Business Networking is a skill and a low cost method of marketing that is used to build new business contacts through connecting with other like minded individuals. Business Networking is generally done through face to face meetings almost anyplace or anytime but is commonly done at business or community events and even more specific, Business Networking events that are hosted by Business Networking group. These events can be on a local or national level. The events are usually planned around an activity, such as a conference speaker. Either before or after the activity, attendees are given the opportunity to meet and interact with one another to share business thoughts and ideas with the intent to build business relationships that will be of benefit to each involved. Most networking groups meet once a month or sometimes more frequently.