Networking by Design: Crafting Events for Meaningful Connection

July 2024

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Networking is the cornerstone of successful business events. In the wake of the Covid pandemic and the rise of remote work, companies are increasingly leveraging events to unite dispersed teams, making networking more crucial than ever.

However, effective networking extends beyond traditional “networking breaks” and speed-dating sessions. Meaningful connections often blossom during breakout sessions that encourage in-depth discussions and interactions.

The latest report from Skift Meetings delves into the essence of networking, guiding planners on transforming conventional, transactional gatherings into dynamic environments that foster genuine connections.

With insights from industry experts, this report reveals how thoughtful and intentional networking strategies can enhance engagement and cultivate deep professional relationships.

Key topics covered in the report include:

  • Designing events to facilitate connections
  • Innovative networking tactics, including activities, spaces, settings, session formats, fostering belonging, and the strategic use of name badges
  • The pivotal role of destinations and venues
  • Leveraging technology to support networking

Don’t miss this chance to elevate your event design skills and create unforgettable networking experiences that leave a lasting impact.

Download the report now to revolutionize your approach to event networking.

Eligible for CMP Credit

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Skift Meetings is accredited by the Events Industry Council to provide clock hours for webinars, events, or reports. If you are working on your Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) accreditation and want to earn CEs.

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Networking by Design: Crafting Events for Meaningful Connection

July 2024

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