Speed Networking

Target Audience: Planners and Suppliers
Example Program Track: Professional Development
Expertise Level: All
Optimum Duration: 90 minutes – 15 minute introduction, 75 minutes networking

A/V Requirements: Projector, screen, lavaliere microphone

Summary: With the busy lives most people lead, sometimes there isn’t enough time to get a chance to truly network and find potential business partners. Modeled around the concept of “Speed Dating”, this session puts colleagues in a fast paced, 3-minute, networking bonanza. Participants are split into two groups, generally divided by type of professional (planner or supplier).  One group remains stationary while the other switches when the bell is rung after 3 minutes. During that three minute period, each person is given one minute to introduce themselves followed by one minute for discussion.  Once the bell rings, the group shifts and the process begins all over again. The program begins with a brief introduction to the ground rules as well as some tips on best presenting oneself in a short period of time.


  1. Participants will make multiple new introductions to contacts they may not have had before
  2. Participants will have an opportunity to work on their “60 second elevator speech” to properly introduce themselves in a very short period of time
  3. Opportunities for business or contacts which

Fee: Please contact Eli at egorin@hospitalitygrowthpartners.com or +1.786.325.1782 to discuss fees related to this program.