What we're about

Business and Social Networking Events for San Francisco Bay Area Entrepreneurs and Professionals to create new business and personal connections, find new clients, and identify business opportunities.

Our members include successful entrepreneurs, startup founders, small business owners, business executives, technology gurus, attorneys, bankers, angel investors, real estate developers, franchise owners, local retail and restaurant owners, physicians, and other San Francisco Bay Area professionals. Our events are attended by 45 to 75+ professionals from our groups on Meetup, Linkedin, Biznik, Facebook and more.

Our organizer David Mitroff, Ph.D. (http://www.piedmontave.com/david_mitroff/) is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (http://www.piedmontave.com/), which was built around his networking, marketing, and creative business consulting skills. David invites high level professionals from his expansive network of contacts, internet and social media groups, client portfolio, friends, and you to our networking events. David introduces the right people to each other resulting in greater business and personal growth.

We make our networking events easy by having greeters at the door to not only welcome you - they introduce you to others, along with having events in elegant San Francisco East Bay locations, making it fun to meet new people.

We keep you informed and connected to the best San Francisco Bay Area networking, social, business, music, charity, and after work events - If we post an event, members of the group will be their to enjoy the event with you!

Join us! It's free and easy! You don't have to live or work in the San Francisco Bay Area to be a member!

Upcoming events (4)

How to Grow Your Construction, Architect or Engineering Firm In-Person Workshop

Golden State Window & Door Design Showroom

Join us for our in-person workshop and networking event on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00pm PST at the Golden State Window & Door Design Showroom, located on[masked]th Street Berkeley, CA 94710. The workshop will be hosted by Business Growth Strategist and the CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc., David Mitroff Ph.D., who will speak on How to Grow Your Construction, Architect, or Engineering Firm. David works with construction companies and architects and engineering firms to streamline their operations and make their processes more efficient, strengthen their presence on and offline, gain strategic partners and expand their connections, target and reach new markets, and provide new and creative strategies that will help them take their business to the next level. David will also be joined by Golden Gate's Windows and Doors Architectural Concierge.

We will also be live-streaming the workshop for attendees who are unable to make it in-person and who would still like to learn effective strategies that will properly grow their construction, engineering, or architect firm.
*Just remember, that in the tickets part you should register to the type of event you want to attend, whether is in-person or virtually.*
During this workshop, learn more about business growth strategies that leverage social media, content marketing, and virtual social interactions across many platforms including websites, blogs, video-sharing, review sites, and email marketing to grow your construction, architect, or engineering firm. Gain relevant knowledge about all that you can do to improve your online presence in critical for business growth today. David presents new and creative business development strategies and new strategic market approaches for construction, architect, and engineering firms and the ways they can continue to grow even under current conditions and stand out in the marketplace.

RSVP now at: https://berkeley-construction-workshop.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!

Event Details:
10am-11am PST - Checking in and networking for guests who are attending in person
11am-12pm PST - Presentation by David Mitroff Ph.D.: to Grow Your Construction, Architect or Engineering Firm and the live stream will start
Questions will be answered. Take advantage of the workshop, and gain a better understanding of your business, industry, etc.
You will receive a copy of the recorded presentation and have the opportunity at the end to schedule a complimentary call with David Mitroff, Ph.D.

RSVP Now at: https://berkeley-construction-workshop.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!

Make connections, share stories, and learn new things from professionals from all over! After all, sometimes it only takes one conversation to change everything.

Key Highlights from Our Workshop
1. Data-driven marketing, so you can tap into the key benefit of online marketing and technology—the ability to track and analyze results, then quickly iterate and adjust for optimal performance.
2. How to effectively use your website and blog to define a clear message and connect with potential clients.
3. How to make the most of online directories, review sites, and social networks to reach and solidify relationships with clients.
4. Assess and build your online reputation, identify and handle potential problems, as well as monitor your competitors, your practice area, and influencers in the field.
5. What you can do today, and over the next 30 and 60 days to build your brand and your business.
6. Training and mentoring new associates and reviewing what your exit strategy is/will be
7. Defining strategic partners and how to gain new ones

RSVP Now at: https://berkeley-construction-workshop.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!

Can't make it? Schedule a free call (clients.vcita.com/portal/b7ed4d32#/schedule) or check out more upcoming events with David Mitroff (professionalconnector.com/events)

Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event | Thursday, December 16, 2021 4:30 pm PST

Networking is a key strategy for every profession no matter if you are a lawyer, architect, engineer, restaurant owner, general contractor, or designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Networking is not only good for your professional development, you'll also be able to enjoy yourself as you connect and exchange ideas with other business professionals in the Bay Area. Join us on Thursday December 16, 2021, at 4:30 pm PST for our Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event, where we bring together individuals together, learn about other industries, and connect with other professionals.

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Event Details:
- Hosted by David Mitroff, Ph.D., and founder of Piedmont Avenue Consulting Firm, Inc.
- We'll start with introductions. Don't be shy! You never know who might be listening.
- The event will be held on Zoom.

