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3 Things You Might be Doing Wrong if Your Tech Conference Flopped
Conferences

3 Things You Might be Doing Wrong if Your Tech Conference Flopped

Your company tech conference will be an invaluable marketing opportunity blown if selling is all you plan to do.
Anthony Kennada
Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App
National Small Business Week

Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber says you need this free, ultra-convenient mobile messaging app to seamlessly keep in touch with large groups at events.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Seek Out and Land Speaking Spots to Boost Your Business
Public Speaking

Seek Out and Land Speaking Spots to Boost Your Business

Do your research, get your submissions in order, and prepare to do your best.
Zach Cutler
Get the Most From Conferences, Even on a Startup Budget
Conferences

Get the Most From Conferences, Even on a Startup Budget

The world, and your industry, are bigger than your address book. Conferences are a chance to learn more and maybe get the break you're ready for.
Kai Sato
Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic
Networking

Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic

These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships.
Stephen Key
Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs
Conferences

Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs

A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials.
Rebekah Epstein
9 Major Networking No-No's
Networking

9 Major Networking No-No's

Networking can open doors to new partnerships, clients and vendors. But if done incorrectly, it can turn people off. Avoid these nine mishaps.
Maren Hogan
How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector
Networking

How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

Enlarging the circle of potential clients, partners and mentors is a challenge for those not born minglers, but it's possible.
Jared Ringel
Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself
Business Travel

Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself

A corporate nomad explains her discovery of ways to absorb the amazing places in her travels while still accomplishing her business goals.
Paula Phelan
At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones
Conferences

At This Business Conference, Roasted Marshmallows Replace Cell Phones

Sonja Rasula was tired of boring business conferences. So, she used her summer camp memories as a launch pad for CAMP, a new kind of networking event for adults.
Kate Taylor

Put Your Best Foot Forward at Conferences and Trade Shows

Our expert advises a reader about the most effective ways to connect with potential partners and clients at big events.
Mike Fishbein
Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project
Networking

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011
Conferences

Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011

The conference, to be held in San Francisco on April 30, will focus on the development of mobile apps.
Laura Entis
You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...
SXSW

You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

Attendees at this Austin conference aren't like any other.
Bryan Keplesky