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Monday, March 04, 2013

April 8th Networking Madness Event

Posted to Event by Mr. Thomas J. Cavanaugh of Independence Business Alliance at 9:21 AM

Make a slam dunk for your business and join members of the Independence Business Alliance, Center City Proprietors Association, Greater Philadelphia Professional Network, and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce on Monday April 8th at the Loews Hotel for our largest-ever networking event.

The evening will feature a cash bar, a fantastic selection of hors d'oeuvres, drink specials, and door prizes. One lucky guest will win a 4 night, all-inclusive stay at the Oasis Sens in Cancun, Mexico (*must be present to win).

So bring plenty of business cards and join us as we continue the Madness of March into April with Networking Madness at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.


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Monday, August 08, 2011

Networking Brunch with NLGJA

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 3:57 PM

Please join us for a delicious Networking Brunch with members of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association at Mixto, 1141Pine St on Sunday, August 28th from 11AM - 1PM. Don't miss the opportunity to network with other IBA members and journalists in Philly for the NLGJA National Convention & LGBT Media Summit. For more details on the summit visit. http://www.nlgja.org/convention/2011/.


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Monday, May 16, 2011

Women In Business Presents Women’s Wednesdays: “The Power of Networking”

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 2:03 PM

Wednesday, June 8, 6 – 8:30 pm
Liberté Lounge, Sofitel Philadelphia
120 S. 17th Street

Philadelphia Business Journal publisher Lyn Kremer will join the IBA’s Women’s Wednesday to talk about networking as a vital tool for growing business. Drink specials and complimentary appetizers will be available.

Women In Business is a special program for LBT and ally professionals and business owners.

Please register to attend:
Nonmember Price:$10.00


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Independence Business Alliance Annual Business Luncheon

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 2:00 PM

Celebrate the achievements of Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT business community at the Independence Business Alliance’s inaugural Annual Luncheon.

Monday, June 6, 2011, 11 am - 1 pm
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Millennium Hall
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107

11 - 11:45 am - Networking Reception
12:00pm - Seated Lunch & Program

Awarding of the first PNC Bank LGBT Business Award
Announcement of Preliminary IBA Economic Impact Data
It Gets Better video tribute
and remarks from
Todd Bavol Montgomery,
President & CEO, Integrity Staffing
Author of: Passion by Design

Please Register by Friday, May 27
Questions, call (215) 557-0190.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Maximize Your Membership Member Orientation

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 2:39 PM

Location: William Way Community Center

IBA Membership comes with numerous benefits and opportunities focused on business development, marketing, education, and representation. Member orientations are an excellent opportunity to refresh yourself, ask questions, and network. All members will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business. Prospective members are encouraged to attend and learn about the benefits of membership!

Free for members and prespective members; Reservations Requested


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Monday, March 28, 2011

Save the Date!! IBA Annual Business Luncheon

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:46 AM

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street



11-11:45 Registration and Networking

12:00-1:00 Luncheon and program



Including presentation on IBA PNC LGBT Business Award

Nonmember Price:$75
Member Price:$65




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Friday, March 25, 2011

Networking at Noon

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 1:41 PM

Are you a busy professional who wants to attend networking events but can’t always make it after 5 pm?

Join CCPA members and friends as we network at noon, hosted by City Tap House.

Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
12 Noon to 1:30PM

City Tap House
3925 Walnut Street

$20 for members of CCPA, IBA & UCD
$30 for non-members

Includes lunch and cash bar.

Reservations are requested.


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Friday, March 04, 2011

Member Orientation

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:57 AM

Start: Mar 29 2011 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Location:
William Way LGBT Community Center

IBA Membership comes with numerous benefits and opportunities focused on business development, marketing, education, and representation. Member orientations are an excellent opportunity to refresh yourself, ask questions, and network. All members will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their business. Prospective members are encouraged to attend and learn about the benefits of membership!

Reservations Requested


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GPPN Networking Mixer

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:56 AM

Start: Mar 29 2011 - 6:00pm- 8:30pm

Location:
Opa, 1311 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

Join IBA members and GPPN at this monthly mixer to network, network, network. Door prizes, cash bar, drink specials, and appetizers. Don't forget your business cards!


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Women in Business

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:55 AM

Apr 13 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Topic:
"If I only knew then, What I know now" - How to Start & Sustain a Successful Business

Location:
Union Trust Steakhouse, 717 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

Learn from this dynamic and knowledgeable panel discussion with successful female entrepreneurs in the LBT community. Networking event immediately following with drink specials and complimentary appetizers. Join us for dinner for an IBA $30 three- course menu.

Reservations Requested


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GPPN Networking Mixer

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:54 AM

Join IBA members and GPPN at this monthly mixer to network, network, network. Door prizes, cash bar, drink specials, and appetizers. Don't forget your business cards!
Apr 14 2011 - 6:00pm -8:30pm

Location:
Absolute Abstract, 141 S. 13th Street


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Brown Bag

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 11:52 AM

Have you heard about Pennsylvania's recent energy deregulation? Have you been contacted by new energy suppliers? Unsure of what it means for your business and energy costs? Join IBA for this Brown Bag lunch to find out what you need to know to navigate the new regulations and opportunities from the Philadelphia Business Journal's Craig Ey and Peter Key. Participants are invited to bring lunch. Reservations Requested

April 20, 2011
12pm - 1:30pm
William Way LGBT Community Center


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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The New Pennsylvania Convention Center

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 2:45 PM

Please join us for a Breakfast Panel Discussion / Round Table with some of the region’s leading and most influential individuals in the tourism industry. Learn how you can tap into the over 140 million dollars expected to be generated for Philadelphia area businesses through this spectacular expansion and push for new growth. Panelists will represent:

-Greater Philadelphia Tourism -Marketing Corporation
-Pennsylvania Convention Center
-Temple School of Hospitality
-The Gay Tourism Caucus

Date: March 16, 2011
Location: Loews Hotel Philadelphia
Washington Room C

Registration 8:00AM
Breakfast and Networking 8:30pm
Panel Discussion 9AM-10AM


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Networking at Noon

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 1:43 PM

Are you a busy professional who wants to attend networking events but can’t always make it after 5 pm?

