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Building Engaging and Lasting Networks

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Building Engaging and Lasting Networks

In this session, networking trainer Lisa Ann Pinkerton, President of Technica Communications and teacher of the monthly San Francisco Green Networking Powerhouse Series will share a time-tested, simple and systematic process for building engaging and lasting networks. She will include her top 3 secrets for adding at least 250 people a year to your network.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compelling introductions that leave listeners asking “how do you do that?”
  • Tricks for jumping in and out of conversations
  • Tips for reading body language
  • Knowing when it’s time to leave a conversation
  • Follow up that turns contacts into cash
  • Secrets to staying top of mind of leads over time


Lisa Ann Pinerton
Founder & President at Technica Communications

From the newsroom to the boardroom, Lisa Ann Pinkerton has used her keen analytical skills to share cleantech stories with the world for nearly two decades. Most recently she was named a Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for 2017. Lisa Ann is founder and President of Technica Communications, founder and Chairwoman of Women In Cleantech & Sustainability, co-founder of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association, an international speaker and moderator and documentary filmmaker. Lisa Ann started her career as a broadcast journalist for nearly a decade. Her work has been broadcast on National Public Radio, PBS Television, NBC and other US news outlets. Lisa Ann holds the degrees Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Art Management and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.

Event Details:

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13th

Members and Partners:  Free (included in membership)
Non-Members: $15.00 online or $20.00 at the door

Please note, if you plan to attend the dinner following this event, you must register separately for it.

Meal Type



CPE Credits

One and a half (1.5) CPE credits available. Field of Study: Personal Development

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