Our Most Popular Program

IMPACT ENTERTAINING - Secrets to developing new business, nurturing client loyalty & closing deals.


Over 60% of business deals are closed over a meal. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktail parties and sporting events are constantly bombarding your client's in-box. Discover the secrets of how to stand out when hosting business clients with confidence, knowledge and creativity. You will learn how to use entertaining as a powerful client development and retention tool. Carey will teach you how to transform your everyday business entertaining in an exciting and memorable experience, worthy of closing that business deal.


Over a four-course meal you will learn:


  • Influential Invites; the key component to get your guest, to say “yes”
  • Dining Decorum; what you need to know to navigate through any business meal
  • Global Cuisine: learn the basics of multicultural dining
  • Power Pairing; beer, wine and spirits; what to drink with what you eat
  • Secrets of the Sommeliers: how to think and drink like a pro


You will also walk away with an "Entertaining with Impact" playbook.  


Other training programs

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Business Etiquette Essentials

  • Etiquette and protocol defined: how they can improve your business relationships.
  • Know the right tools to develop your professional image.
  • Learn how to "work a room" for maximum results.
  • Introducing yourself and others with confidence.
  • Master handshakes and business card protocol to give you instant rapport.
  • Communicate with first-rate authority
  • Appropriate and effective use of technology. 
  • Giving and accepting corporate gifts.
  • Travel like a world-class executive. 
  • Entertain clients and colleagues with ease and impact.


*In addition, business dining essentials can be added.

Business Dining Essentials

  • Learn to become a savvy host and gracious guest.
  • Entertain clients and colleagues with ease and impact.
  • Learn proper seating guidelines.
  • Navigate various place settings.
  • Master the Continental and American styles of dining.
  • Wine pairing and effective use of a sommelier.
  • How to handle the cheque and tipping.
  • Cultivate your table manners so that you feel confident to dine in a multitude of situations.

 

This program is an interactive dining experience, designed to entertain and educate.

Networking Essentials

  • Discover the true concept of networking and building social capital.
  • Master basic business etiquette skills.
  • Perfect the necessary skills for "working a room."
  • Learn the art of making "small talk," how to start a conversation, keep it going, and gracefully exit.
  • Determine how to meet the right people.
  • Strengthen already established relationships.
  • Increase the effectiveness of your networking techniques. 
  • Understand and adopt the master networker's "givers gain" philosophy.
  • Maximize the referral process to benefit you and build social capital. 
  • Critical follow-up. 

Essential Etiquette for New Canadians

  • Canadian etiquette and protocol defined: how they can improve your business relationships. 
  • Know the right tools to develop your professional image. 
  • Body language and gestures.
  • Canadian greetings and handshakes: introducing yourself and others with confidence.
  • Master handshakes and business card protocol to give you instant rapport.
  • Communicate with first-rate authority
  • Appropriate and effective use of technology. 
  • Giving and accepting corporate gifts.
  • Canadian dining etiquette.