Infographic: 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences

Having recently attended the BlogHer conference here in Chicago and many other conference over the past few years, I can totally relate to the below infographic. I have encountered every type listed. I think I am a mix of a few. I am obviously addicted to social media. I am an entrepreneur. I love conferences for the networking. I love connecting with old friends, and meeting new friends that I may have only communicated with online. It is always a great time. And no matter the conference I always come away feeling just a little bit better about the whole social media scene.

I am certainly not mad at the ones that come to promote themselves or their business. Everyone has to make it. We all need to get paid! So which ever one fits you, do your thang! Promote your brand. Make connections. And get that money!

Take a look at the below infographic published by Bizzabo on It lists the 10 type of people you meet at conferences. What type of conference goer are you?


Kris McDonald is Chicago mom to 2 sets of twins, photography nut, gadget addict, travel addict, and tech blogger who has worked in IT for over 16 years. Kris figured out a while ago that she was destined to be really busy (hence the 2 sets of twins), and she has found peace with that. Read More