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Networkers are generally seeking exposure to new markets and/or to expand their pool of vendors.
Speed networking is often referenced as a derivative of speed dating, Speed networking, a more recent concept, arose from the combination of speed dating and business networking and is thought to have started in the United States and, perhaps, simultaneously in the United Kingdom.
Speed networking (or speed business meeting) is a meeting format designed to accelerate business contacts, generally with a bell.
Primarily, the practice involves multiple people that gather in a single space in order to exchange information.
There was a drizzle of uneasy laughter from the men in line. These men weren't the living mannequins you see gliding on the roller skates of their good looks through Chelsea.
It was like a nightmarish game of dodgeball that would air on LOGO.
We are regularly approached by venues looking to have the cheekiest in the world of dating to their spots.
We say yes to a very few - limiting it to locales that are at once casually hip and wonderfully flirty.
"I mean, I don't blame them, but it's not like I had a choice," I continued thinking to myself while mindlessly nodding along to what my fifth date was saying. Once everyone had registered, our organizer separated us into our respective groups. Whereas I tried to look as though I had just gotten off my fancy job as a writer, a majority of the men looked as though they had just left their shift at Aeropostale. Why were they dressed like that dude from high school who always tries to sell you knives when you run into him every trip back home?
"The online 'bottoms' sign-up sheet was all filled up! If I wanted to sail with the boys on this gay Noah's ark, I had to maybe fib to myself a little." And look where that got me. If you learn anything from me at all, it's that you should always dress how you want to feel, not how you actually feel.
This article is intended to provide suggestions for putting together your own speed-networking event, using ours as an example.