I just returned from the BlogHer conference in San Jose. The primary benefit for me, of this particular conference, was the opportunity to meet with clients and colleagues face to face. My partner, Patsi Krakoff, and I developed a list of tips for getting the most out of conferences, trade shows and networking events. I’ll be posting them here for the next few days.
Be identifiable: Make sure your name badge is easily viewable to others. This may mean attaching it up near your collar or face, so that people don’t have to look down your body towards your navel to find it at the end of a lanyard. Make sure it doesn’t twist and dangle there back-side out where nobody can read your name.