Networking is a great way of meeting new people who are all involved business like you. There is a wide range of different groups which you can join, but before you go make sure that you have planned everything you will need for these meetings. We are here to help you with that, so read on and use our blog as a check list for your meeting!
1. Dress smartly
This isn’t an item for you to bring but it is firstly so important to remember to dress smartly! You want to make a great first impression when meeting new people without having to speak to anybody first. Dressing smartly will help you to feel more confident.
2. Personalised products
Personalising some products such as pens, post it notes, highlighters and clothing. This all depends on your budget, but office stationery is a great place to start. Check out Total Merchandise for personalising your products all in one place.
3. Business Cards
The all important business cards. This is the information which you will give to other people and they will take back to them. Make sure on this card you have all the correct information so they can contact you whenever and don’t forget to make it personalised to you! Want to order some business cards? Check out Moo business cards here.
Take a small notepad to take down notes throughout the meeting.
Whilst you are at the meeting you will have a chance to have many conversations. During these you may choose to arrange a separate 1 to 1 with people to have a more in-depth conversation. Taking your diary with you so you can jot these down to ensure you don’t forget dates and times is good idea.
If you are wondering how to get the most out of networking meeting, then check out our other blog here. For more information do not hesitate to discuss this further with our Business Networking Expert.
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