When you do your business over drinks then it also gives you a great opportunity to socialize in informal and relaxed setting. Many of the people also believes that business over a few drinks of wine builds companionship and also at the same time allows people to have much honest communication and helps both the parties to know about each other.
Today one can fine number of venue in country that is offering tailored made networking events for the business professionals for connecting in much more comfortable setting. However, it is very significant that one should follow some of the key rules before opting for such kind of informal meeting with other parties for maximum benefits.
The very first thing that one should have while launching a new business is a high quality business card that you can pass to other parties while such meeting.
Follow the given below tips for making most of the bar networking:
- Drinking as Networking Tool:
Having few couple of any drinks over business surely loosens reserves although is also becomes a nice method of starting a conversation. You will most likely notice your selection of wine has becomes great ice-breaker for discussion.
- Select Best Location:
It is also very crucial that one should select the bar that outfits to business meetings as well as networking opportunities. If you have a plan to meet your business client over a drink of wine that you should be sure of the bar’s attentive staff and courteous. It helps in improving your client’s experience and at the same time also helps in reflecting yourself in front of your client.
A constantly flagging down server can detract you as well as your client from conversation that may lead to ruining of deal. Hence, the location that you select should have proper lighting, bright enough for the required paper work with any sort of distraction. If the bar that you are selecting does not outfit to the business networking then at least make sure that you are familiar with the location.
- Remember Moderation:
It is also very important that one should order weak wine along with soda while discussing business over drink with your client or at least limit the amount of wine intake. Even if you reach the venue much early, resist tempt of having few drinks before the meeting. As, getting inebriated before the discussing your business can ruin it completely.
- Get to Business Faster:
Always remember, location can distract much easily from the main purpose of connecting and networking with clients for business. To get on point, one should focus on business and few casual conversations instead of making drinking or bar as your topic. Try to reach to the meeting early and also wrap up the conversation as early as you can, as it will put you in control and gives an impression in front of your client that you are assertive.