Live Networking Event Detail

Networking in Wilmington

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost: Non-Member $20

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Contact: Ed Samuel
Call: 484-340-0211
Deadline is July 17, 2017
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Host: Ed Samuel
Place: DoubleTree / Hilton Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike,
DE 19803
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Continental breakfast
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Cancellations cannot be refunded but can be credited to the next meeting.

Dress: Smart Business Casual

About the Facilitator:

Ed Samuel is a senior executive career coach for CCI Consulting. He has a strong career coaching background and conducts multiple workshops for CCI. In addition, he has deep recruiting/sourcing experience and led corporate recruiting efforts for a billion dollar division of a global manufacturing firm.

He began his career with DEC, where he spent 19 years in Accounting and Customer Support roles. He was also the General Manager of Corporate Customer Service for The Stride Rite Corp. Ed then garnered extensive international experience as the Global Director of Customer Administration with QAD, Inc. He was also a VP of Operations and a CFO for two distinct high tech venture firms. Prior to moving to career coaching and recruiting, Ed was a licensed (Series 7, 63) Financial Advisor for UBS Financial Services. Ed also founded his own private Career Coaching and Recruiting firm called SamNova, Inc.

He is often a guest speaker at networking forums in the greater Philadelphia area. He founded the Business Executive Networking Group's (BENG) Wilmington, DE chapter in 2011. Ed was the Eastern Region "New Recruiter of the Year in 2008" within the US Global Recruiters Network of 175+ offices. Ed also leads a non-profit foundation called Crown Financial Ministries Outreach in support of the greater PA and DE areas.

Ed is certified as a Career Direct and DISC: Personality I.D. Consultant. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration Wilmington University.


Robin F. Bond is an attorney with Transition Strategies, LLC, a Philadelphia area based firm.

Meeting Topic:

Guest Speaker: Robin F. Bond, Transition Strategies, LLC. Robin is an attorney with Transition Strategies, LLC, a Philadelphia area based firm. Robin will be speaking on ways to overcome the challenges of employment contracts and job offer negotiations. Robin will also field other questions pertaining to employment law. As veteran employment attorney, she has garnered national attention and is frequently on cable TV as a panelist or contributor. She is a dynamic speaker and communicator. Robin is also the author of "How to Negotiate a Killer Job Offer" and her book is available for purchase, $10 (cash only) after her talk. Further information about Robin and her firm can be found at

Meeting Summary:

Come and meet other executives who are as eager as you are to develop and expand their networking relationships. If you are currently in a job transition, thinking of a career change, investigating consulting possibilities, or just want to expand your business contacts, this is the meeting for you!

What you will gain from participating in these meetings is increased exposure to other executives; new and helpful knowledge and leads; and suggestions to help you focus your efforts. You will learn tips to enhance your presentation style so others will remember you and refer to you as a business "solution." You do not need to be a member of ExecuNet to attend.

Exchange information about career opportunities and have fun doing it! You will be most effective at networking if you are prepared with the following:
  • A 2-minute summary of yourself, including how you can help someone else network
  • Up to 12 targeted firms or organizations.
  • A 1-page profile summary of your experience, skills and synopsis of your career.

Meeting Outline:
  • 7:15 am - Doors open
  • 7:15 am - 7:45 am - Networking (and Continental Breakfast)
  • 7:45 am - 9:00 am - Topic
  • 9:00 am - 9:15 am - Break
  • 9:15 am - 10: 30 am - Networking (please bring your 1-Pager - 25+ copies)


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