Workshop: Improving your networking skills (ENG)

October 5

12:00:00 - 15:00:00

Event summary

Time to work on your networking skills!

Networking is part of your job. When meeting new potential business partners, ambassadors or clients it is essential that you can tell a story about your proposition especially for this audience. This requires a combination of listening and storytelling skills. In this workshop from Briskr & Mercator Launch we’ll work on both.

We start with finetuning and adapting your story for any audience. Then we practice how to tell this story to the right people in a networking setting. First defining the right people and then finding out how to get into a conversation with them and maybe even more important getting out when they turn out not to be the right fit. And how/when do you succesfully follow-up on the meeting?

This will be an interactive workshop with ample opportunity to try out new versions of your stories and tactics to tell them. One thing is guaranteed; At the end of the workshop there will be at least 10 people in your network who can tell a version of your story. #networkingstartsnow

This workshop preceeds the networking and inspiration event from the municipality of Nijmegen, which offers a great opportunity to put into practise what you’ve just learned about networking.

About Frank Smallegange
Frank is the pitch coach for (technical) start-ups. He was trained as a chemical engineer and has extensive work experience as a designer and builder in IT. He is also a master of improvisation and storytelling. For this, he took courses from Las Vegas to Berlin. This combination makes that Frank understands what a pitch is about and he can show you how to engage an audience. 


11.45u Walk-in with coffee/tea, no lunch (@Vasim, or in a restaurant close-by)

12:00u Start workshop

15:00u End workshop

16:00 Walk-in for networking & inspiration event (@Vasim)

16:30 Start event

20:00 End event


Trafo, Winselingseweg 47, 6541 AH Nijmegen 
Good to know
This workshop is free of charge and facilitated in English. Please register upfront! 

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Mercator Launch