Your network improves your creativity and helps spur innovation. A diverse network introduces you to a wide range of ideas which can lead to new solutions, giving you and your organization an advantage.
Social connections make people happier and healthier.
The UC brings together thousands of GIS professionals from a range of industries. You’ll see how diverse the uses of GIS can be and might discover new career paths you didn’t know existed.
Be sure to work on your ‘elevator pitch’ before the event – you should be able to introduce yourself and say what interests you in 30 seconds. Include an intriguing fun fact and be sure to ask others what interests them to get the conversation going.
Whether you’re just starting your career or looking for growth opportunities, cultivating strong professional relationships will benefit you both professionally and personally.