Ready to get out and meet new people, and expand your professional network? You know it’s time, and yet you are stopped, wondering where are the best places to meet your target market and creative colleagues. Enjoy this list of the top 25 places where you can go to networking immediately. Get out today and share your brilliance with the world. I hope this partial list provides inspiration to you, and I encourage you to take action today. Just Google and search in your locale. Happy Networking!

  1. Chamber of Commerce
  2. BNI – Business Network International
  3. Local “Closed” Networking Groups
  4. Professional Associations
  5. Trade Shows
  6. Conferences / Workshops
  7. Athletic Events
  8. Hobbies / Special Interests
  9. Volunteering
  10. Alumni Associations
  11. Class Reunions
  12. Church Affiliations and Events
  13. Home-Owners Associations
  14. Parties and Holiday Events
  15. Political Committees
  16. Rotary Clubs
  17. School and Parent Organizations
  18. Retreats
  19. Women’s Professional Development Network
  20. eWomen Network
  21. What Women Want Networking
  22. Online Groups / Communities
  23. Toastmasters
  24. Community and Civic Groups
  25. Meet-ups

If you’re looking to upgrade and polish your networking prowess, I invite you to join me on Monday, November 12 for “Networking Savvy: 30 Days to Connect and Grow“.