The pressure to net ROI on your conference experience can be daunting: so many great speakers, sessions, people, and vendors. So little time. How can you get the most from your conference experience and ensure ROI for you, your team, and your boss? Wendy Terwelp, author of the Rock Your Network series, shows you how to create meaningful business connections before, during, and after a conference to reach your goals. In this fast-paced, interactive webcast, you’ll discover: - why advance planning is critical to your conference-going success - cool ways to connect on social media before, during, and after the conference to boost your personal brand and network if business cards are still relevant - what to say and how to connect with conference goers, even if you’re an introvert or hate small talk - the best ways to prioritize and follow up with all the wonderful people you meet during a conference - the one thing to never do when you get those business cards and social media connections - what tactics you can use to avoid the pep rally effect and prove to your boss—and yourself—this conference was totally worth it.