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If you happen to’re attending Affiliate Summit East this weekend, you might be scrambling to prepare! There are conferences to schedule, prep work to do, and the dreaded packing. Earlier than we head out, I wished to offer you three fast recommendations on attending ASE in New York that can assist you manage and prep.
Tip #1 – Get your conferences booked & listed in a single place
I’ve had fairly just a few instances the place individuals weren’t capable of make the conferences as a result of they double-booked. I’ve additionally had a good quantity of no-shows, which might undoubtedly be irritating. To keep away from these points, it’s finest to have 1 location the place your itemizing your entire scheduled conferences.
I personally preserve a spreadsheet of the attendees, dates, instances, and areas. I additionally spotlight the open time slots so it’s straightforward to know once I nonetheless have openings. Particularly since I all the time get last-minute requests to fulfill up. You may also preserve all the pieces in your Google calendar or the Zerista account that Affiliate Summit offers.
Tip #2 – Have a chosen place to take notes
Even when you aren’t a “note-taker” often, ASE is unquestionably the time and place to take notes. Whether or not it’s throughout classes or conferences, there shall be a lot occurring that I assure you’ll neglect many of the data when you don’t write it down.
You possibly can create a Google doc and kind all the pieces out as you go or when you desire the previous handwriting methodology (like me) you possibly can take a small pocket book with you. I additionally preserve notice sheets in my binder simply in case I want extra writing area.
Tip #three – Hold Enterprise Playing cards Organized
If you happen to’ve ever attended an Affiliate Summit, you’ll be leaving with a TON of enterprise playing cards from all of the individuals you met and networked with. The simplest factor I’ve discovered is to maintain all of them in my binder utilizing these superior enterprise card holders I discovered at my native workplace retailer:
Some individuals get fancy and use completely different sized enterprise playing cards, so I often preserve a separate binder sheet or pouch for the miscellaneous sizes. This makes it a lot simpler once I must undergo the playing cards and file everybody’s contact data.
I hope the following pointers assist preserve you organized and I’ll see you in New York!