Networking in the Power Zone
Capitalizing on Your Business’ Open House
You’ve just scheduled your open house, business after hours social, or
customer holiday party. This is your chance to invite customers and potential
customers into your office — this is your Power Zone. This is your chance to
engage every member of your organization to visit one-on-one with your prospects
and valued customers to pave the way to new and repeat business.
How many socials have you added where the owner hired a great caterer, sent out
hundreds of invitations, purchased prizes to give away, and adorned their
employees with logo apparel? Way too often, the employees huddle in an
out-of-the-way corner and talk amongst themselves instead of build relationships
with attendees. This represents a lost opportunity to turn prospects into
customers or introduce customers to other services.
You’ve made a large investment in the event. Now invest one hour of your team’s time to learn the important principles
networking in the power zone. Create an unforgettable experience and your
remember you next time they need your product or service.
Give Your Team the Tools to Maximize Your Power Zone
Networking in the Power Zone covers these topics in 60 minutes:
- Identify and invite the right guests.
- Setting goals for the event.
- Provide the prime networking atmosphere.
- Create meaningful conversation that gives you information about your
guests that helps you understand how to help them through your business.
- Develop an effective 60-second commercial.
- Craft a brief but effective announcement that will communicate what
your company can do for your guests.
- Give even the shyest team members greater confidence and
- Design a schedule to keeps your guests engaged.
- Develop a plan for follow-up after the event.
Program Fee: $250
Carrie Perrien Smith
No one in the area teaches networking and business development skills
like Carrie. This expert on networking is one of the founders and
supporters of Northwest Arkansas’ independent networking scene (click
here for the complete list). She’s
active in her local chambers of commerce and knows how to maximize any
networking situation. She practices what she preaches too — she’s built
her brand image, business reputation, and personal success as she built her business referral
|Author of Networking Zone:
The Business Referral Network Construction Guide
President of Soar With Eagles (www.soarhigher.com), a company that provides
speakers, training, strategic planning, and publishing services