As a professional, it’s important to keep current on the trends and information in your field. Attending networking events, industry seminars and product presentations are all great ways to enhance your real-world knowledge. However, simply attending these events isn’t enough: You need a plan to put that knowledge into action.
We asked 13 members of Forbes Coaches Council how professionals can make the most of conference and seminar experiences. Below, they recommend smart ways to be proactive about your learning before, during and after these events.