The 2-Hour Cocktail Party: How to Build Big Relationships with Small Gatherings (Paperback)
"A must read for anyone who wants to host a great event. Practical, actionable, and useful."- James Clear, Atomic Habits
"An encouraging, upbeat, and useful call to host parties and make friends. Gray provides innumerable helpful hints and tips for prospective hosts and a new strategy for meeting people and networking. "
-Kirkus Reviews, Best New Books of 2022
You know that well-connected friend who only exists in the movies? The one who throws the best parties and can set up any introduction you need?
Everyone wants to know someone magical like this who brings people together. The secret is: you can be that person. You should be that person. The 2-Hour Cocktail Party will show you how.
Discover a simple formula with step-by-step instructions to host small gatherings. It will help you:
- Meet new people
- Strengthen your existing relationships, and
- Make you the person everyone wants to know.
You'll learn exactly how to host a successful event:
- Which days are best (probably not the ones you think )
- What to say to the first people who arrive
- How to ensure your invitations get responses
- How to get your guests to mingle with proven scripts
- Exactly how to nicely get people to leave
Plus, get helpful pre-party checklists and a breakdown of activities to encourage new connections.
The 2-Hour Cocktail Party is based on five years of research and thousands of events. It is extremely tactical, practical, and easy to read.
When you learn how to host a successful event, you'll make new friends, boost your career, and leave everyone asking, "When's your next party?"