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Be Your Own Best Friend Network

Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network is North America’s first professional networking group for South Asian women. The BYOBF Network was founded by Manpreet Dhillon and Sukhi Ghumanin Metro Vancouver in March 2012. Both Dhillon and Ghuman saw a need to create a networking group that not only provides women with an opportunity to network in a safe and fun environment, but also celebrates the successes of South Asian women. As women face significant changes in the world of business, they are discovering networking with other women to be one of the most valuable marketing tools for strengthening business contacts and making new connections.

  • The BYOBF Network is geared towards all women, whether they are in home-based businesses, in offices, female entrepreneurs, mothers, and those wanting to explore new opportunities. The BYOBF Network is a relationship-building organization.
  • BYOBF Network supports, encourages and challenges women to strive for continued growth and strength through every facet of their lives. BYOBF Network empowers, connects and inspires women while also acting as an online resource.
  • The BYOBF Network hosts bi-monthly networking events, workshops, and clinics on various topics members are interested in learning more about.


Speed Networking: Being your Best Self and Connecting Authentically

Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network is the first professional South Asian women's networking group in Metro Vancouver.

On November 4th, we are presenting Speed Networking: Being Your Best Self & Connecting Authentically. This evening will start with a presentation by BYOBF Network co-founder, Manpreet Dhillon. Manpreet Dhillon is the founder of Into-Essence Coaching and a Certified Personal and Business Coach, Connector and Consultant.

Speed networking will conmence after the presentation providing you with an opportunity to utilize the tips and skills you've learned to maximize your networking experience. 

This event will be held on November 4th from 6:30pm-9pm at the City Centre Library located at 10350 University Drive, Surrey BC, in room 402.