The Dog Park : or any pet-related event (if you have a pet) Cultural Events : Museum events, Concerts, live music and local bands Comedy Club/Comedy Fans Groups Sports Team Fans Clubs (Baseball, Football, Basket-Ball, Hockey) If you like a team, but not a mad-fan, don’t worry, you can still hangout with at the fan get-together’s. You say to people that you don’t necessarily watch all the games but you like the team.
If you’re interested in any of the participants, talk to him and switch the conversation to what they do in life and what they do for fun.
Professional Events : Fairs, Function-Driven Groups (example: sales, marketing, development, advertising, architects, lawyers, real estate, etc…). People go to these events to do “professional networking”.
That means they expect people to come and introduce themselves. Just don’t stay too much on the professional side of the conversation. If you go to a seminar about your subject of interest, how easier can it get to make new friends?
To get the most out of this article, pick just five ideas that you’re most excited about.
Try them for three weeks and see what worked for you the most.
I happen to bump into a lot of people I know that I would like to turn into friends.
The people are open and interested in making new friends. I went to a dozen meetups and now I’m part of a House Music Club. Example (San Diego groups and meetups) : P7g3 Neighbors : Simple sequence : go from Online Forums : Fitness, Dating, Sports…
Also, if you’re a little shy, don’t worry, these are the EASIEST people to talk to. it’s amazing how you can take any subjet, let’s say “fishing”, go to google, type “fishing forum san diego” and you’ll find a whole community of people interested in that.
After that, dismiss what doesn’t work for you and come back to pick new ideas you’ve never tried.
Now, of course you have to know how to talk to people, have a little fun, exchange contact information and take it from there.