Law Offices of Peter C. Rageas & Associates, will share common pitfalls leading to professional misconduct lawsuits;

Stephen DunnDunn Counsel, PLC, will review current IRS initiatives and litigating positions affecting businesses and individuals.

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273608424

 

 

April 10:  Free Webinar from 12-1pm with Special Guest:  Lisa Mininni.  Learn How to Seal the Deal 98% of the Time!

Lisa will teach you her proven methods for professionals to generate more clients, business, and referrals. Click here to learn more and register for this FREE webinar.

 

 

May 10: Session 2 of Breakfast series in Bloomfield Hills

Topic: Growing your practice/business without selling: Client Retention and Relationship Building Strategies for Professionals. 

Speaker: Lori Jo Vest, Co-Author of Who’s Your Gladys?

Does selling make you uncomfortable? Are you tired of old school “networking?” Do you wish there was a different, easy approach to getting new clients, keeping them happy and getting a ton of referrals? There is! 

Social media, citizen journalists, and online consumer review sites have come together to create a new desire for authenticity and trust in both consumer and business relationships. Sales and customer service expert Lori Jo Vest, author of the bestselling book “Who’s Your Gladys? How to Turn Even the Most Difficult Customer into Your Biggest Fan,” will share strategies and tips for ensuring you’re bringing in new business AND building long term, solid connections with your clients.

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273845132

Event Sponsor
:
We thank
Vincent B. Mastrovito, wealth manager at Luminous Wealth Management LLC, for his support and partnership in this breakfast series. Vincent specializes in financial planning strategies and wealth management for attorneys and Judges exclusively.

 

June 28:  4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Troy

Topic:  3 Steps to create what you want in your career.  Professionals and business owners join us for a dynamic presentation about finding more satisfaction in your current profession or career.  Event also includes informal networking.  Bring along a brown bag lunch.

Speaker:  Jodi Knittel, Business Coach, Tangerine Road

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273610430

 

 

August 9: 5:30-7:30pm Cocktails and Connections, Royal Oak

Professionals: Join us for an informal networking event and wine tasting at Vintner’s Cellar in Royal Oak, MI.

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273614442

 

 

September 27: Session 3 of Breakfast series in Bloomfield Hills

Topic:  Business Bootcamp for Professionals and Business Owners.  Learn how to run a profitable practice/business.

Speaker: Vince Callaghan, CFO, B2BCFO

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273845132

 

Event Sponsor:  We thank Vincent B. Mastrovitowealth manager at Luminous Wealth Management, LLCfor his support and partnership in this breakfast series. Vincent specializes in financial planning strategies and wealth management for attorneys and Judges exclusively.

 

 

October 25: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Troy

Topic:  Online Reputation Management for Professionals and Business Owners: What you don’t know, can hurt you!

Speaker:  Judd Seida, CEO of  BizHive and The Online Body Guard(Materials Only)

Michael Melfi, Managing Attorney of Melfi Associates (Live presentation)

Information and Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/event/2273612436

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2011 Events Calendar

January 27: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Southfield.

Topic: Find Your Passion, Create your Niche.  Niche marketing tips for professionals and business owners. Speaker: Janet Pasco, Inroads to Success

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/721128916

February 10: 5:30-7:30pm Cocktails and Connections.  Join us for an informal networking event and wine tasting at Vintner’s Cellar in Royal Oak, MI.

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982981123

March 24: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Southfield.

Topic: Legal Roundtable.  Ask the lawyer about estate planning, business law, or intellectual property issues for your business.  Speakers: Matthew Bower, Safford and Baker; Christopher Berry, Witzke Berry

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982918937

May 26: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Southfield.

Topic: Marketing Makeover. Learn how to create or refresh your brand, implement innovative marketing tips, and attract positive PR for your business.  Speaker: Anahid Derbabian, Integrity Communications

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982920943

June 23:  Open networking lunch, Southfield

Professionals and business owners join us for informal networking and a brown bag lunch.

Information and Registration:http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982926961

August 11: 5:30-7:30pm Cocktails and Connections.  Join us for an informal networking event and wine tasting at Vintner’s Cellar in Royal Oak, MI.

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/983013219

September 22: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Troy.

