Speaker Ashley Owens
Topic : How To Not Suck at Networking
Tactical Tips and Practical Takeaways with Networking
WHAT DOES SHE DO? As a Networking Concierge, Ashley works as a strategic partner during networking events and takes away the tedious task of the dreaded follow-up. Taking the mind-numbing work off your shoulders, she works the room with you to collect double the relevant business cards in half the time. She has had the wonderful opportunity to start her career as a personal and executive assistant to two celebrities in NYC. Her experience in networking grew as she obtained positions in customer service, business analytics and account management. With a vast business network and having a unique experience and exposure in a multitude of industries, she recognizes the challenges her peers faced, e.g. maintaining the influx of prospects, attending networking events alone, and managing the most valuable thing that people have - time WHY DOES SHE DO IT? Staying true to her passion, Ashley is about giving other entrepreneurs a platform and voice. Ashley is the host of a successful TV show on RVNTV called Connect to Success where she interviews power networkers weekly. She is a co-host of a podcast called "Successfully Screwed" where entrepreneurs share their screw ups, allowing all business owners to relate to the messiness of entrepreneurship. She is also a resident program expert on This is it TV, In addition to working with her amazing clients, she runs a networking event, Cocktails and Conversation, which partners up with nonprofits to help fund their monthly projects. Ashley lives in Philadelphia with her husband and fat cat.
Please note this date is NOT the fourth Thursday. We are meeting a week early.
Proud to announce our Speaker Ashley Owens