Maximizing Your Networking

Maximizing Your Networking
Tuesday, May 7, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Marianne Trost, The Women Lawyers Coach LLC

Marianne Trost is known for providing practical tips and real examples. Ms. Trost will provide:

  • Tips for preparing for a conference or networking event
  • Tips for getting in the mindset (particularly helpful for introverts)
  • Tips for working the room
  • Tips for following up

Attendees will have a chance to do hands-on exercises to strengthen their networking skills and put the tips into practice.

Marianne Trost is a nationally recognized career coach and award-winning trainer.  She specializes in helping professionals in the United States, Canada and most recently in the United Arab Emirates maximize their relationships to expand their network and grow their customer base.  Marianne is known for her practical tips, inspiration, and real-life examples.  She has worked with over 3,000 professionals in her career.  Marianne has presented at the FDCC, American Bar Association Women Rainmakers, the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Gulf Coast Power Association and worked with many other organizations, law firms, and companies throughout the country.  Her business development insights have been published in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, and Australia.    


Tentative 2021 Agenda

9:45-10:45am             Fresh Start Welcome Beverages 
                                     Sponsored by Stout

10:00-10:45am          Registration Open

10:45-11:00am          Welcome Remarks

11:00am-12:00pm     Restaurant Restructuring Session

12:00-12:45pm          Networking Lunch
                                     Sponsored by Summit Investment Management 
12:45-1:45pm            Keynote Speaker Angie Bastian

1:45-2:45pm              Sexual Harassment Bankruptcies

2:45-3:15pm              Refreshment Break
                                    Sponsored by Paladin Management 

3:15-4:15pm              Sales/Networking Workshop

4:15-4:20pm              Closing Remarks

4:20-6:00pm              Closing Reception

6:30-9:00pm              Group Outing    

All events will take place at Trinity Hall (311 E. 5th Street) unless otherwise specified. 


The Omni Austin Downtown 
700 San Jancinto at E 8th St
Austin, TX 78701

Room rates are $294 a night plus 17% tax. This is inclusive of Turndown Service, Complimentary Continental Breakfast, and Hors D'oeuvres & Cocktails served in the lounge.

Hotel reservation cut-off date is April 12, 2021.  Any guest cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the reservation date to receive a refund on their deposit. Reservation requests will be accepted on a space-available basis and subject to the hotel’s current rate. For questions, please contact the Conferences Department.