8 Minute Networking

8 Minute Networking provides an ideal opportunity for marketing personnel in the older adult service and housing community to network in a 1-on-1 environment.

  • 8 minutes of structured networking with 8 different people in 90 minutes.
  • Refreshments.
  • No presentation, just networking.
  • Tips on effective networking.

How Does It All Work?

Everyone is placed into pairs. Each individual in the pairing will have 4 minutes to market themselves. After 8 minutes you will be paired with a different person. You should be able to meet 8 people in a session.

Who Organizes It?

8 Minute Networking was devised and is run by the Metro Elder Services Association.

How Often?

Quarterly. Usually the last Tuesday of each financial quarter.


At different locations within the Twin Cities (Minneapolis, St. Paul Metro Area), Minnesota.
Contact Us to find out about scheduled Eight Minute Networking events.


Only $5 each session to help cover costs, any contributions above costs are donated to a local charity.

How Do I Participate?

If you are a marketing person in the older adult service or housing community in the Twin Cities metro area and interested in networking the easy way – email us at Contact Us to RSVP for one of our events.

To speed up your registration process you can download the registration form (pdf, 1 page 24KB) print it, fill it out and bring it with you on the day.

It’s that simple!

See you there.