Have you ever attended business matchmaking event?
If you haven’t, you must’ve heard about this kind of events at least once. It’s a new way to help companies and people to network in an organized way in many business industries.
What is the matchmaking event?
The matchmaking event is where companies who are interested in similar services or products gather to network and find the perfect partner for their organization. The matchmaking events aren’t about agenda and some educational speeches. The matchmaking events are based on One-to-One business meetings.
It’s a very effective way especially in Business-to-Business industries and when it comes to outsourcing of course.
In the Digital Marketing industry for example, if your company want to hire the right agency to handle the Digital Marketing activities,
you can attend a Digital Marketing Matchmaking to meet the maximum numbers of agencies in the same day and compare easily between different offers. That saves a lot of time and efforts to find the right digital marketing arm for your company.
The importance of attending matchmaking events:
1- Saving time and efforts to find the suitable partner who can provide you with the best offer.
Instead of losing efforts and a lot of time to search and get proposals then comparing them, you can set up to 10 meetings for example on the same day to filter which companies you can deal with.
2- Effective way for Business Networking
It’s a great opportunity to expand your network with meeting professionals who are working in related industries. You can also find hidden opportunities and ideas for your business that you didn’t plan for.
3- A good opportunity to show your services and successful case studies.
Business-to-Business companies have very limited opportunities to brand themselves in their markets.
If you have a matchmaking for your industry, you should think about participating even if you don’t need to increase the number of your partnerships and clients. It’s a very good opportunity to show your services and successful case studies to your prospective customers to build long-term relationships.
4 Upcoming Matchmaking Events You Can Attend:
In a partnership with the Digital Marketing Insights in Egypt 2017 event, the Digital Marketing Community is organizing the largest gathering of Media and Digital Marketing agencies in Egypt. During the event, companies can make one-to-one business meetings with the Media & Digital Marketing agencies to find the right partners who can handle their Media & Digital Marketing activities.
The event will be attended by 30 Media and Digital Marketing agencies, working in +10 media sectors on the 4th of December 2017 in Fairmont Heliopolis, Cairo.
WUZZUF is organizing Egypt’s biggest startup matchmaking event that connects startups with senior professionals who are passionate about joining exciting startups for key positions or as co-founders.
The one of a kind event connects early-stage and growth-stage startups with senior professionals who want to get to know the fascinating world of Egyptian entrepreneurship and its leaders.
The matchmaking will take place on 2 December at The Greek Campus, Cairo.
TRUSTECH presents itself as a high-level hub for the international ICT and digital services community, and seeks to help market players define future strategies, develop the way technologies are used and generate business opportunities.
It brings together more than 300 players, from industry world leaders and research organisations to start-ups and SMEs (220). The main sectors covered by Trustech are ICT and Digital Services.
The event will take place in France, from 28 to 30 November 2017.
Business-to-Business Matchmaking event sets up 30-minute speed meetings between “Born Global” startups and international SMEs, and potential strategic partners and investors from the US and global markets.
The event will take place in the USA on January 7-11, 2018 [or the two days before the CES plus three days during CES (January 9-11)].