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Manners Matter is invested in offering unique and interactive programs for corporations, colleges and private groups.  As we begin returning to our offices and campuses, the skills to create and maintain valuable relationships become even more essential and sought after as in-person and virtual meetings both present major opportunities to build successful connections.  


Learning how to work a room and read body language means you become adept at navigating business meetings, networking events and social gatherings. Treating everyone with respect, putting others at ease and using your diplomatic skills will make you the person people want to work alongside. 


We meet with each client for an initial consultation to discuss their needs, and following that meeting a custom tailored program is developed and reviewed before implementation. 












Build successful relationships with diplomacy, protocol, good manners and the art of  impressive business dining. Nothing happens until you communicate.

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Career readiness is critically important as companies look to hire applicants who display excellent interpersonal skills that complement their academic and technical knowledge.


Everyone benefits if we prepare our children and teens to be confident individuals who are respectful and thoughtful of people and the world around them.


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Afternoon Tea is a relaxing way to spend time with friends, join us for this truly English tradition. Sip champagne and nibble hors d'oeuvres while learning about the intriguing world of entertaining at The White House & Buckingham Palace 

               FINE DINING 

Excellent service and food presentation is easily recognized but being able to offer it is another matter. Hosting a meal or event successfully is an art that will take your entertaining to the next level.



Theresa Salameno, Founder and Managing Director of Manners Matter LLC trained in London as an executive chef and earned a degree in Hotel & Catering Administration. 

Ms. Salameno worked in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years and the experiences from her extensive international travel bring a personal aspect to the hands-on programs she offers. Having hosted and planned numerous business dinners and black tie formal events Ms. Salameno understands the  importance of protocol and meticulous planning



WFH (Work from Home) and WFA (Work from Anywhere) are

growing trends that have reduced the need for frequent business

trips yet we know that nothing can fully replace in-person gatherings for networking and making connections. To this end, corporations are moving towards hosting quarterly and biannual meetings for larger groups. Revenue based trips will return and of course health and

safety will be the top priority. Resorts can provide beautiful locations, delicious meals and a spectacular ambiance while corporations will offer the opportunity to network, to connect and to learn, a perfect venue to provide unique, interactive seminars that emphasis the importance of corporate protocol & etiquette in the global market.     

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Certification from Minding Manners, London, UK

International Protocol & Diplomacy,

International Business Etiquette                                             

International Youth Etiquette


Certification from  Global Protocol Academy, USA

Professional Presence, Business Etiquette and Protocol Consultant

Certification from Bruce Richardson & Dorothea Johnson

Tea & Etiquette Consultant

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