Interacting with exhibitors

Written By Victoria Note (Super Administrator)

Updated at June 25th, 2021

Finding relevant employers 

One of the goals when attending a virtual event is to learn more about relevant exhibitors and to connect with them. Go to the "Stalls" tab to explore all the exhibitors! You can often do this even before the event goes live.

  • You can decide on the order the exhibitors are shown via the different sorting options in the dropdown. 
  • Click into each stall to read up about the exhibitor before reaching out. Why? So you do not end up asking questions they have answered in the stall. Instead, gather information and use these insights to position yourself more strongly! 

Chatting with exhibitors

Live chatting is one of the essential parts of a virtual fair. There are many advantages to this: It saves you time and it is super convenient. Even with the ease of access, do not forget to put in the work and effort to ensure an efficient conversation, as this will more likely benefit your education! Do your research, update your profile and prepare relevant questions.

When the event goes live, you can start a chat:

Go to the stall that you would like to engage with and start a chat by clicking on one of the topics!
Be patient if the stall representative does not get back straight away. Remember that they may have multiple chats ongoing simultaneously. You can continue looking through the event in the meantime - when they gets back to you, you will get a notification in your inbox (the envelope icon in the top right).

Booking video conversations

Do not miss out on the chance to have a pre-booked 1:1 conversation with the stall representatives. You can request time slots in the different stalls, both prior to and during the event.

To request a slot go to the "Video conversations" section of the stall and select the time and representative you would like to have the conversation with. They then have the chance to look into your request and profile and confirm or reject the request. They may also rebook you in to a different time or with a different representative. When your video conversation booking has been confirmed, you can join the call via a button in the same spot.


Tips

  • Prepare! Do some research and have smart some questions ready to make the most of the call. 

Joining breakout rooms

Breakout rooms consist of one or multiple group call sessions within exhibitor stalls where you can meet the stall representative and other participants. It provides valuable two-way communication in more intimate and comfortable settings.

Breakout rooms are used in various forms. You can, for example, take part in Q&A sessions, workshops, or seminars. Find out what kind of sessions the exhibitors are hosting by visiting their stall. Add them to your day planner so you don't miss them! 

On the event day, you can hop in and out of the different sessions. The link to join the call is available in the breakout room section of the stall.

Tips

  • Prepare! Think about how this session can be valuable for you and prepare questions. 
  • Engage! The more you engage, the more valuable the session can be. 

Watching presentations

Go to the "Presentations" tab to engage with the presenting exhibitors. 

See the presentation schedule for the day and add the ones you find interesting and that are most relevant to you to your day planner.

The video will be streamed directly to the platform. You do not need to join any call or download anything, just watch it in the "Presentations" tab!

Do not forget to type in questions and upvote the ones you find interesting.


Find out more about offers

In the event you are attending, exhibitors might offer different courses, programmes or other offers. Depending on the event you are attending, the name will vary.

Where to go if you want to see available offers? Well, there are two ways:

If you are interested in specific exhibitors, go directly to their stalls.
Here, you'll be able to see what offers they have brought with them to the fair.

If you are interested in offers shown in the event in general go to the "Offers" tab in the event.
Here you will get an overview of everything the attending exhibitors are promoting at the event. You can even use different filters, to find the most relevant offers for you.