How Conference Networking Improves Participants’ Brain Health

Recorded On: 05/11/2016

Discover neuroscience research that proves how important human connection is to your conference's participants' brain health. Explore how to bake-in more brain-healthy networking to make your attendees smarter. Discuss strategies to design meaningful We-centric experiences, as Judith Glaser calls them, that unleash a flood of positive brain chemistry leading to healthier brains and increased conference customer loyalty.

Leaning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the three levels of conversations used in networking and which level stimulate the We-centric part of the brain.
  • Explore the five cognitive principles that need to be intentionally baked into all your networking offerings.
  • Discover how to use conference networking to foster deep connections that activates higher levels of trust and creates a transformative healthier positive experience.

Sarah Michel, CSP

Vice President, Professional Connexity

Sarah is an Experience Architect who has been working in the meetings industry for over 15 years to create dynamic audience experiences. Her vast knowledge of next-generation learning and facilitation skills help design dynamic meetings that guarantee more participation, opportunities for networking and peer-to-peer interactions to assure a return on attendance.

Sarah is Vice President of Professional Connexity for Velvet Chainsaw Consulting helping organizations deliver on the networking promise at face to face meetings. She is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) awarded by the National Speakers Association and a nationally recognized expert on networking and the creator of the NetWORTHing® process.

Sarah has keynoted and facilitated for audiences and organizations around the world on how to be a more effective connector and the author of Perfecting Connecting©, A Guide to Mastering Networking in the Workplace and coauthor of the e-book, Conference Connexity.

She lives with her family in Colorado Springs were she is an active volunteer in her community.