While the spottybloggers love nothing more than a glass and a giggle at a networking event, for many it can be a daunting process. So when we were invited to present a workshop at Leicester for Business’s Meet and Mingle, we wondered whether recent research which showed that people are switching off from social gatherings and switching on to social media could perhaps be true?
That’s when we came up with our theme – Is your Networking Strategy LinkedIn? By simply connecting the ‘spots’ between face-to-face and online networking, we shared ten tips and a couple of glasses of wine with Leicester’s entrepreneurs. And yes, we even had a giggle or two.