While networking can occasionally seem daunting, it can help further your career. Event schedules are usually busy so it’s best to approach conferences with a plan and keep a few things in mind throughout.
1. Plan your meetings
Identify the people you’d like to meet before you arrive by looking through the speaker roster. Social media can also be a helpful tool to identify the influencers with whom you’d like to connect; look for the event hashtag and see who is leading the conversation online.
The truth is, most of the other attendees are also looking for networking opportunities, so don’t be shy. READ MORE AT THE MANDARIN