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The Top 10 Networking Tips for Powerful Connections: Offline and Online                    

In this interactive workshop, life coach Jim Arnoff, public relations and marketing professional Autumn Marie and social media specialist Naini Nakagawa will share insider secrets to networking with proven results - both at live events and on social media. 


Gain the tools you need to make strong connections, create memorable interactions and follow up effectively, while you lose your shyness, insecurity and uncertainty. Build your own brand, one that that will set you apart, embrace your personality and make networking effortless. This workshop is for everyone who wants to gain the confidence to build powerful connections.


Jim Arnoff is a television packaging agent who represents New York production companies that develop and sell original programming to networks. Arnoff has worked at the William Morris Agency as an in-house lawyer and packaging agent. As a certified life coach for the entertainment industry, he has led workshops for the Producers Guild of American, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, HBO, MTV Networks and the Writers Guild of America. He is also a faculty member of the School of Visual Arts and the Fashion Institute of Technology.


Autumn Marie
has a well-rounded background in both the non-profit and entertainment worlds.  A long time community activist, Autumn held various positions in several community based organizations before transitioning into the entertainment industry. Shortly after moving to New York in 2003, Autumn began working in public relations and marketing for fashion, film and music agencies. During her six years at Digiwaxx Media, Autumn led influencer marketing campaigns for major corporate clients such as Microsoft, Adidas, Puma and Nike, as well as coordinated press events and music campaigns for top artists such as Nas, Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius and Lil John. Following her time at Digiwaxx, Autumn  went on to become a PR and marketing account executive at 135th Street Agency where she worked with MYX Fusions Moscato, OWN TV, TV One, the Urban World Film Festival, The Weinstein Company, Paramount Films, and a host of other film companies. Additionally, Autumn has served as publicist for Cody ChestnuTT, ImageNation's Summer Film Festival, and Sista 2 Sista Youth Summit. She has worked as talent producer on films and as a production manager for music and marketing tours.


Naini Nakagawa is the founder of holistic networking website matchmyspirit.com and Freeworkshopsnyc.com. Nakagawa is also an authorized local social media expert and speaker for email company Constant Contact. Known for her generous and holistic approach in business and coaching, she conducts free social media workshops and training sessions in the tri-state area. Her work and website have been recommended in several media outlets including Fox Business and CNN.





 Produced by Jim Arnoff

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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts