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West Ottawa Board of Trade January Networking Breakfast

January 15, 2014 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am

Mark your calendars for our first networking breakfast and seminar

of the New Year!


Wednesday, January 15

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata


Registration:  7:15am

Breakfast & Networking: 7:30am – 8:10am

Presentation: 8:10am – 9:00am



Keynote Presentation: Dress for Success: Enhancing Your Professional Image

Erin Crotty, BloomStra Consulting


Professional dress is critical in any business. It takes only a five seconds to form a first impression, and more than half of that first impression is based on appearance. In fact, communication experts believe that 55% of the total message presented by a person during a first meeting consists of that person’s physical appearance.


Like it or not, people make judgments on our values, social status and professionalism based on our physical appearance. The way you package yourself therefore sends amessage about you, your skills, and your organization. It does not matter what position you hold within the workplace, presenting a positive image is hugely important because it matters to your organization’s overall image and brand, your personal brand, and most importantly, to your clients/customers.


This workshop provides tips and tools to help participants:

• Understand Why First Impressions Count

• Become more Poised and Polished Through Your Physical Appearance

• Be in Control of Your Professional Image How it is Portrayed

• Establish or Improve Upon Your Authentic Style

• Understand How to Use Your Wardrobe to Make a Great First Impression

• Understand Professional Attire Versus Casual Attire

• Understand Your Body Type and the Best Clothing Styles for Your Shape

• Understand How to Put Your Best Face Forward

• Understand that “the Details” Count

• How to Make Effective Clothing Choices Consistent with Your Style and Budget

• Instill a Sense of Confidence and Authority to Ensure you Always Project a Positive and Professional Image Through Your Physical Appearance


Don’t miss out, sign up today!

Open to West Ottawa Board of Trade Members ($28+HST) & Non-Members ($38+HST)


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January 15, 2014
7:15 am - 9:00 am

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