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Author: Michelle Bolick

Five Tips to Prepare for a Successful Networking Event

GMA offers many events that bring business professionals together for networking. By attending, you have the opportunity to meet fellow members who may turn into your next clients, vendors, or referral partners. However, making the most of a networking event isn’t as simple as just showing up. Here are a few tips to make a networking event work for you.  Be prepared. Before you arrive at the event, put some thought into what you want to say and how you want to present yourself. Prepare a statement (to last 15 seconds or less) that describes your business—keep it unique and...

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Welcome to the GMA Blog!

Greetings from the Guilford Merchants Association! Welcome to our new blog—a place where you can connect with the Triad business community, stay abreast of the latest news, share comments on topics of interest, and learn more about our members and their diverse businesses. Find out what happens behind-the-scenes at GMA. Our members will have opportunities to discuss what’s going on in their industries and share their widely varied expertise with our readers. This is a forum where you can get answers to your questions, offer feedback, share your stories, and learn more about GMA, our members, and the individuals...

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