Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a Brokerage Event?
It is a matchmaking event where people meet and greet at a high speed. Bilateral meetings take about 25 minutes, which is usually enough to forge business/research/technological connections. Then, the bell rings and the next meeting starts.
2. How does the matchmaking work?
Each participant registers with a cooperation profile which will be displayed at the event website. Each participant can online select meetings with other participants they would like to personally talk to. A few days prior to the event, each participant will receive a meeting schedule, showing WHO to meet with, WHEN and WHERE.
3. How can I register to the event?
Please click on Register
, fill in the registration form and click on Register (green button). Then fill in the Cooperation Profile and click on Save.
4. Is it free of charge?
Yes, but you need an IOT World Congress pass to enter. Brokerage participants with a minimum of 2 international meetings confirmed will receive a code a few days before the event, depending on what they chose during the registration:
- a 30% discount on the Congress Pass (Final price: 695€)
- OR a free Visitor Pass
5. What type of information do I need to fill in the registration form?
Give some information about the organisation you are working for, its focus and areas of activity.
Properly fill in the cooperation profile and give details on e.g. technology/product/project, innovative aspects, current stage of development and the target partner sought. The cooperation profile is your virtual business card - the higher the quality, the more participants will select you for bilateral meetings!!!
6. What is the meaning of "Support Office"?
"Support Office" is related to the place where you are geographically based. If your region does not have a local support office, please select "Other".
7. How to change my password?
Please log in with your Autologin link (you will find it in the mail you received after your registration) and go to Change Password. Just type in your new password/repeat.
8. Is it possible to insert more than one cooperation profile?
Yes, it is. Every participant has the possibility to insert several cooperation profiles. Please note that profiles are associated with participants.
9. It is possible to register more than one person per company?
No, it is allowed to register only 1 participant per organisation. We will only allow 2 participants from the same organisation if they both are from completely different business areas.
10. Can I modify a profile?
Yes, you can modify your profile anytime you need by login into your account and clicking on "Edit my profile".
11. When will my profile be available online?
Every profile will be quality checked by the event organizer. If it meets the quality criteria it will be put online, if not, you will be contacted by the event organizer to adapt your profile.
12. How can I select meetings?
As soon as the Booking is open, you will be informed by mail about how to select meetings. Please login to your account and check the different profiles available. On each profile you can click on "Book meeting" and then the participant wil be able to accept or reject your request. If a participant asks you for a meeting you will receive automatically an e-mail where you can decide if you want to accept it or not. If you don't want to have this meetings just click on the link to reject the meeting.
BEWARE! Please remember that those meetings that are "Pending" will not be scheduled in your agenda, it is necessary to "Accept" the meetings first.
13. When I will get my personal meeting schedule?
You will receive your final meeting schedule about a week before the event.
14. What if, due to unforeseen reasons, I cannot participate in the matchmaking event?
Please inform the event organiser immediately. If you have booked meetings/you have been booked for meetings, please get directly in contact with your meeting partners and tell them that you cannot keep the appointment.