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Big Ten Networking in Madison

Networking for the 21st Century
If “who you know” plays such a big part in attaining professional success (and it does), then why is networking so difficult for most people?

It doesn’t have to be.

Join fellow Big Ten alumni to learn how to confidently build a network of colleagues and connections who want to help you succeed.

Big Ten Networking in Madison
Thursday, May 24, 2012
6–8 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
800 Langdon Street

The evening features a presentation by David J.P. Fisher, a Northwestern grad, author and president of RockStar Consulting. He’ll give you the tools you need to improve your networking abilities and leverage your business relationships — from first introductions to long-term follow-ups.

Immediately following the presentation there will be plenty of time to network with fellow attendees – so bring a stack of business cards!

The cost is $15 per person and includes appetizers. A cash bar will be available.

Recent grad special — $10 per person for recent graduates (2007–2012)!

Click here to register now.

Questions? Please contact WAA’s Gina Evans toll free at (888) 947-2586 or via email at gevans@waastaff.com.

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, in partnership with the Big Ten.

“As an attorney who moved from Michigan to Illinois not too long ago, I’ve been looking for opportunities to make contact with other alumni in the Big Ten. Everyone I met at this event was really open to networking and finding out who you are and what you do.” —Jim Loumos ’74.

See how this Badger and other Big Ten alumni have made successful career connections through the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s Badger Career Network.

About your speaker

David J.P. Fisher’s passion for growth and development has allowed him to influence thousands of others during his professional career. Today, as a coach, speaker, author and president of RockStar Consulting, he continues to create a powerful impact on individuals and organizations as he works to help them become RockStars!

David’s background combines entrepreneurial sales experience with strategic and academic training. After graduating from Northwestern University, he ran the Chicago office of Cutco/Vector, training more than 1,500 salespeople, and then went into sales management for Brinks Security. It was these experiences that gave him the foundation to start RockStar Consulting.

He delivers training programs and keynote presentations to a wide variety of audiences, speaking on topics such as sales and communication, networking and business development. Combining his business experience with his performance background, he is able to communicate relevant and powerful information in an easily accessible manner.

David is also a prolific writer, authoring two books (Step by Step Networking and The Book of Habits) and writing more than 150 blog articles that have been featured as far abroad as Shanghai.