Work events can be super beneficial for the company, and for you as an employee for various reasons. First being that it helps expand your own personal network. You meet new people; you build relationships and you get your name out there. Second, it benefits the company by bringing in more business or adding contacts to the company’s network. And lastly, the more you attend, the more comfortable you become for each event. Today we’re covering how to stand out, what questions to ask, and the things to avoid when attending events, here.
When you’re attending work events, one of the best pieces of advice is to be prepared. If you know some of the attendees, or the companies who are attending– do some research prior so you feel more comfortable communicating with them. It’s also beneficial to have some questions in your back pocket when you need them. Check them out, here.
Did you know that “75% of respondents believe in-person events are an effective marketing tactic”? That means if you’re in the marketing field and you spend your time at tradeshows, know that it is definitely worth your time and effort. Find out how to stand out and improve the outcome and your experience, here.
Now that you’ve learned some tips on standing out at work events, it’s time to address mistakes to avoid. Knowing what not to do can help you better navigate and make the most of these events. For example, accidentally doing all the talking and not listening. Find out the 9 mistakes to avoid, here.
This may not be work event-related advice, but you can never have enough advice when it comes to company meetings. Whether it be a small group meeting or a meeting with a large department where you’re encouraged to participate – here are a few tips to help you out.
What are some things that you have found to help you stand out at work events/conferences?