Networking more important than ever in trying times

Martz, Alice
July 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);7/21/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 29, pP27
The author reflects on effective networking during an economic downturn. She notes that maintaining membership in a professional organization allows business professionals to strengthen connections with customers, prospects, and community leaders. She cites that networking events provide opportunities for business people to branch out and meet new people. The author suggests that following up people the day after the event helps to reinforce one's interest in building a professional relationship, and shows one's efficiency and reliability.


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