What a whirlwind of a week it was for me! I missed writing to you! What a treat it was to actually spend the past week with my friend DiDi Alcheva, Founder of Social Media Press. She flew back to LA after being in Valencia, Spain for almost 2 months and I had the privilege of having her stay at our home.
Okay, here is a recap of the last 6 days! As you read this post, keep in mind these 3 Major VIP events, ALL HAPPENED IN 5 DAYS! It was hectic but oh so worth it!
As soon as Didi landed in LAX, I she had to be picked up by our mutual friend, the ever so amazing Jerry Chen, Creator of Build A Magnetic Network. He immediately took Didi to the Los Angeles Athletic Club where good friends and Mentors Jorge Bueno and MaryAnne Morcos who were hosting their first ever Business Codex Society Networking Mixer, where I was also the featured speaker and spoke about “How To Achieve V.I.P. Status Using the Emma 5”! Our amazing friends Louie and Jini Pinto, Founders of Wealth Summit Live gave their invaluable time and resources to make sure this event is a big hit!
After the event, Jorge, MaryAnne, Jerry, DiDi and I went to the legendary The Pantry in downtown LA where they offer yummy breakfast 24 hours a day! Needless to say, we didn’t get home until 3am!!!
Later that day, we scheduled a brainstorm session with just us 3 – Jerry, DiDi and I… it was amazing having a Mastermind session with those two! We got some much covered and so many ideas were born that day…
The next day, Jerry, DiDi and I drove to the Hyatt Regency in Century City for the Braveheart Women RISE Kick Off Party for the LIVE Event in LA on Oct. 8, 9 and 10, with Drs. Ellie and Charlie Drake! Talk about a celebrity studded evening! For FREE Membership go to www.BraveheartWomen.com . It was so amazing to meet new friends Glenn Arcaro, Katie Freiling and Alicia Bausley. We actually represented Social Media Press that evening! It was so amazing to see amazing friends – Mari Smith, Lynn Rose, Dr. Sugar Singleton, Paul Ryan, Jackie Hadden. We also met new amazing people, especially Mr. Connector himself, Larry Benet.
DiDi and I got home around midnight and started packing for the Marketing Funnel Mastery LIVE Event in Portland, OR. Our check in time at John Wayne Airport was 5:25 a.m. so needless to say, we had 2 hours of sleep! When we arrived Portland, the Courtyard Marriott City Center was so gracious to allow us a really early check in so after we had light lunch in Downtown Pearl District, we took a 2-hour nap before attending Mike Klingler’s Welcome Cocktail Party! What an amazing evening of connecting with people whom I’ve already met online! There is something about meeting online first and then meeting live and in person… there is already a silent bond!
The next 2 days were spent immersed in learning about how to master our own funnel – from what products to feature and how to market those products. Mike Klingler did a phenomenal job teaching us step by step on how to finally create something and how the steps flow into the next. It was also great to learn from Cindy Shulson, Barbara Silva and Kendall Silva. Marketing Merge is at a hyper-speed growth! Mike shared a teeny glimpse on the future plans of MM at a very exclusive and posh barbeque that was privy to only 50 people! The new headquarters on the 30th floor of the Ardea Bldg right on The Waterfront will make any entrepreneur green with envy! It was absolutely breathtaking! The Marketing Merge Team truly did an amazing job organizing everything so kudos to Lisa Holcomb, Lindsey Holcomb and Rachel!
It was a wonderful ride back to Portland International Airport… a HUGE thank you to Thomas Germer who so generously offered to take my good friend, Celebrity Photographer and Entrepreneur, Moriah Diamond and I to the airport. We ended up leaving at the same time though on different airlines so we had a chance to share some yummy Pinacoladas to toast to her planned 1 month vacation in the Big Island of Hawaii!
There you have it… 3 VIP Events in 5 days! As tiring as it seems, many joint venture partnerships have stemmed forth from it!
My question to you is, do you incorporate LIVE Celebrity Networking as part of your overall marketing strategy or do you rely on online relationships?
If you already understand and are using LIVE networking as part of your overall marketing strategy, congratulations! I would love to hear how you’re doing it and how it has helped you with your business…
If you’re not, I would love to hear why not and if there’s a way I can help enlighten you on the benefits of live networking.
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Until next time… I am Cheering You On To Your Success!