Networking is the ART of Relationship Building, not a HUNT

Networking is the ART of Relationship Building, not a HUNT

People often attend networking events thinking that they are going to get business.  But Networking is an ART, it is the ART of relationship building.  When you network you are working on expanding your sphere of influence and contact sphere.  It is this expanded contact sphere that will lead to more referrals for you and […]

Networking Nugget: Networking 101

Networking Nugget: Networking 101

Here are some ideas about networking for you to consider: 1. Start networking before you need sales. By networking when you have no ulterior motive for sales, you can begin to build relationships and a reputation for being generous rather than self-serving. You can also learn a lot from the people you meet who will […]

Free Lunch!

Free Lunch!

THERE IS FREE LUNCH!!! When you refer a new guest, and they attend a luncheon or dinner, you will be entered to win your next networking event free!

Networking Nugget: Ice Breakers

Networking Nugget: Ice Breakers

Networking Ice Breakers:   Do you ever show up to an event and find yourself stuck for something to say or in awkward silence?  How do you start a conversation with a complete stranger?  It can be nerve racking being the first one to toss some words out there and then waiting on edge for a […]

Networking Nugget: Personal Goals

Networking Nugget: Personal Goals

Networking Goals: When planning on attending a networking event have you thought about setting some personal goals? Today’s goal is thinking about what types of businesses would be a great connection for your business? Why types of businesses are seeing your ideal client? These would be business professionals who have a symbiotic relationship. They are […]

CBWN Feature in Capitalize Magazine

CBWN Feature in Capitalize Magazine

As we know, women have worked hard to take gender out of the equation—to be recognized equally for their skills and talents in the business world. In 2010, Debbie Van Camp and Ilona Makar came together as the founders of Calgary Business Women Network (CBWN). Having been involved in other groups prior to creating their […]

Survey: Your Opinion Counts!

Survey: Your Opinion Counts!

Calgary Business Women Network is growing and we want your opinion! Your opinion is very much appreciated and it allows CBWN to continue to provide a valuable forum for business women to network most effectively. Please take 10 minutes of your valuable time and help us help you to continue your success. Take This Survey

Best of Alberta Business Award Voting

Best of Alberta Business Award Voting

The Calgary Business Women Network been nominated for a Best of Alberta Business Award! The Best Of Alberta Business Awards gives recognition to Outstanding Alberta Businesses for their hard work and dedication.  It is an honour to be nominated and recognized as a leader in business networking and coaching. Our category is Business Coaching and Networks. […]

“Women in Business” Article to Feature CBWN

“Women in Business” Article to Feature CBWN

CBWN will be the subject of a feature article about “Women in Business” in conjunction with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. In cooperation with its partners at the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency, Capitalize is currently preparing the spring issue of their magazine, their semi-annual student magazine. The publication, which is distributed to more […]