OEN PubTalk: Speed Networking!

Entrepreneurs are often told to “network” their way to investors, mentors, and business partners. But this can be scary if you’re not comfortable, don’t know where to start, or what to say.

We’re here to help—our Speed Networking PubTalk is back by popular demand! Join us to practice building your social capital game. Social scientist, author, and TEDx presenter Vanessa Van Edwards will answer your networking questions, including:

  • What can we learn from super connectors?
  • How do we make a great, lasting first impression with everyone we meet?
  • How can we make networking work for us?
  • How can we build quality connections, not just quantity connections?

**Our Speed Networking PubTalk is now SOLD OUT!


The OEN PubTalk™ is our flagship monthly happy hour — a perfect starting point for new community members and a great place for established members to make new connections. As always, the program will be preceded by time for casual networking and will include free appetizers and pizza. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m.

The program will kick off around 6 p.m. with a short presentation on the science of networking. We will then launch into a 40-minute speed networking session, followed by a closing presentation.

Please note: This PubTalk was originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 20 and canceled due to inclement weather. If you registered for our February PubTalk, please use the promo code we emailed you to re-register.

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Cost: $10 for OEN members; $25 for non-members. We take walk-ins if space allows, but prices will be $15 for OEN members and $35 for non-members at the door.

*Sorry, no refunds.*

Not yet an OEN member? Join today and you can get a free pass to our February PubTalk!

About the Facilitator

Vanessa Van EdwardsVanessa Van Edwards is founder of behavior research lab, The Science of People, and author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. She is also a Huffington Post columnist and her groundbreaking work has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes. Her science of people approach has benefited both readers and corporations, as Vanessa has consulted for multiple Fortune 500 companies including American Express and Symantec.

See Vanessa’s TEDx talk, “You Are Contagious”:



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