How to Network Virtually - NM Rainforest EDA University Center - Web


, NM

With the current Covid-19 pandemic on hand, it is no longer possible to network at large events or at a bar. Business has been taken online and many events are now held virtually. With that comes new strategies to make the most out of Zoom meet-ups and virtual events. This seminar will address how to be effective while networking virtually, presented by Albuquerque's master networker, Stacy Sacco.

New Mexico Rainforest University Center Fall Seminar Series

UNM Rainforest Innovations and the Innovation Academy are hosting their fall 2020 University Center Seminar series. The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at the University of New Mexico main and branch campuses. The seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public via in person or web access, but registration is required. A certificate program in entrepreneurial capabilities is available to UNM students and community members thru UNM’s Innovation Academy. If interested in the certificate program as part of the seminar series, please contact Cecilia Pacheco at

Speaker Bio:

stacy sacco


Mr. Sacco teaches entrepreneurial studies at the UNM Anderson School of Management for the past eighteen years, serves as the Director of the UNM Small Business Institute and the faculty advisor for the UNM student entrepreneur clubs. The Small Business Institute connects small businesses and other community organizations to MBA student teams to perform consulting work and marketing research.

Stacy has over 30 years' experience in marketing management with Avco Financial Services, Hyundai Finance, Transamerica Insurance, and locally, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Kirtland Federal Credit Union and WESST Enterprise Center. Outside of his work at UNM, Stacy publishes a monthly email to 4,500+ subscribers including hundreds of marketing and tech jobs, and the Albuquerque Entrepreneurial Ecosystem list, and he hosts the annual NM MARCOM Mixer that attracts 350-500 members of the top 20 marketing and tech-industry professional associations statewide.

About the New Mexico Rainforest University Center

The University Center program is funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration to provide entrepreneurial training and technical assistance to individuals or small businesses who are looking to start or grow their idea. The platform for the training will be e-commerce, designed to assist any business with its digital presence.

Note: This seminar may be attended online by going to the following Zoom link at the designated meeting time:

Wednesday, 09 September, 2020


Cecilia Pacheco