Linked – Networking Event Hacks to Introduce Yourself, Meet People and Spur Conversation
“I learned this hack at an event in San Francisco. The event provided free pizza and beer.There were two beer taps and attendees could help themselves. With a lack of networking opportunities falling into my lap, I decided to grab two slices, then pour myself a glass of beer.
In front of the beer taps was a counter. I placed my pizza and beer on the counter and started eating. In between bites, I’d stop and look around.
Sure enough, others found the counter a convenient area to place their food and drink. People who stood next to me would introduce themselves. That night, I met a serial entrepreneur and an executive recruiter. When I go back to the same event, I seek out that counter.”
This is one really good idea. I might just try it the next time I’m at a conference or other networking event. Have you tried this one, or any of the other tips in the article?
Networking Event Hacks to Introduce Yourself, Meet People and Spur Conversation