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6 Reasons Why Networking Could Be Your Best Marketing Strategy

Women's networking in Singapore at The Athena Network

6 Reasons Why Networking Could Be Your Best Marketing Strategy!

One of the most common things I hear from new Athena members is that they meant to attend an Athena networking event for a while, but for some reason, they didn’t get around to it. When they finally join, they wonder why they didn’t do it sooner.

The only reason I run the Athena Network is because of how much being a member has helped me over the last 10 years. I simply could not do what I do without this amazing community behind me.

Are you thinking about doing more networking in the new year? Here are six reasons why it could be your best marketing strategy for this year!

1) Increased chances of business success. Face-to-face interactions positively impact your business’ success significantly.

2) Better results from online/social media networking. Face-to-face networking strengthens your online networking and social media. Meet the faces behind your Twitter/Facebook contacts!

3) The inexpensive way to market. Face-to-face networking is one of the most powerful, efficient and cost-effective ways to market your business.

4) A wider circle of influence. Meeting like-minded people will expand your contact list and influence that can lead to an increase in business referrals.

5) Knowledge and learning. Sharing knowledge and expertise can create opportunities for business partnerships and collaboration.

6) Personal and business growth. The more contacts you make, and the more networking events you attend, the more you will build your personal and professional confidence.


Set yourself up for success. Join The Athena Network today!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you as a member 🙂

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An Invitation to Athena Cappuccino Connections












We would like to invite you to attend to our monthly coffee morning, Cappuccino Connections on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017.

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Axis Lounge Level 4, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
Nearest MRT: Esplanade – approximately 10 minutes walk
Car park: The Mandarin Oriental has its own car park (first 2 hours – $2.20, each subsequent 30 minutes – $1.10)


Athena Cappuccino Connections

Cappuccino Connections are sophisticated, informal networking sessions for female executives and entrepreneurs held at the 5 Star Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Visitors are welcome to attend a Cappuccino Connections meeting to meet and interact with fellow professionals and entrepreneurs in a relaxed, business-focused environment. Cappuccino Connections are a great introduction for visitors to meet The Athena Network Singapore team and experience how to network the Athena way.


We look forward to welcoming you!

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Thank You From The Athena Network Singapore

The Athena Network Singapore

Before everything goes crazy ahead of the Christmas holidays, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for your support – from reading our articles to giving your feedback.

A network like Athena is only as powerful as what we collectively bring to the table, and your participation and contribution makes a difference. I believe that each connection opens a new door, each interaction creates a new opportunity, and each introduction creates a new collaboration.

We would love for you to be an active member of the network in 2017 – and as a special thank you and early Christmas gift, here’s a $100 discount on our Executive Membership!

We want you to kick off 2017 with an amazing network who will support you on every step of your journey. Join today and enjoy complimentary membership for the rest of 2016.

(Our Executive Membership includes the Athena Network membership, an Executive Lifestyle directory, and a Content Marketing package).

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Find out more!

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you as a member in 2017!

If you’re still not convinced with using networking as one of your business marketing strategies, read ‘6 Reasons Why Networking Could Be Your Best Marketing Strategy For 2017’.

If you want to try out our membership first, I’m inviting you to join us for our Christmas Party on December 14th! Book your seat here.

Gina Romero
Managing Director


The Athena Network (Singapore & Asia Pacific)
Asia Pacific’s Leading Community for Female Executives and Entrepreneurs

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Athena Christmas Party 2016



All Athena members and female visitors are welcome to join us in this early Christmas celebration – come reconnect, meet new members, and gain new contacts!

  • Reconnect with members
  • Meet new members and visitors
  • Bring a friend (ladies only)

Enjoy free-flow alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks with yummy morsels like kurobuta pork on crackers, spicy buffalo wings, assorted kappa & oshinoko maki (vegetarian) and thick-cut fries!


Event Details:

Date: 14 December 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 7PM till late
Venue: Umi+Vino @ Emporium Shokuhin, 6 Raffles Boulevard, #01-18, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Fee: Early bird $50 / Regular $60
Dresscode: Festive glam

Book now


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


‘Nifty Networking’ – Athena’s networking version of speed dating (November 23).

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.

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 24 ladies in 1:1 in a single networking session!

Cappuccino Connections Special Edition
Coffee Morning Networking at Mandarin Oriental Axis Lounge

November 23 2016, Friday  10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Cost – $30

Athena Network Nifty Networking
Book Now


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