Prepare a short elevator speech which summarizes key elements of your work and educational history as well as what you're thinking about regarding your future career path.
Practice articulating this information in a smooth and succinct way within the time parameters of the event.
Since speed networking is a two way process, it is important to listen carefully to each of your partners to make sure you understand their situation and so you can offer advice and help, whenever possible.
Business cards are often exchanged during speed networking events, and participants who hit it off can seek further opportunities for a one-on-one exchange.
Being attractive to a guy doesn’t necessarily mean looking like a cover girl, it really boils down to being with who you are and what you look like.