Sponsors and Exhibitors: People, Invite, Files, Ads, Tickets and Chats
- What is the purpose of these tabs?
You can create dedicated virtual rooms for each Sponsor or Exhibitor supporting your event. Using the InEvent Virtual Lobby, sponsors and exhibitors can engage and network with attendees on 1-1 and group meetings; increasing brand awareness, building relationships, and expanding their reach in their target audience. Between branded covers, ads, files, and engaging features, sponsors and exhibitors have plenty of options to get the most out of their investment.
What is the purpose of these tabs?
It allows each person added to join the Sponsor or Exhibitor virtual room with Presenter abilities.
Besides having Presenter abilities, people added to the People tab will also be able to edit the Sponsor or Exhibitor profile and allocate Sponsor or Exhibitor tickets.
To add someone to the People tab, click Event > Sponsors > select a sponsor > press People > +Add person.
You will be able to add as many Sponsor and Exhibitor reps as you wish.
Sponsor and Exhibitor account
Whenever those that were added to the Sponsor or Exhibitor's People tab access the Virtual Lobby, they will see a dedicated Sponsor account or Exhibitor account tab, depending on which they were added.
On this page, it is possible to edit information such as Company name, logo, mini-bio, tags, etc by clicking on the Edit button. Also, right next to the Edit button, there is an Open Virtual Room button, that will redirect them to the Sponsor or Exhibitor's virtual booth automatically.
Below is a gif showing how to navigate to the Sponsor account tab in the Virtual Lobby:
Below is a gif showing how to navigate to the Exhibitor account tab in the Virtual Lobby:
It also allows for a feature to be enabled called Data collector (this is an Add-on feature therefore not available in all packages). To learn more about the Data collector click here.
Sponsors and Exhibitor Representatives
Another way to engage with people who join the Sponsor or Exhibitor rooms is to make the Sponsor and Exhibitor reps available for meetings. After following the steps to add a person in the People's tab, simply click on Edit and tick the corresponding case as shown below:
When making the Sponsor and Exhibitor reps available for meetings, their profile pictures will be displayed on the Sponsors and Exhibitors' room page (similar to the Presenters' display in the activities):
The participants can hover over the Sponsor and Exhibitor representative profile and network, either by message or call:
To learn more about Meetings, click here.
InvitesThis feature allows for a push notification to be sent to a person when their invitee has entered the event and printed their badge. Click here for further information about Invites.
AdsTo create an ad for your Sponsors click on Event > Sponsors, select a sponsor > press Ads > + New ad. Follow this same process to create ads for your Exhibitors under Event > Exhibitors.
Next, you should select if you'd like to create an ad for the Event App or for the Virtual Lobby and press Create.
If you wish to have more information related to the Sponsor or Exhibitor advertisements, check this article here.
The Files tab allows you to upload files that will be available in your sponsor and exhibitor booths.
To add a file, select a sponsor or an exhibitor on the left and then press +Add file.
After that, click on the green button to choose documents from your device to upload.
Once you have chosen the files you wish to upload, you will need to fill in the File name and press Create.
That's all! Your files are now visible to the audience!
Reporting clicks on files
As shown in the image above, you will be able to see how many clicks each file got under the column Clicks.
If you wish to know who clicked on each file, you should generate an excel report by clicking Edit in the upper right and pressing Report Files.
When you click the button, a message will appear at the top of the screen, warning you that you will receive the file with the data in your email, when the process is complete.
The report will inform you which participant have clicked on each file and how many times.
To learn more about Files Click here.
This tab allows you to allocate tickets to your sponsors and exhibitors at no cost. Please check this article for further information.
This tab will allow you to visualize all chat comments from sponsor or exhibitor booths.
Besides visualizing chat comments, you can also:
- Moderate chat comments: Click on the chat comment you would like to moderate, then press Edit on the top right corner. You will be able to approve, reject or even delete a comment. Click here for further information on that.
- Save chat comments by generating reports: you will be able to save all chat comments by pressing Edit > Report chat. A spreadsheet with all data will be sent to your email.
Sponsor and Exhibitor Guide
If you are sponsoring 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.