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STTS: Effective Networking by Sharon Connolly

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Finding the hip and happening events

So now you should be clear about what you want to get out of networking, what you have to offer and who you would like to meet. Let’s now plan where to go. An Internet search on networking events in your local area should reveal a lot of opportunities, but here are some ideas.

1. Chambers of Commerce

You may have a local or regional Chamber of Commerce. Depending on where you live, there may also be additional groups for expat communities. Check their websites for the number of members they have and the type of events they hold. The people who attend Chamber of Commerce meetings will mostly be business people. I have found Chambers to be excellent for networking as well as personal development, as their functions ...

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