5 easy ways to make new friends or new contacts

There are many reasons in which it is a good idea to meet new people.  It is always a great idea to have a large network of contacts and friends. Maybe you are new to Los Angeles and need to start

How to talk to strangers with ease….

One of the best ways to build your network and invigorate your social life is to develop the skill of talking to strangers. Here are 5 easy ways: Make eye contact.  This helps the other person to feel that you are

Awkward Questions at Networking Events

There’s no reason you can’t have the time of your life at a networking event. And there’s no reason you can’t make the night of someone else – but there are things you’ve seen ( but hopefully not things you

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The Art of the Business Card: Second Edition

Last week VIP Social Events gave you pointers on using your business card effectively by staying professional and having a strategy. This week we cover what to do when you’re on the other end – after all, what on earth

The Art of the Business Card: First Edition

Business cards are a necessary part of doing business and networking. They can be extremely useful when used correctly, and superfluous if used incorrectly. To make your business cards count, try these tips. Stay Strictly Business Your business cards should

A Resolution That Lasts

Maybe you decided what your resolution is after Thanksgiving but didn’t feel like committing yet, or perhaps you’re still using your New Years Resolution from last year (and the year before that….and the year before that).  VIP Social Events wants

Be the Toast Master

You’ve survived the Office Holiday Party and made it through Chrismahanukwanzakah, but the holidays are far from over. Not only is there a VIP Event at Boulevard3 in Hollywood this Friday, but New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, too! Parties

Office Party Etiquette

As tragic as it may seem, you may be required to attend an event this time of year that has nothing to do with VIP Social Events – the dreaded Office Holiday Party. Here are some tips on getting through

The Best Handshake

Last week we covered the bad handshakes, and how they are like poison to a new meeting/greeting. VIP Social Events wants to share with you the keys to giving the best handshake ever. 1. Eye contact. Sounds like a no-brainer,