Tag: networking

Networking Tips for the Aspiring Young Professional

As a new professional in PR, you’ll quickly find that networking can be a surefire way to a win for your team: sharing tips with industry colleagues; making friendly with a reporter at a target publication; or kicking off a new business lead. The bounties are endless, but there’s loads to learn before making some of these moves. Excited by the prospect of getting out there?… Read more »

Exploring the Portland Startup Scene at NewTech PDX

As a Massachusetts native, I’ve encountered my fair share of smart, scrappy founders working to turn their ideas into reality in a competitive ecosystem. As a transplant to the west coast and working in Matter’s Portland office, it’s easy to see there’s something different in the air here, and startups love it. To date, I haven’t been more reminded of that than I was at a recent… Read more »

Get Out There on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. All throughout the world, individuals, colleagues, friends, family members, businesses and organizations are showing their support of women with demonstrations that range from gentle encouragement to groundbreaking stands against oppression. I count myself as extraordinarily lucky to work alongside some of the most intelligent, most passionate, most driven women – nay, people – I’ve ever known.  But there are many women… Read more »

A Travel Guide to Portland Networking

Moving to a new city offers an exciting opportunity to experience a new culture, but it also provides you with a chance to expand your professional network. When I first moved to Matter’s Portland, OR office from headquarters in Newburyport, MA I was excited about the challenge of meeting new professionals and getting to know a new corporate landscape – one that’s known for its entrepreneurial… Read more »

PR Networking In Portland: An Opportunity To Connect

This past week the Matter Portland office took a trip to an evening networking event hosted by Women In Information Technology (WITI), a group hosts get-together’s for women working in the technology industry. As we headed out the door we were all excited to get our feet wet in the local community, building relationships with other professional women in the technology world – and it didn’t… Read more »

Come to LunchSpotting 4.0 at PayPal in Boston!

I’m excited about the 4th Lunchspotting event that we are hosting in conjunction with MITX at PayPal Media Network in Boston’s Innovation District, and here are the two reasons why: First, everyone eats lunch. Right? At the very minimum, everyone takes some kind of mid-day break. In addition to valuable networking with smart folks from myriad companies – described below – you indeed get a free… Read more »