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 (3)

San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Summit

The Market

$20.00

Join us for the San Francisco Bay Area Real Estate Summit 2019 on Thursday May 23rd from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the The Market Place Event Center San Francisco. The Market is located at 1355 Market St, San Francisco. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/san-francisco-real-estate-summit/ An RSVP on Meetup is not valid, please RSVP using our link. Gather with the most influential individuals in the Real Estate industry and enjoy the expertise of seasoned professionals in the Bay Area. With a diverse selection of amazing speakers, our Real Estate Summit is perfectly curated for local real estate professionals and anyone interested in learning more about Real Estate in general. Network with commercial brokers, real estate brokers and agents, real estate industry companies, and more. We encourage everyone to enjoy this summit; it also doubles as an amazing networking opportunity! AGENDA 6pm to 7:30pm: Introductory Networking 7:35pm to 7:55pm: David Mitroff, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. Keynote: Digital Leadership in the 21st Century 8pm to 8:20pm: Expert Panel featuring Jennifer Beeston, John Nelson, and Chris Foley 8:20pm to 9pm: Last Chance Networking KEYNOTE SPEAKER David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a keynote speaker with a diverse background in numerous topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting with Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc., lectures as an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business Program, training as a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad Program, David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. EXPERT PANEL Jennifer Beeston is a nationally known mortgage expert and mortgage originator. Featured in articles by USNews, Business Insider, NBC news and countless others, Jennifer is a vocal crusader in making the mortgage process transparent and easy to understand. Jennifer’s passion is financial literacy. She believes that everyone should have opportunity to be financially successful and empowered. https://jenniferbeeston.com/ John Nelson is the Director of Video Production at Circle Vision. Professional Videographer with over a decade of experience in development, filming, lighting, editing, motion graphics, photography and production. John has worked for various clients and renowned brands such as BP and Thomas Cook Travels. Experienced in project management, team leading. Visit hud-films.com for demo reels. Chris Foley specializes in entitlement, financial analysis and land acquisition. Over the past 18 years, Chris has brokered and consulted on land transactions involving over ten thousand condominium residences and apartments. In the past few years alone, Chris has advised on and brokered some of the largest off-market development transactions in San Francisco history. http://www.groundmatrix.com ABOUT US Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. What to Bring: Bring your business cards! We will host a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images.

Cocktails and Tech San Francisco Networking Mixer 5/28/19 6PM

W San Francisco

$10.00

Join us for our monthly Cocktails and Tech Networking Mixer and meet C-level professionals, start-up founders, entrepreneurs, recruiters, and more from a diversity of industries on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the W Hotel Living Room Bar (http://www.wsanfrancisco.com) located at 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/may-san-francisco-networking-mixer/ An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP using our link. Come to our flagship mixer at the beautiful W Hotel in San Francisco and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to find new connections and meet new people in general. Regardless of your age, industry level, or industry you are welcomed to join us. If you haven’t yet experienced the W Hotel’s Living Room bar, this very special evening will give you the opportunity to discover the San Francisco location’s various craft cocktails, locally renowned beers, and a range of international specialty brews on tap. The W is located right next to the Museum of Modern Art, SF MoMa. Experience the redesigned Living Room, the signature bar and lounge at W San Francisco. Fusing dynamic décor with a chic and inviting space, Living Room reflects the vibrant pulse of San Francisco’s SoMa District. http://www.wsanfrancisco.com Our Founder David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought after speaker and the founder and chief business consultant for Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. (www.PiedmontAve.com) where he and his San Francisco Bay Area based team create brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty and generate new business by leveraging new technologies. Through his consulting, lectures, training’s and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 35,000 business owners. Dr. Mitroff is an instructor for several college programs including the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business Program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator program. He has been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, Hospitality Technology, Hospitality Net and more. Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We bring the SF Bay Area working community together and strive to promote positive business relationships. Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events. Our Partners and Sponsors vCita www.bitly.com/vcita-piedmontave Instapage http://instapg.es/pnNhm WP Engine bit.ly/PACwpengine

SILICON VALLEY INTERNATIONAL INVENTION FESTIVAL EXPOSITION

santa clara convention center

Join us from Monday June 24 to Wednesday 26, 2019 from 10am to 5pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center for our Free Silicon Valley International Invention Festival Expo. FREE TICKETS: https://sviif-expo-santa-clara.eventbrite.com RSVP on Meetup DOES NOT WORK. You NEED an EVENTBRITE TICKET. Nearly 600 new inventions will be presented by 400 exhibitors from 25 countries. More than 2,000 visitors are expected for this rendezvous in Silicon Valley, the cradle of high technology, innovation and social networks. Get an exceptional opportunity to interact directly with businessmen and representatives of internation and local industrial companies and corporations. Do not miss the fascinating festival in the unique land of hi-techs and innovations that this festival offers. It’s one of a kind experience where buyers, investors, entrepreneurs, professionals, academic and industry leaderships, high-ranking organizations and inventors’ associations attend. FREE TICKETS: https://sviif-expo-santa-clara.eventbrite.com RSVP on Meetup DOES NOT WORK. You NEED an EVENTBRITE TICKET. Silicon Valley Invention Festival Supported by the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Swiss Consulate General of San Francisco, the city and the University of Santa Clara in collaboration with the US Patent and Trademark Office, this festival targets manufacturers, industrialists, commercial agents, financiers who can find hundreds of new products ready to be marketed. During the exposition: Network with representatives of well-known companies Get to know creative minds from all over the world Visit representatives from industry and manufacturers Establish partnerships with inventor associations from all over the world Date: June 24–26, 2019 Time: Monday and Tuesday 10AM to 5PM Wednesday 10AM to 4PM followed by the Innovation Awards Ceremony Venue: Hall A, Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway Hosted By International Federation Of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) And Organized By Geneva’s Exhibition And Congress Center (PALEXPO) International Federation of Inventors Associations is a nonprofit organization aiming to disseminate the culture of invention and innovation support inventors transfer technology and establish cooperation with the related organizations. IFIA cooperates closely with international organizations of importance in the realisation of its objectives. Established in 1968, IFIA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and recognized as a public utility organization by Republic and Canton of Geneva.

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San Francisco Networking Mixer at Hotel VIA | 5/9/19 | 6PM

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