Tip 6: Listen to Your Peers
For the past 5 weeks I have been giving you tips on how to maximize your time at All About the Cloud and make the most of your attendance. This week I have ask some of my friends, who have attended for many years, to provide their tips for leveraging the conference to do business, grow your network and have fun.
Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent Technology – “Invest in preparation. Figure out who you want to meet at the conference and why. Set up your meetings in advance. Invest in follow up! “
Richard Dym, CMO, SpotlightTMS - “Enjoy the opening reception and blow out party, surprisingly you’ll find the after effects will force you to concentrate during the sessions and actually increase the value of the conference.”
Ralph Hibbs, Director, Marketing, Dell Boomi – “Be sure to attend the Networking Extravaganza on Wednesday night: food, beverages, entertainment, fun and networking all in one location.”
Eileen Boerger, President, Corsource Technology Group, Inc. – “In addition to attending sessions that discuss topics of importance to your business, network with people who have similar situations or issues that can provide you with very valuable insights and advice.”
Jim Szafranski, SVP, Fiberlink Communications - “The speed networking session is a great way to create unexpected relationships with experts and leaders in our field and you don’t even have to submit a photo and profile ahead of time and be worried about a perfect match!”
There you have it. Don’t take it from me, listen to your peers!
Rhianna Collier is VP for the Software Division at SIIA.