Senior leaders need to think about who benefits most from networking events

07.06.2022
“If only upper management attend the big jamborees we risk excluding under-represented groups – and everyone ends up losing”

After her recent trip to MIPIM, Stephanie Crombie has written a new piece for Building Magazine. She considers the role industry events could have for younger people establishing their careers.

“Like many of my peers, in a few years’ time I hope to be in a senior leadership position and responsible for helping to run the practice I work in. The team will look to me for my connections and contacts; relationships I need to have started bolstering already.

Industry conferences are undeniably useful for meeting potential clients. I found myself at MIPIM for the first time this year and I wondered why so many of my contemporaries were missing.”

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