Professional Presence & Building your LinkedIn Network

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017


Kaplan International English
Boston Fenway location
6:00PM - 8:30PM
$20 GABC Members
$35 Non-Members

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With the growing trend towards social media networking and online profiles it’s important to convey your professional presence in the most authentic and professional way. GABC’s Young Professional Group is delighted to partner with Kaplan International English to present this interactive session with Nicole Connolly, from Photo Fabulous You, a company that provides professional image and photography services.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Today, it’s more likely your first impression with potential clients, employers, recruiters and co-workers will be virtual and then personal.  What is “Professional Presence”?  Why should image and first impressions matter to business professionals? Research shows you only have 3 seconds to make a good first impression.

Join us for this information packed session to understand how to make an effective professional presence on social media.

This session will include:

  • Personal Branding – What is it? Why should you care?
  • Why is Social Media Presence important?
  • Top 10 LinkedIn Tips
  • LinkedIn No Nos
  • Top 5 Tips for an Effective Professional Presence
  • What makes a good Profile Photo on social media

Networking Reception & Light Refreshments to follow presentation.

Optional Photo Session with Nicole
for a limited number of guests.
For a deeply reduced price of just $30.00 (regular studio session price: $245) you can be professionally photographed right at the event. Payment is in addition to event ticket, and paid directly to Nicole at your session via cash or check.  Guests who wish to have their photo taken at the event should email to get on the list.  We have time to photograph approximately 8-10 guests. You will be photographed during the networking reception following the actual presentation. Sign up early if you wish to secure a spot and take advantage of this optional offer.

Cost to attend presentation and networking reception:
$20 GABC Members and Kaplan Students / $35 non-members
(Additional $30 for optional individual photo session, paid directly to photographer via CASH or CHECK)

Pre-registration required to attend 

Kaplan International English – Boston Fenway

540 Commonwealth Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA

About our Presenter and Photographer Nicole Connolly:

Nicole Connolly of Photo Fabulous You  ( ) provides Professional Style & Photography Services for time-strapped professionals who wish to gain a winning presence in the workplace and through LinkedIn. Photo Fabulous You stays clear of over-processed, stiff and awkwardly posed photos. They place emphasis on environmental, in-house or on-location sessions that helps put clients at ease in front of the camera allowing them to capture their natural qualities and true personality.  The result is to bring forth authentic photos that communicate professionalism along with qualities such as friendliness, likability and trust.

“Nicole is an expert photographer and has great people skills. Very caring about her clients’ needs and really listens to you. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking to improve their image with a great professional photo” 

“Nicole is a joy to work with and clearly loves her work. More importantly, she strives to delight the customer, which was the end result in my case. I highly recommend her high quality services”

Photo credit: Photo Fabulous You

Thanks to our host and sponsor: Kaplan International English


Kaplan International has 75+ years’ experience teaching English to international students and foreign business leaders. From corporate education to TOEFL, GRE and GMAT preparation courses, Kaplan International is the industry’s most trusted English language provider. 98% of students say they would recommend Kaplan to friends and family.