Featured Events

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ONLINE EVENT: Hot Networking Questions & Answers

 

Fireball Network presents a special program on all things Networking.

 

Ask us your hottest networking questions: we’ll answer them with honesty and humor.

  • virtual networking
  • networking from home
  • branding: be you, be unique, be memorable
  • how to stand out in a crowd (even when you’re the shortest one in the room)
  • managing your brand, your message, and your contacts on social media
  • nurturing relationships online and offline: from phone calls, to emails, to video chats
  • from the first date to the engagement party: developing long term strategic alliances and collaborations
  • when good networkers go bad: how to handle conflict, contentious situations, and other not so nice experiences
  • will handshakes ever come back ?
  • do we need business cards anymore?

Recent Events

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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Workshop for NAWBO

May 20th, 3:00 pm ET

Fireball Network presents an interactive program for the members of NAWBO on Virtual Networking, Marketing, and Branding:

Learn how to leverage your network, embrace the new virtual reality, use video effectively,  keep your brand visible and relevant, and use humor to cope, survive, and thrive.

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VIRTUAL COMEDY SHOWS and SPECIAL EVENTS

New York Underground Comedy Festival: A Celebration of Laughter and Hope

Sunday May 17th,  3pm – 5 pm: Panel Discussion: Comedy Post Covid-19

NYUCF: Comics from around the world share their talents for a two week celebration of laughter, hope, and community in this time of global crisis.  We are raising spirits, and raising funds for the three critical charities. If you like to laugh, please consider making a donation. Thank you. NYUCF is produced by Jim Mendrinos, New Media Comedy Worldwide, with Marketing by Fireball Network.

Bookmark this page, and follow us on all the social media for the latest news, videos and comic relief.

New York Underground Comedy Festival: nyundergroundcomedy.com

#NYUCF2020 #FireballFriday #Comedy

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VIDEO INTERVIEW

Follow Me Friday with Joan and Priya

Friday May 15th

Deena Baikowitz is the guest  on this week’s episode, entitled: “Heck Yes to Building Hot Relationships”. She’ll talk about professional networking vs online dating, LinkedIn vs Tinder, socializing people vs socializing cats; and shares her stories of life as a single, extroverted, networking coach in New York City.

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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Workshop Series for Art Cube Nation

May 19th and May 14th: It’s a Series! (a little TV humor for our entertainment industry clients.)

Marketing, Branding, Networking, and Comedy: Business Opportunities for The Creative Sector

Fireball Network presents an interactive program for the members of Art Cube Nation, on Virtual Networking, Marketing, and Branding:

Pivot your skills, leverage your relationships, and create new business opportunities within and beyond the arts and entertainment sector. How to embrace the new virtual reality, get in front of the camera, develop your unique personal / professional brand, and use humor to cope, survive, and thrive.

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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Workshop for The Quorum Initiative

May 12th, 6:30 pm ET

Virtual Networking, Marketing, and Branding

Fireball Network delivers an interactive online workshop on Virtual Networking, Marketing, and Branding: Learn how to leverage your network, embrace the new virtual reality, use video effectively, and keep your professional and personal brand visible and relevant.

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COMEDY SHOWS and SPECIAL EVENTS

Fireball Friday Comedy Show

co-produced by Fireball Network and New Media Comedy Worldwide

May 8th, 9:00 – 10:00 pm ET

“Fireball Friday” kicks off the New York Underground Comedy Festival with a live online comedy show, featuring established and emerging comics. We’re raising spirits, lowering stress, and raising funds for three critical causes. Follow us on all the social media for news and event invitations.

#FireballFriday #NYUCF2020 #comedy

ArtCube Army: https://www.gofundme.com/f/artcube-army-ppe-supplies

God’s Love We Deliver: https://www.glwd.org/

Support NYC Comedians: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-nyc-comedians

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COMEDY SHOWS and SPECIAL EVENTS

New York Underground Comedy Festival: A Celebration of Laughter and Hope

May 8th @ 9 pm: Fireball Friday Livestream Show

May 8th to 22nd: New York Underground Comedy Festival 

May 17th: Panel Discussion: Comedy Post Covid 19

May 25th: Live Online Awards Show

Comics from around the world share their talents for a two week celebration of laughter, hope, and community in this time of global crisis.  We are raising spirits, and raising funds for the three critical charities. If you like to laugh, please consider making a donation. Thank you. NYUCF is produced by Jim Mendrinos, New Media Comedy Worldwide, with Marketing by Fireball Network. 

Ticket info goes live on Saturday May 2nd.  Bookmark this page, and follow us on all the social media for the latest news, videos and comic relief.

New York Underground Comedy Festival: nyundergroundcomedy.com

ArtCube Army: https://www.gofundme.com/f/artcube-army-ppe-supplies

God’s Love We Deliver: https://www.glwd.org/

Support NYC Comedians: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-nyc-comedians

#NYUCF2020 #FireballFriday #Comedy

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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Workshop for Lisa’s Living Room ‘Women Helping Women Live Phenomenally’

April 30th, 6:00 pm ET

Cocktails, Conversation, and Comedy

Fireball Network presents an interactive program for the members of Lisa’s Living Room, on Virtual Networking, Marketing, and Branding:

Learn how to leverage your network, embrace the new virtual reality, use video effectively,  keep your brand visible and relevant, and use humor to cope, survive, and thrive.

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CONFERENCE

The Quorum Initiative • HOW 2020: HOW We Shape the Future – Postponed, Dates TBA

Fireball Network is proud to be a Partner of The Quorum Initiative. We started working with The Quorum Initiative in 2011, as we guided the team in launching their very first networking event in New York City. Over the past 9 years, both of our organizations have developed significantly, and we always stayed in touch. We are thrilled to be working together again for a mutual goal.  “Quorum Initiative’s mission is to accelerate the advancement of executive women to have greater impact in business, culture, and public policy. Our role is to inspire and empower the women in our community to lead change within their organizations and beyond.”

When you attend HOW 2020, you will experience meaningful interactions with other inspiring leaders to innovate, collaborate, take action, and SHAPE THE FUTURE.

Dates: TBA 2020 / 2021

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WORKSHOP

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.

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SPECIAL EVENT

10.04.2019 “Fireball Friday on Facebook Live”

10:00 – 10:20 am

On October 4th, 2019, at 10:00 am, we launched “Fireball Friday 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.

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WORKSHOP

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.

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WORKSHOP

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.

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FUNDRAISER / SPECIAL EVENT

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. 

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PRESENTATION

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.

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CONFERENCE

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

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PERFORMANCE

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

JAM SESSION

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

PODCAST

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.
Listen…

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

LEARN MORE

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

LISTEN

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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Video!

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