It is truly remarkable. I work twice as hard and I love every minute of it! It’s not work; it is a ‘purpose’ in helping companies grow their sales and stay motivated.”
Marcie Balaban, founder of Let’s Get Going!, is an expert sales consultant and business matchmaker. For the past 18 years, she has been coordinating pairings of entrepreneurs and corporate executives by arranging small boardroom meetings and VIP lunches with owners or upper management of companies.
I met Lora recently at a power lunch organized by Marcie Balaban, the visionary behind corporate relationship marketing organization Let’s Get Going and I knew I had to tell her story..
LET’S GET GOING: Business matchmaking took over IMotion Security in St. Laurent last Thursday as motivational sales analyst Marcie Balaban of Let’s Get Going held a VIP lunch featuring corporate executives and entrepreneurs. I was fortunate to be in attendance to watch a whole lot of networking going on.
Business matchmaking took over the 40 Westt Steakhouse & Rawbar in Pointe Claire recently as motivational sales analyst Marcie Balaban of Let’s Get Going held a VIP lunch featuring corporate executives and entrepreneurs doing a whole lot of networking.
There was a whole lot of business matchmaking last Thursday at 40 Westt Steakhouse & Rawbar in Pointe Claire as motivational sales analyst Marcie Balaban waved her magic wand before more than 100 movers and shakers at her Power of 4 event.
Last week Balaban’s latest Power of 4 Event, held at the 40 Westt Steakhouse and Bar on the West Island, was jam packed to capacity. While the focus of the event was for participants to network, she turned to an old friend in Chomedey tenor Perry Canestrari to provide some background music.
From the moment guests walked in there was a lot of networking going on, pairing entrepreneurs with corporate types. Balaban then expanded the process to one on one encounters with companies she believes are good matches. The objective is for every attendee at one of her events to leave with at least one new confirmed appointment either for a potential new client or trading partner.
Corporate cupid spots compatibility Matchmaker Marcie Balaban has an intuitive knack for teaming up businesses
Balaban is a business matchmaker who takes as much care teaming up companies to do business as traditional matchmakers take in pairing up Mr. and Ms. Right.
The reason so many cold calls fall upon deaf ears is that they’re clumsily executed, says Marcie Balaban, a motivational business and sales coach and founder of Let’s Get Going, a Dollard des Ormeaux firm that helps companies expand and network.
“It was on my first job that I learned quickly what worked well for a client and their customers, and to not be shy about wearing a company logo.
A Dream that became A Success: A Purpose in the Making By Marcie Balaban The Orator, Toastmasters International
My first seminar had an attendance of 120 people and a standing ovation proved that knowledge, skill and a strong belief can make dreams possible. Authors like John Bradshaw, Melodie Beathie and Steven Covey showed me that once you get through the issues anything is possible.
Balaban describes herself as a “business matchmaker.” She brings business people together and encourages mentoring. “We have lots of companies to tap into in Montreal,” Balaban says.