Six Reasons Why Face-to-Face Interaction is Important

PSMJ Resources, Inc.
Posted on: 07/05/18
Written by: PSMJ Resources, Inc.

People_Together-8-531766-editedWhere do you get that next great idea?  That new strategy to bring your architecture or engineering firm to the next level? Could that be why attending conferences like PSMJ's THRIVE 2018 is so important?

When thinking about a conference’s importance, the first thing that comes to mind is the interaction. That’s right, interaction, which according to Webster’s Dictionary means: mutual or reciprocal action or influence. It isn’t a concept that is new to our world or even the conference world, but it certainly has many ways of presenting itself.

PSMJ's THRIVE 2018 has one thing that remains constant, interaction! We bring together some of the brightest minds and the most successful firms in the A/E industry to share experiences, to examine where future opportunities lie, and to articulate a clear picture what sustainable growth looks like.

A conference that has a long lifespan is rare these days, and do you know why some fail? The reason some fail is that show producers often forget why a show was established in the first place, and don’t understand the simple idea of interaction. After all, interaction is what created the buzz for that industry, and in the case of this annual event, all indications are that A/E industry growth is on the upswing. 

When discussing the importance of live events, here is what holds true: New avenues of communication that are effective can never replace interacting with your peers face-to-face. Email, internet, and other forms are all great forms of communication but they don’t beat the face-to-face engagement.

Below are a list of six reasons why interacting face-to-face continues to be important:

  1. Meet on a personal level with those who share a common goal to grow their business in the same industry.

  2. Face-to-face interaction is a building block for the community. Community enables business to thrive and stably expand into the future

  3. The most efficient way to discover new trends and innovators is to meet in person.

  4. Learn best practices from firm leaders who have have found outstanding success.

  5. Network and build relationships that will last a lifetime.

  6. Benefit from the exchange of specific strategies and tactics that you can implement immediately.



Welcome to the A/E/C industry’s leading conference that brings together CEOs, Principals, Directors, Emerging Leaders and so many others for powerful connection and collaboration on the business and management topics that drive lasting success.

This is your unique opportunity to learn what other A/E/C firms are doing right now to THRIVE and plan how you can do it even better to vault your firm to the next level of growth, profit and performance.

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