Save the dates for these special events during ALA’s 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm
ALA-APA’s Networking Reception, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Plaza B
Come out and enjoy wine and good conversations with colleagues in a social atmosphere. Tickets cost $50 each. To register for the event online, visit: http://alamw15.ala.org/ticketed-events#ALA . You may also send a check to:  ALA-APA, c/o Networking Reception, 50 East Huron, Chicago, IL 60611.

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 11:30am – 1:30pm
ALA JobLIST Placement Center’s Etiquette Luncheon at McCormick Place – W185d  
This interactive luncheon presentation provides an extensive tutorial on the dining etiquette skills needed when meeting potential clients, colleagues or employers in professional networking settings. The full dining tutorial includes how to navigate table settings, properly hold silverware for each course, how to eat various foods and how to graciously toast your host, among other topics. A portion of the presentation also focuses on professional etiquette as it relates to dress, behavior and communication in the professional world.

It doesn’t matter if you are a student, a new graduate, or a professional who has been working for years. The information provided in this session will be useful either as an introduction or a refresher.  Anyone who attends can benefit.

Cost is $40. Register early, as seating is limited. To register for this event, you can use the ALA Midwinter registration form. If you have already registered, you can add it to your registration. Use event code: HRD1.  Visit JobLIST for more information on other ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities.