Innovat&Match 2017

How it works 

A brokerage event is a quick and easy way to meet potential cooperation partners. Meetings are pre-arranged before the event; 30 minutes are usually enough to build connections, then the bell rings and the next talk starts.  

1. Online registration (until 15 May)

I. Your organization profile
  • In English, clear and relevant to the event

II. Contact details of the person attending the event

  • If there is an accompayining person with you, write his/her name

III. Your co-operation profile

  • Describe the technology/product/expertise you are offering/looking for
  • Specify the type of partnership you are looking for
  • state which ideas you would like to discuss
  • Write a cooperation profile for each offer/demand

> Why and how to write meaningful cooperation profiles? 
Your profile is the FIRST impression other participants receive from you!
Discover how to make the most of your cooperation profile and check tips and good profile examples.


IV. Your Availability

  • When will you be at Innovat&Match? Chose time slots your can allocate for Brokerage Event meetings
  • Make sure you don't book meeting outside the Brokerage Event on these time slots

Your profile will be reviewed before it is approved and published online.

You can change your profile at any time.



>> TIPS <<

  • The earlier you submit your collaboration profile, the earlier it will be validated!
  • Your registration is be valid as soon as you receive an e-mail stating that your profile has been activated
  • One of the organisers may contact you to suggest improvements in your profile, in order to maximize the visibility and impact
  • Follow suggestions in our user guide "Toward Brokerage Events" (Guide in Italian: "Brokerage event: istruzioni per l'uso")





2. Promotion of published profiles

  • All published (validated) profiles will be extensively promoted by organisers and co-organisers
  • All participants to the event will view your cooperation profile
  • High quality profiles are visited about 50-150 times BEFORE the event and will still be viewed AFTER






3. Selection of bilateral meetings

I. You will receive an e-mail notification when booking is open

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.

II. Booking of bilateral meetings

  • Check which cooperation profiles are most promising and interesting for you
  • Filter cooperation profiles (with filters on the left column of the Particiants page) and find the ones aligned with your goals
  • Request meetings you are interested in (you are the Host)
  • Accept/reject meetings you are asked for (you are the Guest)

  • You can add further meetings any time, but be aware that bookings are managed on the principle "first come - first served". You can book meetings BUT you can also be booked by other participants!

III. Your personal meeting schedule

  • Check your Agenda and Meetings tab in your personal website area after Login
  • You will receive your meeting schedule (time & table number, participant to meet) a few days before the event
  RDV hour


4. At the event

  • Check in at the registration desk and receive an updated version of your meeting schedule (including last minute variations)
  • Be at the Brokerage Event location at least 5 minutes before your meeting
  • Be respectful towards the other participants' time and show up to all your meetings
  • Please, do contact us if an unforeseen circumstance comes up and you will not be able to attend a meeting

Our staff will be at your disposal during the whole matchmaking event.


   At the event




closed since 17 May 2017
Registration 27 Mar – 17 May
Meeting Selection 2 May – 26 May
Event 8 Jun – 9 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Bologna Fair District | Hall 33, ground floor, Innovat&Match Area
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 188
Meetings 622
Austria 2
Belgium 2
Bulgaria 1
Czech Republic 1
Estonia 1
France 5
Germany 1
Hungary 1
Italy 155
Lithuania 1
Malta 1
Poland 1
Romania 8
Spain 3
Turkey 4
United Kingdom 1
Total 188
Profile Views
Before Event10355
After Event 6053