Deep Networking Interactive Session – The Kelly Hoey Canadian Roadshow
February 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
“Ask Kelly Anything!” Interactive session (90 minutes with Q&A)
You’ve hit the circuit of industry happy hours, meetups, and endless networking receptions, but do you have a powerful business network? In this interactive session, Kelly Hoey will provides innovative insights into strategies that will help you form genuine relationships and harness the power of your network to accomplish any goal, from advancing in your career or landing a coveted account to successfully attracting new clients. Kelly has built a powerful web of connections in industries like tech, finance, media, government, fashion, and law. Her common-sense approach to networking stands apart from traditional or random ‘event’ networking and focuses on making valuable connections with the right people in the right way.
About Kelly Hoey
Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”).
Empowering A Billion Women By 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. Kelly appears on CNBC’s Power Pitch and works with inclusive companies including Comcast and Capital One. Her career story is one transformation. Kelly’s career started in corporate law. A chance opportunity in 2009 to work with a visionary leader sparked her transition from earning a paycheck to seeking equity. Co-founding a startup accelerator then an interim CMO role are just part of Kelly’s journey of reinvention as an author, influencer and investor.
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!