February 2017 Professional Development Meeting

The next Professional Development meeting  will be held on

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Best Western Dallas Hotel and Conference Center
8051 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Dallas, TX 75251
Phone Number 972-680-3000

The meal price is $25.00 and reservations are required by February 22 in order to guarantee dinner.

Please REGISTER to confirm your attendance.

This Month’s Professional Development Meeting Agenda


6:00pm to 6:45pm – Tutorial Presentation – The Recertification Process and The Recertification Journal

Mr. Steve Fox, Current Section Member Recertification/Upgrades Chair and Past Section Chair will be presenting the recertification process and reviewing the recertification journal. ASQ requires that you recertify your certifications every three years. The ASQ recertification journal is a form you can use to record activities that can count toward your recertification, including courses you have taken, employment history, committee work you have performed, and publications you have authored or co-authored.There are some changes coming up this year in the process so all of you who currently hold a ASQ Certification or are considering obtaining one will want to attend, learn and ask questions about how to properly maintin your certification.

7:00pm to 7:45pm – Dinner – La Fiesta en Dallas

Chicken and Beef Fajitas meat Sautéed with Green Peppers and onions
Pico de Gallo, Homemade Fresh Salsa,
Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream
Refried Beans & Mexican Rice
Tortilla Chips and Fresh Salsa or Queso
Warm Flour tortillas
Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee, and Tea

7:45pm to 8:00pm – Announcements
8:00pm to 8:45pm – Learn How to Maximize the New Microsoft version of LinkedIn to Find, Connect and Build Relationships with your Key Contacts and Prospects

With more than 464 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is the proven, number one online networking tool that gives you a unique opportunity to achieve your branding and marketing goals. In this LinkedIn Branding and Optimization presentation, you will learn the latest Branding and Social Selling strategies and tips that will help you find, connect and develop relationships with your key contacts, prospects and clients.

Whether you are a business professional looking for prospects and clients or a job seeker wanting to land a new job opportunity, this training presentation is for you!

► Identify the key, searchable terms to include in your profile that will help you land on the top of LinkedIn search results

► Create a well-branded, search-optimized profile that allows your key contacts and prospects immediately understand how you can help them solve their business challenges with your unique talents, products and services

► Maximize the unlimited networking power of Social Selling with LinkedIn to find, connect and develop relationships with you key contacts, prospects and clients that result in new job and clients

Terry Sullivan is the founder of Buzzpro, a nationally recognized Integrated Marketing and Social Media solution and training company. Terry and his Buzzpro team work with their clients to show them how to fill their sales funnel with better leads, schedule more appointments and close more sales using advanced Social Selling strategies.

Widely considered to be a Guru of LinkedIn, Terry has trained more than 6,200 business leaders, owners and individuals across the nation on how to create their very own unique online brand that gets results. His inspiring training programs focus on branding, keyword optimization and Social Selling strategies that help his customers tap into the world of Social Media to get more prospects, leads and clients.


Normally, Professional Development (PD) meetings are always the fourth Thursday of every month.  There are no meetings in June, July, August (summer break) and December (after Thanksgiving).  PD Presentations are normally given between 5:30 and 6:30 PM: 45 minutes for the presentation and about 15 Minutes of Q&A at the end.

Interested in giving a presentation or tutorial at one of our future PD meetings?  Contact the ASQ Dallas Chair (ASQDallasChair at gmail dot com).