Welcome to BBNE, "where integrity rules and brainpower fuels!"

This group of Hampton Roads, Va.-based business people and entrepreneurs includes people from an array of fields who connect, engage, learn and share within an environment built on the dynamic exchange of creative thought, expertise, mutual support and ethical integrity. Core goals include:

1) Learning - Monthly 30- to 45-minute presentations by member and non-member experts provide professional guidance, insights and information pertaining to an array of business-related topics. Post-presentation group discussions incorporate brainstorming, ideas exchange and problem-solving in areas that present challenges to group members at the time.

2) Networking - Relaxed, informal business networking promotes personal and professional connections among members.

3) Integrity - Please read the BBNE "Standards of Mutual Respect," which includes points about confidentiality and trust regarding the business models and practices of fellow members: www.stepbysteppresentations.com/business-networking-standards-of-mutual-respect.html

We look forward to your presence at our regular first-Monday-of-the-month meetings!

Sincerely,

Nora Firestone (current organizer)
Professional writer/journalist and website builder; developer of presentations and workshops in website-building/management, writing for small business and more. www.stepbysteppresentations.com

Jacquie Whitt (co-organizer)
Educator; adventure traveler; president of the North American chapter of Adios Adventure Travel
www.adiosadventuretravel.com

Special thanks to longtime organizer Dawn Boyer, owner, D. Boyer Consulting (Human Resources, Career Assistance, and LinkedIn Coach), for her devotion to members and for passing the torch. http://dboyerconsulting.com

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