I have a great networking and promotional opportunity for Chicagoland SBSC partners! The Local Engagement Team has secured an event sponsorship and looking for Microsoft SBSC partners to showcase their companies and co-promote the local small buisness focused networking event!
The annual Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza (GCNE) is the premier business networking event in Chicagoland, bringing together both the suburban and city small business community for an evening of mingling, education and fun. The 2010 event will feature open and structured networking to help participants grow their network and their networking skills.
Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza
Date: April 6th, 2010 * Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm * Location: Metropolitan Club
Microsoft SBSC - Participating Partner Benefits:
SBSC Partner Next Steps: How to Qualify for the Microsoft sponsorship – Table Host Opportunity:
· Contact Tracye Foy to submit your interest in the opportunity
Ø Must be a SBSC partner, and not participated in a Local Engagement marketing activity in Microsoft FY10 (July 2009 - July 2010), including Microsoft Community Connections
Ø Agree to co-promote the event to your local network via a Microsoft provided, customizable email invitation template
Ø Provide your company logo, contact information, url and 100 word description to the event organizer
Ø Sign up for the event and pay the $53 admission fee
Ø Attend a training session on being a table host