Break the Ice at Networking Events

When you attend eSAX or any other Ottawa entrepreneur networking event, your goal shouldn’t be to just collect business cards. These events are the place that you are building rapport that will establish long-term relationships that lead to future opportunities for both involved parties. It takes a good deal of time and effort to cultivate, […]

My Start in Networking: Jarrod Goldsmith

For our blog this week Jarrod shares his early experiences networking and some advice to new Ottawa business owners just starting to get out there and network. Believe it or not, we all started somewhere, and here is where Jarrod’s networking journey began: Looking back to when I first began attending Ottawa networking events, I really had […]

Ottawa eSAX Networking Recap: October 2014

We’ve had about a week to recover from a fabulous night of networking last Wednesday at the Ottawa Marriott. The event was held Wednesday, October 8 from 6-9pm. This eSAX networking event was particularly special to me, as it marked my “one year” anniversary as a networker. Last year the October event was held at […]

eSAX Networking Ottawa: Wed October 19, 2016

eSAX: Networking in Ottawa eSAX Makes Networking Work! Wednesday, October 19, 2016  (17:00 – 23:00) Featuring Dylan Black (of boom 99.7 & Daytime Ottawa) Master of Ceremonies; and – The Honorable Jim Watson (MAYOR OF OTTAWA) – Ottawa Chamber of Commerce – Michael Curran (Ottawa Business Journal) – Guy Laflamme (Ottawa 2017) With a special performance by […]

eSAX Ottawa Networking Event Recap: Jan 7, 2015

The latest eSAX event was another great success! Despite the extreme cold alerts we were under, we still had over 200 people make their way to Funhaven to enjoy a night of networking. Our sponsors and guest speakers helped to facilitate connections and help empower new Ottawa entrepreneurs. Taking a look at the Twitter feed […]

You’ll always remember your first eSAX networking event!

It’s true you know. The first time you experience an eSAX event will be something you will remember for the rest of your life. THIS is how #eSAX makes networking work!   Be sure to subscribe to our eSAX YouTube channel for more great entrepreneur networking tips, tricks and best practices. #eSAX (The Entrepreneur Social […]

Networking Mistakes To Avoid

There is a lot to think about when networking, but it’s very important to make sure you don’t make any of these networking mistakes! Transcript: Some key habits to avoid at networking events are to 1) show up late. There’s nothing worse than going into a room where everyone is already sitting down because you’re […]

Ask the Fedora: Time Management At Networking Events

This week on Ask the Fedora: Time Management At Networking Events Transcript: If you only have an hour or two at a networking event, how would you make the best use of your time to connect with people? If there is someone you really want to connect with, it’s worth spending the extra ten minutes […]

Some Tips To Remember Names At Networking Events

Today our #AskTheFedora offers some tips for remembering names at networking events! Transcript: You go to a networking and someone tells you their name and all of a sudden it goes right out your other ear. I’m really bad at learning someone’s name. What I try to do, (if they are wearing a name tag), I’d […]