Maximize a Networking Event Like a Pro
Does the idea of going to a networking event fill you with dread and fear? It doesn’t have to! Discover how to embrace the opportunity and cultivate connections with the right people when attending your next social gathering. This course consists of 6 modules filled with expert tips and insights to gain the best possible outcomes for building world-class relationships at a networking conference or event—it’s a game-changer!
What You’ll Learn
- Strategies to implement and resource tools to use to get you prepared and maximize your time efficiently.
- What you should do—and not do—to make the most of the event.
- How to develop an effective elevator pitch and successful ways to start and end a conversation.
- The importance of following up and following through after you attend—and how to do it.
- NetWorkWise Bonus! Processes to put into place to plan and execute your own networking event.
Who It’s For
- Executives and Managers
- Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
- Relationship Managers and Business Developers
- Fundraising and Non-Profit Professionals
- Sales and Account Managers
StartWelcome to Conference/Event Playbook
StartModule 1: Pre-Event Warmup (Part 1)
StartModule 2: Pre-Event Warmup (Part 2)
StartModule 3: Game Time
StartModule 4: Networking Do’s & Don’ts
StartModule 5: Post-Event Strategies
StartModule 6: NetWorkWise Bonus: How to Host Your Own Event
Adam Connors is the Founder & CEO of NetWorkWise, a company that expedites outcomes for individuals and organizations by providing education in the science and art of networking. He’s a sought-after speaker who empowers people through online training and in-person workshops with the expertise to cultivate world-class relationships. He is the podcast host of Conversations with Connors and creator of the esteemed NetWorkWise Certification, a credential that validates the accomplishment of being a leader in fostering connectivity.
Adam is a social architect and super-connector who is known for his expansive network and an extraordinary ability to open difficult doors. Throughout his professional experience, Adam recognized a need for both individuals and organizations to learn proper networking techniques and relationship-building strategies that transform lives and accelerate business growth—and NetWorkWise was born.
An entrepreneur at heart, for more than 20 years Adam has been influential in developing companies across various industries, including three executive search firms in multiple verticals and a boutique career consulting business. He has inspired countless management consultants, technology startup executives, and Fortune 500 leaders to unlock higher performance and build successful careers.
Adam has served as Managing Director at Simia Capital, Managing Director at GWG MCA Capital, Inc., and Managing Director at Walker Preston Capital, LLC. He’s highly skilled in multiple industries to include but not limited to Structured Finance, Neurotechnology, Cannabis, Sports & Entertainment, Financial Services, and Real Estate. In addition, Adam owns a boutique residential real estate company and previously held his Real Estate License. He was also a licensed FINRA Registered Rep.
Originally from New York, Adam now resides with his family in Hoboken, New Jersey. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Quinnipiac College.