What is Networking ?
Networking is (noun) 1. keeping in contact with people who are in the same profession as you and who may be able to help you A conference is a good opportunity to do some networking. 2. broadcasting a TV programme over several stations at the same time TV executives are always hoping to find popular programmes suitable for nationwide networking. 3. connecting two or more computers with each other
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level