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How Not To Be A Cocktail Weenie: Tips for Socially Savvy Networking

September 16, 2015 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Whether it’s a high profile executive dinner meeting, a fundraising reception or client appreciation night at work, your reputation is at stake if you don’t know how to behave properly in mixing business and pleasure situations. Join Canada’s Civility Expert for dinner and brush up on your social, dining and communication skills while enjoying a great meal and good company. At this entertaining and informative tutorial you will learn the basics of modern business communication, social IQ, proper handshakes, introductions, dining tips, the art of conversation, guidelines for tipping, basic wine etiquette and more…..

Why should you attend:

  • Conduct them move effectively in social and business situation
  • Walk into any room showing confidence and having “purpose”
  • Leave cocktail and schmoozing functions with their reputation intact
  • Wine and dine graciously with higher ups, peers, associates or clients
  • Present a polished image when dining in formal settings
  • Interact in a way that makes others comfortable and relaxed in their presence

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • The tangible cost of rudeness to business
  • What is etiquette and why is it important to modern business
  • Making an entrance/exit
  • First impressions and mastering your non-verbal communication cues
  • Proper use of business cards and name tags
  • Expectations for handshakes and introductions
  • Small talk- big meaning: the art of conversation
  • Reception food etiquette
  • Guidelines for alcohol and reception activities

Who Will Benefit:

  • Young Professionals
  • New to Canada Professionals
  • Managers
  • Branch Managers
  • Store Managers
  • HR Generalists
  • HR Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Management
  • Business Owners

Lew Bayer A commitment to choosing civility and striving daily to practice what she preaches has made Lew Bayer an internationally recognized leader in her industry. For the past 14 years, Lew has lead the team at Civility Experts Worldwide- now 33 affiliates strong with representation in 12 countries- and earned the title of Canada’s leading expert on civility in the workplace. 
Contact Details:
NetZealous LLC, DBA TrainHR
Phone: +1-800-385-1627
Email: webinars@trainhr.com


September 16, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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