EVENTS AS OFFLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS

Ahmad Iqbal
Jan 30, 2014
“If you’re looking for an opportunity, you’re really
looking for people.

If you’re evaluating an opportunity, you’re real...
2 REASONS YOU ATTEND EVENTS

?
1. MEET NEW PEOPLE / OPPORTUNITIES
2. LEARN / DISCOVER NEW CONTENT
ANY DIFFERENCE IN OUR MOTIVATION ON
FACEBOOK / TWITTER / LINKEDIN?
EVENTS:
OFFLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS
CONTENT CURATION
AS ENTREPRENEURS YOU MUST
BECOME INDUSTRY EXPERTS
OLD SCHOOL SWAG
FRENCH WRITER, ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE, 1835:

NOTHING WAS AS DISTINCTIVE ABOUT AMERICA
AS ITS PEOPLE’S PROCLIVITY TO FORM
A...
NETWORKING

COMMUNITY BUILDING

VS.
LOCALIZED INNOVATION
THROUGH FACILITATING THE
TALENTS OF OTHERS
+ POSITIVE EXTERNALITIES
THE RIGHT NETWORKS
DOLLARS PER SHARE

Global

$4.15

$0.92

$1.85

$4.51

$3.13

$2.97

Canada
$0
Business/Finance/Sales

Networking/Assocs

Conferences/Seminars

Classes/Workshops

Food/Wine

Social Events/Mixers

Fu...
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Events and Conferences are real opportunities to build face-to-face relationships. Online is a great medium to start a conversation or build a community, but events are a much more effective way at fostering that community, and making it stronger. This presentation aims to touch on those points and provide a lens with which to see the world of events and connectivity.

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Events as Offline Social Networks

  1. 1. EVENTS AS OFFLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS Ahmad Iqbal Jan 30, 2014
  2. 2. “If you’re looking for an opportunity, you’re really looking for people. If you’re evaluating an opportunity, you’re really evaluating people. If you’re trying to marshal resources to go after an opportunity, you’re really trying to enlist the support and involvement of other people.” - Reid Hoffman
  3. 3. 2 REASONS YOU ATTEND EVENTS ?
  4. 4. 1. MEET NEW PEOPLE / OPPORTUNITIES 2. LEARN / DISCOVER NEW CONTENT
  5. 5. ANY DIFFERENCE IN OUR MOTIVATION ON FACEBOOK / TWITTER / LINKEDIN?
  6. 6. EVENTS: OFFLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS
  7. 7. CONTENT CURATION AS ENTREPRENEURS YOU MUST BECOME INDUSTRY EXPERTS
  8. 8. OLD SCHOOL SWAG
  9. 9. FRENCH WRITER, ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE, 1835: NOTHING WAS AS DISTINCTIVE ABOUT AMERICA AS ITS PEOPLE’S PROCLIVITY TO FORM ASSOCIATIONS AROUND INTERESTS, CAUSES, AND VALUES.
  10. 10. NETWORKING COMMUNITY BUILDING VS.
  11. 11. LOCALIZED INNOVATION THROUGH FACILITATING THE TALENTS OF OTHERS
  12. 12. + POSITIVE EXTERNALITIES
  13. 13. THE RIGHT NETWORKS
  14. 14. DOLLARS PER SHARE Global $4.15 $0.92 $1.85 $4.51 $3.13 $2.97 Canada
  15. 15. $0 Business/Finance/Sales Networking/Assocs Conferences/Seminars Classes/Workshops Food/Wine Social Events/Mixers Fundraising/Charity Music/Concerts DOLLARS PER SHARE $15 $12 $9 $6 $3

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