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IMCNJ Holiday Networking Mixer and Program - December 10, 2012 - DING Happens! with Avish Parashar
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Dinner Meeting, Monday December 10th, 6:00pm at The Sheraton Edison Hotel in Edison. Registration and Networking 6:00pm. Light Dinner at 6:30pm. Program starts at 7:00pm.

When: Monday, December 10, 2012
6:00 pm Registration & Networking; 6:30 pm LIght Dinner; 7:00 pm Program
Where: Sheraton Edison Hotel
Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, New Jersey  08837
United States
Contact: Don McDermott

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Our Program
DING Happens!
How to React to, Take Advantage of, and Create Unexpected Opportunities Through the Power of Improvisation

Anyone can perform well when everything goes right. The real test of you and your organization is how you react when things go wrong - and they will! These make-or-break moments are the "Dings!" of life. Handle them well and you come out looking like a rock star. Handle them poorly and you can end up adding unnecessary stress, difficulty, and complication to your life.

In this energetic, funny, and engaging program you will learn the fundamentals of great improvisation, and leave with specific techniques to think quickly, react to the unexpected, and find opportunities in setbacks. You will even learn how and why to be a "Ding Maker" and lead the change in your organization or industry.

Join IMC NJ on December 10, 2012 as Avish Parashar, Motivational Speaker, presents DING Happens!

Avish's interactive presentation will help you learn

- How to React To,
- Take Advantage of,
- and Create Unexpected Opportunities Through the Power of Improvisation

Our Speaker

  Avish Parashar,

Avish Parashar is an experienced, innovative, energetic, and humorous speaker who uses his 20+ years of experience performing, teaching and studying improv comedy to show organizations and individuals how to deal with the unexpected quickly, effectively, and with a sense of humor. Avish is the author of "Improvise to Success!" as well as dozens of other products on applying improv skills to business and life.

Weaving together humorous stories, jokes, audience interaction, and improv comedy games, Avish keeps the audience engaged while imparting a key lesson: Planning is Important, but Improvising is Essential! No matter how well you plan, things will go wrong, surprises will arise, and the Universe will throw you a curveball. Your success and sanity are directly related to how you respond to these challenges. By the end of one of Avish's presentations you will have key tools to flow with all that life throws at you.

Avish has spoken to the very creative (actors and directors), the very un-creative (accountants), the very casual (college students), and the very business-like (sales professionals). The end result is always the same - smiles, laughs, and a new way of looking at life and business.


December 12, 2012

 The Sheraton Edison Hotel
Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ  08837  

  6:00 pm - Registration & Networking
  6:30 pm - Light Dinner
  7:00 pm - Program

Registration and Pricing

All attendees, regardless of payment method, are requested to register online for this event by clicking on the Register/RSVP for this Event link in the above registration information section.

Please register no later than Thursday, December 6th, to ensure your space at this event. As we must guarantee the count with the caterer, your registration shall commit you to pay for the event, unless you cancel before the above registration deadline by notifying IMCNJ Treasurer Don McDermott at

The pricing for this program is:

$35 - IMC members
$40 - Non-members

Please note that walk-in attendees that do not register in advance will be charged a $5 fee in addition to the above program pricing.

Payment can be made by either:

(1) Credit Card (AMEX/Visa/Mastercard): When registering, select the optional Pay by Credit Card ticket for yourself (and guest). Then proceed to checkout to enter your credit card information to complete the transaction.

(2) Check: Complete the online registration, selecting the "Pay by Check" ticket with $0 pricing. The IMCNJ Treasurer will send you an invoice. Please bring a check payable to "IMC New Jersey" to the event or remit payment to the address on the invoice.

If you have any questions or need assistance with the registration process, please contact IMCNJ Treasurer Don McDermott at

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