- How do I enable the Exhibitors feature for my Event?
- How do I add Exhibitors to my Event?
- Checklist of Information
- Where do I view the Exhibitors?
InEvent offers the opportunity for Exhibitors to showcase and promote their products or services through the sponsorship of events. Using the InEvent Virtual Lobby, exhibitors can have their Virtual rooms and engage and network with attendees on 1x1 or group meetings. This helps promote brand visibility and expand the reach to their target audience..
How do I enable the Exhibitors feature for my Event?
First, go to Settings > Tools, click on Edit and under the Start section, scroll down until you see the Exhibitors checkbox. Ensure to activate the checkbox, and click on End to save changes.
If instead of seeing a checkbox you see Click, you will need to enable this feature in the company tools.
To do so, simply press Click and a new tab will automatically open on the company tools page. Then, scroll down under the Start section, press Edit, and make sure the Exhibitors checkbox is checked. Press End to save the changes.
How do I add Exhibitors to my Event?
To add Exhibitors manually to your event, go to Event > Exhibitor and click on +Add Exhibitor, or you add Exhibitors using a spreadsheet by clicking on Edit > Import > Download Demo File.
Once you have added an Exhibitor, click on the Exhibitor's name and the Details page will be displayed to start adding more information when you click on the Edit button.
Checklist of Information
To add a logo to the Exhibitor, click on the Red tab icon under the word Logo. The desirable image size is 750 x 750 (px by px).
- Company Information
You will be able to add more information about the Exhibitor such as company name, contact name, telephone, email, website, and social media links such as Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook.
On the event's website, attendees will be able to see the website, social media links and mini-bio of the Exhibitor by clicking on Learn more.
Attendees can also view this information in Exhibitor rooms and activities being sponsored by the Exhibitors.
Categories are a key component of a powerful marketing strategy. You can create categories to define the value of the influence of each exhibitor. The Exhibitor can be displayed by Categories in the Exhibitor tab at the Virtual Lobby, and in the App alongside Sponsors. The category can also be seen when you click on the Exhibitor's name inside the Exhibitor's room and activities in which they are sponsoring when using the Neo layout.
- Virtual Room and Room Video Mode
To learn how to create a virtual room for your exhibitors and how to select between the different available video modes please check this article.
If you wish to associate tags with your exhibitors, click here to learn how to create Tags. Once the tag is created, you just need to associate them under the Details of the selected Exhibitor.
You can set your exhibitor booth to be visible/ invisible according to the agreement made. If for example the event lasts multiple days and one of the Exhibitors agreed to have their brand exposed for only one day, you can simply set the Exhibitor to be invisible.
- Data Collector
This feature allows exhibitors and sponsors to obtain data from participants who visited their booths. For more detailed information please check this article.
This space is dedicated to having a brief text, link, or media of the Exhibitor. It is possible to use bullet lists on the WYSIWYG editor for the Minibio.
It can also be translated into different languages, to do so please check this article.
Where do I view the Exhibitors?
Exhibitors can be viewed on the event's website, in the Virtual Lobby, and in the mobile app.
In the App
Exhibitors will show alongside Sponsors in the app. To see the exhibitors and sponsors of your event go to Menu > Sponsors. To view more information about an Exhibitor including activities they are sponsoring, click on the Exhibitor.
In the Virtual Lobby
Main page: exhibitor rooms and activities
In the Lobby, you'll see the rooms of the exhibitors on the left-hand side of the page, and also on the right-hand side, you'll see them on the room covers of activities being sponsored.
In the Exhibitor's virtual room, attendees will find comprehensive information about the Exhibitor by clicking on the Exhibitor's name located next to their logo at the bottom of the room.
Attendees can also view this information in activities being sponsored by the Exhibitors by clicking on the Exhibitor's logo at the bottom of the room.
Dedicated page for exhibitors
If you wish to have dedicated pages for exhibitors in the Virtual Lobby, go to Settings > Tabs and click on Web app Lobby. Click on Edit and tick the Visible checkbox beside Virtual Lobby - Exhibitors.
You will be able to access the dedicated pages for exhibitors in the Virtual Lobby by selecting the corresponding tab in the menu on the left-hand side, as shown below:
Exhibitor's ads inside activities
If you create ads for your exhibitors, you will see them inside activities. Exhibitors' profiles and their ads are also displayed in their virtual rooms.
If you wish to have more information about the Exhibitor Ads, click here.
On the website
To view the exhibitors on your website, make sure to add the Exhibitors section. Click here to learn how to add sections on your website.
After doing this, all information updated on the Exhibitor's page under Event > Exhibitors will appear on your website.
How do I view Exhibitors on the email?
To show your event exhibitors on the email, follow the steps below:
- Once you create your email, you will be on the Email creator page where you can find six section categories on the menu bar to the left.
- Click the Media category, you will see the option Exhibitors.
- Drag and drop the Exhibitors option to the email on the right.
A section showing all your event exhibitors with their logos and website URLs will be added to your email.
Editing the exhibitors section on your email
By default, all the exhibitors you added under Event > Exhibitor will be displayed in your email.
- You can choose which exhibitors to hide/show by following the steps below:
- Click on an exhibitor to open the section's settings.
- Under Sponsor Content, uncheck the checkbox of the exhibitors you want to hide and check them again if you want to show them.
- You can also edit the size of the logos by following these steps:
- Click on an exhibitor to open the section's settings.
- Go to Text Contents and resize the logo as you wish.
People, Invite, Files, Ads, Tickets, and Chats
By clicking on the Settings button on the top right corner of the Exhibitors page, a pop-up will appear, which allows you to control the relevant tools of the page without leaving it.
In the Start section, you can control the Random sponsors and Sponsor tile show 'Description' tools and in the Block section, you can control the Hide sponsors logo tool. To learn more about these tools, read this article.
To enable or disable each tool, click on the corresponding toggle button as shown in the gif below:
Can I extract reports related to the Exhibitor?
Yes. To extract an excel report on your Exhibitors go to Event > Exhibitors, click on the Edit button and press the Report button at the top left corner of the page.
A message will appear along the top of the screen letting you know that your excel sheet is being processed and will be sent to your email once completed.
The report will contain information of your Exhibitors such as: sponsorID, event ID, companyName, contactName, telephone, email, website, social media links, bio, sponsorTags, etc.
If you are an Exhibitor in an event happening on our platform, this article is going to help you understand what you are going to be able to do and how you can manage your own information within InEvent.
What is the difference between Sponsors and Exhibitors?
The main difference between an Exhibitor and a Sponsor is the level of interactivity. While Exhibitors have a higher level of interaction with attendees, Sponsors by default have a higher amount of image placement in the event at large. Sponsors are usually big companies or brands who fund the event at large while Exhibitors pay to be part of an event in order to push their brand and create brand awareness.
To learn about Sponsors, click here.