Q: Why Face-to-Face meetings?
A: The results of a study of Forbes study show that the majority of executives polled believe face-to-face meetings are still crucial for building stronger, more meaningful and profitable business relationships. If a face-to-face meeting is essential for business success, and there are more people attending a conference or event then you could possibly meet in a day (or even a week) period, then why on earth would you risk squandering that time shuffling through small-talk with the wrong people?
Q. Why B2B Matchmaking events?
A: Because it works. At B2B matchmaking events people meet face-to-face in a very efficient way and at high speed in e.g. 30 minutes timeslots.
Q: What is the benefit?
A: A B2B Matchmaking event is a quick and easy way to meet potential partners. Before the event your participants gets information on possible matches online and select their meeting partners themselves. During the event your participants meet and discuss collaborations.
Q: How long does it take to setup?
A: Once you complete the initial one hour training session for the ConVerve platform (after app. 5 days), you can immediately start. We’re a web based platform, which means there’s no need to download and install software, and you can access your admin account from anywhere you have an internet connection and a web browser. Take into account app 10 days in total between agreement and getting your first online registration from a participant.
Q: How do I get my event data inTEGRATED?
A: There are a number of ways for the ConVerve platform to integrate with your existing data systems, ensuring a seamless transfer of all data necessary for implementation and deployment. We can utilize our fully documented API, creating a near real-time integration, or you can provide us with an XML feed or a CSV file. These options are available for all of your data, including exhibitors, sessions, and attendees.
Q: How does the unique matchmaking feature MyMatch work?
A: This feature provides your participants with a range of recommended attendees, exhibitors and events based on their profile data. The Matchmaking feature is an unique way to streamline networking, help participants create a personalized agenda, and help exhibitors reach their intended audience.
Q: Do you offer SSL-Encryption?
A: Yes, we can offer a SSL-Encryption for your event, we recommend this, especially when offering payment facilities to your participant.
Q: Can I integrate with my existing registrations system?
A: Yes, there are various ways to do this. We have build API''s to various existing registration systems on the market.
Q: I do have an existing event webpage, how can I integrate the CONVERVE PLATFORM?
A: Also here, there are various ways to do this. Please ask us for the best way on how to do this.
Q: I want my participants to pay, what can I do?
A: We do offer payment solutions like credit card, Paypal and more. You can also follow up payments with check and on invoice, you will always have a real time insight. Please ask us for the appropriate solutions for your special case.
Q: My event is very special, how do I know if THE CONVERVE PLATFORM really fits in my concept?
A: We know that every project especially in the event business is unique. We have come across a lot of great ideas of our customers in how to use the ConVerve platform and we therefore offer tailored elements for your specific needs.
"Face-to-face meetings are still crucial for building stronger, more meaningful and profitable business relationships."
Forbes Insight, Business Meetings, The case for face-to-face
Gerard van Honthorst: The Match-Maker, 1625
"The concept of matchmaking is also used in the business world and known as B2B Matchmaking, Investor Matchmaking, Business Speed Dating or Brokerage Events. In contradiction to social networking solutions, real meetings between business people are in focus. Trade fair organisations e.g. find this concept an added value for their exhibitors because it gives them the opportunity of advanced planned meetings."