At most conferences, the speaking lineup is the main attraction. A lot of people buy their tickets specifically so they can see certain people speak. And you know what that means -- there are a ton of people lined up after every session waiting for their chance to say hello to their favorite speaker.
Meeting new people at conferences in general is an intimidating thought for most people -- so how on earth do you meet one of the speakers without sounding like you're about to make a sales pitch or ask for an autograph? You usually have only one shot to make a lasting impression with the people who everyone is ... Read More