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18 June 2021
PERFORM European Digital Retail Summit

Summit Virtual Networking



Are you a researcher looking for collaborators? 

Are you a company looking to digitally transform your business? 

Are you looking to set up a consortium for EU funding? 

All registered participants can view the full participant list and book networking meetings in the two weeks coming up to the event. 

Step 1: What are you looking to discuss - advertise on Marketplace

Use the summit marketplace let other attendees know about the opportunities you have to offer, as well as the collaborations that you are interested in. 

How to create a Marketplace item? 

  1. To add a Marketplace Item go to your Dashboard or the My Opportunities sector in the Marketplace. 
  2. Select the type of Marketplace Item you want to upload: Partnership, Project Cooperation, Expertise, or Request
  3. Enter the title and description of your Marketplace item
  4. Click the Save button in the lower right corner


Step 2: Reach out & Set up a Meeting

Browse the Marketplace to identify the other participants who you would like to meet and network with. Follow the steps below to contact and schedule a meting with those individuals. 

How to Schedule a Virtual Meeting?

  1. Identify promising participants on the Participants list or the Marketplace page on the event's website. Once you found a suitable meeting partner, click on the participant's card in order to access their profile


  2. Use the Messages functionality to chat about common interests and availability.


  3. Click on the participant's preview if the participant is marked as Available


  4. Click Request Meeting, under the participant's photo, to request a meeting


  5. Check My agenda and Meetings for your schedule and your list of confirmed meetings.


  6. At the time of the meeting, go to the Meetings page and click on Start Meeting

  • You can invite guests through the Invite guests button, or share your screen through the screen sharing button
  • A virtual meeting can be started at any given time before its ending time and it won't stop automatically, one of the participants has to end it
  • The remaining time will be displayed on the top left corner
  • The next meeting card will be displayed with one minute before the next meeting
  • Clicking on Start Next Meeting will end the current meeting and will start the next one
    Technical requirements for Virtual meetings

    The virtual meetings take place through the b2match video tool, which is integrated in the b2match platform and it doesn’t need to/it can't be downloaded.

    Use a device with an incorporated webcam or a webcam. Without the camera, the meeting can still take place in the audio mode.

    Microphone and camera

    You can test your microphone and camera in your Meetings list, once you are logged in to your b2match profile. In order to do this, you need to click the blue Camera and microphone test and follow the instructions.



    If there are issues, the system will indicate the browser's documentation's regarding the microphone and camera usage

    Additionally, you can do the following checks:

    • test your microphone with other apps, such as Google Meet, Skype, Zoom, etc. 
    • run Twilio's network test, which will start an automatic diagnosis to check if Twilio has permission to use your microphone and camera
      •  Twilio is the name of the software we use for online meetings 

    Registration

    Closed since 18 June 2021

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