Earlier this month I had the privilege of attending a summer BBQ hosted by Business Leader Magazine in stylish Bristol city centre. As proud sponsors of Business leader Awards 2018, I, along with a host of representatives from various companies in around the south west of the UK were treated to an impressive spread of food accompanied by a free bar, all with one common goal. Networking.
As a Marketing Director heading into our companies busy sales period, I have found myself spending a lot of time at my desk behind my PC making sure everything is in place for the months to come. Of course you should not underestimate the powers of social media when it comes to self-promotion, advertising, and marketing, especially in a time when changes in GDPR have affected us all.
However in my opinion there is still so much to gain from getting out there and meeting people face to face.
Long gone are the days of networking events held in dull conference rooms making them seem like just another meeting at work. Often taking place out of office hours so the venue should be fun and sociable. Which is an aspect of our trips that we often incorporate when organising Corporate events here in the Alps with a networking concept. Ski resorts offer such a variety of outdoor activities in all seasons which can be paramount for bonding and cementing relationships internally and externally and we look forward to winter 18/19 and what we have in store for our existing and prospective clients…