Speed Networking

OBJECTIVE: 

To meet your fellow business professionals in a structured process and uncover synergies that can lead to increased business opportunities.

BENEFITS OF SPEED NETWORKING:

  • Ability to pre-select the types of people you are interested in meeting (or not meeting)
  • Customized registration process to simplify the participant experience
  • Maximizes ROI by connecting your attendees face-to-face with relevant, targeted contacts

SPECIAL TIPS: 

Drink plenty of water throughout the event

Have a writing utensil with you at all times

Have your business cards ready for distribution

Listen to your partners

Ask good questions

Don’t expect everyone to be the perfect partner

MOST IMPORTANTLY! HAVE FUN AND MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS!!!

Check out this video for a better understanding of Speed Networking!

HOW IT WORKS: 

At check-in, participants receive a customized schedule of appointments to guide them through the event.  Participants will experience several rounds of speed networking one-on-one contacts.  The moderator will inform you when the round begins, the half-way point, and when to transition to your next meeting.

1:30pm – Check-in
2:00pm – Welcome & Event Info; Round One Begins
3:30pm – Event Concludes

To register for Speed Networking:

  1. Register online to attend here
  2. Complete the professional profile online (link included in your paid registration link)
  3. If you are no longer able to attend Speed Networking and you have already completed your profile, please contact the Thurston County Chamber at 360.357.3362.

Your professional profile will be collected into a database that will match you with the attendees within the industry you choose.

Sponsorship levels for Speed Networking include:

  • Presenting Sponsor – sold
  • Cascade Sponsors – limited
  • Table Sponsors – limited

Sponsor benefits vary and may include:

  • Display Table
  • Logo/name placement on event promotional materials: website, flyers, e-blasts
  • Logo/name placement on day of event materials: schedules, table numbers, handouts, presentation
  • Emcee mention at the event
  • Participant in Speed Networking

Call the Chamber at 360.357.3362 to get additional information about sponsorships.

Event Sponsors:

 

Columbia Bank

Jessica Jensen Law