A few weeks ago, I attended the AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis, MN. This was the 4th #AIGAdesign Conference I’ve attended and leading up to it, I knew I wanted to create a different kind of experience.
This past week I had the opportunity to hangout in Grapevine, TX meeting and getting to know some amazing people at #circles2017. 🍇
Circles Conference is a 3-day experience that brings designers & makers from across the globe together for the dual purpose of learning from world-changing thinkers and connecting with one another.
Building a creative career isn’t just about doing great work. You also need the right people to see it. The following tips can help you better network at events and conferences making sure they remember you — and help you stand out from the crowd.
If you don’t follow up, it’s easy to forget who you met — and miss out on valuable networking opportunities. Your followup doesn’t have to be an email; it can be as simple as connecting on Twitter or Dribbble. Some people will even follow you back (and hopefully remember you the next time you meet).
Tip: the next time you register for a conference, tag the creatives you met/ followed at your last conference to ask if they’re going too. …