12.12.12 Networking Party - Boaters & Mariners Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Join us for a delightful evening of networking & socializing.
What to expect:
5:50pm -PARKING: The event starts at 6pm, you will drive down the elegant portion of Las Olas Blvd and noticed that ample coin parking meters exist on both sides of the street. Upon arriving you will be given the option to valet your car. If you choose to valet it is only a few dollars or complimentary if you stay for dinner.
6:00pm -ARRIVAL: Please walk though the courtyard, enter the restaurant and enter the lounge area on the right side of the restaurant. Near the entrance of the lounge you will find a registration table. If you have purchased tickets online please present them. Alternatively, please present $20 in cash. At the registration desk you will have the opportunity to join our mailing list and a chance to win a door prize by dropping your business card in our bowl. Also make sure you receive your complimentary drink ticket while at the registration desk. And finally you can choose a red or blue name badge for business networking.
6:15-9:00pm -NETWORKING: Please enjoy your beverages, loosen up, & introduce yourself to everyone you can. After your first drink, happy hour pricing is in effect for our group. Remember, the goal of networking is not to give your cards out. It is to build relationships, collect a few quality cards. Follow up later later in the week with the goal of solidifying that potential referral or business opportunity you had spoken about.
7:30pm APPETIZERS: Brazilian Sausage, Chicken Carn-Skewers, Artichoke Puff Patries, Mozzarella Caprese, Beef Croquettes, & Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)
9:00pm END OF THE EVENT: Please stay for dinner! Chima has granted event members the option to stay and dine for only $39.50 plus tax & tip.
Sponsors: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, Marine Chamber of Commerce, & Republican Chamber