BL²END Presents a Professional Development Event
The Power of Ten:
“Leveraging Your Talents and Building Relationships Using Social Media”
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Today’s technology has given young professionals new ways to connect. In the virtual world of social media, you are given an online platform that represents who you are professionally. How you use this platform could make all the difference for a successful career.
Join us Thursday, September 15th, at Varnum in beautiful downtown Grand Rapids for an evening of networking and professional development. The evening will begin with light food and refreshments served on Varnum’s 17th floor. Then, presenter and experienced online professional, Michael D. Yoder, MA, will discuss the dos and don’ts of social media. Participants will learn how to utilize their online presence to make and maintain a positive impression with new and current connections.
Spectrum Health Social Media Strategist
Michael is the social media strategist for Spectrum Health System in Grand Rapids, MI, one of the top 15 healthcare systems in the United States. His responsibilities include corporate social strategy, governance, monitoring, employee advocacy, social care, training and education.
In addition to his responsibilities at Spectrum Health, Michael is the founder and leader of LinkedUp Grand Rapids, a business-networking group with nearly 15,000 members.
Michael has a BA in speech & communications from Geneva College in Pennsylvania and an MA in communications from Western Michigan University. A long-time resident of Grand Rapids, he lives on the Northwest side of the city with his wife and two of his three children.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Bridgewater Place LLC
333 Bridge St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
Questions: For any questions please contact Chris Sanders, BL²END Professional Development Chair via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parking: Bridgewater Place 333 Bridge Street NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 *Parking will be validated.