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Elevate, Inc. Founder to speak at Synapse Summit

January 8, 2019

On January 23rd Aakash Patel will be hosting a seminar on how to “master your network” at the second annual Synapse summit. The Synapse summit is a technology, based summit that will be hosted in Tampa January 23th and 34th The seminar hosted by Patel will take place at 11 AM on January 23rd at the Firestick Grill. Aakash Patel invites attendees to address tactics on how to leverage your network.

During the session, Patel will share his strategies to making a memorable connection, and how to follow up. “In my opinion, our Tampa Bay business community has been extremely open in allowing business professionals to connect with young entrepreneurs,” stated Patel. Over the past 7 years at Elevate, Inc. we’ve used a formula, and I am excited to share our formula with Synapse attendees,” Patel continued. “It is important in the business world to maintain long-term, strategic partnerships and I plan to share this recipe in hopes attendees can master the art of networking,” concluded Patel.

This seminar will be good for anyone looking to step up there networking game, whether you are fresh out of college and looking to build confidence while entering the business world, or seasoned professionals looking to brush up on their skill set. After the seminar Aakash hopes that the attendees will have a new outlook on how to network in our thriving Tampa Bay community.

About the Synapse Summit

Synapse, the nonprofit organization spearheading the Summit, believes that making connections is the key to successful innovation communities throughout Florida—bringing people together regionally, nationally and internationally across a broad spectrum of industries and technologies.

For more information about the 2019 Synapse Summit: Innovation Lives Here,

The two-day Synapse Summit, January 23 and 24, the anchor event of Florida’s Synapse Innovation Week, January 21-25, in Tampa, anticipates more than 5,000 people, 300 exhibitors, and 250 speakers. Participants include members of the innovation communities throughout Florida, including entrepreneurs, inventors, investors, corporations, educational institutions, students, entrepreneur support organizations, innovation enablers, and government.

Synapse Florida, the nonprofit organization leading the Summit, believes that making connections is the key to thriving innovation communities throughout Florida—bringing people together regionally, nationally and internationally across a broad spectrum of industries and technologies.

About Elevate, Inc.

Elevate, Inc. was founded by Aakash M. Patel in 2012. The strategic business consulting firm believes in the power of a firm handshake, being present and having a genuine interest in others. Elevate, Inc. provides business development consulting and is in the business of helping clients learn, connect and grow throughout the Tampa Bay region. Today the company employs six individuals and maintains in office in the Westshore district. For more information on Elevate, Inc. please visit

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