Strategic Networking Unplugged

NEW THIS FALL! Strategic Networking Unplugged

Join Inspiration Zone CEO, Juliette Mayers and Eastern Bank’s CEO, Bob Rivers,  for a half-day forum designed to help you increase your relationship currency, drive business value and improve your organizational effectiveness.

When it comes to achieving and exceeding business goals, power players know that relationships hold the key inside and outside of the organization. Basic networking is not enough. You need a plan to help you focus, manage your valuable time and one that will deliver results for you and your company. In this action-packed forum, you will discover strategies for elevating your work and your life.

Who Should Attend?

Strategic Networking Unplugged is designed for professionals and business owners seeking to increase effectiveness, build a productive network and drive growth. Sample participant roles include:

• Entrepreneurs and innovators

• Sales & Marketing professionals

• Leaders experiencing or driving change

• Human Resource professionals

• Professionals who lead cross-functional teams

• Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

Expected Outcome

• Examine strategies and tools for increasing networking productivity

• Share best practices for effectively driving growth

• Laser-like focus on attaining your organizational and business goals

• Create an action plan

Workshop Details

Date & time: Thursday, September 14 from 8:30 – 12:00 noon

Location: Babson College, Boston Campus, 100 High Street

Workshop Fee

$275 per participant. Fee includes half-day workshop, breakfast, and workbook.

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Corportate/Group Rate

$2,500 for 10 participants

Corporate sponsorships available

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Bob Rivers

Bob is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank and the largest independent community bank headquartered in Massachusetts, with $10 billion in assets and over 120 offices.

Bob is involved extensively in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of The Dimock Center, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, Jobs for Mass, The Lowell Plan, and the Lawrence Partnership. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of Stonehill College and the Northern Essex Community College Foundation, the Board of Corporators of Lowell General Hospital, and is a member of the City of Boston’s Women’s Workforce Council, Environmental League of Massachusetts’ Corporate Council, ALPFA Boston’s Corporate Advisory Board, and Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy’s New Americans Integration Institute Advisory Board, in addition to providing support and guidance to numerous other non-profit organizations.

Named after the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Bob’s passion for advocating for social justice causes and sustainability issues is the result of a personal and professional journey that began early in his life. Bob has been recognized by The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, The Partnership, Get Konnected!, Color Magazine, the Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Advocacy (MIRA), Asian American Civic Association (AACA), Association for Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting (ALPFA), El Planeta, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, The Theater Offensive and The Ad Club for his work in championing diversity and social justice.