Startup Marketing & Social Networking @ General Assembly San Francisco October 9th @ 6pm

Startup Marketing & Social Networking @ General Assembly San Francisco October 9th @ 6pm
Event on 2014-10-09 18:00:00

Join us on Thursday October 9th from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Brand New General Assembly San Francisco office complex located at 501 Folsom Street in San Francisco for a professional networking and mixer event! Enjoy samples from our sponsor Katapult Energy and complimentary beer, wine and light snacks from our venue host and lead sponsor General Assembly.

This event includes a brief presentation by David Mitroff, Ph.D on Marketing for Startups, Tech Developers and Business Professionals with an integrated approach to increase both your personal and business presence. Don't miss this chance to network with other San Francisco Bay Area professionals, make new business connections, build your network, find new clients and connect with people who can help make 2014 your best year! The event is from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.

RSVP now at Event is FREE for the first 100 Early Bird RSVP's! Then only … includes hosted drinks, snacks, networking, workshop, raffle and more!

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Start up marketing and Social Networking Event

@ General Assembly – SF

Thursday, October 9th , 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Arrive Early – Check In at 5:45 pm

Beer, Wine, and Light Snacks Provided starting at 6pm

Workshop Starts Promptly at 7:30 pm

General Assembly – SF

501 Folsom Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

 @DavidMitroff   #SFstartup

Make new business and personal connections while learning the tools to enhance your business. Learn from industry expert and keynote speaker David Mitroff, Ph.D. to improve your networking efforts.

Learn more about how to Market Your Business, including integrating a Social Media strategy, while having a fun and exciting time at General Assembly. This event is the perfect combination of workshop and networking. Hosted at General Assembly SF and featuring Keynote Speaker and Marketing Expert David Mitroff, Ph.D. who will briefly speak on Linkedin for branding and business development and Constant Contact's new product Toolkit for marketing success for yourself or your business.

Network and socialize with other social media enthusiasts, successful entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts and other professionals who live or work around the Bay Area.

Please RSVP so we have an accurate count for the number of people.

Katapult Energy will be present to show you and make you taste the KATAPULT snacks to FUEL YOUR FIRE.

The inspiration for Katapult struck while the owner was working twelve-hour days as a builder and business owner. Running all aspects of the company he had little time to stop and eat a real meal. He tried every so-called "healthy" snack out there, but he was left feeling depleted. That's how he started Katapult the snack that will make you go through your day with the nutrient you need! Come talk to them at the event and let them show you how it can help your body with you busy time schedule.  It is all Organic, Raw, Gluten Free, non-GMO, plant based goodness! Katapult tastes great while giving you the clean, sustainable fuel your body needs to thrive.  

Event Includes:

  • Friendly greeters and an overall environment that makes it fun and easy to connect with others
  • hosted complimentary beer, wine and light appetizers from our venue host and lead sponsor General Assembly
  • Networking with other San Francisco professionals
  • Constant Contact Professional Networking Workshop by David Mitroff, Ph.D
  • Raffle
  • and more!

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Event Location:

General Assembly – SF

501 Folsom StreetSan Francisco, CA 94105 


This event is held on October 9th, 2014 from 6:00pm-8:30pm at General Assembly in San Francisco. Please arrive between 5:45pm and 6:30pm for check in.

5:45pm Check-in Starts

6:00pm Enjoy light snacks and drinks while networking

7:00pm Introduction of Sponsors and Raffle

7:15pm – 7:35pm Professional Networking Strategies Presentation by David Mitroff, Ph.D. (sponsored by Constant Contact)

7:35pm-8:30pm+ More networking and fun

RSVP NOW so we can add you to the guest list! You MUST RSVP in advance!!

Topics Covered During the Speaking Portion:

David Mitroff, Ph.D. will give a presentation on Professional Networking and Best Practices to Marketing your Startup and grow your business. Topics covered include:

  • 9 Key Areas of Social Media Ecosystem
  • Core Social Media Tools
  • Real World Examples to Implement Today
  • Building Your Social Network
  • Managing Time and Measuring Results
  • and more…

RSVP Now! At this point you have all the information you need…  … However, if you want even MORE information, feel free to keep reading.

The Workshop will cover:

Social Media Strategies to Grow Your Business Through Networking

Social Media makes information more accessible and useful by combining together technology, content, and social interaction in many forms including websites, blogs, podcasts, video-sharing, social bookmarking, review sites, email marketing, event promotion, instant messaging, mobile apps, and more. Consumers expect companies to use Social Media intelligently and for Social Media initiatives to align with other marketing strategies. This session will provide an overview of the 9 Key Areas of Social Media as defined by David Mitroff, Ph.D. and then use Constant Contact Email Marketing examples to illustrate these strategies.

