Forget Networking, Think Petworking As Manchester Office Occupiers Embrace Canine Cool
Petworking is hosted by the Spinningfield's outpost of WeWork and organised by Simon Burgess of Dogs Friendly MCR and Marian Arnold-Lawson of Business Introductions. It is intended to take occupiers' contact book and turn it canine, the Manchester Evening News reports.
The event builds on the well-observed city park phenomenon of the sociable dog-walker: If you want people to talk to you, make sure you have a dog to break the ice.
Fifty humans along with a 22-strong selection of dachshunds, chihuahuas, Newfoundlands and cavapoos made it to the first event in the 60K SF suite at Allied London's 300K SF No 1 Spinningfield development.