Speed Networking returns to Parsippany

Cathy Cerbo discussing her business with other business owners at PACC's Speed Networking event held at Staples

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) will host a Speed Networking event on Wednesday, September 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Morris Adult Day Care, 784 Route 46, Parsippany.

Join chamber members for food, fun and networking. Bring plenty of business cards.

The event is free for chamber members and is an opportunity to make the most of one’s membership. Non-members can also attend for $10.00.

PACC’s Speed Networking is an intensive session of two-minute mini-meetings. Looking for a web designer? Perhaps a new banker? On the lookout for a mentor? Searching for a potential business partner? The possibilities and outcomes are endless.

Imagine making more contacts in one hour than some people do in a career. Welcome to PACC’s Speed Networking, an intensive session of two-minute meetings.  This corporate take on speed dating is the perfect place to start filing your book of contacts, with people scanning a range of different sectors and industries. It’s all about maximum impact, because after your two minutes is up, the whistle blows, and you change partners!

Maybe you’re looking for a web designer? Perhaps you need a new banker? Are you on the lookout for a mentor in your chosen industry? Or are you searching for a potential business partner? The possibilities and outcomes are endless.

Can you comprehensively describe your business and intentions in just one minute? It’s harder than it sounds, which is why it must be perfect. Pitch perfect. Don’t waste anyone’s time, including your own.

Be genuine, don’t exaggerate or embellish.

Be concise, don’t digress or waffle

Know your goals, what you want to say and achieve.

Know your business, what it can offer, what it needs.

Understand and convey why your business is special.

Have confidence – you’ll be recognized as a strong source.

Bring an abundance of quality business cards, brochures or samples.

Appetizers and beverages will be served compliments of Morris Adult Day Care.

To register for this event click here or visit www.parsippanychamber.org or call (973) 402-6400.

If your business is a PACC member and you would like to host an event, please call Frank Cahill at (973) 402-6400.