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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
SXSW: The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Get Noticed
SXSW

SXSW: The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Get Noticed

Want to stand out at SXSW? Be helpful, interesting and real. With these tips and others, our experts help you make stronger connections at one of the biggest conferences of the year.
Jacob Hall
For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind
SXSW

For SXSW, Courtyard By Marriott Creates Mini Guestrooms With Millennials in Mind

Marriott is betting these 'pods', which can be booked in 30-minute increments, will help far-flung attendees cope during the crush of SXSW festival.
Linda Lacina
Tone It Down: 5 Introverted Lessons for Extroverts
Personality

Tone It Down: 5 Introverted Lessons for Extroverts

Sometimes, it pays to be quiet and reserved. Here are the benefits of not being the center of attention.
SharĂ­ Alexander
How to Survive South By Southwest
SXSW 2014

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
Bryan Keplesky
The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets
Trade Shows

The Inventor's Guide to Trade Shows: 10 Must-Know Secrets

Going to trade shows provides an opportunity to scope out the competition, get inspired and land deals. Here is how to best utilize your time at these events.
Christopher Hawker