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I traveled out of town to meet with clients. We had a dinner arranged and then when I got there there were only a few attendees as the others weren't comfortable eating out with the current COVID situation. But the people who came weren't really the ones I wanted to be meeting with. We could have just done a conference room meeting! I don't want to have to say: "Is everyone comfortable with this in light of COVID and if not who will not be there?" and then not traveling if I don't like the guest list.

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Why not just book a meeting then? Or just do 1 on 1s

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Zoom.

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Start with zoom and gauge the interest for dinner in meeting with potential people you wanna meet in person

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I wouldn't even attempt a dinner unless I saw real interest in it.

Try for digital conferences first. What was your reason for a dinner meeting as opposed to something like a Zoom call? If it's just habit/tradition maybe you need to consider that post-COVID that aspect of doing business will change permanently.

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