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‘Nifty Networking’ – Athena’s networking version of speed dating

Cappuccino Connections Special Edition

Coffee Morning Networking at Mandarin Oriental Axis Lounge
November 27th, 2015 Friday  10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Cost – $30 members / $35 1st-time visitors

‘Nifty Networking’ – Athena’s networking version of speed dating

This runs as a completely separate event in the UK and it’s fast, furious and fun. If you fancy trying it out and you aren’t jet setting off – book now as we need to keep numbers at 25 max for the session to work. There are 8 seats left!

How Does It Work?

You will meet a new business contact every 180 seconds, and in just three minutes you will exchange introductions and request one of these A, B or Cs of Nifty Networking:

• Actionable Request
• Business Introduction
• Collaboration Opportunity

You will have the opportunity to share and listen to each person – so that you can see clearly how you can help each other. The session is structured so that you will have time to meet everyone individually!

The Nifty Networking event can help you network smarter in just 90 minutes! Expect your networking skills to grow and your business contacts to increase.

This is a one-off event and an INVALUABLE opportunity to meet and connect with 29 ladies in 1:1 in a single networking session!

Facilitated By: Olivia Chiong

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Olivia is in charge of operations and partnerships at Entrevo Training Pte Ltd that oversees Key Person of Influence Singapore. Olivia uses her personal entrepreneurial experience from over 10 years in the events industry and being part of multiple start ups, to help small business owners implement operational and productivity hacks.

Her specialty is dissecting busy entrepreneurs and their businesses to show them how to eradicate their pain points, plan and execute an operations strategy, implement productivity tools and free up their time for high value activities. Her book, “The Unbusy Entrepreneur” is due out in 2015.

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About Cappuccino Connections

Cappuccino Connections are sophisticated, informal networking sessions for female executives and entrepreneurs held at the 5 Star Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Join us and meet fellow professionals and entrepreneurs in a relaxed, business-focused environment. Cappuccino Connections is a great introduction for visitors to experience networking the Athena way!

Athena events are attended by talented and highly motivated individuals – their passion, energy and determination to fulfill their business goals make our networking formula truly unique.

Our members attend regular Cappuccino Connections meetings to build a portfolio of quality business contacts and for a dose of monthly inspiration!

Strictly limited to 30 seats – please book early to avoid disappointment!

 

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Digital Expertise, Networking & Inspiration at Athena

Executive Lifestyle is excited to invite you to the monthly Get Found workshop series, in partnership with The Athena Network. Specifically designed for business experts and lifestyle professionals who want to build their profile online, we cover a range of topics around Digital Brand, Influence, Expertise and Reputation.

Get started with an introductory 2-hour session next week, where we will carry out a simple analysis of your online brand and what you need to focus on to improve your digital profile over the next 12 months.

We look forward to welcoming you.

P.S. Read on for October news and events.

 



Membership Pricing & Benefits

We have lots of exciting changes happening and we want to keep you up to date.
Do you have any questions about member benefits? We can give you a call!

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Upcoming Events 

The Athena Executive Club
Networking Lunch at Mandarin Oriental Hotel
  October 14th, 2015 Wednesday 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost – $76 visitors

The Athena Executive Club holds monthly networking and business strategy meetings hosted within an elegant and relaxed boardroom setting.

The Executive Club invites women from various professional backgrounds to participate in a structured and facilitated lunch-time meeting. We provide networking and business development training and a place to share professional objectives, make strategic connections and long-term relationships for greater success.

The Athena Executive Club provides access to a host of expertise and is perfect for women who are serious about growing, scaling and expanding their businesses and careers in a supportive and focused environment.

We have a maximum of 20 ladies from different professions at each Executive Club meeting, and this is open to visitors by invitation only. We only have five spaces for visitors at each meeting.

At this month’s meeting, Olivia Chiong Author of The Unbusy Entrepreneur will be giving us a preview into her talk:

From Solopreneur to Entrepreneur – Outsourcing and hiring tips for small businesses.

