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Naked Networkerz Workshops

Being comfortable networking and knowing how to get the most from it is essential for any business owner or team member. We draw on many years experience as highly successful business networkers to help you develop your skills and techniques. In short this means that business networking is not only successful for you but becomes a key proactive marketing activity that you enjoy.

 

Opendoorz Founders

What You Need To Know About Business Networking

Networking opens up many opportunities including new introductions, business growth, personal and business development, trusted suppliers and collaborators. It’s a proven way for professionals to develop, grow and retain connections. Business rarely knocks on your door. Being able to build a solid referral network is essential in today’s market. In the early days it can be a nerve wracking experience for many meaning they fear it, avoid it and certainly never get the best from it. Anyone can network - Introverts make equally good, and arguably better at times, networkers than extroverts. Just because you can walk into a room confidently doesn’t mean you can network purposefully. Networking is a skill that can be learned, refreshed and improved. If you’d like to feel more confident walking into a room, know how to start meaningful conversations, increase your skills at developing valuable relationships and ultimately gain new business opportunities by networking successful then our Naked Networking workshops are a great place to start.

What Is Naked Networking

A packed one day workshop, broken into four modules, that will ensure you have all the skills, tools and techniques to improve the results you are currently getting from your business networking. The more comfortable and confident you feel the more effective you will be. 


Module One – Stripping Away Myths

  • Networking dynamics; expectations vs reality
  • Planning for a networking event
  • Listening Skills & Rapport Building 


Module Two – Exposing Yourself

  • Creating a clear concise message that is engaging 
  • Differentiate yourself (your USP) 
  • Perfecting your 1 minute presentation 


Module Three – Uncovering Opportunities

  • Developing relationships further on a 1-2-1 basis 
  • Exploring synergies and opportunities 
  • The importance of creating opportunities and helping others 


Module Four – In All Your Glory

  • Building networking into your business strategy, perfect introductions and working together repeatedly
  • Non-verbal communication, perceptions and networking faux pas
  • LinkedIn and how it fits with face to face networking



What To Expect…

In order to create a realistic networking environment our workshops are held at a conference venue in Oxford. Places are limited to 2 people per company so that you’ll get to meet and network with people you don’t yet know who understand exactly how you feel.

The Cost…

The cost of the programme is £350 per person with a 20% reduction for a second person from the same company. This includes all course material and refreshments throughout the day and a networking lunch.

We offer 100% delighted guarantee. If you complete the full programme and don’t feel you have improved your ability to develop relationships and network more successfully then you’ll get your money back…..no fuss!

 

Our Testimonials

 

No matter how good we think we are it's what our members and guests say that matters most...

  • I have established some excellent connections which otherwise would have taken a great deal longer to develop and it has made a real difference to me in terms of the amount of referrals I receive from fellow professionals.

    Tom McInerney

    Associate Lawyer Spratt Endicott
  • The members are all senior business professionals who support one another, challenge each other when necessary and look to develop business contacts when the opportunities arise.

    Dan Kitchen

    Partner St James Place Wealth Management
  • Opendoorz has a unique and refreshing atmosphere. It attracts like-minded business professionals who actually like and want to do business.

    Andrew Prescott

    Director ISIS Medical Insurance
  • The business I have gained through Opendoorz has more than covered any financial cost, but more importantly it is a fantastic resource to interact with business peers. 

    Peter Smith

    Partner The M Group