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Ascent Conference Information: What Attendees Need to Know

The Ascent Conference is on Wed, Sept 30th to Thurs Oct 1st, from 9 AM to 5:30 PM EST, so save the dates and block off these days in your calendar. Register here if you haven’t already! The conference is right around the corner and we’re so excited to be hosting this event for you!  […]

How Empathetic Listening Can Improve Your Networking Skills

Ever been to a business conference and left frustrated due to meeting mostly poor communicators? People who don’t listen effectively waste precious time sorting out misunderstandings. Strong communicators practice empathetic listening because they are tuned in to the needs of others.   Setting Goals for Networking Communication Before we explain how to show empathetic listening […]

7 Reasons Why Everyone is Talking About Virtual Events

Due to busy schedules and unanticipated occurrences, on-site meetings amongst industry professionals sometimes become challenging to plan. On other occasions, organizations don’t have sufficient budget, or the staff is at various locations far from the office. The threat posed by COVID-19 has only exacerbated these issues. Virtual events can come in handy in such circumstances. […]

8 Conference Planning Checklist Tips for Attendees

Today, primarily due to technological advancements and innovation, the business landscape is continuously evolving. Therefore, to keep up with new demands and increase the chances of climbing the corporate ladder, professionals must keep up with such developments and learn the relevant skills. Attending professional conferences can help, and the following conference planning checklist can make […]

Are Professional Conferences Worth It?

Today, finding information is a priority for most individuals, and that is why you will see many of them attending conferences, even in the time of coronavirus. You may be wondering, “Why should I attend a conference when I can access all the details I need at the click of a button? Are professional conferences […]

What Baby Boomers Can Learn From Millennials About Networking

It’s hard to view networking events as more than opportunities to maximize the number of interactions you have with other people in the industry. You’re probably used to making contacts, establishing a rapport, and exploring the potential for working together in the future. Anything deeper than a surface-level connection would require communicating after the conference. […]

What Today’s Millennials in the Workplace Can Learn From Boomers About Networking

Are you going to a networking event? Do you want to make the right contacts in order to get the maximum ROI from your trip? We totally get that because we throw events for diverse groups and facilitate large audiences. We love the excitement that is contagious at conferences, but there are definitely some individuals […]

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