Want to try one of Constant Contact's online tools – Email Marketing, Social Campaigns or Survey tool? For a free trial click here>>

In This Program Discover:

  • How effective are your current Social Media Efforts?
  • What parts of your business or organization can be effected by Social Media?
  • What components of our current marketing plan could leverage Social Media?
  • How valuable is feedback from your customers for your success?
  • How do you promote events and get people to tell others about events?
  • Are you continually reaching new market segments (Mobile marketplace)?
  • Do you have an Online Brand / Branding Strategy?

Who should attend this event? 

Do you own a business in San Francisco? Come mingle and network with other business owners in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Are you a restaurant owner in San Francisco?  Come see how an event like this networking mixer at your restaurant can benefit your business.

Are you looking to effectively market your Law firm in Oakland?  One of the best ways to leverage your Law Firm's brand and presence is by meeting and reviewing other Oakland firms' marketing presence.

Also, professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. 

How many people show up?

Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving.

What to Bring:

Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for Walnut Creek Events, so we can enter you in a raffle.

How to Dress:

Please do not wear jeans, hat or t-shirts. This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best!


Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.


About General Assembly:

At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing. 

About Katapult Energy:

Katapult is a company focused on creating healthy on the go fuels. Our chips are made up of whole, nutrient dense Super Foods, blended into a balanced ratio to give your body everything it needs!  Katapult is the snack to help you power through your daily projects and complete the mountainous adventures. Katapult was developed for the creators, innovators and ass kickers that just want to keep going. It is all Organic, Raw, Gluten Free, non-GMO, plant based goodness! Katapult tastes great while giving you the clean, sustainable fuel your body needs to thrive.  

About Walnut Creek Events:

Walnut Creek Events are perfect for San Francisco East Bay professionals who want to connect with other professionals. Make new business and personal connections, build your network, find new clients, and identify business opportunities.

We make networking easy by having greeters at the door to not only welcome you – they introduce you to others, along with having events in elegant environments that makes it fun to connect with others.

Walnut Creek Events ( produces and promotes upcoming Walnut Creek Networking, Social Mixers and Business events in or around Walnut Creek.

We invite you to join us!

About The Organizer:

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a Connector, Master Networker and Entrepreneur. David is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting ( a San Francisco Bay Area based business development and marketing consulting firm. David and his team work with clients across numerous markets and sizes to create brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty and streamline business processes. David is an active member, on the executive board, or advisory committees for several organizations. He continually collaborates with several consultant groups, merchant associations, and charities to best serve the community.

David founded Walnut Creek Events ( to better serve his San Francisco East Bay clients by producing and promoting high level networking, social mixers and business events in or around Walnut Creek that can bring attention to East Bay businesses and create new connections.

Piedmont Aveune Consulitng works with a wide range of clients and some specialties include California Law firm marketing, Bay Area business consultingevent marketing, and social media marketing.

Want to Volunteer?

We are looking for volunteers to help out at our events. Please introduce yourself to us or email and let us know how you would like to volunteer and we can then better determine if their is a good fit.

  • Greeters
  • Photographers
  • Social Media Promoters

Our Featured Event Sponsors

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Find the perfect Small Business Marketing suite of tools to help you reach, engage, and acquire new customers through email, events, and social media with Constant Contact. David Mitroff, Ph.D. is one of the few certified Local Experts for Constant Contact in Northern California. Learn more at


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You can also participate at this event by sharing your pictures/videos by downloading the Eversnap app and add your own picture of the event to the event album.

Want to be a Sponsor?

Advertise and promote your business to our huge audience across emails, at events, and on our website and social media sites. Please contact us to learn more and to determine if there is a good fit.

  • Gifts and Donations
  • Raffle Items
  • Food and Drinks
  • Event Space Sponsor


Terms & Conditions:

By completing your online registration you are accepting and agreeing to our Terms & Conditions including giving us permission to take photographs and use your image or likeness, agree that all sales are final and NO REFUNDS will be offered regardless of changes to venue, date, time, speakers, guest list, numbers of attendees, sponsors or other details. Furthermore mistakes in event descriptions or text may occur and buyer is responsible for verifying any discrepancies or concerns prior to registration by contacting us via the contact us links or emails provided on event pages. You furthermore agree to contact us prior to attending the event or at most two (2) days after the event and clearly explain any issue. Any disbutes over payments that are made by you directly contacting any merchants (paypal, google, meetup, contstant contact, square, eventbrite, etc.) will be automatically declined and you will be responsible for any chargeback or bank reversal fees. In extenuating circumstances and solely at our discretion, we may offer you a credit towards future events. If you do not accept our Terms & Conditions, do not register. Thank you for your cooperation.

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges allowed.

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