Most of the time, there will be a list of attendees available for you to browse before an event. This is your chance to develop pre-connections.
Check out their LinkedIn profile, find out something about them and use it as an ice breaker. Not only will you break any awkward silences but you’ll also make a good impression and be the person they remember.
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Use your social networks to tell everyone how excited you are to network and where and when they can meet you.
Don’t forget, you’re giving up your time to attend this event so you need to take something from it.
Introverts tend to be reflective and have close relationships.
But it can be hard to be open and let strangers into your life. Small talk doesn’t come easy, and it’s hard work to establish rapport with new people.
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