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A networking event is not a time to see how many business cards you can acquire. It is a time to develop a few relationships that have potential.

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Prepare yourself physically and mentally for the event. Dress appropriately. Bring business cards. Turn your phone off or set it to vibrate.

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After the person has shared something with you, ask them another question about what they just said.

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Initiate conversation with someone who is standing by themselves.

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en receiving a business card from someone, take a moment to write yourself a note on it such as where you met.

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When you arrive at a networking event, dont go to people you know. Find someone new , this will keep you in the right frame of mind why you came.

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When you meet someone for the first time, you have 48 hours to follow up with them before they will completely forget about meeting you.

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The best location for networking is by a high traffic area such as a main door, the bar, or near the food.

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When a person is talking to you be sure to look directly at them. Giving a person full attention with your eyes will encourage them to share more.

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Never try to barge into a group of people. Do not attempt to enter into the discussion until you have made eye contact.