Featured Events



10.04.2019 “Fireball Fridays on Facebook Live”

10:00 – 10:20 am

On October 4th, 2019, at 10:00 am, we’re launching our weekly “Fireball Fridays on Facebook Live”. Bring your hot topics and burning questions.We’ll talk about networking, marketing, branding, building business relationships, friendships, online dating, stand-up comedy, and more.  Join us live, and join the conversation.



10.17.2019 The Building Blocks of Career Development.

Client: New York Building Congress, Council of Industry Women

From breaking ground, to laying a solid foundation, to rocking the topping off party. This interactive workshop covers critical strategies, techniques, and actions – for branding, marketing, and networking.

Contact us to learn more about creating custom workshops for your organization.



Stand Up Comedy • Open Mic

Fireball Deena will perform a 5 minute set at Macy Kwok’s Open Mic at Brickspot Comedy. Deena *may* poke fun at introverts and extroverts equally.

Date: Saturdays, tba

Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Location: VSPOT Organic, 12 St. Mark’s Place, NYC 10003

RSVP not required for audience members. Come for the funny Fireballs, stay for the networking, and fabulous vegan food!



10.10.2019 Idealist Day

Idealist Days is an international initiative launched by Ami Dar, founder of Idealist. Fireball Network is proud to support Idealist Days in its corporate outreach. We’d love to help you bring Idealist Days into your company and provide engaging tools for your Corporate Days of Service. To learn more about Idealist Days, and how to participate in this inspiring movement, please watch this video. Ami describes his vision to ‘Imagine, Connect, and Act’ – to make the world a better place. http://info.idealist.org/act/

Recent Events



08.12.2019 The Secrets of Successful Networking.

Delivered to Fordham Gabelli School of Business, incoming MBA class.

This interactive workshop covers critical networking strategies, techniques, and actions – for branding, marketing, job search, and career development.

Contact us to learn more about creating custom workshops for your organization.



06.12.2019 Building Blocks for Rising to the Top: Career Management Strategies and Skills Sets

Delivered to Gilbane Building Co; Young Professionals Network

This interactive workshop covers critical professional skills, in particular: networking, branding, public speaking, executive presence, difficult conversations, leadership, and career development. Contact us to learn more about creating custom workshops for your organization.



06.04.2019 Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) Annual Spring Fundraiser

Celebrate and empower future generations of young women leaders: Your support makes it possible for BALI to provide professional development programs free of charge to hundreds of underserved young women and girls every year. Attend our Spring Fundraiser, and meet the BALI community, as we spotlight our students, alumni, and emerging leaders. 



04.04.2019 Financial Executives International

Effective Networking: How To Build Strategic Relationships With Less Stress And Better Results

An interactive and entertaining presentation to help you be a more effective networker. We’ll cover general concepts, practical techniques, typical situations, challenges, and opportunities. You’ll learn to overcome networking stress and build powerful relationships.



03.07.2019 California Lodging Investment Conference [CLIC]

[CLIC] is the only conference focused exclusively on the California hotel market. [CLIC] brings together lodging professionals in California for a day of learning, professional development, and networking. Fireball Network works with global hospitality, real estate, and related sectors. We are proud to be a sponsor of [CLIC] , and thrilled to announce that we have opened our California sales agency.

Panel: Marketing, Branding, and Social Media
Moderator: Deena Baikowitz
Panelists: Stacy Stemen, PassCo • Jeanne Muscolino, JCJ Architecture • Casey Preston, GTK Analytics



03.02.2019 The Zany Variety Show

Performing artists of all ages and talents come together in The Zany Variety Show, produced by Inga Marie Gerson and Joel Marc Gerson. Our own Fireball Deena will debut her alter ego, “Diva Dee”, as the comedic emcee of this spirited musical production.
Saturday March 2nd, 8:00 – 9:30 pm
@ Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway, New York, NY

Podcasts & Jam Sessions


Ellevate Network Jam Session: “How to Work a Room with Confidence and Purpose”

Join Ellevate Network and Deena Baikowitz to learn how to really work a room with confidence, purpose, and class — and a little bit of sass — to make yourself memorable and comfortable in handling any networking situation


Ellevate Network Podcast with Maricella Herrera: “Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business”. Episode 117:  “No One Puts Women in a Corner!”

The Ellevate Network Podcast features real women having a real impact. Female entrepreneurs, authors, business women, and other inspiring leaders share their experience and takeaways from their careers. In episode 117, Deena shares her advice on networking, presence, branding, marketing and using your voice.

After moving to new York, Deena Baikowitz, Chief Networking Officer of Fireball Network, realized how important it was to have a network of other people to support, help, and give feedback. Working in numerous fields from Broadway to healthcare, Deena emphasizes the importance of having personal relationships no matter which field or stage of career one is at. On this week’s episode, we talked about her consulting and coaching agency, Fireball Network, using Ellevate as a member, the importance of creating a voice for yourself, and how both extroverts and introverts can succeed in forming and leveraging their networks.

A Naked Podcast: “The High Powered Woman”

“The High Powered Woman”: In Part I of this 4-Part series, hosts Stacy Berman, Cathleen Meredith, and Raveen Battee discuss the high-powered woman: Do we as women shy away from power? What does being a powerful woman look like, and how we can cut through the mental red tape to step into our full power? Stacy, Cathleen, and Raveen interview Deena Baikowitz on showing up in your full power, living your truth, and creating authentic relationships.

The Art of Schmoozing

Law Students Perspectives Committee • Open to all members and non-members LEARN MORE

Check Out California on OC Talk Radio

Marketing, Branding, Networking, and the Hotel Industry LISTEN

The Naked Podcast with Dr. Stacy Berman and Cathleen Meredith

“The High Powered Woman”: In Part I of this 4-Part series, Stacy and Cathleen discuss the high-powered woman: Do we as women shy away from power? What does being a powerful woman look like, and how we can cut through the mental red tape to step into our full power? LISTEN

MasterClass in Intentional Networking

“From Awkward to Awesome: A Workshop for Introverts and Extroverts”, co-presented by Ellevate Network & Fireball Network. LEARN MORE

Women Who Work with Men with Lisa Guida

“Making Networking Fun!” LISTEN

Fireball Network’s Red Hot Summer Series • Networking Workshops for Career & Business Development

These monthly workshops cover networking, marketing, branding and presentation skills. These are the critical skills you need to land great jobs, find your ideal clients, and access valuable career opportunities. Ideal for all industries, sectors and career levels.

Support is Sexy with Elayne Fluker

“How to Make Authentic Connections, and Work any Room” LISTEN

Career Development and Branding Workshop

CoreNet Global, New York City Chapter • The Building Blocks of Career Success LEARN MORE

Networking Strategies for Career Development

New York City Bar Association - In House Counsel Committee LEARN MORE

Getting Out of Your Own Way


Inspired Networking

American Business Women’s Association LEARN MORE

Be Memorable, Merry and Meaningful: A Holiday Networking Guide

FENG • The Financial Executives Networking Group • Members Only LEARN MORE

Career Development and Networking Workshop

CoreNet Global, New York City Chapter • Open to young leaders and sponsors only LEARN MORE

Best Practices (and Worst Mistakes!) in Networking

New York City Bar Association • Law Students Perspectives Committee • Members Only LEARN MORE

Stribling’s New York on WOR710 with host Rob Taub


All The Social Ladies with Carrie Kerpen

"No one remembers the person who talked about the weather. You need to be memorable." -Deena Baikowitz LISTEN

SELECTED CLIPS | Watch, Listen and Learn

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Watch clips from our presentations, and get great networking tips.