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Shake Hands with Handshake 2.0 I can't wait!

I am so looking forward to "Shake Hands with Handshake 2.0," a networking mixer at Bull & Bones Brewhaus and Grill, Blacksburg, Virginia, Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 5:30 PM.

I'm getting ready.  Here's my to-do list.

  • Dress for a Handshake 1.0 photo.
  • Bring business cards and quarter-sheet flyers to easily stick into a pocket or pocketbook. (Please feel free to bring yours, too.)
  • Bring name tags.  "It's still who you know," you know!
  • Bring bold, black markers so we can write – and read! - each other's names on our name tags.
  • Bring beverage tickets for the first 50 people to pose for Handshake 1.0s.
  • Be one of the first 10 to arrive to win handcrafted soap from Capricorn Soap Company!

Not on my to-do list:

  • Prepare a company pitch and presentation.  At this networking event, no interruptions. Let's just talk!
  • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation.  Ah, since I am the organizer, we don't have to have one.  I'm not alone in not being a fan of slide presentations.
  • Bring a fish bowl for business cards for a drawing for a prize. Yes, but we'd have to interrupt the flow of conversation to award the prize.  So, no, not this time.  Let's just talk.

You're invited to shake hands – pose for a Handshake 1.0 – and talk!

Shake Hands with Handshake 2.0
"It's still who you know!" Networking Mixer

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
5:30 PM
Bull & Bones Brewhaus and Grill
First & Main on South Main Street
Blacksburg, Virginia

Free beverage to the first 50 people who pose for a Handshake 1.0!  See Allen J. Fuller, III for your photo op and free beverage ticket!

Directions to Bull & Bones

View our first invitation with more details

R.s.v.p. on our Facebook page

"Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts…"
– William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 3, Act 4, Scene 6

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