Free UEZ Business Seminar on Networking: The Most Rewarding Word-of-Mouth Tactic

Posted on February 9, 2012 By

The Lakewood Development Corporation, the administrative arm of the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), is offering the public a free business seminar sponsored by the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp., “Networking:  The Most Rewarding Word-of-Mouth Tactic,” Thursday, February 16, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Conference Room C, the Lakewood Municipal Building, 231 Third Street,Lakewood.

Networking is one of the most important business activities that drives revenue and expands your business horizons. Vicki Morgan of Russmor Marketing Group will examine the why, where, and how-to of networking.  Learn what to do before, during, and after each networking event that will make it worth your time. Learn how to develop and deliver an attention-getting ‘elevator speech’ that really works.   A question and answer period will follow.

Register online at by clicking “Free Business Workshops.” To find out about UEZ programs and seminars, call Patricia Komsa at 732-364-2500 x 5257 or All businesses are welcome whether or not they are participating in a UEZ program.

About the UEZ:  The Urban Enterprise Zone program was designed to foster economic growth to revitalize and stimulate designated urban communities.  The program encourages businesses to create private-sector jobs though public and private investment. More than 8,000 businesses throughout the state and more than 500 businesses inLakewood benefit from tax and financial incentives. Personnel from the Lakewood UEZ are available to discuss program eligibility and answer questions.