Visitor places are extremely limited, so please book without delay to reserve your seat.

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Cappuccino Connections

Coffee Morning Networking at Mandarin Oriental Axis Lounge
October 30th, 2015 Friday  10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Cost – $30 members / $35 1st-time visitors

Cappuccino Connections are sophisticated, informal networking sessions for female executives and entrepreneurs held at the 5 Star Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Join us and meet fellow professionals and entrepreneurs in a relaxed, business-focused environment. Cappuccino Connections is a great introduction for visitors to experience networking the Athena way!

At each meeting, a speaker shares an inspiring story of their journey as well as relevant tips we can put into practice in our businesses and careers.

Athena events are attended by talented and highly motivated individuals – their passion, energy and determination to fulfill their business goals make our networking formula truly unique.

Our members attend regular Cappuccino Connections meetings to build a portfolio of quality business contacts and for a dose of monthly inspiration!

Imagining a new world where everything we do makes a difference

Being an entrepreneur and mother of two, Masami started to question the astonishing inequality we have in our world. Years later, she came up with a simple way that would transform the way we see and connect with our world. The initiative she heads up today creates a world where every small business and their teams can make life-changing impacts just by doing what they normally do. Already it has created more than 60 million ‘giving impacts’ around the world. And it was all made possible through ’the power of small’. www.b1g1.com

About Masami:

Masami was born in Japan but her desire to expand her horizons took her on an incredible journey of exploration travelling throughout the world. Her way of travelling was all about connecting and sharing with people to gain new insights and understandings of different cultures, lifestyles and environment. She also became aware of the desperate need for support and change in certain countries in contrast with the modern lifestyles of developed countries. Her soul search became much based on the creation of real connectivity of all different cultures and people to realise the world full of real WIN-WIN relationships.

She has also gone through a journey as an entrepreneur since 2001 starting and running several commercial enterprises all aiming to transform the way businesses are operated today– supporting people in need and contributing to the increased awareness of the public. Her belief has always been the creation of real transformational business and charity model with a positive and empowering approach. By taking a completely new look at the power of connection and giving, she founded a novel concept – one that’s already dramatically impacting the way business, Worthy Causes and individuals connect at a deeper level. It’s called Buy1GIVE1 (or B1G1 in short). It’s giving businesses the power to change lives.

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Partner Events

Executive Lifestyle Experts Workshop
RedBank at Claymore Connect, Orchard Road
October, 21st 2015 Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $99 / $49 for Featured Experts
With a light breakfast
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Experts Workshop: Digital Branding 101
Open to: Executive Lifestyle Experts
 RedBank at Claymore Connect, Orchard Road
October, 21st 2015 Wednesday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $99 for Experts / $49 for Featured Experts
With afternoon tea
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These monthly workshops are designed to help you learn tips and techniques for building your online brand, influence, expertise and reputation.


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Get a free seat for Cappuccino Connections (sign up today!)

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I hope you are all having a great month so far! Here at Athena we are busy but productive as the 1st Quarter of 2015 comes to a close.

Next week, we have the last two events for March – the IWD Gala Dinner in support of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations, and Cappuccino Connections.

If you haven’t visited us at Athena yet and you would like to try out a fun and informal session, why not come along next week? We will have 30-40 women for you to connect with + a great session on a topic relevant to starting up and growing a business.

Felling shy? Please be assured that we are a friendly and welcoming bunch – you won’t be left floundering as you arrive – we make a point of introducing all new visitors to our members so you won’t have to deal with that ‘awkward’ aspect of networking!

If you haven’t joined yet and you need that extra motivation – sign up as a member today and get a complimentary seat for next week’s Cappuccino Connections.

