by Jonathan Vatner | June 04, 2010

another name tagAt smaller (up to 50 attendees) Senior Planners Industry Network events (651-403-3000;, Shawna  Suckow, CMP, places the name badges randomly on exhibitor tables, and tells attendees to find theirs when she greets them. This jump-starts the networking and gives attendees a reason to stop by exhibitor booths. She advises against trying this for large events, because the "hunts" could take up too much time.