Top 10-business-conference-mistakes

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Top 10-business-conference-mistakes

  1. 1. Top 10Business Conference MistakesAna Lucia Novak© www.socialana.comPRESENTED BY ANA LUCIA NOVAK
  2. 2. Mistake #1: Missing Unofficial EventsOftentimes, the best connections come from small offshootmeetups or events outside of a large conference.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  3. 3. Mistake #2: Not SpeakingSeeking out speakingopportunities is one ofthe quickest ways togain influence andmake importantconnections.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  4. 4. Mistake #3: Poor Elevator SpeechKnow how to explain what you doin a compelling manner…and in30 seconds or less.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  5. 5. Mistake #4: Not Knowing Who’s WhoIdentify the key individuals you want to meet and informationabout them before attending the conference.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  6. 6. Mistake #5: Slow FollowupFollow up with someonewithin 24 hours of meetingthem. After that, opportunitiesdiminish.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  7. 7. Mistake #6: Staying in a Different HotelBook early to ensure a room and don’t be tempted tosave money by staying somewhere else. Theconference hotel is where all the action is.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  8. 8. Mistake #7: Be Open to Other IdeasEven though you may have agoal for your conferenceparticipation, be open to otherbusiness proposals.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  9. 9. Mistake #8: Not Helping OthersIf you plan to be closed-mouthed about yourbusiness approaches andtechniques, you limit youropportunities to connectwith likeminded businessowners.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  10. 10. Mistake #9: Time with the Wrong PeopleDon’t be a snob, but makesure your time is beingspent connecting withpeople you would like toconnect with after theconference too.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  11. 11. Mistake #10: Business Card ShovingGetting your business cardinto the hands of as manypeople possible isn’t goingto do much for you.Build connections instead.Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.com
  12. 12. Ready for Business Conference Success?Ana Lucia Novak© www.socialana.comTighten up your social mediastrategies, Improve Your OnlinePresence or Need Help ManagingYour Social Media Programs?Schedule a time with me here:http://meetme.so/analuciaandcomplete the assessment form:http://SocialAna.com/hire-Ana-Lucia

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