First Fridays Sacramento
#1 urban networking organization in the US. Sacramento Chapter founded June of 2001. Specializing in small business sustainability, marketing, business development and events. "First Fridays", is a format known in almost every major city across the nation. Even small cities have adopted the concept within their communities This national phenomenon's main purpose is to take time out to promote the idea of networking amongst African-American business-men, business-women and other black professionals. No matter if you're an agency, small company, Fortune 500 corporation, home-based Business, city official, politician, or clergy; you can benefit by attending a "First Fridays" event.
First Fridays is definitely about getting people together to mix & mingle, pass business cards, and share with one another your abilities, skills, and services each month. Some promoted First Fridays events are held at local nightclubs, others choose to promote it at convention centers, or on university campuses. There are private First Fridays, where you pay membership fees and there are First Fridays that are open to the public. Many of these formats offer a class atmosphere with full-course dining, hors d'oeuvres or ,simply, wine and cheese, accompanied entertainment ranging from a DJ playing latest in Jazz, R & B, Soul or a live band. But, what's most important, it's an great opportunity to communicate and network with your constituents, and make new contacts.