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Build Your Dream Network – The Kelly Hoey Roadshow

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Innovation Factory is excited to host a community networking event with acclaimed networking guru Kelly Hoey, whose book BUILD YOUR DREAM NETWORK helps readers build and activate powerful networks to achieve both their long and short-term goals.

Kelly Hoey is a writer, investor, connector, and networking expert, lauded everywhere from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“25 Smartest Women On Twitter”).

In BUILD YOUR DREAM NETWORK, she reframes networking for the modern era, where everyone is posting, liking and friending fast and furious but failing to leverage their connections thoughtfully. However the reality is that whether landing a new client, new job, or a coveted board seat, most business and career problems today have networking solutions. Kelly will teach us how to master networking in the modern age, including a few of her signature tricks and best practices, and show how small changes to our daily routine, simple generosity, and goal-focused planning can lead to big opportunities.

Kelly is a networking-guru for our times, if there ever was one – and by attending this event, we hope you’ll be able to take advantage of her fresh advice right away!

Refreshments provided by YWCA Hamilton’s social enterprise At The Table, that caters a variety of fine foods while at the same time providing healthy meals and training to women in their Transitional Living Program.

We will have copies of Kelly Hoey’s book BUILD YOUR DREAM NETWORK available for purchase the night of the event. To reserve your copy at a special discounted rate, please select the option when registering your tickets. Alternatively, please email Brigitte Huard at [email protected] before January 27, 2018.

Books are $10.00, and payment will be CASH ONLY at the door.

Accelerator for women in entrepreneurship

The series is designed with the female entrepreneur in mind and tailored to your specific needs and challenges. Gender-related issues in the sector will be examined and discussed in depth. The focus is on acknowledging where there are differences as well as opportunities for women entrepreneurs. You will leave each session empowered with the information, ideas, and resources to reach your business potential.

It is the perfect learning and networking opportunity for women considering entrepreneurship and women with early stage businesses who want to accelerate growth. Advanced Manufacturing, defined as the use of innovative technology, processes and methodology to improve products and services will also be one of our key themes. Topics explored will range from the Entrepreneurial Identity for women, leadership presence and confidence, negotiations, selling & social capital, financing, business, marketing and more!


February 7
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Innovation Factory


McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, Ontario L8P0A1 Canada
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