Verbena Marketing is pleased to bring you the November edition of Cultivating Connections, your monthly resource for networking opportunities & business and professional development tools.

If you have an event, resource or tool you would like to share for possible inclusion in our next issue, please send it to hello@verbenamarketing.com

On Your Reading List

She Means Business

Are you ready to turn your ideas into reality and build a wildly successful business? There has never been a better time to say yes!

With a computer and an Internet connection, you can get your ideas, messages, and business out there like never before and create so much success. In this book, Carrie Green shows you how.

On Your Desktop


If you’re looking for a solid array of free and royalty-free images, unsplash.com could just be the source you’re looking for.

There are actually dozens if not hundreds of websites offering free stock images. Some are better than others. A quick search online of ‘free stock images’ will pull up other sites with free stock photos, including this one from Canva.

On Your Mind

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
– Farrah Gray

In Your Toolbox

Networking is a critical part of building your business, but think about it like dating and not sales. It’s about building mutually beneficial relationships. It’s about meeting new people and learning about their hobbies, families and what they do for a living.

In Your Calendar

Business and Professional Woman Langley – BPW Langley

Dinner Meeting
November 15, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Business in Langley

Tuesdays: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, NY Bar & Grill
Last Friday of the Month: 9:00 am, Morning Glory Restaurant

Connect Now Business Network

Langley: 1st Tuesday of the month, 11:15 am, Coast Hotel
Abbotsford: 2nd Tuesday of the month 11:15 am, Denny’s

7 Story Types You Should be Using in Your Business to Attract Your Ideal Audience
November 16, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Fraser Valley Boss Ladies

WordPress Wednesday
Every Wednesday
By appointment

Pop Up Shop
Every Saturday
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mom Boss
3rd Monday of the month
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fraser Valley Freelancers

Money Mingle: Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know
November 7, 2017
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce

U40 Networking Social
November 1, 2017
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

2017 Small Business Information Expo
November 7, 2017

November 2017 Dinner Meeting
November 21, 2017
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHOW ME THE LIKES – Social Media Training for the Business Community
November 23, 2017
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Member Benefits 101
November 29, 2017
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Valley Women’s Network – Langley Chapter

Luncheon 3rd Wednesday of each month (except July and August)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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