There are a lot of things I didn’t know when I first started networking. One of them was to assume that people wanted to talk with me. Who me? I grew up fairly shy, in fact I stuttered into my adulthood. Conversations for me were painful, and often filled with long silences as I struggled to speak were even more painful.
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I do quite a bit of networking and co-hosted a networking event a few weeks ago. I had RSVPs from 30 people that they would be my guests, along with the guests my other hosts had invited. When it comes to big events like these, it’s expected that not everyone will be able to attend.
Parties, presentations, and handshakes. They are all part of the conference experience, but the opportunities for improved brand awareness, lead generation, and partnership growth don’t end there. In fact, your company’s most effective marketing could very well occur after the event.