EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast

Episode 09. Conference Networking: Creating Opportunities for Building Authentic Relationships

July 09, 2019 Cassandra Thompson, LinkedIn & Networking Speaker and Consultant Season 1 Episode 9
EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast
Episode 09. Conference Networking: Creating Opportunities for Building Authentic Relationships
Show Notes

On Today’s Episode of EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast I’m talking with Cassandra Thompson, LinkedIn & Networking Consultant.  Cassandra helps motivated professionals build their careers by taking the overwhelm out of career building through practical tips on networking both online and off. 

On this episode Cassandra will be sharing her knowledge and expertise to help conference professionals create opportunities for attendees to find valuable connections at any stage of their event.

This is my Number #1 thing to unlock at this moment and I am so excited to share some of her tips with you to help bridge the gap for attendees to facilitate relationships that carry on from the beginning of an event when someone registers until after the show when they go back home. 

Learn more about Cassandra Thompson HERE

On today's episode we will expose...

-Bridging the gap for our attendees throughout our events to build authentic relationships
-Taking the "dirty" out of networking Changing the perception of what networking is today
-Tips & Tools to encourage attendees to begin the networking process in advance
-Creating Conference Communities! Insight into some amazing takeaways
-Planting the seed and setting the tone for the event
-Laying ground rules to encourage dialogue
-Various conversation starters that help break the ice (ie, Call out the awkwardness! Giving attendees a prompt to engage)
-Matchmaking based on topics and interests of the attendees
-Activities! Creating networking moments/experiences that help create organic conversations
-How conference apps can be a roadblock for relationship building
-Conference Time Out?! Hear this one out....
-The extreme introvert, how to take the pressure off networking and ideas to help introverts engage
-Continuing the conversation after the conference, ways to assist attendees once they leave the event to build upon the connections they made onsite

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