Each month, it is a good idea to meet new people and to nurture your existing relationships. One way to accomplish this is to attend business networking events. It is important to be consistent each month so you are visible in your community. Find new events to attend to expand and diversify your network.
One of the best reasons to attend an event is so you can reconnect with people who you already know. The more that you interact with some of these people the better your relationship will become. As a result, they will become a regular part of your network. Visibility is extremely important so you are top of mind with others.
Also, by attending events, you will have the chance to meet new people. You may get introduced by those who you already know or you may just meet people on your own. Either way, it is a good idea to add new people into your business world. Follow-up after the event to get to know some of the people whom you meet. Your network will naturally grow as you get to know new people.
Another reason to attend an event is to share your expertise with others. When you speak with people they will get to know more about you and soon you will be branded as a subject matter expert. The more you get in front of others the more you will be a known business professional.
Why do you attend networking events?