Transformation is the way of nature and innovation is the route to success. For any venture to survive the completion, change and innovation are inevitable. This new year, it is time for us to upgrade ourselves with a very welcome change.
Hubilo is all set to create unforgettable event experiences with its new and improved platform meant to revamp networking at events.
The Networking Platform is one of the most integral and valued features of our event-tech suite. After all, a major part of the event is about people you meet, the connections you gain and the knowledge you share.
What is this about?
Hubilo is all set to board the transformation trend revamping one of its most popular features: The Networking Platform launched on 9th January 2018.
The New Age of Networking:
The first question to be answered before delving into the workings and utilities of the platform is ‘why?’ Why was this platform necessary? What changed?
The answer: To Optimize Event Networking.
Networking is an integral part of any event. Facilitating professional match-making and helping attendees to gain meaningful connections at your event is the perfect way to ensure event success.
According to a recent survey, more than 43% of attendees engage in an event with the prime objective being connecting with fellow attendees and expand their business network.
Owing to this fact, traditionally preferred ways of networking such as business lunches and ice-breaking sessions are not enough to facilitate networking up to its full potential. So we let technology step in and developed a product that would make networking more efficient, convenient and way more effective.
Hubilo Connect: An All-New Networking Experience:
So what exactly does this platform do?
Hubilo’s all-new networking platform is meant to help attendees connect and interact effectively at events. The platform is an online community for event-goers, social media exclusive to a particular event, if you will.
Here are a few noteworthy features of the platform:
1.Build a community:
Attendees can engage with the event prior to the main event itself. It is one of the most significant features of the platform.
The networking platform is linked directly with registrations and ticketing. The attendees are added to the community as soon as they register. It is a great way to gradually build your own event community leading up to the event.
2. Stay Updated:
The platform’s event feed feature helps attendees stay updated with the event buzz throughout.
Attendees can browse through fellow attendees’ posts, discussions and live updates on the feed and share their updates as well. Another way to keep attendees updated with all the last minute changes and additions is through push notifications.
3. Engage with the community: One of the key purposes of the networking platform is to encourage interaction among attendees and to help them engage with the event.
Attendees can post discussions, share content in the form of photos or videos as well as conduct polls on the platform. They can engage with fellow attendees’ posts by liking or commenting on the same as well as participate in polls and discussions initiated by the community members.
4. Connect relevant attendees:
The platform is an advanced matchmaking solution that eliminates the tedious task of finding the right people to connect with at an event. Attendees can view individual attendee profiles, chat or schedule meetings with fellow community members.
The ‘filter’ feature allows them to view attendees in their network. An advanced filter option is available as well to filter out attendee profiles based on industry, designation or organization.
5. Manage it all:
Apart from ticket purchase and management, it is possible for the attendees to get the complete event schedule and maintain individual event agenda with bookmarked sessions for the event through the platform.
They can also view and edit their own profile settings, manage event itinerary, keep track of ticket purchases and more. For further convenience, attendees can schedule meetings, send or accept meetings requests and keep track of all their meeting slots on the platform itself.
Each of these features serves a definite purpose in bringing attendees closer together at events bridging the gap between the event and its attendees. The platform is powered by smart and intuitive algorithms to connect them with the right attendees.
The best part about it; it’s available on both, web as well as mobile platforms. Having the community integrated with an event app makes it even easier for the attendees. It is the entire event in the palm of their hands.
They can connect with fellow attendees and interact with them on the go. It makes managing their event agenda even simpler and 2x faster.
Imagine an event with more than 1000 people. It is next to impossible to have a proper conversation with every attendee individually. Moreover, out of these 1000 attendees, it is very much a possibility that only 10 or 20 attendees may be relevant to your profession.
Having such a platform on hand saves the time and energy to scrape through the entire attendee list to actually interacting with the attendees that matter to your agenda.
What do I gain from this platform?
The platform benefits both, the organiser as well as the attendee. Having such a platform at an event helps an attendee make the most out of the event.
This platform is your trusted assistant that will help you work your way through the event. For attendees, the platform is a great way to maximize ROI and build better connections.
Here’s a glimpse of some of the varied benefits that this platform provides to the organisers:
1. Smarter Networking: Networking made smarter and simpler. An easy to use platform available on a web platform as well as an event networking app. Convenience at its best!
2. Relevant Connections:
No more random scouting for relevant people at an event. Match-making algorithms and advanced filters to the rescue! It’s the smart way to connect relevant attendees at any event.
An event networking software is the best way to engage the attendees in the entire event proceedings. Get the attendees to participate and initiate polls and discussions, share relevant content, like and comment on the event feed posts and more.
4. Increased ROI: With increased engagement and smarter connectivity, attendees gain higher ROI which in turn translates to the overall event ROI. Hence, it is a great way to gain optimum event ROI.
5. Event Updates: Organisers can send out updates in the form of posts or push notifications via the community platform itself.
6. Convenience: Attendees can schedule meetings, manage their event agenda, keep track of their schedule, all from a single platform. All this along with an efficient networking system in place. Thus, this event networking tool is the perfect way to maximize attendee convenience.
7. Direct Connect :
Attendees can directly interact with the organisers through the community platform. Organisers too, can send out important updates in the form of messages, emails or push notifications. Hence, a direct connect is established between organisers and attendees.
These are the many-fold benefits of facilitating a networking platform at any event that can be availed by both, organisers as well as attendees. A win-win for both!
It is indefinitely the new age of networking.
Know more about Hubilo’s other features here.