• What’s your favourite conversation starter?

    Hi my name’s Mark, may I join you?  What is it that you do?

    Most memorable networking experience you’ve had?

    Always making new contacts and trying to find ‘common ground’.

    When attending an event one should always bring…? 

    An interest in other people.  A willingness to listen to others and engage on some level.  Also business cards. 

    At a networking event, I’m most likely to be…?

    Interested in others and making connections with new people.

    They say first impressions count. What’s your tip for leaving a lasting impression? 

    Being genuine, helping on a business front, and being interested.  Finding common ground.


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  • Angie Paskevicius is the CEO of Holyoake. To find out more about Holyoake click here. 

     What’s your favourite conversation starter?

    Hi, what brings you here today?

    Most memorable networking experience you’ve had?

    Many interesting conversations.

    When attending an event one should always bring…?

    Business cards

    At a networking event, I’m most likely to be…?

    Interested in meeting a variety of people.

    They say first impressions count. What’s your tip for leaving a lasting impression? 

    Be warm, friendly, listen well, look for any natural connections in conversation and remember the person’s name.

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  • Darren is the Managing Director of Constructive Media. To find out more about Constructive Media click here.

    What’s your favourite conversation starter?

    “So what do you do?” Yes – incredibly boring and totally unoriginal but it gets straight to the point and gets people talking!

    Most memorable networking experience you’ve had?

    Listening to some very high-profile directors in the Oil & Gas industry share some very interesting situations they have found themselves in, and what they have learned over the years.

    When attending an event one should always bring…?

    An open mind. We are all passionate about something, and being able to share that passion with people who are willing to actively listen and participate is one of life’s little pleasures.

    At a networking event, I’m most likely to be…?

    The one marvelling at the amazing things people are capable of. Soaking in as much information and hopefully helping others to share their dreams through whatever means possible with Constructive Media.

    They say first impressions count. What’s your tip for leaving a lasting impression? 

    A simple smile. No-one likes grump.


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