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Strategic Networking - navigate any networking scenario with ease and success

Strategic Networking - navigate any networking scenario with ease and success

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ABPCO are delighted to invite you to an exclusive in-person session on Strategic Networking, designed to equip you with the skills and confidence to navigate any networking scenario with ease and success.

Event details:

Date: 12th September

Time: 10.30am - 3pm

Location: Nottingham Venues - The Jubilee Hotel and Conference Centre

Our guest speaker Fiona Duncan-Steer will share valuable tips and techniques on how you can maximise your opportunities at networking events and beyond, by developing your communication skills through creative conversation and purpose filled strategy, with a focus on mindset, etiquette and conversation, with a few of her golden nuggets thrown in to ensure that you are not only the best version of yourself when representing your organisation, but that you also leave a lasting impression, enjoy the experience and have the confidence to work the room like a pro!

During this comprehensive session, you will gain valuable insights and practical techniques, including:

1. Confidence and Mindset:  Cultivate the right attitude and self-assurance to make lasting impressions

2. Understanding the networking journey:  Learn the stages of effective networking and how to navigate them.

3. Practical preparation techniques: Utilise social media to enhance your networking strategy before the event.

4.  Work the room like a pro: Master the art of engaing with multiple people seamlessly.

5. Networking etiquette - the Do's and Don'ts: Undertand the key rules to maintain professionalism and respect.

6. Conversation starters and exit strategies: Discover ways to initiate and gracefully exit conversations.

7. Creative conversation, body language, and the power of the handshake:  Enhance your interactions with impactful communication techniques.

8. How to spot a liar:  learn subtle cues to identify dishonesty.

9. Hacks on how to never forget someone's name: Memorisation techniques to ensure you always remember names.

Join us for a day of interactive learning and networking that promises to elevate your professional connections and personal growth.

Our PCO community are also invited to attend the Party by the Lake on the evening prior (11th September) from 6.30pm - a great evening of entertainment and food with a complimentary overnight stay.  We can also arrange for hot desk space for any members who would like to work from the venue on both days.

Please register by the 5th September.  We look forward to seeing you there and helping you to become a strategic networking expert.






Organised by: Heather Lishman of ABPCO
Phone Number: 01386 858886

10.30 - 11.00 Registration and coffee

11.00 - 13:00 The 'Work the Room' roundtable

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch 

14.00 - 15.00 Showround


This event is free for ABPCO members. For non-members, please find a list of tickets for this event below.

Ticket Price
Any non-member £50.00


The following delegates are already attending this event.

Mrs Hannah Beynon

Mrs Hannah Beynon

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

Miss Charlotte Homa

Miss Charlotte Homa


Miss Louise Watson

Miss Louise Watson

Scottish Event Campus

Name Organisation
Mr David Parker The Royal College of Physicians
Miss Nicola Skinner Middlesex University
Ms Tara Tattersall Imago Venues

Delegate Terms and Conditions

Please do let us know if you can't now make it.

ABPCO are committed to and actively encourage diversity and promote inclusion and accessibility at our events. 

We value the participation of each individual and want everybody to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. All communication and behaviour should therefore be appropriate for a professional audience.

By attending an ABPCO event, you’re agreeing to respect and be kind to everybody, regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other aspect of what they look like, where they come from or who they are.

For further information and our full code of conduct please visit our website here.

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