Guarantee: If you join online – and you decide that membership isn’t for you after you attend the event, we will refund the membership fee 🙂

Members – forward this to a friend who joins and get a free seat for both you AND your friend 🙂

As a special (and fun) treat for a IWD – the first ten new Executive members who join this March – will also receive a special gift – a Wonder Woman bear! A percentage of the proceeds go to SCWO.org.sg

 

 

We look forward to welcoming you!

Do you have a question about networking or membership? Schedule a call with me and we can talk it through.

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Your $88 CNY Ang Bao From Athena!

Aren’t we lucky here in Singapore, so soon after enjoying the merriment of Christmas and New Year along comes Chinese New Year and the fun starts over.

Before you rush off to get your CNY shopping, catch a flight or cook up a feast – here’s a little something for you from the Athena team.

For the two days of Chinese New Year – we are offering a special $88 discount on membership – together with our best wishes for your networking and business success in the year of the goat.

And to all of our wonderful members and friends we wish you a heartfelt Gong Xi Fat Cai!

PS> If you are already a member – please forward this to a friend as a gift to them for this CNY.

To our success and happiness in the year ahead,

 


Gina and The Athena Network Singapore Team
Asia Pacific’s Leading Community for Female Executives and Entrepreneurs

 

Join Today – Save $88!

Join the Athena Network – Asia Pacific’s Leading Community For
Female Executives and Entrepreneurs!

Discover what it’s like to be part of a diverse and dynamic network of
2000 Women to help you grow your business.

What do I get?

  • Access to 10 Cappuccino Connections coffee mornings per year
  • Access to 10 Executive Connections evening events per year
  • Visit 2 Executive Club lunch meetings per year *subject to availability
  • Invitations to special events, conferences and seminars
  • Exclusive partner benefits and special offers

Plus:

  • 1 year Business Directory listing on ExecutiveLifestyle.sg
  • Publish monthly articles & events on ExecutiveLifestyle.sg

*Simply register for the events which you would like to attend. Registration fees cover the cost of food and beverages.

We’ve helped thousands of women professionals and business owners make valuable contacts. We are dedicated to helping women like you – join us today!

  • Over 150 events and connected thousands of people in the last 3 years
  • An online community with over 30,000 followers across various social networks
  • More than 20,000 monthly visitors on our partner site ExecutiveLifestyle.sg

Count Me In!

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Free For A Power Lunch Tomorrow?

 

At Athena we have 2 Executive Club meetings every month and these sessions are definitely what I would call ‘power lunches’!

In the space of a 2 hour session with lunch included, 20 business women follow a structured agenda to get the most out of the time and reach out to a diverse set of contacts through those in the room.

With each attendee representing a different profession, you are guaranteed to meet people from a wide range of industries and open up opportunities for excellent connections.

Here’s the agenda

12:00-12:20 Registration & Open Networking
12.20-12:25 Lunch is Served & Take Seats
12:25-12:30 Open & Introductions (official welcome)
12:30-12:35 Welcome & Athena’s History (background)
12.35-12:40 Business Card Shuffle (pass your business cards)
12.40-12:50 Networking Strategy Training (networking tips)
12.50-13:20 Monthly Minutes (how can we help you)
13.20-13:35 Business Development Training (expert advice)
13.30-13:45 Let’s Talk Business! (how you can help others)
13:45-13:50 Community & Networking News (what’s upcoming)
13:50-13:55 Any Other Business (announcements)
13:55-14:00 Close (optional additional networking until 14:30)

Phew!

We run the meeting with military precision, so you can be sure to leave for your next appointment on time.

Do you want to join us? We have 1 spot left for tomorrow and several for next Tuesday.

Let us know asap as these meetings are fully booked every month!

We look forward to welcoming you.

PS> If you are new to this type of format, don’t worry – the meeting is chaired by one of our group managers who will walk you through each segment of the meeting. Visitors can sit, relax and enjoy 🙂

To our success,


Gina and The Athena Network Singapore Team
Asia Pacific’s Leading Community for Female Executives and Entrepreneurs

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