Business Network Chapter Meetings

San Francisco 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Cooley LLP • 101 California Street • San Francisco
Join BP members from the San Francisco and the surrounding areas for our September 2014 meeting! Doors open at 6pm for networking. Appetizers and drinks provided for $5. Needs/wants/thank yous, Bruin Gear Raffle, BP Mini Lunches and more! This month's meeting will be centered around the discussion topic "What advice would you give to someone graduating UCLA today?" ... read more
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management - Westlake • 2815 Townsgate Road • Westlake Village
Join BP members from the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas for our September 2014 meeting in our new location! Doors open at 7am for networking. Light continental breakfast and coffee provided for $5. Plenty of free parking! This month's meeting will be centered around the discussion topic, "What Would You Advise Your Children or New College Grad About Your Profession?" As kids are going back to school this time of year, this segment will allow members and guests to reflect on their chosen path. Your career path likely hasn't been an easy road, but it may also be incredibly rewarding. What would you tell your children or a fresh college grad about starting off in your profession? Please think about what you would like to say in a concise 2-3 minutes. We will also feature a few o... read more
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San Diego 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 7:30:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Jones Lang LaSalle • 4747 Executive Drive, Suite 400 • San Diego
Joe Panetta, the President and CEO of Biocom, the southern California association for the life science industry, began his career as a Policy Analyst with the U.S. EPA in Washington DC where he oversaw implementation of the first Toxic Substances Control Act. Joe then moved to the private sector where he served in senior government relations roles with Schering Corporation and ELF Atochem before moving to San Diego in 1988 to join biotech start-up Mycogen Corporation, where he implemented strategies to obtain U.S. and global government approvals for the first Genetically Modified Organisms used in food crops and participated in the successful sale of Mycogen to the Dow Chemical Company in 1998. He majored in Biology at LeMoyne College and holds an MPH degree from the University of Pit... read more
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Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP • 11355 W Olympic Blvd, 10th FL, East Tower • Los Angeles
Welcoming all Bruin Professionals members and guests back after summer and Nachos & Networking events. This month each of us will briefly share one favorite UCLA memory. We are sure you have many memories so start thinking now about which one you will share with the group. ... read more
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Business Mixers Special Events

Summer & Sangria Mixer , Beverly Hills
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:30:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM , Cost: $20.00
Come join BP BH, CC and SaMo as we enjoy the summer weather, fellow Bruins and some delicious sangria! Food and Diddy Reise cookies will be served. $20 in advance and $25 at the door Location: The Dybnis Residence, Brentwood - address will be provided upon RSVP/Registration. ... read more
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Rose Bowl Viewing Party (vs. ASU), Westwood
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM , Cost: $30.00
Rose Bowl Viewing Party vs. ASU Luxury Game Watching at the Rose Bowl UCLA at Arizona State If You're a fan of UCLA Football, and... You love cheering for the Bruins at the Rose Bowl, and... You predict 2014 to be UCLA’s championship year, and... You don't want to miss a game even when the team is on the road, and... You enjoy the high-fiving, celebratory spirit of game watching... Get excited for a once-this-season opportunity to join the ultimate TV watch party at the Rose Bowl! You don't even have to pay for parking. Make Thursday night football a reason to celebrate. Bring your business card for the raffle and expect halftime surprises. $30 per person: Advance sale - includes food; cash bar available $35 per person: Walk up on game day Register Here: https://bruinprofessionals... read more
Rose Bowl • 1001 Rose Bowl Drive  • Pasadena
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Warner Center Launch Party , Warner Center
Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 5:30:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM , Cost: $15.00
Join Bruin Professionals as we launch our 14th chapter in Woodland Hills! RSVP on BruinWorks: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. ... read more
Sagebrush Cantina • 23527 Calabasas Road • Calabasas
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To qualify to become a BP Member, candidates must be seasoned professionals who are well established in a business, which may be reflected by a minimum of five (5) years of experience in your profession. The candidate must maintain an active UCLA Alumni Association Annual or Life Membership and demonstrate a strong affiliation with UCLA, which may be reflected by having obtained a degree from the University, attended UCLA for a minimum of two (2) years full-time, completed a professional certification through UCLA Extension or other University entities that are consistent with BP's mission, served as a faculty or staff member at the University, and/or being actively engaged with the University and its mission. The BP Membership Committee reviews all applications, and may decline membership to any applicant, who, in the Committee's discretion, may not benefit from participation in BP and may not benefit BP by being a member. Further, BP Members must complete their personal BP Professional Profile and post a compliant professional portrait on the BP website.

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The mission of Bruin Professionals (‘BP’) is to assemble a diverse group of UCLA Alumni who are well established in a profession or business and are willing to make a commitment to attend BP meetings. BP Members will have the opportunity through an organized format to develop relationships and expand their business activities by sharing referrals, resources, information, ideas and advice. BP will develop Bruin synergy and establish a venue through which Professional Alumni can become actively associated with UCLA and promote new business leads.



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