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Welcome to The Virtual BIG 5G Event 2020

We are delighted to welcome you to the Virtual BIG 5G Event. This page includes all the information you should need to prepare. If you have any questions, please contact your operations manager Leanne Stone. Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. We look forward to working with you and making this a successful event!

USEFUL INFORMATION


KEY DATES
KEY DATES

Tuesday 25 August - Platform live for exhibitors to set up profiles 

Tuesday 8 September - Platform live for attendees and networking

Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 September - Event live dates

Friday 25 October - Platform closes for networking and viewing on-demand content 


EVENT TIMINGS
EVENT TIMINGS

CONFERENCE

  • Tuesday 22 September              10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 23 September        09:00am - 3:50pm
  • Thursday 24 September            09:00am - 3:25pm

*Timings are subject to change. For the most up-to-date conference timings please see the online agenda


REQUIRED INFORMATION
REQUIRED INFORMATION

Please send the following information to Leanne by Friday 21st August if you would like this loaded into your virtual profile before you log in.

  • Company logo: 400x200px (2:1 ratio), no larger than 1MB
  • Header Video link: This can be a live or pre-recorded video, hosted on Youtube or Vimeo. This video will play at the top of your booth’s page. Suggested video length should be no more than three minutes.
  • Header Image (if not using video): 1200x675px (16:9 ratio), no larger than 1MB
  • Company Description: There is no official word limit for this but we would suggest up to 100 words.


After the platform has gone live on Tuesday 25th August you will be able to upload these items directly to your exhibitor page, but if you have any questions or require assistance please don't hesitate to get in touch.

REGISTER YOUR PASSES
REGISTER YOUR PASSES

You will receive a separate email from our registration system n200 with the link to register your passes. 

In order to gain access when the system opens to sponsors and exhibitors, please register your exhibit staff by Friday 21 August.

YOUR VIRTUAL BOOTH

The Virtual BIG 5G Event runs on Swapcard – an industry-leading virtual event engagement platform, powered by artificial intelligence.

The platform will be available to exhibitors on  Tuesday 25 August to ensure you have enough time to complete your profiles and familiarise yourself with the system. Our team will be on hand through the whole process to ensure you get the best experience possible.


LOGGING INTO SWAPCARD
LOGGING INTO SWAPCARD

You will receive a welcome email directly from Swapcard when the platform goes live to exhibitors on Tuesday 25 August. Any booth staff that you have registered in advance will also receive a link.


LOG IN GUIDE

SWAPCARD EXHIBITOR CENTER
SWAPCARD EXHIBITOR CENTER

Before and during the event, sponsors and exhibitors will have access to the Exhibitor Center within the platform. Here, you can upload content to your stand, edit company details, assign meetings and much more! For detailed information on the Exhibitor Center and how to use it, please see the guide below.


EXHIBITOR CENTER GUIDE


HOW TO USE SWAPCARD
HOW TO USE SWAPCARD

Please see the below link for guidance on how to fully utilise the platform. Through this guide you will be able to understand the below and more:

  • Navigating within the platform
  • Searching for attendees and matchmaking
  • How to send meeting requests and organise video meetings


HOW-TO GUIDE

BEST PRACTICES
BEST PRACTICES

Please see below for our recommendations on how to get the most out of your Virtual Event.

Before the event
1. Edit your profile and your virtual booth
2. Connect with qualified attendees
3. Send your first few meeting requests
4. Answer your first few meeting requests

During the event
1. Network and make connections
2. Note & tag your new contacts
3. Chat with them in the app
4. Monitor your profile notifications

After the event
1. Ensure a follow up with your new contacts
2. Export your contact list
3. Qualify your leads for better ROI

ADDITIONAL POLICIES


CODE OF CONDUCT
CODE OF CONDUCT

Informa Tech is dedicated to providing an inclusive and safe event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. We are a diverse community of professionals, and we conduct ourselves professionally. Please be considerate and careful with your words and actions. Exhibitors in the expo hall, evening party hosts and organizers of concurrent activities should be aware they are subject to the code of conduct. Exhibitors and party hosts may not promote sexualized or offensive imagery or activities. Exhibition and party staff should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment. Participants asked to stop any behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant or sponsor engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, Informa Tech staff may take action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no refund.

SUSTAINABILITY
SUSTAINABILITY

Informa Tech is committed to a role of environmental and sustainable leadership in every aspect of our business and recognises the responsibilities we have to our employees, our customers, our suppliers, the communities we work within and the environment as a whole.  
Our contribution to a sustainable and environmentally harmonious society is based upon best practice and covers:
Environment: We use recycled materials for office and event documentation and reduce the use of plastics in all our event collateral
Community: To encourage sustainable development in the wider business we endeavour to utilise environmentally accredited venues and support regional agricultural practice by insisting on using locally grown produce for catering at all our large events.
Relationships: Informa Tech has developed an alliance with the Carbon Neutral Company and as a further example of our customer centricity, we strive to locate our events central to where we feel the majority of attendees originate.

IMPORTANT
IMPORTANT

By registering for this event you acknowledge recordings, video, and photographs are being taken during the event. By you entering this virtual event, you give unqualified consent to: Informa Tech, its agents, licensees to record, use and publicise your voice, actions, likeness, and appearance, in any manner and media, worldwide in perpetuity. If you wish to avoid being recorded, please do not enter this event.