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Speed Networking


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Tips on effective speed networking

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Speed Networking

  1. 1. Speed Networking Tips
  2. 2. Getting Started <ul><li>Prepare an “elevator speech” a 30-second </li></ul><ul><li>summary of who you are and what you do </li></ul><ul><li>professionally! </li></ul><ul><li>Be confident! </li></ul><ul><li>Have your icebreakers questions. (examples) </li></ul><ul><li>1. How long have you been a member of the </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What interested you in coming to this </li></ul><ul><li>program? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tips for Effective Speed Networking! <ul><li>Be succinct- 15-30 second overview of your </li></ul><ul><li>role, and strengths that set you apart from </li></ul><ul><li>the other. </li></ul><ul><li>Be open and helpful- make yourself desirable </li></ul><ul><li>give tips and referrals whenever you can. </li></ul><ul><li>A networking meeting is not a sales pitch for </li></ul><ul><li>your business- Networking is for gaining a contact, not a sale or a job. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tips for Effective Speed Networking <ul><li>After speaking to each person, jot a couple </li></ul><ul><li>keywords to remind you of your conversation- </li></ul><ul><li>Try to be memorable. </li></ul><ul><li>Help the other person look good. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to introduce people to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to mingle. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up promptly. </li></ul>
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