Sunday, April 20, 2008

This Week in Philadelphia (TWIP) for 4/20


In planning your calendar this week, please be sure to leave time to vote in Tuesday's primary election. No excuses!

This is a busy week for networking, with events for the Third Annual Entrepreneurship Week and all sorts of other events exploring new tech entrepreneurs, the business use of social media, and the power of carrots. There are several events that are pretty far from Philadelphia, but the content was such that I thought them worth including.

I'm also speaking twice this week. First on Tuesday at the Delaware Valley Law Firm Marketing Group, discussing how lawyers and law firms can best make use of LinkedIn and other social media sites to market themselves. Then on Thursday, Todd Cohen and I reprise our discussion on the Strategic Relationship between Sales and Marketing at the Drexel University for the Professional Selling class. We had a lot of fun last time.


All your votes are belong to Obama


Monday, 21-Apr

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Opening Press Reception
5pm - Pennsylvania Convention Center Room 103A

Cabrini College Leader Lecture Series -- Unpopular Wars and Presidential Decision Making: From Vietnam to Iraq
6:30pm - Mansion, Cabrini College

Wayne Presbyterian Church -- Career Networking Program
7:30pm - Wayne Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne

Tuesday, 22-Apr

Society for Marketing Professional Services -- SMPS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
All day - Hershey, PA

PICPA -- Effective Writing for CPAs
8am - Holiday Inn Select Bucks County, Trevose

eWomenNetwork -- The Power of Girlfriends (SOLD OUT)
10:30am - Union League

LeTip of Center City Philadelphia -- Weekly Meeting
11:30am - Dave and Buster's 325 North Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia

GVFHRA -- A Strategic Approach to Performance Management
2:30pm - Sheraton Park Ridge, King of Prussia

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Making it BIG in Small Business
4:30pm - Helium Comedy Club

GVFHRA -- Employee Recognition: Power of the Carrot
5:30pm - Sheraton Park Ridge, King of Prussia

YPN -- Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building
6pm - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building

BioNJ -- Rutgers Biotech 2008 Employment Fair
6pm - Cook Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms B and C, New Brunswick, NJ

Wednesday, 23-Apr

Society for Marketing Professional Services -- SMPS Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
All day - Hershey, PA

Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) -- WEBfast by Schubert Communications
7:45am - Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC), Exton, Pa

ISES Greater Philadelphia -- April Luncheon Meeting: The Rhino Attitude
11am - Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert St

Center City Proprietors Association -- Lunch with the City's Leaders: Allan Domb
11:45am - Susanna Foo

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Business Start-up 101
12pm - Community College of Philadelphia

PICPA -- Backpack to Briefcase
4pm - Crowne Plaza Valley Forge, King Of Prussia

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Small Business Resource Fair
5pm - Bossone Center of Drexel University

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce -- Mayor's Cabinet Reception
5:30pm - Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building

Center City Proprietors Association -- Technology Trailblazers: The Changing Face of Philadelphia Startups
5:30pm - Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Walnut Street

PANMA -- New Media and News Media: An Educational Event
6:30pm - Temple University Center City, 1515 Market Street, Room 222

Media Coworking Networking Meetup -- Social Networking 101
7pm - Quotations, Media, PA 19063

Thursday, 24-Apr

PICPA -- Time Mastery for CPAs (SOLD OUT)
8am - Holiday Inn Select Bucks County, Trevose

Circle of Entrepreneurs -- Business Breakfast
8:30am - Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, 123 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Team and a Dream -- Leveraging Social Media for Your Business
9am - Main Line Chamber of Commerce, 175 Strafford Avenue, Suite 130, Wayne, PA 19087

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle -- Cashing in on Cause-Related Marketing
9:30am - Health Federation of Philadelphia

CFA Society of Philadelphia -- Candidate Marketing Management: Second Session "Successful Interviewing"
5:30pm - Fernley & Fernley, 100 North 20th Street, 4th Floor

Philly SHRM Career Management Forum -- Understanding What Organizations Value
5:30pm - Career Concepts, Inc.

IABC -- Networking Event
6pm - Chart House

Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society -- Social Media: Where Do We Go with Web 2.0?
8pm - Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry Auditorium, 1751 Callowhill St., Room C2028

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Party Like an Entrepreneur!
9pm - World Café Live

Friday, 25-Apr

GPSEG NJ Chapter -- Build Relationships & Drive Sales with Email
7:30am - Doubletree Guest Suites

PICPA -- George and Ray's Review of Accounting Standards for Industry
8am - Penn State Great Valley, Malvern

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle -- The Executive's Role in Marketing
9am - Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney

ASTD Professional Publishing SIG -- Self Publishing
9:30am - Strayer University, King of Prussia

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Youth Business Expo
3pm - Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School, 2501 Kensington Ave

Saturday, 26-Apr

PRSA -- Three Saturdays to PR Excellence
9am - Rowan University, Bozorth Hall, Room 31

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Spring Market Fair
9am - Headhouse Square Shambles, 2nd Street & Lombard

Entrepreneurship Week 2008 -- Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle Cocktail Party
5pm - Pentimenti Gallery, 145 N. 2nd Street

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