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is a sought-after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data-driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and on the psychology behind building professional connections.

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (PiedmontAve.com) who creates brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty, and streamlines business processes. He has given a TEDx talk and been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more.

Dr. Mitroff is also a College Instructor who teaches entrepreneurship and marketing courses at the University of California, Berkeley and is a Google Mentor for the Google for Startups program.

Want to grow your business and learn more about how to increase your brand awareness, boost customer loyalty, and implementing creative business growth strategies? Schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. today at www.PiedmontAve.com

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area-based business development and marketing consulting firm that creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases lead generation by leveraging new technologies and streamlining business processes. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business social mixers to encourage networking, build personal connections, and promote positive business relationships.

Photography & Video:

Our events and webinars are recorded for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to photograph, videotape, and otherwise record the event and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

If you're looking for a business consultant, keynote speaker, executive coach, or marketing expert, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started!

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event | Thursday, December 16, 2021 4:30 pm PST

Networking is a key strategy for every profession no matter if you are a lawyer, architect, engineer, restaurant owner, general contractor, or designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Networking is not only good for your professional development, you'll also be able to enjoy yourself as you connect and exchange ideas with other business professionals in the Bay Area. Join us on Thursday December 16, 2021, at 4:30 pm PST for our Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event, where we bring together individuals together, learn about other industries, and connect with other professionals.

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Event Details:
- Hosted by David Mitroff, Ph.D., and founder of Piedmont Avenue Consulting Firm, Inc.
- We'll start with introductions. Don't be shy! You never know who might be listening.
- The event will be held on Zoom.

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is a sought-after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data-driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and on the psychology behind building professional connections.

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (PiedmontAve.com) who creates brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty, and streamlines business processes. He has given a TEDx talk and been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more.

Dr. Mitroff is also a College Instructor who teaches entrepreneurship and marketing courses at the University of California, Berkeley and is a Google Mentor for the Google for Startups program.

Want to grow your business and learn more about how to increase your brand awareness, boost customer loyalty, and implementing creative business growth strategies? Schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. today at www.PiedmontAve.com

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area-based business development and marketing consulting firm that creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases lead generation by leveraging new technologies and streamlining business processes. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business social mixers to encourage networking, build personal connections, and promote positive business relationships.

Photography & Video:

Our events and webinars are recorded for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to photograph, videotape, and otherwise record the event and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

If you're looking for a business consultant, keynote speaker, executive coach, or marketing expert, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started!

RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at: https://bay-area-networking-happy-hour.eventbrite.com

Live Webinar: The Law Firm Growth System| January 6, 2022

Online event

Join our Live Immersive Webinar on The Law Firm Growth System hosted by David Mitroff Ph.D. on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 10:00 am PST

About this event
Join us for a live immersive webinar on The Law Firm Growth System on Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am PST. This webinar will be hosted by business growth consultant, keynote speaker, and CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.(www.PiedmontAve.com) David Mitroff Ph.D.

David Mitroff will teach you The Law Firm Growth System which teaches attorneys and law firms on how to get more clients NOW through creative marketing strategies, such as having a 12-month marketing calendar, how to leverage events to grow your brand and a system on how to dramatically increase referrals (introductions) from strategic partners leading to both short and long term business growth.

RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com

Event Details:
This a great interactive workshop designed to make an impact and is based on my previous keynotes and workshops for the Association of Defense Counsel, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), as well as events for Law Firm Marketing and Legal Startups, Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Law Firm and Clients, Law Firm Client Acquisition and Brand Awareness, and more

You will Learn About:
Data driven marketing, so you can tap into the key benefit of online marketing and technology—the ability to track and analyze results, then quickly iterate and adjust for optimal performance.
How to effectively use your website and blog to define a clear message and connect with potential clients.
How to reach and solidify relationships with clients.
Assess and build your online reputation, identify and handle potential problems, as well as monitor your competitors, your practice area, and influencers in the field. What you can do today, and over the next 30 and 60 days to build your brand and your business.

RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D.(PiedmontAve.com) is a sought after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as reputation management, how to build a brand with data-driven marketing and digital leadership: growing your online presence.

David Mitroff Ph.D. worked with LexisNexis for 6 years. During that time he conducted 100's of MCLE presentations, seminars, and other workshops at leading law firm’s throughout the West Coast. David Mitroff, Ph.D. knows how to grow law firms and generate new business opportunities for legal professionals. This webinar includes practical real world advice he has learned from his extensive law firm marketing and consulting experience. David also uses concepts from his book Law Firm Business Growth Strategies, which is full of his best business and marketing secrets that can be used to grow a law firm, along with materials from hundreds of keynotes, workshops and Law Firm MCLE’s that Dr. Mitroff has given on marketing, strategy, leadership, social media policies, customer loyalty and technology. This webinar is designed to make an impact!

He has given a TEDx talk and been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more.

If you're looking to improve your website or manage your online reputation, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started!

RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission!
RSVP Now at:https://the-law-firm-growth-system.eventbrite.com

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Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event | November 11, 2021

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