Networking is a naughty word in the construction industry. No one seems to enjoy it. Networking should be fun and can be fun regardless of your position or title in your company. Networking can be challenging to some and natural to others. Come learn from the presenters the steps to effectively network and build long, lasting relationships with people.
During this presentation you will learn:
- The true meaning of networking.
- Tips on networking and questions to ask during a networking event.
- How you can bring more business to your firm.
- Best practices for networking
About the speakers:
Tim Pile, Building Controls and Services
When Tim boards a plane, rather than hoping for extra elbow room, he hopes the person next to him likes to talk. He loves sharing stories back and forth and getting to know new people. Tim’s wife, Amy, of 9 years also hopes for him to find a stranger to talk to on the plane, so she can get some quiet time during the flight. Tim is highly motivated and energetic with over 7 years of experience growing his firm’s customer base by building and preserving trusting relationships. He has worked for contractors and engineering firms in business development and client relations roles. Tim brings knowledge and excitement to the business development topic.
Lindsay Young, MBA, CPSM, Chief Difference Maker, nu marketing
Lindsay loves all things PINK, spending time at the lake, is a red dirt country music junkie and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She’s been married to her best friend and husband, Aaron, for fifteen years. Chief Difference Maker of nu marketing, Lindsay consults with small to medium sized design and construction firm with their marketing and business development plans. Through effective strategies, she helps businesses increase their profits and build their businesses. With over fifteen years of experience, she helps companies with marketing strategies, brand perception surveys, trade show implementation, customer and employee events, presentations, social media presence, employee training, and project management of branding and website redevelopment.