"Making networking work"

Leading Sales Effectiveness expert, Jeff Downs shares his personal experience on how to make sure you maximise your ROI from your networking


We are delighted to host this virtual networking session in collaboration with Chichester Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

We will start the session with a short presentation from Jeff Downs, Chair of the gdb Executive Council, and a leading Sales Effectiveness expert who will share his personal experience on how to maximise your ROI from your networking activity. He will cover the following areas:


• Making the most out of your networking community and your shared values

• Some networking 'basics' that are often forgotten

• Identifying the companies you want to talk to and using your network to facilitate introductions

• The '3 D' power of Linkedin

• Playing the long game using Social Media


Following Jeff's presentation, there will be plenty of opportunity to network with fellow guests in Zoom Breakout Rooms.


Date: Thursday 21st October 2022

Time: 10:00-11:30

Free of Charge: Members Only


Jeff Downs

Jeff is the MD of Quantum Sales and Marketing Services a long established sales improvement consultancy with an impressive client list including: Virgin Atlantic; MTV and Otis. Jeff's main activities include chairing three business owner MD peer groups, two fractional Sales Director roles and in his spare time is currently the Chair of the gdb Executive Council. In addition, Jeff is a regular participant in gdb networking events and can regularly be seen to 'practise what he preaches'!




How to join the meeting:

The Webinar will take place via Zoom. If you haven't already, you will need to sign up to this resource (for free) in order to gain access to this session.


Once you have booked your place, you will receive further details and an access code which will enable you to join.

"Making networking work"

21 October, 2021

10:00 - 10:00

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If you are considering joining Gatwick Diamond Business, you are welcome, as a one-off opportunity, to attend one of our Monthly Members Meetings as a guest.


These events always attract an impressive turnout and places are limited.

Please contact Mandi if you would like to be considered.


The fee is £25 (+ VAT) and is payable in advance.


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