The holiday season is the best time to get out to local networking events to meet new people and see old friends. Get started by reviewing your inbox (and spam folders) for invites you might have missed. Follow this by checking Facebook for invites and ideas. RSVP and get out there.
Here are eight tips for making the most of holiday networking opportunities.
1. Smiles are contagious. Even if you are nervous, your smile will tell people you are friendly and happy to meet new people.
2. Be nice. Avoid gossip or trash talking anyone. Look for ways you can help the people you meet. Maybe you can provide an introduction during the event you are attending. READ MORE AT THE TENNESSEAN