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 (2)

San Francisco Fastest Growing Business Mixer | June 27th, 2019 | 6PM

Join us for our San Francisco Fastest Growing Businesses Mixer in partnership with the City of San Francisco on June 27th 6pm to 8pm at the Market Event Center, Twitter Building. Are you looking to network with professionals who are particularly interested in innovation and business growth? Come and meet other professionals and fast growing San Francisco companies. This is also the perfect event for anyone from any industries who wants to network and expend their network. Please RSVP with our link: https://sf-fastest-growing-businesses-mixer.eventbrite.com as an RSVP through Meetup DOES NOT grant admission. AGENDA: 6:00pm to 7:15pm: Networking 7:15pm to 7:30pm: Introduction and Special Guest Welcome 7:30pm to 8:00pm: Keynote Talk on Business Growth - David Mitroff, Ph.D. During the event, enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments from our lead sponsor the Business Growth Group a Vision of the San Francisco SBDC. Please RSVP with our link: https://sf-fastest-growing-businesses-mixer.eventbrite.com as an RSVP through Meetup DOES NOT grant admission. FOOD AND BEVERAGE TABLING OPPORTUNITY: During the event, we'll have 5 Complimentary Tables for 5 lucky food and beverage startups. It will be a chance for startups to talk about their brand and product, have marketing materials to display and share ideas with event attendees-- they'll give you lots of useful feedback and tips to grow your business. All food tech start-up tables are subject to review in order to confirm they are a good fit for the group are not a conflict of interest and to make sure we provide the start-ups with the most value. Register for a "FOOD & BEVERAGE TABLE OPPORTUNITY" ticket to be considered for this opportunity. A limited number (5) of tables are available. EMAIL us at [masked] with the SUBJECT LINE "Applying for Food and Beverage table" and include your email, contact info, company website and we'll let you know if you've been selected. Registering for a Food and Beverage Table ticket does NOT give you a vendor table for the event; only a direct email confirming your table spot from our Professional Connector Team will count as an event access ticket. SPEAKERS 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. ORGANIZER Business Growth Group (BGG) is a San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SF SBDC) program focusing on fast growing San Francisco companies primarily with 25 to 250 employees and others depending on industry. The BGG team of advisors help these companies secure funding such as loans, equity, and government grants; create jobs, and encourage overall business growth. www.BusinessGrowthGroup.org VENUE The Market located in the Twitter Building http://www.visitthemarket.com/ The Market believes in unending discovery, fostering community and providing real food. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, hoteliers, insurance agents, real estate developers, local restaurant managers, regional directors, sales and marketing experts, and others interested in the hospitality industry. 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. Please RSVP with our link: https://sf-fastest-growing-businesses-mixer.eventbrite.com as an RSVP through Meetup DOES NOT grant admission.

San Francisco Rooftop Mixer | 7/1/19 | Hotel VIA | 6PM

You are invited to our latest networking event at the Rooftop at Hotel VIA, one of the most exciting venues in San Francisco on Monday, July 1st, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at Hotel VIA’s Rooftop Bar (https://www.hotelviasf.com/rooftop) located at 138 King St, San Francisco CA, 94107. The sky is the limit to your growing business at VIA Rooftop — which is a fully covered and heated rooftop bar with a view of the stars. Located next to the Oracle ballpark (previously AT&T park), you can access the rooftop by heading through the main hotel lobby to the elevators on the left. An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP now at https://san-francisco-rooftop-mixer.eventbrite.com Interested in meeting C level professionals, executives from startups, tech companies, law firms, and many other industries? Come to the beautiful Hotel VIA's Rooftop Bar 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 your industry you are welcomed to join us. An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP now for $10 early bird or $15 general at https://san-francisco-rooftop-mixer.eventbrite.com or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) Some our of attendees work at companies such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Google, ZeroCater, Coffee Meets Bagel, Redfin, Ask.com, Comcast Ventures, Oracle, Salesforce, GoPro, Sequoia Real Estate, DoorDash, Hyatt Regency, BlueCart, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, Genentech, Deloitte, Nestle, Accenture, HP, Intel, Amazon, Lyft, Facebook, HSBC, Capegimini, Yelp, J.P. Morgan and more. If you haven’t seen the San Francisco skyline from the top of Hotel VIA’s Rooftop Bar, this evening will give you the exclusive opportunity to see the city from a new perspective. The Rooftop’s chic and comfortable design features club and view seating, private cabanas, fire pits, heat lamps and bars. The Rooftop is located right next to the AT&T ballpark. An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP now at https://san-francisco-rooftop-mixer.eventbrite.com Rooftop at VIA sits atop the 12 story Hotel VIA. The combination indoor/outdoor space boasts spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline, the Bay and Bay Bridge, the East Bay, the South Beach Harbor, the city’s hilly neighborhoods and, of course, Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. https://www.hotelviasf.com David 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. RSVP Now! At this point, you have all the information you need... However, if you want even MORE information, feel free to keep reading. 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. 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: We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP now at https://san-francisco-rooftop-mixer.eventbrite.com

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