6 Best Networking Events in Rochester, NY for January 2017

Rochester NY Networking Events

Here is my roundup of great Rochester area networking events for January 2017.  It’s a new year, and a great time to step out of your comfort zone to explore new opportunities for growing your business. A great way to take the first step is to make some valuable connections to other business owners and professionals in the community.  You never know what unexplored opportunities are waiting to be discovered!

Take a look below at my list of the 6 Best Rochester networking events this January. I have also included my own seminar in number 3, which I hope you’ll be able to join me for as we discuss 10 actionable tips for driving more business to your doorstep.  I hope you see you there, or bump into you at a networking event in the area.

1. Family First and Sales Sense Payments Wine and Chocolate Event!

About the event: Connect with professional business owners and enjoy some wine and chocolate!


2. Member Open House at Arthur Murray

About the event:  Please Join Us for a SPECIAL Brighton Chamber of Commerce Member Open House Networking Event


3. Seminar: 10 Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Business

Join me for my own seminar!: I have been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, and I will be sharing my insights and top 10 tips for driving more traffic to your business in this interactive seminar.

4. Rochester Chamber of Commerce Speed Networking Event

About the event: Meet over 20 people in just over an hour with this non-conventional networking event. You will sit down for 3 minute mini-meetings.  It’s an exciting combo of shameless self-promotion and forming new professional relationships and potential referral partners.


5. Monthly Young Professionals Happy Hour at Blossom Road Pub (Hosted by AMA Rochester)

About the event: Enjoy some great food specials and meet fellow marketers to put answers into action and solve the biggest problems in the marketing industry. We discuss a new topic every month. This a recurring monthly event on the 4th Tuesday. $1 Off Appetizers – $1 Off Wine – $1 Off Drafts


6. FemCity Rochester Morning Coffee Talk

About the event:  This is a casual meet and greet for women in the Rochester area. Get to know the group members, and feel free to bring a friend. Be sure to bring business cards to share as you make connections!


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