Please join us for a DEC Premier event, The 2013 Presidents Cup & DEC Hospitality House, featuring guest speaker Steve Baldzicki. This is the 10th biennial Presidents Cup featuring the world’s best U.S. and non-European players. You are cordially invited to join this private event on Wednesday, October 2nd, during the teams practice rounds. Wondering who you might see at The Presidents Cup? Peruse the site for U.S. and International Team info.
Wednesday, Oct 2 - US & International Teams Practice Rounds & DEC Premier Event Timeline:
7:30am - Shuttles from Vita Fitness Corazon Start
7:30am - DEC hospitality house open to pick up practice round tickets (refreshments & snacks available all morning)
8:00am - Practice Round gates open
9:30am - US Team starts practice round
10:30am - Intl Team starts practice round
12:00pm - DEC hospitality house networking, lunch and bar open
1:00pm - DEC Premier Event introductions and guest speaker
5:00pm - Gates Close, last shuttles leave
Our featured speaker is Steve Baldzicki, social wit and captain of Big Fish Networking. Plan to sharpen your networking skills by learning first-hand from the pro just how he reels them in both personally and professionally using a variety of tools online and in person. Steve will present these ideas:
getting started – keys to successful networking
when and where to network
how to work a room in a networking event
how to use social media effectively
how to make people know you
ways to grow & maintain the network
Steve Baldzicki is the Founder and President of Big Fish Networking, Central Ohio's Premier Networking Organization since 1999. He also is co-founder of Networking Leaders Alliance (NLA), an organization formed in 2008 to bring together the top networking organizations in Central Ohio. Principal of Monarch Title Services, he has over 13 years of experience in the real-estate field.
Baldzicki has been profiled in two books: “Social Capital”, by Andy Chiodo and “Foundational Networking”, by Frank Agin, and is recognized as an expert in the networking field. He was awarded Columbus Business First’s “Entrepreneur of the Month” in April 2003 and October 2007. Steve has also been regionally and nationally publicized for his efforts with Big Fish Networking and its growth over the past 13 years. Big Fish Networking is ranked #1 for “Columbus Networking” on Google since 2007.
Some things to note about the event:
? The DEC Hospitality House is accessible only by shuttle. There is no on-street parking at the event. Vehicles parked on the street will be towed.
? A map is provided in this invitation illustrating directions to the shuttle location: Vita Fitness Corazon, 7155 Corazon Dr, Dublin, Ohio 43016.
? A limited number of practice round tickets are available. Individuals must register for both the practice round and the DEC Premier Event separately in order to have access.
? Patrons are allowed to enter the course from event entrances only once with a pass/ticket. Once a patron leaves the course, he/she cannot re-enter. You are encouraged to come early and enjoy the practice rounds, return to the hospitality house to enjoy networking, food, beverages and the featured speaker.
? Cell phones are permitted, but must be on silent at all times.
? Video photography is not allowed.
? Tuesday and Wednesday, the practice round days, are the only days that still photos are allowed. So find your favorite golfer and snap away.
? All bags or carry items must be smaller than 6x6x6 inches and are subject to inspection.
? No food or beverages may be taken on the course or into the hospitality house.
? For a complete list of rules check here.
Thank You Sponsors
Champaign Bank, Insperity, Radiant Technology Group,
City of Dublin, Get-U-Connected, Social Boomerang,
Metro Data Center, Team Zija, Net Advertising
(sponsorships still available)
Directions to Parking & Shuttle
From I-270, take exit 17B toward Marysville
- Go 2.4 miles, exit at Post Rd. (Plain City exit)
- Turn right at bottom of ramp onto Post Road
- Go Approx. 100 yds. - Turn left onto Hyland-Croy Rd.
- Go 1.5 mile and turn right on Corazon Dr. - You will see Corazon Club
& Spa as you approach
- Turn Right into Corazon Club & Spa parking lot
- Last shuttle returns to parking lot 1 hour after conclusion of play
When & Where
Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is a vibrant, energetic community of businesses working synergistically to advance ideas and technologies. The DEC concept also transcends the walls of the physical space that encompasses the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center. There are many partners and collaborators who have a virtual presence at the DEC by means of “jellies,” special events and social media. Onsite and virtual tenants are invited to take advantage of the DEC’s services, which include:
- Onsite resources targeted to meet the needs of innovative, next-generation companies,
- A creative atmosphere encouraging idea-sharing and collaborative problem-solving,
- Access to industry-specific experts offering unique solutions,
- Close proximity to a wide-ranging variety of industry clusters, and,
- Opportunities for shared-services and cost-sharing.
Contact: Chaz Freutel - firstname.lastname@example.org 614-989-2429