Business Development: Building Effective Relationships and Momentum for the Future

February 27, 2019
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Mattabesett Canoe Club
80 Harbor Drive
Middletown, CT 06457
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Business executives – including construction managers, architects, and engineering firm principals - overwhelmingly agree that strong and effective relationships are essential to personal and business success. But how do we transform initial meetings and introductions into long lasting business relationships?

Julie Brown, the founder of JB|BD and frequent speaker on the power of networking and relationship building, will walk us through the steps of how to: prepare for networking events and meetings, grow your network with emotional intelligence paired with competence, and how to maintain and advance business relationships after the all-important first meeting.

Julie Brown

Presenter: Julie Brown

Julie is the founder of JB|BD, a business development company helping firms increase their market visibility and lead generation through strategic thinking and thoughtful relationship building. She is a passionate relationship builder, having spent the past 18 years building a powerhouse network, which has rewarded her with friendships and connections leading to measurable business growth for her clients. Julie believes in the power of connecting people, and is now on a mission to help professionals build their businesses by overcoming their fear of networking.

She has been invited to present at many events including The Boston Design Market, The Society for Marketing Professionals Uber Conference, Autodesk’s Sales Conference, AGCMA, BSLA, IFMA CREW, ASHRAE and numerous private companies.

The Mattabesett Canoe Club
80 Harbor Drive
Middletown, CT
Free on-site parking is available

Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
*Please note a snow date has been scheduled for March 5, 2019 (we will contact attendees beforehand if the event will be rescheduled due to snow)
Registration and Networking: 3:30 - 4:00 PM
Program: 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Networking & Cocktail Reception: 5:15 - 6:00 PM

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