Hello October!

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

October brings us into the throes of the fall holidays: Thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas and with it, countless opportunities to promote our businesses.

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

If you need help setting, meeting or exceeding your marketing and business development goals, we can help your business blossom!

On Your Reading List

Girl Wash Your Face

This month’s inspiring read by Rachel Hollis exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that can hold us back from living joyfully and productively and reveals specific practical strategies to help you move past them.

Using the same candid honesty and raw humour as her website TheChicSite.comGirl, Wash Your Face shows you how to live with passion and hustle and how to give yourself grace without giving up. The book is encouraging, entertaining, and convincing. You will leave it feeling motivated to embrace your life with new passion.

On Your Desktop

The Hustle

 There is no shortage of content available in your email and in your feed, but The Hustle is worth a subscribe. I was skeptical when I first signed up, but since then have been pleasantly surprised by their refreshing and informative business content.

I skip the odd post, but when I do click, I end up reading about something useful for my business or at the very least, interesting to bring up at my next networking coffee.

DYK: Did you know some luxury brands destroy their unsold inventory so it doesn’t end up discounted and hurting their brand?

On Your Mind
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
― Lauren DeStefano
In Your Toolbox
With the holiday season upon us, there are countless opportunities to be of service. The act of volunteering will help those less fortunate and make our communities a better place. And increase your network with all the people you help and meet!

In Your Calendar
Upcoming Featured Events

Cultivating Connections Cafe
Join like-minded female entrepreneurs for coffee to share ideas, be accountable and stay motivated. And this month we’re working on our Instastories!
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10:30 am
RSVP for details including location

Boss Ladies – Fraser Valley Chapter

With a variety of professional development and networking events happening around the Fraser Valley this month, be sure to check out the Boss Ladies events page for all of the details. Upcoming events include a Squarespace, Making Your Instagram Jam and Small Business Accounting workshops, plus Business Besties Socials all over the Fraser Valley!
Business in Langley
Tuesdays: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Brown bag lunch at Travel Professionals
Last Friday of the Month:
Friday, October 26, 9:00 am, Morning Glory Restaurant

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce

U40 Networking Social
October 3, 2018, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Oak & Thorne

DM Tactics for Non-Profits & Businesses Workshop
October 10, 2018, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

Township of Langley – Municipal Election Meet & Greet
October 10, 2018, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Redwoods Golf Course

Lunch & Learn – 5 Steps to High Converting Facebook Ads
October 17, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

22nd Annual Business Excellence Awards
October 25, 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cascades Casino Resort Ballroom

The Heart

Work Together Wednesday
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Heart, Cloverdale

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