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How to Network Successfully in a Virtual World


IoD Online Networking Event

Jean Evans

Jean Evans Founder, NetworkMe

This Online Networking Event is Now Full.

Please note this online networking event is at capacity. As this online networking event involves numerous zoom chat rooms, capacity for the session was limited.

If you wish to be added to a cancellation list, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events Executive, IoD Ireland, and we will endeavour to register you for the networking session if any cancellations occur.


We are delighted to announce the next in our series of online networking events with Jean Evans, Founder, NetworkMe, titled 'How to Network Successfully in a Virtual World’. 


In this session, Jean will continue to give tips and strategies to ensure successful online networking.

During the course of the session, participants will be randomly placed by Zoom into a chatroom on separate occasions, where you will be able to virtually meet with a small number of your fellow members.

Please note it is strongly recommended that your video is switched on and that your microphone is in working order to be able to fully participate in this online networking session.

Jeans Evans

Jeans Evans

Founder, NetworkMe

Jean Evans is an award-winning networker and founder of NetworkMe. She is an expert on all areas of networking. 

It is her passion, and one that is borne out of experience and plenty of trial and error, mistakes and mishaps. 

Through her blogs and social media channels, Jean shares tips, tricks, hacks and ideas on how to become an effective networker in business. 

She mentors, coaches, trains and speaks to corporates, organisations and associations about networking, both internal and external, offline and online to help them maximise their efforts, investment and energy. 

Jean is the current President of the Network Ireland Wicklow Chapter for 2021, she is also on the national Mentor panel within Network Ireland and was the 2020 Awards Coordinator for the Business Woman of the Year Awards.

Jean’s mission is to help business owners and ambitious professionals network strategically, effectively and with confidence to help them achieve their business goals. 


  • For any queries in regards to this online networking event, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.

How to Join this Online Networking Event 

  • To join this online networking event, please register to attend via the 'Book Now' button.
  • All registered attendees will receive a joining instructions email on Tuesday 11th May, with a link to where you can access this session.
  • Please note it is strongly recommended that your video is switched on and that your microphone is in working order to be able to fully participate in this online networking session.
  • This online networking event will take place via the online platform Zoom. Please download Zoom to your system before the session to ensure you can view this online networking event.
  • We would ask all registered attendees to do a test of the Zoom platform in advance to ensure it works for them. To do this, please click on the following Zoom Test page. If you need any further support, please visit the Zoom support page for more information.
  • On the morning of the event, please then click on the link in the joining instructions email and you will be able to join the networking session. Please note it will prompt you for your email address before you can join, this is a required feature of the Zoom platform. For more information on this, please view: Zoom Video Communications GDPR Compliance.

Please note, in advance of this online networking event, we will be sending the attendee list to all registered attendees. This attendee sheet will include the name and company name of all registered attendees (as per their membership details). 

Should you wish to connect with a fellow member who registered for this event, please reach out to them via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group, or email us directly and we will try to facilitate this on your behalf. For more information, please email Sharon Kirwan.

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list.