Networking Events In Houston

Indulging in idle conversation is not why people attend a networking event. If you want to maximize your contacts and prospects here's a tip on a few of the networking events in Houston, where you won't find useless chatter and some things you can do to ensure others will enjoy networking with you.

The earlybirds usually make the morning trek to the Houston Technology Center in Midtown Houston, for the Sunrise Toastmaster meeting.

Another morning networking opportunity that you shouldn't miss this month, is the Hispanic Business Magazine "Sustainable Growth in Small Business" Breakfast Networking Event.

Present like a Pro

Are you one of millions who would rather have a root canal than give a presentation in front of people. Here is a chance to sharpen your presentation skills at this meetup for business professional.

Houston Business Expo

Other networking events that deserve a place on your December calendar are, InHoustons's Professional Networking Mixer that was covered in last months blog post and later this month, come take a peak at the newly remodeled Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston and be a part of the great conversations discussing the interesting topics that will be covered, at the Houston Networking News "2008 Houston Business Expo".

Their tradeshow is an excellent place to launch a new product or for your company to get more face time with other business professionals from the greater Houston area.

Three Tips For Successful Networking

Just bare in mind that networking events offer a deeper value than just sales prospecting, connecting with other professionals. So at any event you attend, remember these three tips on things to do, from the networking pros at E-factor.

Be yourself,
Become genuinely interested in the person you're talking with
Be authentic.

Focus on creating conversations based on mutual interest and not just your personal interest, then you're get more people asking for your business card because they'll feel comfortable getting together with you again.

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