How to Build a Large Networking Group and Grow Your Business

We all go to meetups, but have you ever thought to run your own meetup?

Do you want to know how you can make it a success?

Do you want to know how you can use your meetup to grow your business?

Then RSVP for this meetup and learn from Iman Aghay the founder of the largest and the fastest growing business meetup in Vancouver how to build an active, fast growing meetup group and use it to grow your business. You've probably been to many meetups, now come and see behind the scenes of running a successful networking group.

Speakers' bio:

Iman Aghay is the founder and seminar leader of Marketing Mastery Summit. Iman has taught hundreds of experts in person - and thousands online - how to build a successful business.

Iman landed in Vancouver 4 years ago not being able to speak English properly and without any friends or network.

In 2010 Iman founded Vancouver Business Network Meetup group and today VBN is recognized as the largest and the fastest growing business meetup in Vancouver with over 3,000 members.

Iman’s passion is helping entrepreneurs to succeed. This led to Iman winning the people's choice award for being one of the top 25 immigrants in Canada, along with Peter Legge, the media mogul, Robert Herjavec, the ‘nice’ Dragon on Dragons’ Den and John Furlong, the CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The doors will open at 6:00pm. Networking takes place from 6:00pm to 6:30pm. The formal part of the meeting runs from 6:30pm to 8:15pm. Then there's more networking until 9:00pm.

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  • Helen G.

    Awesome group of like minded people! My first meeting and met quite a few interesting individuals with diverse background. Looking forward to the next one ! Iman, thank you for sharing us your story, it was truly inspiring ! And thank you Roger for coordinating such event , congratulations on your 100th MeetUp and many more to come !

    May 28, 2013

  • Charlayne

    Great talk, Iman. Congratulations on VBN's 100th meetup!
    Roger, thank you for all that you do for VBN.

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was excellent!

    May 27, 2013

  • Jay H.

    Thanks Iman and Roger. I enjoyed the event.

    May 27, 2013

  • Dean B.

    sorry must cancel just given free tickets to Sigur Ros at Deer Lake Park....

    May 27, 2013

  • Jody H.

    Sorry guys, got a call from college to attend the meeting tonight. Have to delay come to the meeting in the next week.

    May 27, 2013

  • Jacquie J.

    Have to cancel. Need to be at a client's this afternoon and not sure how long it will take.

    May 27, 2013

  • Danie Dutremble P.

    interested in this meet up but my husband is presenting at the mastermind meet up on Monday the 26 will you be presenting this another date

    May 27, 2013

    • Iman A.

      Hi Danie, I usually don't do this presentation. But during Marketing Mastery Summit, I teach an important concept called Touch Points which running a meetup group is one of them. If you are planning to attend MMS then you will hear most of these strategies as part of that talk

      May 27, 2013

  • Bob G.

    You guys should come to the Meetup event happening on the Tuesday too. We will be doing a podcast and their will aslo be a cool panel of experts talking about growing your Meetup. If you are interested let me know and I can send you a link.

    1 · May 23, 2013

    • Sophie

      I'm interested to know about it. Please send me the link too.

      May 23, 2013

    • Bob G.

      Here is a link to the registration page http://www.eventbrite...­

      Bring a friend and then use the promocode Panel_SMC to get a 2 for one deal when you get your tickets! I will be upstairs doing a podcast so come up and say hi.

      May 23, 2013

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