How to work a room.
Networking is all about relationship building- Make the most of events! I would love to hear suggestions about how we can make our events more business friendly and purposeful. MIT Forum and CVG provide attendee lists - is that a good addition to events? Do you like verbal introductions by each attendee (for small events)?
The first time I heard the term “working a room,” I thought there must be more to attending events than just showing up and simply interacting with others. Perhaps there is an actual science to “working a room.” The fact is some people are more comfortable than others in social settings, and some people are so good at networking that they actually do have it down to a science. One such person is