You may ask yourself, why should I attend a networking mixer or business expo event? It’s a fair question, and a question to which we have answers in the form of a handy bullet list of reasons and helpful helps:

·      Build and create new business relationships.

Unknown·      Nothing can give a business owner more energy than having a good time while working to grow and improve their business.

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·      Gain knowledge and exposure to new trends, products and resources.

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·      Keep an edge over your competitors with knowledge of the latest technology and trends in your industry with an introduction to new products, equipment and services.

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·      If your competitor is attending a show, you should be there too!  You don’t want to miss out on sales opportunities and potential relationship building.

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·      Learn about what’s hot, what’s fading, and what your company needs to have or do right now.

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·      Meet a who’s who of local business professionals.

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·      Stimulate new ideas and creative ways to support your business.

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·      Meet other business people who you can lean on, learn from, and possibly gain business from that you would not have had the chance to meet had you not attended.

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