Convert Strangers into Clients or Contacts (Rotherham)


9:30 am - 11:30 am

Fusion @ Magna, Magna Way, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 1FE, Yorkshire

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About The Event

What are the benefits to my business?

This Masterclass takes four aspects of networking that are powerful in their own right but are seldom delivered together. This is because the focus tends to be just on the two main activities of traditional or social media networking. Here you get the full package as we move on to explore how to build effective relationships and then take that vital final step to convert them to clients on terms that suit you.

Businesses attending the Masterclass will gain:

  • Maximising your investment in Traditional Networking
  • Grasping the numerous opportunities from Social Media
  • Learning the Right Language to Engage People and Build Relationships
  • Getting Paid What You are Worth from Value-Based Pricing

Delegates will gain an understanding of:

The mistakes not to make with traditional networking

How simple a social media business strategy can be to organise

Tips on how to build rapport with total strangers

How to set different fees for exactly the same job and get paid upfront

Who is the masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria is met.

This is relevant to anyone who needs to expand their network by building meaningful relationships and then converting relevant ones into long-standing clients for the right fee.

Who is leading it?

Pete set up Peterson back in 2013 offering assistance on ISO standards via his ISO 9001 Support Centre and then founded the Modern Day Networkers in 2016 with colleagues David Winch and Sue Cleasby. He felt there as a need to ‘close the loop’ between obtaining the leads from networking sessions to developing them into paying clients so offering a total solution.

This Convert Strangers into Clients and Contacts Masterclass has been given to local business groups, Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber Exhibitions and also at the MADE Fringe Festival where is were recorded.

“Pete is already well known to me – a first class networker himself, a phenomenal business brain and certainly a man who makes things happen”, Rob Brown, CEO and Founder of the Networking Academy


Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing with the business name, the name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker here: A part of your business must be based in one of the following districts:

Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

To find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), please visit:

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.


Q/ How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

A/ Email

Q/ What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

A/ Parking is available at the venue

Q/ I would like to bring a colleague, is this ok?

A/ No, only one attendee per company is permitted.

Q/ Will refreshments be provided?

A/ Tea and coffee will be provided

This event will be delivered by the ‘Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project’ that is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The project, for high-growth businesses in the Sheffield City Region, aims to increase their competitiveness and so help them grow and prosper.