Join the IBA and CCPA as we network at noon with business owners and professionals! Includes lunch and cash bar. Reservations requested.

Event will be held at the Capital Grille, 1338 chestnut Street on March 22 from Noon to 1:30pm.
There is a cost to attend this event so register at www.independencebusinessalliance.com


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Keys to Business Planning

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 1:41 PM

In conjunction with the IBA’s PNC LGBT Business Award, this workshop is designed to provide valuable guidance for developing an effective business plan for small businesses. Participants will learn the importance of a business plan for long-term sustainability and profitability and how your plan can serve as a “road map” for success. The workshop will review the key pieces of a plan.

All participants will receive a copy of the book "Write a Business Plan In No Time" ($18.95 value).

The event will be held on March 2 at Temple University Main Campus, Alter Hall, Suite 503. 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122 (located at 13th and Montgomery Streets, one block north of Cecil B. Moore Broad Street Subway Station).
There is a cost to attend so visit www.indepedencebusinessalliance.com to register.


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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Networking at Noon with CCPA

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:34 PM

Date: March 22,2011 12pm - 1:30pm
Location: The Capital Grille, 1338 Chestnut Street
Cost: $20 IBA Members; $30 Non-Members

Are you a busy professional who wants to attend networking events but can’t always make it after 5 pm?

Join the IBA and CCPA as we network at noon with business owners and professionals! Includes lunch and cash bar. Reservations requested.


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IBA Women In Business present Women's Wednesdays

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:31 PM

Date: Feb. 9,2011 6pm - 8:30pm
Location: Valanni, 1229 Spruce Street
Cost: Free

Join the women of the Independence Business Alliance of as they kick off their Women's Wednesdays series. These events will bring together women in Philadelphia’s LGBT business community to discuss topics affecting women in business and to network with peers. Women's Wednesday s will take place the 2nd Wednesday of every other month.

This launch mixer is free to all attendees with drink specials and complimentary appetizers.


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Help Wanted: The Advantage of Hiring Interns

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:29 PM

Date: Feb. 3.2011 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Location:
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia Downtown - 1800 Market Street
Cost: $10 IBA Members; $20 Non-Members

New Years Resolution: Develop new ideas, increase operations and maximize profit margins.

As a valuable and low cost resource for companies, especially small businesses, interns can greatly impact your productivity and new opportunities for growth. Join CCPA & IBA to learn about resources, options and incentives available for hiring interns and achieve your New Years Resolution!


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Friday, October 01, 2010

IBA Hospitality Crawl

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:52 PM

Location:
Begins and ends at The Independent Hotel, 1234 Locust Street, Philadelphia

Join the IBA for this unique opportunity to tour some of the city’s premier hotel properties and experience the inner workings of the hospitality industry. We will visit The Independent Hotel, Loews Philadelphia, Le Meridien, Hyatt at The Bellevue and Sofitel Philadelphia.

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Rainbow Professional Business Networking Group Mixer

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:51 PM

The IBA is coming to Montgomery County to partner with the Rainbow Professional Business Networking Group. This is the IBA’s first event in the area and a great opportunity to connect with new contacts and partners.
Cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.

Location:
Uno Chicago Grill, Route 309, Montgomeryville, PA 19454

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October GPPN Networking Mixer

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:50 PM

Join IBA and GPPN for the October Networking Mixer at Sampan!
$5 Cover, Cash Bar, Drink Specials, Appetizers, Door Prizes. Don't forget your business cards to network, network, network.
IBA Members receive free admission to GPPN events. View updated photos from GPPN's past events on the blog at www.gppn.org.
View the E-Vite and RSVP here.

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IBA Private Reception at the Midtown Village Fall Festival

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 4:48 PM

Take a quiet break from the excitement of the Midtown Village Fall Festival and join fellow IBA members for networking, cocktails and light snacks at this private reception exclusively for IBA members and prospective members. Members are encourages to bring a business colleague who you believe would benefit from membership in the IBA. Cash bar with complimentary light hors d'oeuvres

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Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Everything You Need to Know About Your IBA Membership

Posted to Event by Mr. Bill Gehrman of at 1:31 PM

Wednesday, September 22nd, 5:30pm
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street, Congress Room, 4th Floor

FREE to IBA Members
$20 Non-Members
Networking reception to follow program in Sole Food Lounge
Cash bar & complimentary appetizers

Do you really know everything about your membership? Are you aware of the benefits you receive from
the IBA, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce? Attend this event to learn how to maximize your membership and learn about new membership benefits and programs, including the PNC LGBT Business Award.

To register for this event, visit www.IndependenceBusinessAlliance.com
e-mail IBA@IndependenceBusinessAlliance.com or call 215-557-0190

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