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Networking

Networking with Business ExSellence Network

BEN provides many proven opportunities for networking and building your business – without unnecessary rules and regulations.

  • Informal mingling before and after meetings
  • Individual introductions, 30-60 seconds, at each meeting
  • Monthly Spotlight – 10-15 minute, in-depth presentation by a featured member each month
  • Happy Hours – several times a year BEN hosts a members’ Happy Hour at popular venues throughout the area to give members additional opportunities to meet, mingle and get to know each other better. Typically these events feature complimentary snacks and a cash bar.
  • Your business listed on our website, with link to your website.

BEN Ambassadors are enthusiastic members who are always available to answer questions and introduce new members and guests at all meetings and events

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

  • Free Lunch – BEN members get a free lunch for each guest who joins our group
  • Information Table available at meetings gives members a place to display their brochures and promotional items
  • Business Card Exchange – during each meeting a box containing all members’ business cards circulates among attendees so they can have a supply for personal use and to pass along to others for referral.
  • Member Discounts – take advantage of the discounts on their services which many members offer to their fellow BEN members
  • Membership List – members receive a regularly updated copy of the BEN membership list with all key contact information
  • Guest Speakers – several times a year BEN invites distinctive guest speakers to inform members about innovative products, services and strategies to improve their business.

NETWORKING TIPS – Get the Most Out of Your Participation in BEN

  • Come prepared with lots of business cards, brochures, post cards, special offers to share with members at each meeting.
  • Build relationships with new contacts by scheduling follow-up, 1-on-1 meetings to get to know each other better and share more about products & services offered and what constitutes a good lead for each of you.
  • Follow-up with an acknowledgement email with the new contacts you meet at each meeting within 24-hours. Try to reference something relevant based on your conversation at the meeting and invite them to join you for a 1-on-1 meeting.

For more info or to make a reservation, contact Eleanor Togneri at (609)332-2797 or E.Togneri@BusinessExsellence.com

Kurt Mueller – Consolidated Planning, Inc.
kmueller@cplanning.com – 803-671-8792
www.muellerfg.com

Abigail Tiefenthaler – Sweet Spot Strategies
abigail@sweetspotstrategies.com – 954-804-9413
www.sweetspotstrategies.com

Gary Sullivan – TPi Tyler Press, LLC
sales@tylerpress.com – 803-226-7898
www.printinginaiken.com

Sherri Siler – CRSA Multimedia Inc.
sherri@crsamultimedia.com – 803-292-0573
www.crsamultimedia.com

Curt Hanna – Austin and Pethick Law Firm
curt@austinpethick.com – 803-226-0453
www.austinpethick.com

Debbie Roland – Front Gate Real Estate
debbierolandrealtor@gmail.com – 570-479-0043

Rota Krape – Foundations for Health – Wellness Educator
foundationsforhealth@yahoo.com – 979-807-4666

Lori Beth Charlton – Long Term Liasons – Care Management Services
lbcharlton@longtermliasons.com – 800-506-6922 – Cell-803-537-9684
www.longtermliasons.com

Eric Ramey – Farm Bureau Insurance – Property and Casualty – commercial, life, health Insurance for group or individual
ericramey@scfbins.com – 803-648-5421 – Cell 803-646-4726

John McMichael – Anderson Insurance Associates – Commercial Insurance
jmcmichael@aiasc.com – 803-522-5212
www.aiasc.com

Martin Harvey – White Whale Web Designs – Web Design, Internet Marketing
mharvey@whitewhalewebdesign.com – 316-253-5886
www.whitewhaledesign.com

Deborah DeVita – E3 Life Coach
droegge225@gmail.com – 803-292-9999
www.e3lifecoach.com
Life and career coaching, Envision, Empower, and Evolve

Katie Roth – New Bridge Polo Country Club and Magazine – PR/marketing director
Katierogh@bellsouth.net – 803-341-8800
www.newbridgepolo.com

Josue Garcia, CPA, LLC
jgarcia@jgcpallc.com – 803-845-2721 – Accounting Office
www.jgcpallc.com

Danielle Collier – Latrice Boutique – Fashion jewelry
latriceboutique101@gmail.com 864-517-8875
www.latriceboutique.com

Cameron Sizemore – ADT Sercurity
csizemore@adt.com – 803-998-6375
www.adt.com

Kris Bowman – Aiken Property Management
kris@aikenpropertymanagement.com – 803-220-4111
www.aikenpropertymanagement.com

Allen Cooke – Hixons Roofing
allen.hixonsroofing@gmail.com
office 706-993-5191 – cell-803-430-3272

Colen Lindell – 803-Food Delivery
colenlindell@gmail.com – 803-514-4129
803fooddelivery.com

Ladonna Armstrong – Bella Magazine
ladonnallc@gmail.com – 803-349-6026
www.aikenbellamagazine.com