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Business Networking Tips for the HBShowcase’s Attendees

Network marketing is a means for businesses to expand their growth.  Marketing and sales involves many techniques and when a strong network marketing strategy is implemented, it can become one of the most powerful workforces in the company.

Business network marketing involves making contacts.  It may be considered a bit “old school“, but, it is one of the most useful forms of marketing.

There are going to be a great deal of opportunities to connect with entrepreneurs, professionals, business owners, potential clients and strategic partners at the 2010 Hispanic Business Showcase in September. If you like to take advantage of business networking events to grow your business, exhibiting at the expo or attending the business seminars are two great opportunities that the 2010 Hispanic Business Showcase will offer to you. The event is a two-day business and technology expo that will be held on September 10 & 11 at the San Diego Convention Center.

If you are planning to attend the Hispanic Business Showcase, consider the following business networking tips:

– Be professional and well informed: When attending the event you are there to represent your brand or service.  You are a reflection of your business.  Therefore, it is necessary to not only carry yourself in a professional manner, it is vital to be well informed with accurate and precise knowledge of your brand or service.  This is vital.  Not just to be able to communicate in a relaxed manner with those around you, but to deliver the confidence required in regards to your brand or service that gains peoples interest.

– Bring plenty business cards, we are expecting hundreds of attendees: Simple tools such as business cards should be considered before attending the event.  You want to make sure you have plenty of business cards.  Not only pack your card holder full of them, include extra in your car, which you can resort to should you run out.

– Listen: When at the event, listen to those you are speaking with.  Do not control the conversation, but listen for “hot buttons” which will allow you to effectively relay your message and gain the persons interest.  Coming off as “salesy” will have the person turning the other check.  Be natural and allow the other person to control the majority of the conversation.

– Follow Up right after the expo: Lastly, always remember to follow up.  Whether you send a simple email, a note in the mail or contact the prospect through a telephone call, follow up is vital.

Business network marketing has been known to take businesses to the next level.  By attending various events, you will become a seasoned network marketer with the ability to expand your business. If you are always looking for the best events in town, the 2010 San Diego Hispanic Business Showcase event is one that you don’t want to miss.

We look forward to connecting with you!

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