A great way to build your Network is host your own events. Get people to come to you. You should be proactive with your network. It is one of your most valuable personal assets.
Below are 10 reasons that you should consider when deciding to host your own events:
- Meet new people
- Continue to build existing relationships (i.e. invite clients or those in your network)
- Brand yourself as an expert
- People will want you in their network
- Form new partnerships (i.e. sponsors, venues, speakers, etc.)
- Leverage your network
- Test out your marketing skills
- Test out your public speaking abilities
- Provide exposure to others (i.e. speakers)
- It is fun interacting with people
What other reasons should you consider?