FEBRUARY EDITION - DINKEL'S BEST PICKS
Good morning everyone! Networking events will be in full swing for March! There’s a lot to choose from and a lot of good events. Here are some of my best picks.
BEST PICKS FOR MARCH!
Thursday, March 8 - BBJ CEO of the Year & Power 10, 5:30pm-8pm, Four Seasons Baltimore. WHY? Great selection of local leaders as the Power 10. First time event for the BBJ. Should be a good crowd.
Friday, March 9 - The Daily Record - Real Estate Matters, 10am-6pm, BWI Hilton. WHY? All-day event including panel discussions and awards event for good price. Focus is on residential real estate.
Tuesday, March 13 - Leadership Howard County - The Big Event, 11am-1pm, Turf Valley. WHY? One of HC biggest networking b-to-b events, expected attendance is 400 with business and nonprofit being represented.
Thursday, March 15 - Technical.ly - Net/Work Baltimore 2018, 5pm-8pm, Baltimore Studios-Studio 4. WHY? Specific to technology companies
Wednesday, March 21 - 2018 MD Cybersecurity Awards Celebration, 5pm-8pm, Visionary Arts Museum. WHY? Focus on cybersecurity companies that will attract a large number of ancillary categories of business along with cybersecurity firms.
Saturday, March 24 - 18th Annual Casey Cares Galaxy Gala, 6:30pm-11pm, Visionary Arts Museum. WHY? Great annual gala event with a good number of c-level attendees, a lot of good sponsors as well.
Tuesday, March 27 - ACG - Deal of the Year Awards Reception, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Harbor Tower Events at Legg Mason Tower. WHY? Premier ACG event of the year. High level executives, great attendance. Investment bankers, corporate execs, deal advisors, etc.
Thursday, March 29 - Bisnow - Baltimore State of the Market, CRE Developments Putting the Charm in Charm City, 7:30am-10:30am, Location TBD. WHY? Interesting topic, good panelists, will likely be well attended by CRE professionals, developers
EVENT OF NOTE:
Thursday, Feb. 22 - Harford County Chamber of Commerce, Networking 101 with John Dinkel & Tim Foley. 8:00am-9:30am, Darlington Hall at Harford Community College. WHY? To brush up on your networking skills & learn some new tricks of the trade!
Keep up on the week’s local business news. It can be a great ice-breaker and discussion topic as you mix-and-mingle, especially if you’re going to an industry-specific event. There are a lot of great newsletters out there and you can't go wrong with the BBJ’s daily Morning & Afternoon Editions. They're free too!
SEE YOU OUT THERE!!!
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