Networking can be hard, especially if it's your first time. But that is what these events are for, to get to know professionals and the individuals around you in order to build relationships and confidence in your skills. So what should you expect from this networking event? Check out the 7 tips below in order to prepare:
1. Arrive on time
If you follow these tips, you are sure to build a successful network. Just remember to bring your best self!
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The Networking event is only four days away! So now that you’re starting to prepare for the event, let’s discuss one of the most stressful details – what are you going to wear?
The event has a business casual dress code. Business casual promotes a professional image while allowing more casual and relaxed clothing. Appropriate business casual wear includes slacks or khakis, dresses or skirts, blouses or dress shirts, polo shirts, sport coats and loafers or dress shoes. If you’re planning on wearing a skirt or dress, make sure it’s knee-length or below.
Being dressed appropriately will make you feel comfortable and confident at the event. Avoid wearing jeans, T-shirts, sneakers, hats and strapless tops.
The Communications Networking Event is an opportunity to expand your network with leaders in the industry. By dressing business casual and being confident, you can focus on meeting with the professionals and advancing your career.
We look forward to seeing everyone Wednesday, March 7 at 12 p.m. in the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center!
If you are interested in advertising, agricultural communications, broadcasting, business, design, multimedia journalism, marketing, public relations, sports media, strategic communications or any other aspect of communications, this is the event for you!