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The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce (MDGLCC) will honor corporate and individual support­ers of the Miami-Dade LGBT community at The Topaz Gala; its 17th Annual Gala Awards Celebration on Satur­day, May 19th, 2018 at the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.  This year's Gala is once again presented by Wells Fargo.

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Watch our highlights reel from last years 'The Amethyst GALA'

How to

Network Like a Pro at the Ruby GALA

Set Goals

Bring plenty of business cards and set goals of what you want to accomplish. This can be as simple as identify 4 new prospects or meet 12 new people.

Practice your Introduction

Practice your 30-second intro. to capture your audience’s attention, present who you are, what you do and the value of your product or services.

Engage your Audience

Target companies & individuals who have a need for your products or services, take the initiative to personally meet them or ask others to assist with introductions.


Organize your contacts using a spreadsheet or Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) sending an e-mail, making a phone call or connecting through social media.

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