Toronto: WAITLIST ONLY IN-PERSON Network Like a Pro!

Date and Time

Starts:08/22/2024 5:30 PM

Ends:08/22/2024 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:08/15/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 Hour(s)

HOTHOUSE Restaurant 35 Church Street,


Members FREE | Non-Members: $105+HST

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Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. No exceptions.

Event Sponsor

As an HR professional, you are asked to attend many events and business functions. These occasions can be awkward and cause a lot of stress if you don't know how to network. Even seasoned networkers may be missing opportunities to meet new contacts and deepen existing relationships.

Knowing how to network in-person is becoming increasing important. Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential in carrying out your HR duties. Leaders make networking look easy, even when it's not -- and you can learn too.

In this session, you will gain hands-on, practical networking tips you can put to use immediately. You will get a chance to actually practice what you learn and put your new skills to work immediately in a safe and supportive environment. At the many events and meetings you attend, it can be difficult knowing who to speak to, how to approach them, break the ice, and gracefully end a conversation. This session helps you do all that and more.

Marion Grobb Finkelstein, workplace communication consultant, shares easy-to-use secrets to glide through networking functions with ease.

In this session, you will learn how to:

1. Gracefully initiate and end conversations with ease
2. Identify and leverage your unique communication skills to make and deepen connections
3. Increase your confidence and network at your next event

You will leverage the opportunities networking events provide and learn in a fun and interactive session. As an Human Resources professional, the relationships you build help you to multiply the impact you have on getting projects started, approved, and implemented. Networking is a fundamental communication skill you will use at your meetings, conferences, and work events.

You'll get hands-on techniques so you’ll feel more comfortable and be better equipped to get the most out of every networking event. Those connections you make at networking events are the relationships that help you do your job, build your career, and maximize your potential.


530 PM Registration and Dinner
700 PM Presentation
830 PM Concludes

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams

Speaker bio(s)
Marion Grobb Finkelstein

Marion Grobb Finkelstein helps leaders build healthy and productive workplaces by leveraging your innate communication skills. Today, HR pros are required to do more than ever before. Their communication skills are critical in getting their messages heard and serving others. All of Marion's sessions provide proven, practical, and powerful techniques to help you release your leader within. You will put what you learn to action. You and your colleagues gain step-by-step solutions to your most time-consuming, energy-sucking, and budget-guzzling leadership communication challenges. It all begins with how you talk to yourself and ends with how you talk to others. As a certified personality assessment specialist, award-winning leader, and former Director Communications for national organizations, Marion walks her talk. She gives you insights on why and how you can use your personal strengths to communicate like a leader.