• Schmooze and Network with MPI New Jersey

     
    POSTED December 18, 2015
     

There’s no better way to start off your new year than mingling with fellow industry professionals.

The MPI New Jersey Chapter is offering the perfect opportunity to network at their January New Year Meet-Up. You’ll gain face-to-face time with others and nibble on tasty bites and beverages.

The event is on Thursday, Jan. 7 from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at the Liberty House  Restaurant in Jersey City. Bonus—the event is complimentary for all attendees. Description: http://files.ctctcdn.com/3358a426201/546798dc-d3f5-4242-90b9-1e5398e553bd.png

Invite meeting, event and hospitality industry colleagues to introduce around—the networking event is a casual way for guests to jump into conversation and understand what’s going on around the state.

For more information and to register, visit the chapter’s website.

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