This article describes structured networking activities (also know as "speed dating") that succeed in enlivening meetings, strengthening networking, and improving learning.A speed mentoring approach was successful in sharing knowledge among farmers' market managers with different levels of experience.Speed dating, as two separate words, is often used as a generic term for similar events.The first speed-dating event took place at Peet’s Café in Beverly Hills in late 1998.(Sociology) a method of meeting potential partners in which each participant has only a few minutes to talk to each of his or her dates before being moved on to the next one.Abstract Most Extension educators seek new ideas for organizing more exciting and animated workshops and conferences.
This is one of the things that drew me to the speed networking activity.
Last night I went to my first “speed networking” event.
Similar to speed dating, with speed networking participants have the opportunity to network with many other business professionals in a very short period of time.
Farmers and chefs used a more classic speed dating approach to forge new relationships and make deals.
Admit it--you wish your workshops and conferences were livelier.