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Mixing It Up for Success: Business Networking Mixer highlights


Sept 21, 2023

Last September 20, the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a remarkable Business Networking Mixer at the YMCA Fieldhouse that brought together local professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.

This event was a fantastic opportunity for participants to connect, collaborate, and cultivate meaningful relationships within the business community. In this blog post, we'll take you through the highlights of this exciting gathering and shed light on the importance of networking in the world of business.

The choice of the YMCA Fieldhouse as the venue for this event was a brilliant one. Located at the East Saint John, the Fieldhouse provided a spacious, vibrant, and welcoming atmosphere for attendees to engage in meaningful conversations. With ample room for attendees to mix and mingle, the venue encouraged networking in a relaxed and enjoyable setting.

Diverse Attendee Base

One of the standout features of this mixer was the diversity of attendees. Representatives from various industries and sectors were present, making it an excellent opportunity to expand one's network beyond their immediate industry. Whether you were a seasoned entrepreneur, a startup enthusiast, or someone exploring career opportunities, there was someone at the event to connect with.


The heart of the event was undoubtedly the networking opportunities it presented. Attendees had the chance to engage in one-on-one conversations, group discussions, and open networking sessions. This allowed for organic connections to develop, and participants could explore potential collaborations, partnerships, or simply learn from one another's experiences.

An essential part of any networking event is the exchange of business cards. The Business Networking Mixer facilitated this process for participants to swap contact information. Attendees could share their cards and connect with others seamlessly, ensuring that the connections made during the event could be sustained afterward.

The Importance of Networking

Networking events like this one play a crucial role in today's business landscape. They provide a platform for professionals to:

  • Build Relationships: Networking events are a fantastic way to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships in the business world. These relationships can lead to collaborations, partnerships, and even new job opportunities.

  • Stay Informed: Networking keeps you updated on industry trends, innovations, and best practices. It's an excellent way to stay informed about what's happening in your field.

  • Personal Development: Engaging with a diverse group of professionals allows you to learn from others' experiences, gain insights, and develop your skills and knowledge.

In conclusion, The Business Networking Mixer was a resounding success! It brought together professionals from various backgrounds and facilitated meaningful connections. ConnexionWorks was thrilled to be a part of this fantastic event and as the business community continues to evolve, events like these serve as a reminder of the enduring importance of networking in achieving personal and professional success. If you missed this event, be sure to keep an eye out for future opportunities to connect, collaborate, and grow within the Saint John business community. Your next big opportunity could be just a handshake away!

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