Monday, May 3, 2010

HUG EVENT - May Networking Event!

Hi Ladies!  The Hip & Urban Girl's Guide (HUG) would like to announce our May Networking Event, happening on Monday May 10th @ The Drake Hotel Sky Yard Patio.  Join us for sunshine + $4 drink specials + networking from 6-9 PM.  

Photo Credit: The Drake Hotel
How it Works:  Bring your business card, a sense of adventure and openess to meet new people.  HUGs are a fun laid-back, non-mean girls kind of group.  We'll go around the circle for everyone to introduce themselves and what they do for a max of 30 seconds and then everyone is free to break off and chat with whomever they want.  It's casual and no-pressure.  Just a chance to make new friends, biz contacts and an opportunity for HUGs to connect offline.  Here are pics from our last event so you can get an idea...

One of the amazing charcuterie looks like art

What to Bring:  We are raising money to end cancer and are asking each guest to donate a minimum $5 to the cause.  With so many fab women getting together, it also gives us an opportunity to donate to a worthy charity.  Thanks to Marie at KarmaCake for offering to co-host this event with us! 

Reservation/Bills etc:  Since it's the patio, they can't really 'save' us seats.  But I will show up early and sprawl out my stuff.  Once everyone arrives, I'm sure we can slowly take over more seats on the patio.  Please bring cash or order from the bar as we cannot guarantee separate bills.  If it rains, we will be in the lounge...

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RSVP:  Please RSVP via the Facebook invite that will be going out later on today!  If you are not a member of this group yet, please 'request to join' The Hip & Urban Girl's Group.  We'll add you to the invite list.  Not on Facebook?  Just show up!  We're friendly and I'm sure there will be lots of room.

Can I Bring Friends?  Love our blog?  Please share us!  We encourage everyone to bring like-minded fun friends who would enjoy a fun girls night out + casual networking sesh.  If you could tell all your friends about our blog, we would LOVE you.  We are always looking for new readers :)

Twitter:  Hashtag for the event is #hugTO.  Add to your twitter to learn more about who is attending ahead of time.  Follow us on twitter @hipurbangirl

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Lisa & Wendy

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