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  • Author:Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Before the Event• During the Event• After the EventAuthor: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Fine tune your Elevator Pitch• Research the People/Companies• Prepare a few questions to ask• Practice Introduction/Elevator Pitch• Establish a goal for yourself• Create must-meet list, + talking pointsAuthor: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Visit restroom, check appearance• Name tag on right hand side?• Breath/posture check, chin up, focus• Before entering, remember goals• Look like someone approachable• Bar/food/drink is secondary• Hold drink in your left hand, carry napkin Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Review your must-meet list• Arrive early, then meet new arrivals• Scan the room/area, where to go• Have easily accessible business cards• Seek out those you want to speak with• Prepare for “short” interviews/meetings• Be confident, enthusiastic and smile Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Start with a light chat about the event• If time is right, segue into specifics• If time is not right, it’s ok, your making contacts which could payoff later• Infiltrate a group, the most animated one, introduce yourself, ask an open ?• Before exit, double back to connections Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • Event responsibility CHECKLIST• Breath Test, Smile • Introduce Yourself• Firm Handshake• Elevator Pitch, Market Yourself• Listen, Answer any Questions• Close by Thanking/Business Card Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Organize business cards/contacts• Apply on-line• Follow-up with personalized note/e-mail Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR
  • • Interested in learning more?• Contact me! Author: Rob Wallace | PHR - CDR