The benefits of a networking event speak for themselves.
Networking has always been important for SME’s – arguably more so than for larger organisations. In concerns that rely heavily on key personnel and direct one-to-one relationships the relative significance of personal contacts has always counted for more than orchestrated media and marketing drives.
New academic research has revealed that SMEs are aware that they need to improve their ‘social capital’ through networks and connections to develop their businesses and grow, but do not know how to go about it.
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One way to raise the profile of your business, or of yourself within an organisation, is to seek opportunities to speak in public. But with so many speakers failing to hit the mark your presentation could end up putting your audience off. Not really the result you want!
UK Business networking organisers 4Networking and BlackBerry have teamed up to create a new concept in face-face networking called Make It Happen Mondays.
Mark Dixon: ‘Why you must network face-to face’ Social networking brings many business benefits but there is still great value in having personal contact with potential customers and clients, says Mark Dixon chief executive, Regus The Smarta 100 Awards, brought to you by O2 and Smarta, are now open for entries. If you run a […]
4Networking, the business breakfast network started by entrepreneur Brad Burton, has unveiled its plans to launch in the USA, Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, and ultimately to create the world’s first, joined up global business network.