OpalStaff president, Trevor Simm, comments on this MagnifyMoney article.
“Create a strategy – How it helps: Figuring out your objectives for the event prior to attending will help you focus on accomplishing them once you’re there, says Trevor Simm, founder and president of employment and staffing agencies OpalStaff and Talos Solutions. For example, common objectives during a networking event might include handing out a certain number of business cards, meeting and connecting with certain people you know will be there, or spending X number of hours at the event. “Always be sure that you have enough leave-behinds, like business cards,” says Simm. “And be sure that the information on them is current and up to date. Also make sure that whatever you leave behind matches what is posted about you elsewhere, like on LinkedIn, your company site, Twitter, etc.”
Read the entire article here – 7 Ways to Network Like the Pros