What we're about

Network After Work is a professional community consisting of Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Executives and thought leaders who understand the importance of building meaningful connections. Built on the idea that professionals in every industry across the world all share a common goal, to develop strong relationships that help grow their businesses and careers. Through meeting in-person and virtually, Network After Work provides a platform that makes connecting easy. Hosting live events in 87 US locations with plans to add additional US cities and international locations, growing your business and relationships has never been easier.

For 10 years, we have been at the forefront of face-to-face business connections. As social media and virtual relationships have been all the rage over the past decade, we have found that live interactions are still the best way to build solid connections. Shaking hands and looking someone in the eye is an invaluable skill and builds the strongest foundation for long lasting connection.

Though meeting in-person is our foundation, meeting virtually is a great accompaniment to our signature live events. With our goal to make your business connections long lasting and sustainable, our mission is to do everything for you, all you need is the desire to seize new opportunities and the willingness to help others.

Visit us on the web at ( https://www.networkafterwork.com/find/ME-Portland) for additional information.

We hope to see you at future event!

Upcoming events (4+)

Using Curiosity to Get Ahead Workshop

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Do you have dreams of leading a company one day, but you just don't know how you'll actually get there? The Invited MBA has got you covered.

Learn how curiosity can guide the way from Richa Batra, a VP at Anthology and an executive with over 15 years of experience leading teams of up to 1,200 people. By following her instincts and curiosity, Richa has built a career as an executive making an impact on students across the world.

New Workshop!
C-Suite Conversation: Using Curiosity to Get Ahead
with Richa Batra, VP at Anthology
Thursday, December 1, 2022,11:00am - 12:00pm CT

Register for this FREE Workshop here 👉 https://bit.ly/3EUcROU

How to Maximize Social Media Virtual Summit

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Get Your FREE ticket here ➡️ https://bit.ly/3U8E99k

In this exclusive Social Media Virtual Summit, 3 world-class speakers will be sharing their winning strategies to success on Social Media as part of our monthly series. From innovative tactics to step-by-step guides, this virtual summit is designed to teach you how to get game-changing results. Plus, you won’t want to miss the easy-to-use formulas that will help you Make Social Media a lead-generating machine.

How To Maximize Social Media Summit will teach you how to:

  • Connect your business goals to your Pinterest marketing Strategy
  • Get Started Using Pinterest
  • Successfully create content to beat the algorithms
  • Use Youtube for your Business
  • Instill confidence when using social media

We’ve handpicked the very best Social Media experts who are going to be sharing what’s working for them in their careers—and what will work for you in yours.

How To Maximize Social Media Virtual Summits are free to watch from anywhere.

Tuesday, December 6th

1-2 PM EDT- Pinterest for Business with Kirsten Tay

2-3 PM EDT - Creating Content Algorithms Love with Jerry Potter

3-4 PM EDT - Grow Your Business with YouTube in 2023 with Fei Wu

Space is limited and will fill up quickly....
Get Your FREE ticket now! ➡️ https://bit.ly/3U8E99k

How to Close Deals with Networking & Prospecting Strategies on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is a goldmine when it comes to creating opportunities but there is a difference between prospecting strategies and networking strategies with LinkedIn.

Joe Apfelbaum is an expert LinkedIn Trainer and has trained over 1000 companies in the past three years on how to leverage LinkedIn. Joe will break down his 9 step approach and share the difference between using LinkedIn Organic and Sales Navigator so you can grow your business and book more qualified conversations.

Both networking and prospecting work but they provide you with different types of results.

Register now to the webinar and you will learn how to leverage LinkedIn.
Click the link here to register 👉 https://bit.ly/3TJvM3g

Conversations that Connect

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On Wednesday, December 14th learn from Brooke Sellas on Conversations that Connect: How to Connect, Converse and Convert through Social Media Listening & Customer Care.

Today’s consumers expect it all: a rewarding experience at every digital touchpoint; a lightning-fast response when asking pre-purchase and post-purchase questions on social; personalization and a sense of belonging. Add to that a pandemic that forced even the most hesitant users online to make purchases (and complaints) and it’s mandatory that brands get on board with digital transformation. And, from experience, they’re all asking: “Where do we start?”

In this session, I’ll answer the question of “where do we start” by looking at five critical customer-centric factors that drive connection, conversations, and conversions through social media channels (and show you exactly why your social media strategy is so stale).

  1. You can’t be a 9-5 brand in a 24/7 digital world. Online, means all the time. Social-led customer care can help you stay engaged -- even surprise and delight – at all hours.
  2. The flywheel, revisited. Becoming customer-centric for growth isn’t predicated on retention efforts alone, it includes acquisition/conversions too (sometimes 35% more than the C-suite expected!).
  3. Using the Social Penetration Theory (obviously named by psychologists, not marketers!). Consumers are starved for connection, not more content. Focusing on conversations that connect means moving past content marketing tactics with predictable clichés and uninspiring facts and engaging with audiences using feelings and opinions.
  4. CARE Squared. How to operationalize social-led customer care efforts to identify and measure the conversations happening around your industry, brand, and competitors, and then innovating with the voice of the customer (VoC).
  5. Small changes lead to BIG wins. Real-word case studies from middle-market brands to enterprise organizations that showcase how all the above pays off AND can benefit nearly every department within organizations (not just sales and marketing).

Effectively, to compete in 2023 and beyond, you must know your customers inside and out. You also must meet them where they are. And increasingly, they’re asking questions and filing complaints through social media. Join Brooke B. Sellas, Founder & CEO of B Squared Media, for a conversation on creating highly effective customer experiences that elevate your brand and encourage customer loyalty. She’ll provide real-world examples of how to use high-tech tools -- while still being high-touch.

Space is Limited! RSVP FREE NOW 👉 https://bit.ly/3AAg0kw

A Virtual Networking event will follow at 2pm EST.

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