A TALENT AGENT SHOWS YOU HOW TO NETWORK AND PITCH WITH EASE

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A TALENT AGENT SHOWS YOU HOW TO NETWORK AND PITCH WITH EASE
Start:
May 12, 2016 6:30 pm
End:
May 12, 2016 8:30 pm
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Updated:
April 11, 2016
Venue:
King Juan Carlos Center of NYU
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53 Washington Square South, New York, NY, United States

OUT PROFESSIONALS AND THE NYU LGBT ALUMNI NETWORK PRESENT AN INTERACTIVE NETWORKING WORKSHOP WITH JIM ARNOFF.

On Thursday, May 12, you are invited to take part in the interactive workshop “Networking for Powerful Results, Pitching with Ease: A Talent Agent’s Take,” with NYU faculty member Jim Arnoff, an attorney and Certified Life/Career Coach to the entertainment industry.

A co-presentation of Out Professionals and the NYU LGBT Alumni Network, this event takes place at the King Juan Carlos Center of NYU, on Washington Square.

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According to Jim Arnoff, “Even the sound of the word ‘networking’ intimidates. Shyness and insecurity surface, along with a perceived need to prove yourself. Yet to achieve career success, we must each somehow expand our contacts and enhance our visibility.”

Jim aims to help you create your own stye of networking by banishing any shyness or insecurity and embracing your uniqueness. He supplies you with the tools to connect quickly, interact memorably and follow up effectively.

This immersive, interactive workshop is designed to provide:

  • An awareness of networking fears and the strategies to turn them around.
  • Ways to build confidence by whole-heartedly embracing uniqueness.
  • Tips on making the initial approach — one-on-one or in a group.
  • Techniques to turn a first meeting into a sustained relationship.
  • A master plan towards becoming a master of networking.

Jim Arnoff is an attorney and Certified Life/Career Coach to the entertainment industry. As a Television/Digital Packaging Agent, he represents production companies in developing and selling original programming to the networks and digital media. At the William Morris agency Jim served both as in-house lawyer and packaging agent. He is a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts, FIT and NYU, and he leads workshops for the Producers Guild of America, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Writers Guild of America, HBO, TimeWarner, New York Women in Film & Television, Time, Inc., NYU and MTV Networks. Jim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University Law School, and iPEC Coaching.

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WHAT’S UP

“Networking for Powerful Results, Pitching with Ease” takes place on Thursday, May 12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for networking, socializing and seat selection; light refreshments. Workshop and Q&A, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE

King Juan Carlos Center of NYU, 53 Washington Square South. Subway: A/B/C/D/E/F/M to West 4th Street; N/R to 8th Street/NYU.

ADMISSION

Nonmember, $25. Dues-paying OP Member, NYU Alum, Staff or Student, just $15. OP Business Member, free with advance registration. To guarantee seating, register now. Pocket a copy of your online receipt; thanks! Advance ticketing ends at noon on May 12. Walk-ins welcome; cash only at the door.

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP OFFER

A 12-month individual OP Membership (new or renewal) PLUS one ticket to this invaluable workshop, just $75 total. (And remember, this buys you a year’s worth of low-cost or no-cost networking and socializing.) Or join Out Professionals as a Business Member ($125) and by registering in advance, attend this and other selected OP seminars and workshops free! Click here.

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