Up to 50 people can participate in a virtual meeting.
Will my meeting end automatically when the specified time is reached?
Even if the time has expired, the meeting will not simply end. Only the organizer can end the meeting. If the meeting is left before, it is no longer possible to participate again with the invitation link.
Are there special technical requirements for a virtual meeting?
In order to be able to use the virtual meeting room function within the matchmaking tool, it is necessary to use the service of the video meeting provider Whereby. Generally, no other technical requirements apply here than for common video conferencing systems. It is only required to register once and free of charge.This is done automatically with the first use of a videomeeting. You will find a detailed specification in the matchmaking tool in the menu bar on the left.
Are appointments in Matchmaking synchronised with e.g. Outlook calendars?
The appointments are not automatically in your private calendar. But you can add them to your Outlook calendar by clicking (ical function) from the invitation email.
How many people from a company can take part in matchmaking?
In general, everyone can participate in Matchmaking, there is no limit.
If, for example, you normally have 20 sales staff working at your trade fair stand, they can all take part in matchmaking. The only important thing is that your employees are invited via the user administration in matchmaking for your company and register via the invitation link. This is the only way to establish the relationship of the person to the company.
How does matchmaking work?
Login/Register: Register or log in with your login data and enter your interests Matching: In the background the system searches for suitable suggestions for you Skip it: Mark which suggestions are of interest to you. Our system learns through your interactions. Success: Arrange appointments with the partners and exhibitors that are right for you.
Why am I only allowed to have 20 pending meetings?
This limit applies to pending meetings.
However, you can cancel requests at any time and thus have available requests again. As soon as someone accepts or rejects your request, you can send more requests, so only the number of open requests is limited to avoid spamming.
Can I transfer a meeting to another colleague if I am unable to attend?
You cannot transfer a meeting, but you can be added to a meeting and participate in that way.
Employees are displayed as visitors, what can I do?
Ask the main contact person of your trade fair participation to invite the corresponding employees to matchmaking via the website (again). If the colleagues follow the invitation link, the relationship with the company will be established automatically. Please take note, this link is only valid for 4 weeks. After that, the invitation would have to be sent again.
Are meetings possible before the start of the event?
The possibility to hold video meetings exists exclusively during the runtime in the period from 19 - 23.04.2021 and 26 - 27.04.2021 .All other functions such as making contacts and chatting are possible until the end of October 2021 on a total of 7 working days around the clock, i.e. from 0:00 to 24:00 MEZ/ CET.
Is a virtual meeting also possible in the app?
Of course, you can also hold or participate in your virtual meetings mobile.
The functions in the app are analogous to the desktop version. To use the app, it is necessary to successfully register on a desktop PC in advance.
Can I export the leads?
Yes, you can export your appointments as well as your contacts.
You can generate a file with the details of your contacts in matchmaking . Here you can choose between CSV or Excel file. Contacts are all meetings and connections on the event platform. Please note: Due to GDPR email and / or phone numbers are only shared with users who have chosen to share their contact details.
Via the teams function this is possible across your team, as well.
Are exhibitors also suggested to a visitor and vice versa?
The decisive factor for a proposal is which interests have been deposited. Therefore, your suggestion list may also contain other exhibitor representatives that could match your profile. Through your interaction (e.g. skip contact) the system learns and offers you more and more suitable hits.
How long will the drupa matchmaking tool be available?
You are cordially invited to use the matchmaking tool from now until the end of October 2021 with the central functions such as chatting and making contacts. And that worldwide on a total of 7 working days around the clock, i.e. from 0:00 to 24:00 CET / CET.
Only the function of the video meetings is limited to the period from 19 - 23.April 2021 and 26 - 27.April 2021.
What is Matchmaking?
The Networking Plaza is intended to enable exhibitors and trade visitors to network, chat and make appointments with each other in a targeted manner some time before the start of the respective event. This not only simplifies the initial contact, but also specifies it (based on agreement between the participants in product categories and structural issues). At the same time, this should enable participants to build up valuable leads. In addition, the appointment planning already made in advance makes the trade fair visit efficient and ensures a successful trade fair visit for both sides. In addition to online access via the Internet (e.g. desktop or notebook), mobile access to the functions is also possible via an app. The Networking Plaza is realised with the established product service Matchmaking of our cooperation partner grip. Within the framework of online events, Matchmaking has been extended to include the use of virtual meeting rooms (web meetings).
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Where do I find the Teams button?
Companys could use the teams function in matchmaking to manage all of their team meetings in one place. even it is possible to create or schedule meetings on behalf of colleagues or organize their availability.
The team function is located in the upper right menu bar (icon with two people). Click on the icon to open the function and get a detailed view including all team members, leads and contacts, company profile and chat and other export functions.
The teamfunction is not available for the App Version.
What leads do we receive in matchmaking Teams?
You receive a lead for everyone who shows interest in you, your colleague or your company page. You also receive an inbound lead when a user views your profile, your colleague's profile or your company profile. When you or one of your colleagues have a meeting with someone, they also become a lead.
Furthermore you can export your contacts (aggreed matches and meetings) at any time.