Coworking office space provides you a great opportunity to make business connections and generate new business from within. Just outside your office door are so many potential clients. Are you using your work environment to your competitive advantage?
Here are three tips for how you can create meaningful business relationships in your own coworking office space.
- Participate in Informal Networking Events. Most coworking office space offers their resident companies learning opportunities, lunches, happy hour activities, and other times to just gather in the common areas. Use this time as chance to get to know the companies around you. Find out more about these companies lines of business. Remember to bring your business cards with you too.
- Monitor Message Boards. Many coworking spaces offer a place to post information about yourself and your company. This is also a chance to see if others are posting job opportunities too. Often you will see that companies are posting for accounting services, graphic designers, videographers or legal services.
- Use Your Space as a Calling Card. Many coworking spaces allow you to put your logo on your door or on the windows to your office. Use this also as an opportunity to create a poster sized board within site of the common areas with more information about your company, something similar to what you might bring to a trade show. The companies around you will get a chance to see you and your line of business. This may encourage them to knock on your door.
The best by-product of coworking office space is that opportunity lies just outside your door. Contact us for more information on how we can find the right office space for you.