Stand Out
Apr
19
9:30 AM09:30

Stand Out

Get out of your head and connect! 

Whether your audience is a team meeting, a networking group, or a conference, you can deliver what you need to with courage and confidence while being your genuine self. Join us for a 3.5 hour workshop to help you develop your speaking skills. Using ConnectAnd's signature combination of experiential learning both in groups and individually, paired with the opportunity to try new ideas on in the safety of our classroom, you will expand your ability to deliver from a place that is more natural, clear, at ease, and focused. 

Click here to register for $99

Group rates available! Call 860-966-3940 for special reservations.

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Stand Out
Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

Stand Out

Our signature workshop for powerful speaking and presentation skills that truly connect you to your audience. 

 Click here to register for $99

Whether your audience is a team meeting, a networking group, or a conference, you can deliver what you need to with courage and confidence while being your genuine self. Join us for a 3.5 hour workshop to help you develop your speaking skills.

Using ConnectAnd's signature combination of experiential learning both in groups and individually, paired with the opportunity to try new ideas on in the safety of our classroom, you will expand your ability to deliver from a place that is more natural, clear, at ease, and focused. You will learn it, do it, and own it!

Click here to visit the Stand Out page

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Perfect Your Style
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Perfect Your Style

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Families (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 1 of 4

Class time: 6:00-9:00

Class dates: Mondays April 10, 17, 24, May 1

Because we give a lot of personal attention in our classes, we limit enrollment to 15 people, so sign up now because these classes fill quickly.

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Perfect Your Style 2 Showcase
Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2 Showcase

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 5 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

Class dates: Mondays 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 4 of 5

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

Class dates: Mondays 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 3 of 5

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

Class dates: Mondays 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 2 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

Class dates: 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 1 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style.

Click here for detailed description of the full Perfect Your Style program.  

Class dates: Mondays 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Improv To Get The Job - Webinar

We're doing a webinar for our fine friends at the AARP! 

Create genuine connections more easily and confidently by learning basic improv skills. You'll learn how to use humor and fun to engage with others and become more warm and natural in interactions for greater impact on job interviews.

This Webinar will start at 7p ET/ 6p CT. Click here to register.

Can't make the webinar?  Register and a link to view the recorded webinar will be sent to you once it is complete.  

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Applied Improv Network NE Regional Meetup
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Applied Improv Network NE Regional Meetup

Let's get our AIN on! Click here to register by 10/13 RSVP date.
Our objective for this meetup is to bring together skilled AI practitioners, new AI practitioners, and folks who've heard about applied improv and want to integrate it into their work. 
1. Help us shape the event by posting your wishes for what you'd like to do at this meetup! 
2. If you have a game or session or talk in mind that you'd like to run, please post it here and include an approximate length of time needed. 
4. There is a restaurant in the building, so we can grab dinner there after the Happier Family Comedy Show at 4 pm if you want to stick around for some additional joy.

 

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Amp Up Your Confidence and Lead!
Oct
11
1:30 PM13:30

Amp Up Your Confidence and Lead!

Join us for a 90 minute introductory session at the Middletown Chamber's Business to Business Expo

The 21st century leader needs to think on their feet, adapt to change, and engage effectively with others in a variety of situations.  This fun, interactive introduction to Business Improv offers you tools and principles to connect more with others, think creatively, and become a bold leader.  Join Ellen Ornato and Jenny Drescher of ConnectAnd Improv for this energizing, out of the box workshop.
 

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eWomen Accelerated Networking Event
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

eWomen Accelerated Networking Event

Come visit the eWomen Network and see what all the buzz is about!

Calling all women! We'll be teaching a very special session for the CT eWomen chapter. 

There’s no question that becoming a member of a networking group can lead to positive business outcomes. The vexing part is figuring out how to show up with ease and to develop meaningful relationships that will ultimately lead to those successes. Join us to play and experiment with how we engage in networking environments! 

REGISTER HERE: https://events.ewomennetwork.com/event/details.php?eid=22930&ccode=CT102

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First Niagara Workshop Series
Sep
13
8:00 AM08:00

First Niagara Workshop Series

First Niagara Workshop Series presents "Engagement Networking - Especially at a Trade Show

Brought to you by First Niagara bank, join us at the Middlesex Chamber in Middletown for this 2 hour workshop focused on getting the most of your trade show connecting efforts!

How would you like to make more meaningful and productive connections with people you meet at networking events and trade shows? Participate in this session to be memorable in group settings, distinguish your business from competitors with ease, and feel much more comfortable starting conversations with anyone. Join Ellen Ornato and Jenny Drescher of ConnectAnd Improv for this fast-paced, impactful and fun skill building session. Class limited to 20 participants. Register via this page:

http://business.middlesexchamber.com/events/details/first-niagara-workshop-series-presents-engagement-networking-especially-at-a-trade-show-09-13-2016-3857

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Perfect Your Style 2 Showcase
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2 Showcase

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 5 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 4 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 3 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 2 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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Perfect Your Style 2
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Perfect Your Style 2

  • CT Assoc of Foster & Adoptive Parents (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Class 1 of 5.

This five session class is the next step for students who have taken Perfect Your Style. Click here for detailed description. 

Class dates: Mondays 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25

Time: 6-9

The last class is a showcase where you can invite your friends and show off your new rock star speaker status!  Because we give lots of personal attention, class is limited to 10 students and only runs twice per year, so register now before all the slots are taken. 

Click here to register for $325. Prerequisite: ConnectAnd Perfect Your Style I

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