How Do You Effectively Network at a Conference?
How do you effectively network at a conference?
Conferences are great and can definitely be intimidating!
Here are a few quick tips for crushing it at conferences:
If you don't have business cards, get some made.
If you're able to get a list of attendees ahead of time, whether it's a list of companies or people, make mental notes of who you'd like to meet.
Use your resources. If you know others that will be there, partner up with them and let them be your IN to meeting others.
The key for networking at conferences is to get comfortable & be social. Talk about relatable topics, other than work! This will allow others to get to know you, the person and will give them a reason to want to stay in touch.
Know what you bring to the table and how you can connect the dots, so-to-speak, for those you're wanting to connect with.
Have fun with it!
You've got this!
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