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Business Network Chapter Meetings

Beverly Hills
Tuesday, August 04, 2015, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
NSBN LLP • 9454 Wilshire Boulevard • Beverly Hills
THE L.A. REAL ESTATE MARKET -- SHEILA AND ANDREA'S WILD RIDE: Real Estate veterans Sheila Rose and Andrea Best, who together bring more than 6 decades of real estate sales experience in Beverly Hills and beyond -- and have become partners thanks to Bruin Professionals -- will give you the inside scoop on this crazy market. Combining gossip, fun facts and business savvy, they'll explain why the real estate market is on fire (in a good way), highlight some of the more recent celebrity and high-end sales, and reveal how a top real estate professional's value and services goes far beyond the purchase or sale, especially after escrow opens. SPEAKERS: Andrea Best: A Senior Real Estate Specialist at Nourmand & Associates in Beverly Hills with international expertise and training, Andrea Best... read more
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Glendale
Wednesday, August 05, 2015, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Christie, Parker & Hale LLP • 655 North Central Avenue • Glendale
Personal Brand: Authentically You Presented by Dr. Heather Backstrom Do you know what your personal brand is? The answer is that we all have a brand, it's just a matter of if it's weak or strong. A strong personal brand is characterized by:Perceptions, Being distinctive, Relevant, Consistent Perceptions are powerful. They are a fundamental building block to having a strong personal brand. Do you see yourself as others see you? Or is there a gap? Through an interactive discussion learn about the power of perceptions and how perception management can strengthen your personal brand. Dr. Backstrom has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of organization and leadership development including executive coaching, workshop design and delivery, team interventions and meeting facilita... read more
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South Bay
Thursday, August 06, 2015, 7:30:00 AM - 9:30:00 AM
Marmalade Cafe • 2014 Park Place • El Segundo
Welcome all new guests and members! Join us for an enjoyable professional networking event in a relaxed inviting environment. Bruin bonding, warm breakfast/coffee, talking shop...is a hard to beat combination! Topic: What was the #1 best piece of business advice you ever got? Did you take it? If so, what was the result? If not, why not? Who was it from? Lead by Daniel Feiman (Build it Backwards) ***Warm (light) breakfast buffet and free convenient parking directly in front of the restaurant. Doors open at 7:30am*** ... read more
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Century City
Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 7:30:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger • 1900 Avenue of the Stars, 21st Fl • Los Angeles

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Business Mixers Special Events

Metro West LA August Lunch, Century City
Thursday, August 13, 2015, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Join us for the Metro West LA monthly lunch meeting hosted by the Century City Chapter. Menu is below, please select your entree when registering. To Start: Chips/Salsa/Guacamole Beverage Options: (iced tea, lemonade, or soda) Choice of the following entrees: Pink Tacos - Achiote grilled chicken, black beans, avocado, arbol salsa, cotija cheese, habanero pickle onions, corn tortillas, w/ rice and beans The Bell Tacos - Seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomato, arbol salsa, Mexican crema, cheddar cheese, crispy corn tortillas w/ rice and beans Grilled Veggie Tostada Salad (Vegetarian) - Crispy corn tortilla, fresh romaine, black beans, pico, cotija cheese, avocado, grilled vegetables, Mexican crema, chipotle vinaigrette w/ rice and beans Chicken Tostada Salad - Crispy corn tortilla, fresh ... read more
Pink Taco  • 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. • Los Angeles
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San Francisco Nachos & Networking, San Francisco
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 6:30:00 PM - 8:30:00 PM
Make Friends, Expand Your Network Good food. Great company. Fascinating conversation. That's how Bruins meet and make great personal and professional contacts. Enjoy delicious food and refreshments at a lively place near your home or work, swap UCLA stories, unwind from the work day and tap into your powerful network of UCLA alumni. Unlimited Appetizers and Cash Bar Wednesday, Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. MexiCali Grill 3149 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054 $20 pre-register and $30 at the door Register: http://alumni.ucla.edu/events/network-nachos/2015/... read more
MexiCali Grill • 3149 Mission College Blvd. •  Santa Clara
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LB/OC Combined Monthly Luncheon, Orange County
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $30.00
The Long Beach and Orange County chapters are joining forces for a combined August monthly meeting. Come mingle with two strong, established chapters that promise great food, fun networking exercises, and an update on Bruins Football (yes, the season will be right around the corner at this time). As always, all BP members and guests are welcome. The venue is a high-end Italian eatery located on the border of Orange and LA Counties (immediately off the 405 exit at Seal Beach Blvd). Spaghettini, 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy, Seal Beach, CA 90740. $30 in advance. $40 at the door. Please note that the normal August monthly meeting events are being replaced by this luncheon for both chapters.... read more
Spaghettini • 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy • Seal Beach
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LB/OC Combined Monthly Luncheon, Long Beach
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $30.00
The Long Beach and Orange County chapters are joining forces for a combined August monthly meeting. Come mingle with two strong, established chapters that promise great food, fun networking exercises, and an update on Bruins Football (yes, the season will be right around the corner at this time). As always, all BP members and guests are welcome. The venue is a high-end Italian eatery located on the border of Orange and LA Counties (immediately off the 405 exit at Seal Beach Blvd). Spaghettini, 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy, Seal Beach, CA 90740. $30 in advance. $40 at the door. Please note that the normal August monthly meeting events are being replaced by this luncheon for both chapters.... read more
Spaghettini • 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy • Seal Beach
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To qualify to become a BP Member, candidates must be seasoned professionals who are well established in a business, which may be reflected by a minimum of five (5) years of experience in your profession. The candidate must maintain an active UCLA Alumni Association Annual or Life Membership and demonstrate a strong affiliation with UCLA, which may be reflected by having obtained a degree from the University, attended UCLA for a minimum of two (2) years full-time, completed a professional certification through UCLA Extension or other University entities that are consistent with BP's mission, served as a faculty or staff member at the University, and/or being actively engaged with the University and its mission. The BP Membership Committee reviews all applications, and may decline membership to any applicant, who, in the Committee's discretion, may not benefit from participation in BP and may not benefit BP by being a member. Further, BP Members must complete their personal BP Professional Profile and post a compliant professional portrait on the BP website.

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The mission of Bruin Professionals ('BP') is to assemble a diverse group of UCLA Alumni who are well established in a profession or business and are willing to make a commitment to attend BP meetings. BP Members will have the opportunity through an organized format to develop relationships and expand their business activities by sharing referrals, resources, information, ideas and advice. BP will develop Bruin synergy and establish a venue through which Professional Alumni can become actively associated with UCLA and promote new business leads.

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