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San Francisco Local Business Mixer and Yelp 101 Workshop @ YELP HQ on 10/16

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SF Local Networking Mixer


You’re invited to our San Francisco Bay Area Local Business Networking Mixer and Yelp 101 Workshop by Yelp Local Business Manager Matt Donzella on Tuesday, 10/16 2018 from 6pm-8pm at Yelp Headquarters located at 140 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA.

This event is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about increasing their brand awareness and improving their online reputation. Meet represatives from Yelp, along with other local business owners. Have fun, learn and connect with other San Francisco Bay Area business owners.

Everyone is welcome to join this special event. We encourage anyone to join the event, regardless of your industry and background, come network and learn with us.

RSVP Now at https://san-francisco-local-business-networking.eventbrite.com

Event Agenda and Info

6:00pm to 6:20pm: Networking & Check-in (Drinks and Snacks)
6:20pm to 6:40pm: Presentation by Matt Donzella | Local Business Outreach, Yelp Inc.
6:40pm to 8:00pm: Networking (Drinks and Snacks) and one on one hands-on trainings as needed

Complimentary snacks and drinks provided by our lead sponsor Yelp.


From restaurant owners to auto shops, ghost tour businesses and more, learn how to best utilize Yelp to bring brand awareness to your business and deal with reputation management.

Matt Donzella is the local Yelp For Business Owners educator in the Bay Area. Matt provides training for local business organizations on the free tools available on Yelp. Matt’s goal is to build a thriving network of Bay Area business owners and take actionable feedback from the Bay Area business community to the different business owner-focused divisions at Yelp HQ.

Matt Donzella

Matt Donzella

Local Business Manager

Yelp is a crowd-sourced review forum, as well as an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Francisco, California. It develops, hosts and markets Yelp.com and the Yelp mobile app, which publish crowd-sourced reviews about local businesses, as well as the online reservation service Yelp Reservations. The company also trains small businesses in how to respond to reviews, hosts social events for reviewers, and provides data about businesses.

Our Event Host – David Mitroff, Ph.D.

David is the Founder and CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. Davis is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He is an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpadprogram. He has been featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more.

Professional Connector: A Vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.

We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We bring the SF Bay Area working community together and strive to promote positive business relationships.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why & Who should attend this event?

Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event.

Want to learn more about reputation management. Join the event and learn about how to deal with customer reviews.

Getting started with Social Media for your restaurant? San Francisco restaurant owners, join us at the event to learn more about Yelp for your business.

How many people show up?

Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving.

What to Bring:

Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer. For those would want to take best advantage of the workshop we recommend bringing your laptop.

How to Dress:

This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best!


Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

RSVP Now at https://san-francisco-local-business-networking.eventbrite.com


Yelp Headquarters
140 Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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(415) 908-3801