59 Congreso Internacional de ACODAL y XXXV Congreso de AIDIS

Matchmaking & meetings - How it works

 Matchmaking business is a quick and easy way to meet potential partners for your business. People meet quickly focusing its supply and demand in 20 minutes, usually enough time to create connections; elapsed, a buzzer sounds and continues with the next interview.





3st May – 10th Aug.  

* Registration
* Publish your business focus,
   and collaboration wishes

  • Register
  • Publish your organizational focus, and your collaboration wishes
  • The better your profile the more meeting requests you will receive

8th – 13th Aug.  

b2match meetings book

  • Send meetings requests to your selected participants
  • Meeting requests are treated as accepted as long they are not declined

16th – 19th Aug.  

Personal meeting schedule

  • You will receive your preliminary meetings schedule by email

23th Aug.  

Matchmaking & bilateral face to face meetings during the ACODAL‘s 59th Congress

  • You will receive your updated schedule at reception desk on the 59th Congress
  • Your schedule contains time and table number of each bilateral meeting


1. Online registration

  • Register online and submit your own cooperation profile.
  • In your profile, you can state what kind of technology/product/expertise you are offering, what kind of cooperation you are looking for and which ideas you would like to discuss with potential collaboration partners.
  • All cooperation profiles will be published online and will be for everyone to see.
  • You can change your profile any time.

All cooperation profiles will be published online and will be for everyone to see. You can change your profile any time.


2. Promotion of published profiles

All published profiles will be extensively promoted by coordinators of this event. Furthermore, all participants of the event will view your cooperation profile. A statistical analysis of 40 matchmaking events showed that high quality profiles are visited about 50 to 150 times BEFORE the event and will still be viewed AFTER the event..


3. Selection of bilateral meetings

Email notification

You will be informed by email when you can start booking bilateral meetings. Check which cooperation profiles are most promising. Intelligent search options allow a quick identification of the most suitable participants/cooperation profiles. Within a few minutes you should be able to identify future potential business partners.

Booking of bilateral meetings

Once you have found the most promising business partners you can select them for bilateral meetings. You can add further meetings any time but please be aware that the bookings are managed on the principle "first come - first served". You can book meetings BUT you can also be booked for bilateral talks by other participants!

Your personal meeting schedule

A few days before the event you will receive your personal meeting schedule (furthermore you can constantly check your meeting schedule online). This meeting schedule gives information about the time, the number of the table and who you are going to meet.


4. At the event

At the registration desk, you will receive an updated version of your meeting schedule including last minute bookings. Your personal meeting schedule lists in chronological order for each meeting the:·        

  • Names of your conversation partners·
  • Table number for each meeting


ACODAL’s staff will be ready for you during the whole matchmaking event



closed since 19 Aug 2016
Registration 3 Jun – 19 Aug
Meeting Selection 8 Aug – 19 Aug
Event 22 Aug – 23 Aug
Language Español | English
Costs No tiene costo
Venue Centro de Convenciones de Las Américas
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 127
Meetings 278
Germany 2
Brazil 4
Canada 1
Chile 1
Colombia 83
Cuba 3
Ecuador 3
Holanda 7
Honduras 1
Israel 3
Italy 1
Mexico 4
Others 5
Panamá 1
Peru 4
Portugal 1
South Korea 12
United States of America 6
Total 142
Profile Views
Before Event3219
After Event 3039