Tuesday, April 17, 2018
An accomplished sales professional, Amber Birkeland serves as the regional director of sales and marketing at Lodgestar Investments in Fort Worth, Texas. Active in the field, she holds membership in groups such as the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). With more than 200 chapters nationwide, the NAPW offers professional women like Amber Birkeland promotional and professional development opportunities throughout the year.
NAPW offers both online and in-person networking advantages. Online benefits include the ability to connect with the group’s nearly 1 million members. Members can connect with those in their field on the NAPW website or through LinkedIn and Facebook integration. Those only interested in connecting with others in particular industries can use advanced search tools for groups, careers, or even member-name lookups.
Face-to-face networking through NAPW includes local events as well as regional and national activities. The organization holds more than 15 Power Networking events each year, enabling women throughout the country to come together and make connections. NAPW also hosts regional and national summits, which provide promotional opportunities and panel discussions as well as the chance to network.