Affinity dots Here's a trouble-free networking idea that's a tradition at science fiction conferences and is easy to adapt to any kind of group. You'll need a variety of colored stick-on dots, some felt-tipped pens, and a large easel with a writing pad. With that small investment you can create--and have attendees create--affinity dots.
Affinity dots are stickers that attendees add to their badges that tell something about themselves. Leave the dots, pens, and flipchart-type pad by th