Do you love the holidays? It’s fun time to reflect and plan for the next year. The best thing to do during the holiday season is to get together!
The 21st Toronto LinkedIn Local Meetup is doing just that as we invite you to our Holiday Party. We focus on getting you away from ‘Laptop LinkedIn’ and in person again, along with meeting some awesome speakers, attendees and sharing knowledge about reflecting and planning for the new year.
During this LinkedIn Local event, you will gain insights from workplace experts, senior business leaders and executive-level professionals from across the world who will share their insights on planning, reflecting and innovating to drive your business and career impact further, and more. We will arm you with ideas you can bring back to your own organization.
We will also have an Open Mic session for you to share your story, ask a question, and offer a tip.
This event is ideal for you if you’re:
- An ambitious team member within your organization and are interested in taking the next steps to advance your career or business
- Looking to build a valuable like minded network consisting of leaders from renowned organizations
- A passionate advocate for inclusive workplaces and are looking to access experts in the field to learn key insights from
MANDY GILBERT: Entrepreneur, CEO of Creative Niche, and Investor
BOBBY UMAR: CEO of DYPB – Discover Your Personal Brand and the Thought Leadership Branding Club | 5x TEDx Speaker, Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Author of Best-Seller ‘How to Network Anytime, Anywhere, with Anyone’
SWISH GOSWAMI: CEO & Co-Founder, Surf | Co-Founder of the #LinkedInLocal movement
YOU: At our Open Mic session – share your experience of going through the pandemic and missing live in-person events.
Food will be provided during this event by Brasa Peruvian. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, as there are 100 servings of dinner bowls. So make sure you arrive early. You’ll also have the chance to win some great prizes throughout the evening!
6:00pm: Registration and Networking – get warmed up again in-person!
6:45pm: Welcome by Bobby Umar (Host)
6:50pm: Fun Networking Interactive Activity (15 min) – Bobby Umar will help you build meaningful relationships and get into the holiday spirit
7:05pm: FEATURED SPEAKER: Mandy Gilbert
7:15pm: HORSESHOE SESSION: Mandy Gilbert, Bobby and Swish will moderate a town hall type discussion where the audience can share their takes on her talk or ask questions
7:45pm: OPEN MIC session – this is a chance for YOU to shine. Share a tip, introduce yourself, ask a question, tell us something you’re grateful for. You have 30 seconds. First come, first serve!
8:00pm: Closing thoughts by Swish Goswami (Co-Host))
8:05pm: Group photo, then networking
8:30pm: Event ends, networking and exits
9:00pm: After party TBC
HASHTAGS: #LinkedInLocal #LinkedInLocalTO
Toronto LinkedIn Local Meetups were first hosted and organized in 2017 by Swish Goswami, Bobby Umar and DYPB. To date we have run 19 events for over 2,500 people. Topics have included Women Breaking Barriers, Diversity in the Senior Ranks, Transitioning Your Career or Business, Resilience, Gratitude/Reflection/Planning, Side Hustles, Burnout/Life-Balance, and many more.
ABOUT THE HOSTS
Bobby Umar is an Inc. Magazine named Top 100 Leadership Speaker, a 5x TEDx speaker and one of the top influencers in the world, with over 650,000 followers. He has been named the 2nd best business coach to follow on Twitter and the 4th best leadership influencer according to Kred. Bobby is an international author of three books, including an Amazon #1 best-seller, and was named one of the Top 7 Networking gurus to follow. He currently is the CEO of DYPB – Discover Your Personal Brand and the Founder of the Thought Leadership Branding Club.
Swish Goswami is the CEO of Surf, a tech company providing brands a better way to engage and understand consumers while compensating consumers for their data.
Swish has given four TEDx talks and is the bestselling author of “The Young Entrepreneur”, a book encouraging and teaching students to build a business while in school. For his entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements, Swish was inducted into Plan Canada’s Top 20 under 20 and Bay Street Bull’s 30 under 30, recognized as LinkedIn’s Top Voice and Startup Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and awarded the United Nation’s Outstanding Youth Leadership award.
DYPB is the only organization in the world that is dedicated to using our personal branding expertise to change the world. We achieve this through our signature training programs, high-profile events, helpful online resources and in-depth consulting. DYPB develops your employees’ individual strengths and values to serve your organizational mission and vision. The result? Leaders have more clarity and purpose. Teams are more collaborative and motivated. Organizations have greater retention, loyalty, productivity and growth. To learn more about DYPB – Discover Your Personal Brand: https://www.dypb.ca/
This event is not sponsored, endorsed, or operated by LinkedIn. TY to our event space sponsor OneEleven and our food sponsor Brasa Peruvian.
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