Join Out Professionals for quality, virtual networking! We’ll be using Zoom Meeting with moderator, Jim Arnoff, leading the group. Experienced at virtual meetings and networking as an entertainment executive and industry coach, Jim will show you the potential of using virtual platforms to network effectively. With the advent of COVID-19, we live in a Zoom world now – and those who master this platform and use it well will stand out in the workplace and business.
The votes are in! Comments from our first virtual networking event include, “This was more effective on Zoom than I imagined it could be” and “Wow. I met some great contacts and picked up a better way to explain my business.”
You’ll be guided through networking in a friendly, welcoming virtual environment while putting these networking and pitching skills to work. Practice makes perfect, so you’ll receive constructive advice during the event on how to hone your techniques.
Join us for an evening meant for making meaningful connections with other LGBTQ professionals, mastering zoom, and learning to pitch yourself or your next project better!
About Your Host and Moderator:
Jim Arnoff is a Certified Life/Career/Business Coach to the entertainment industry. Jim is certified by the International Coach Federation and founded the Gay Coaches Collective/NYC which provides pro bono coaching to the LGBT community. Jim Arnoff consults as a talent agent having represented television production companies in developing and selling original programming. As a consultant he shapes pitches, strengthens sizzle reels, and works with producers to launch their own production companies. He practices entertainment law in television, film, and digital. Jim worked at the William Morris Agency as both an in-house lawyer and television packaging agent. He leads workshops for Veterans in Media and Entertainment/East and West Coast, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, U.S. Military Academy, Writers Guild of America/East and West Coast, New York Women in Film & Television, NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, NYU Arts & Entertainment Alumni Network, The Actors Fund/East and West, Hollywood Radio & Television Society, Women in Film, AFI, The Filmshop/East and West and Out Professionals. Jim is a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts and teaches “Pitching Your Television Series to the Industry Pros”. He is a member of the New York State, New York City, and LGBT Bar Associations.