How Attending Conferences Can Grow Your Network

Discover why attending a conference is not just good for business, but also a great opportunity to expand your network (and have a little fun along the way).

Conferences (often called trade shows) offer a unique opportunity to get out of your everyday routine. For professionals from a range of industries, including insurance agents, lawyers, financial advisors, nonprofits, accountants, mortgage lenders, and more, it’s a way to stay on top of the latest trends and connect with peers. And let's be honest, who doesn't love an excuse to travel and explore a new city?

Attending a conference can be a smart investment for your business. With exhibitors from all corners of your industry showcasing their newest and most innovative offerings, you'll get the chance to experience these products firsthand and determine what will take your business to the next level. Plus, you'll have access to informative seminars and workshops that will keep you up-to-date with the latest industry regulations, laws, and best practices.

Not only will attending a conference help you stay ahead of the curve and gain valuable insights into emerging trends and new technologies, but it's also a great way to expand your network and make new connections. Whether you're looking for referral partners, colleagues, or even friends, conferences provide a welcoming environment where you can meet like-minded professionals.

But it's not all business - conferences are also a lot of fun! With interesting keynote speakers, contests and giveaways, concerts, sponsored parties, off-site entertainment, and other events often included in the ticket price, you can enjoy a mix of professional development and entertainment.

So, is it worth spending the money? Absolutely! Attending a trade show is an investment in your career and your business.

Looking for some industry-specific recommendations for shows to attend? Check out these lists:

Here at Levitate, we love going to trade shows to network and meet future & current customers! If you’d like to learn more about us or have any questions, we’d love to chat with you - either at a conference or on the phone so feel free to reach out

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