10 Things You Need to Survive Business Conferences

Take the stress out of conferences with these products.
10 Things You Need to Survive Business Conferences
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You’re likely already traveling long distances for business conferences, it’s positively cruel to then be on your feet for 10 hours a day for three straight days. Of course, what can you do? You’re there to hustle, make connections, and close deals — it’s a competitive atmosphere.

However, you don’t need to feel completely burned out by day three. These simple products can help take some of the stress out of conferences and maybe make you feel a bit better by the end.

Portable Charger Jackery Bolt - $32.99

Portable Charger Jackery Bolt - $32.99
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This 6,000mAh portable charger can keep your phone or laptop charged without having to scramble anywhere for an outlet. That way you can stay on your game and shake more hands without having to worry about battery life.

Moleskine Classic Notebook - $12.70

Moleskine Classic Notebook - $12.70
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It may sound obvious but people appreciate when they feel like they’re being heard. Keeping notes in a notebook shows them that you’re paying attention while also, you know, helping you to actually retain information.

Zebra Pen Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pen: 24-Pack - $6.59

Zebra Pen Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pen: 24-Pack - $6.59
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If you’re taking notes, you’re going to need pens. At a conference, there’s a good chance you’re going to be loaning a pen out or getting up and forgetting where you left your pen so invest in a few spares.

Business Name Card Holder - $7.99

Business Name Card Holder - $7.99
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Business cards are flying like hotcakes at conferences, so make sure yours look crisp and take care of the ones you receive with this holder. It fits in your pocket for easy access throughout the day.

TheraBreath Fresh Breath Oral Rinse - $14.44

TheraBreath Fresh Breath Oral Rinse - $14.44
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Don’t be the one person with bad breath. This two-pack of quick-acting mouthwash will help you get a refreshing teeth clean in less than a minute.

Native Deodorant - $11.97

Native Deodorant - $11.97
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Similarly, you don’t want to be the person with awful B.O. These things can last a long time, keeping a stick in your bag for reapplication can be a lifesaver.

Samsonite Novex Perfect Fit Laptop Backpack - $66.64

Samsonite Novex Perfect Fit Laptop Backpack - $66.64
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Stay organized while moving between rooms comfortably with a laptop backpack. This bag will help you store everything you need for the day while sitting comfortably on your shoulders so you won’t have to lug anything excessive around.

Takeya 50011 Vacuum Water Bottle - $26.88

Takeya 50011 Vacuum Water Bottle - $26.88
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This should be a no-brainer, but remember to stay hydrated! This water bottle will keep your water cold and tasting fresh all day long.

Happy Belly Nuts, Chocolate & Dried Fruit Trail Mix - $19.99

Happy Belly Nuts, Chocolate & Dried Fruit Trail Mix - $19.99
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When you’re wheeling and dealing all day, it’s easy to forget to eat. Trail mix is a great snack to keep you energized and feeling full so you can stay on your game.

Dr. Scholl's WORK Massaging Gel Advanced Insoles - $10.88

Dr. Scholl's WORK Massaging Gel Advanced Insoles - $10.88
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You’re going to be on your feet for untold amounts of time. Maintain your posture and give your feet some added comfort with these gel insoles.

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