Ice breakers do a lot more than help your crowd get to know one another. While they are an effective part of the networking process, they can also set the tone for your event and be one of the first memories attendees have of your meeting, conference, or gathering.
Bad ice breakers can feel like a forced summer camp activity, while good icebreakers can become the seeds of amazing friendships, business partnerships, and more. But how do you tell the good from the bad?
We’ve talked to event and meeting planners, researched practices at business organizations, human resources departments, and other networking groups to bring you the best business networking icebreakers out there.