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Champion Every Participant's Professional Goals with LinkedIn Consulting

Feature LinkedIn training, coaching and education as a valuable component of your event!


Participants at events are more keen than ever to stay on top of career trends, industry thought leadership and personal brand building.  Provide more for your attendees, exhibitors and sponsors by providing a LinkedIn Help desk, Personal Brand Hub, or professional coaching withe The Meeting Pool staff including our LinkedIn lead, Melissa Washington.

Melissa is the founder of Melissa Washington, Inc. She is a speaker, author, podcaster, award winner, and LinkedIn workshop trainer who is passionate about connecting with people to engage, educate and inspire others across the nation.  Unlike other trainers in the events space, Melissa has worked FOR and WITH LinkedIn at their California headquarters directly for over four years.  She not only learned how to use the platform as an employee, she also served as an internal expert on how best to leverage it.

Melissa brings this extremely relevant expertise to her work at The Meeting Pool, and infuses events where LinkedIn and professional coaching are top-of-mind with a powerful, valuable element for every participant.

Talk to The Meeting Pool today about your plans for a professional training or coaching hub or pavilion.

About Melissa Washington


Melissa has been a member of LinkedIn since 2004. She has used this dynamic platform for job seeking, recruiting, selling, researching, and collaborating. She currently has over 3500 quality connections on LinkedIn. She has provided training and presented to individuals and organizations on building a professional social media presence.

Melissa has been featured in the Sacramento Business Journal and other publications, as well as on an NBC KCRA 3 news segment where she was referred to as the “Lord of LinkedIn.” She has spoken at conferences and events conducted more than 100 training workshops for organizations such as Marriott and Social Media Tourism Industry.

She is the Sacramento Business Journal 2011 recipient of the prestigious 40 Under 40 award, 2015 National Association Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Outstanding Women Leader (OWL) Visionary Award, 2016 Soroptomist Ruby Award.

Why should you provide formal LinkedIn training for attendees?

Look Your Best

Learn how to build an attractive and professional online presence that includes a full picture of professional skills, expertise accomplishments and affiliations.

Insider Scoop

Learn how to promote yourself professionally, expand a business, find candidates for jobs, boards and more, and to search for the next phase of a career.

Next Best Move

Cultivate the skills to network like a pro and grow professional relationships. Craft useful engagement strategies that help connect efficiently and avoid cold-calls and sales.

Kick-Ass LinkedIn Strategy

Create a safe, professional space for event participants to customize LinkedIn strategy for their career and a thought-leadership plan for their organization.