Topic: Tax Tips for Professionals and Business Owners.  Learn about tax strategies to help you in your business: Home office deductions, Tax incentives, IRS red flags for small businesses, and the latest tax law changes affecting business owners. Speaker: Sal Cucuru, Cucuru & Associates.

Information and Registration:http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982936991

October 27: 4th Thursday Lunch and Learn, Troy.

Topic:  Show Your Appreciation!  Join us for a roundtable discussion about the appropriate ways to thank others for their business, referrals, and their time or advice.  From testimonials to referral fees, from cards to gifts, there are ways to show appreciation in business, which are legal and tax deductible.  Learn from others and share your ideas about what is appropriate in your industry. Speakers:  Roundable discussion with a CPA, Attorney, Financial Advisor, and Marketing Professional.

Information and Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/982943009

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Schedule for 4th Thursday Business Builder Lunch & Learn Series 2010

See Invitation page below for cost and additional details about series:

March 25th Elisabeth Garbeil, business coach and owner of EFG Consulting.  Topic:  Learn How To Get More Clients, Now! www.efg-consulting.net.

April 22nd: Abizer Rashid, owner of  Effortless 24/7, Topic:  Achieve your business goals faster, easier, cheaper using IT.  www.effortless247.com.

May 27th: Jason Brown, Owner of PublicCityPR, Topic:  Learn How To Get More PR.  www.PublicCityPR.net.

June 24th: Sandy Barris, President of Business Marketing Services and President/CEO of Fast Marketing Plan.  Topic: Top 10 Simple, Effective, and Affordable Marketing Solutions for Professionals. www.sandybarris.com; www.fastmarketingplan.com.

July 22nd:  No speaker, instead we will put your networking skills into action.  Meet, greet, and eat with other professionals.  If you’d like to bring a friend, contact Lori Williams at lori@bestlegalresource.com to make sure we have room. 

 August 26th: David Benjamin, owner of David Benjamin Consulting, LLC.  Topic: Social Media Strategies for Professionals.  www.DavideBenjamin.com.  Learn how to effectively use the latest tools and techniques, including Geo Apps, to successfully brand, market, and prospect for your business. 

September 23rd: Lori Williams, Owner/Managing Attorney of Your Legal Resource, PLLC.  Topic: Make More Rain with the Right Referral Partners.  www.bestlegalresource.com.

October 28th: Preston True, Business Coach with Accomplishment Coaching and Owner of Preston True.com.  Topic:  Learn How To Book Yourself Solid with your Ideal Clients. www.prestontrue.com.

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Details about 4th THURSDAY BUSINESS BUILDER LUNCH & LEARN SERIES 2010

When

4th Thursday of every month March—Oct 2010 11:30-1pm

Where:

Intelligent Office, 20700 Civic Center Drive, STE. 170, Southfield, MI

Who:

Guests for lunch will be attorneys, financial advisors, and other professionals

Speakers will be professionals from various industries including coaching, IT, Public Relations, marketing, and social media

What

Topics vary month to month and pertain to business growth tips for service professionals

(See schedule above for the list of monthly topics and speakers)

Cost/Format:

First time guests, no cost to attend.  If you wish to attend more than one session in series, cost is $10 per session after 1st one.  (Exact amount appreciated at door, space permitting.  Or you may register online through eventbrite with a modest service fee added).  At each session, bring your own lunch from home or a nearby restaurant.

Each session includes time for networking, eating, and teaching from our speaker.

Meetings start at 11:30 and end at 1pm each month

RSVP:

Space is limited to the first 20 people who register at each session.

Contact Lori Williams at 248-594-4470 or lori@bestlegalresource.com to confirm your reservation.  Invitations will be sent via EventBrite.com.  You may also register yourself at these links:

 March:   http://www.eventbrite.com/event/416533864

April:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/610890189

May: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/630002354

June: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/666228708

July: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/721143961

August: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/774387213

September: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/811669726

October: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/817616513

 

 

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Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, April 7, 2010

Lori co-presented a 2 hour workshop for professionals, along with Elisabeth Garbeil, regarding advanced relationship building skills.  Personal Branding, Referral Partners and Strategic Partnerships were among the topics covered.

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