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  • Eliminate costs such as travel, accommodation, promotional items, brochures, etc.
  • Skip logistical issues such as the physical building of stands, arranging shipping of demo equipment and / or running out of brochures and samples.
  • More attendees can visit you as the event is free and anyone from around the world can visit your stand.
  • You can get a lot more data and analytics from a virtual event as you capture information.
  • The physical conference only lasts for as long as it is on, but the online event stays there for a much longer time.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How does the session work?” tab_id=”1597935070967-024b0b77-2d3e”][vc_column_text]

  • Options include live webinar or pre-recorded streaming sessions. Our production team will discuss your specific needs with you.
  • Both (pre-recorded and live) have benefits and risks associated with it. Naturally pre-recorded sessions can be streamed flawlessly and is better managed with no nasty on the day surprises.
  • Conversely live sessions allow for a more for interactive engagement with the attendees but a bad internet link can spoil it for everyone.
  • Both will automatically open up for viewing at the specified time as per the allocated time on the Programme and delegates will log in to attend.
  • Remember, unlike a ‘physical’ conference, with an online conference the content becomes available after the event and can be replayed over and over.

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  • Plenary sessions take place from 10h00 – 12h30 daily and is by invitation only, except for the Platinum Sponsor. These sessions are not technical in nature, and must remain independent and free of any product marketing.
  • Afternoon technical sessions take place from 14h30 – 16h30 daily and is available optionally at R12 500 Ex per session.
  • These sessions are there for sponsors to deliver product presentations, solve problems using their product set, and sponsors are free to do as much marketing as they wish.
  • In fact, we encourage competitions and give-aways during these sessions to keep it energised. We will also market your session and delegates can specifically register for the event.
  • Registrations associated with specific sessions belong to the sponsors (owner) of the session and the names of registrations will be shared with the sponsor.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Does the Council share the registration lists with sponsors?” tab_id=”1597935198631-c96c5613-1db6″][vc_column_text]

  • On the registration page there is an ‘opt in’ button where delegates can choose to have their contact details shared.
  • In line with POPIA only these contacts may be shared with sponsors.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”When does registration open?” tab_id=”1597935205892-8963e6d6-5914″][vc_column_text]

  • Registration for delegates opens on 1st September 2020

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the deadlines for signing up for a sponsorship?” tab_id=”1597935210073-58d77e1b-bb45″][vc_column_text]

  • Sponsorship must reach the Council no later than 28th of September in order to finalise 3D designs and rendering.
  • Once you have signed up our team will be in touch to arrange to receive the necessary artwork and start on the design of your stand.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I share my stand location with my customers?” tab_id=”1597935430055-ae46e653-510d”][vc_column_text]

  • You can share your unique stand link with your customers and invite them to visit you on your stand and engage directly.
  • Visitors can also find and access sponsors via manual links from a drop-down menu on the website.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What lead information do sponsors receive?” tab_id=”1597935431023-895448d7-df2e”][vc_column_text]

  • Exhibitors can display their video call buttons and links to their websites to manage their leads.
  • Alternatively each sponsor has a generic capture form on their stand which will go directly to the Sponsor at the end of each day.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How does a sponsor engage with delegates/visitors?” tab_id=”1597935432927-971bc3d7-6fde”][vc_column_text]

  • Each stand will have active links (powered by your preferred collaboration platform such as Zoom/Teams/Meet, etc) which can be accessed by visitors.
  • The link must be an active link for the duration of the event.
  • Sponsors may block out a single call in their diaries and should not have multiple codes for the various days.
  • The link will be displayed on the exhibition stand allowing delegates to connect with the stand representatives.
  • Exhibitors are STRONGLY encouraged to ensure that there is a person available to engage with visitors for the duration of the event.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How does a virtual event differ from a physical event?” tab_id=”1597936034218-b52d6169-19e2″][vc_column_text]

  • Virtual events are accessed via a website where visitors enter onto the event floor.
  • The CONEXT event is a 3D platform and visitors walk through the exhibition stands as if they were at a physical event. Stands are different sizes and contain different content depending on the sponsor level, just as a physical event. Visitors can enter a stand on the exhibition floor and click on the content to download information, watch product videos or engage with the sponsor.

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  • Hall’s A and B are designed to ease movement and to ensure visitors do not lose orientation, and it also houses the different sponsors.
  • This is done solely for technical purposes which will helps the producers to effectively design the 3D experience in the best possible way.

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  • Sponsorship must reach the Council no later than 30th October 2020 in order to finalise 3D designs and rendering.
  • Once you have signed up our team will be in touch to assist package the required artwork to commence with design of your stand.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”When does registration open?” tab_id=”1599367297767-3b81e58a-4c0c”][vc_column_text]Registration for delegates opens on 1st October 2020, however sponsor registrations are currently open. Sponsors can sign-up here  https://www.conextconference.com/registration/[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Does the Council share the registration lists with sponsors?” tab_id=”1599367456289-2f97fe7b-0c79″][vc_column_text]

  • On the registration page there is an ‘opt in’ button where delegates can choose to have their contact details shared.
  • In line with POPIA only these contacts may be shared with sponsors.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What speaker slots are available?” tab_id=”1599367564236-203d8619-000c”][vc_column_text]

  • Plenary sessions take place from 10h00 – 12h30 daily and is by invitation only, except for the Platinum Sponsor. These sessions are not technical in nature, and must remain independent and free of any product marketing.
  • Afternoon technical sessions take place from 14h30 – 16h30 daily and is available optionally at R20 000 ex vat per 30minute session.
  • These sessions are there for sponsors to deliver product presentations, solve problems using their product set, and sponsors are free to do as much marketing as they wish.
  • We encourage the sponsors to have competitions and give-aways during these sessions to keep it energised. The CONEXT Team will assist to market your sessions, encouraging delegates to register specifically for the event and the sponsored sessions.
  • Registrations associated with specific sessions belong to the sponsors (owner) of the session and the names of the registered attendees will be shared with the sponsor.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How does the sessions work?” tab_id=”1599367696227-91fe436b-50da”][vc_column_text]

  • Options include live webinar or pre-recorded streaming sessions. Our production team will discuss your specific needs with you.
  • Both (pre-recorded and live) have benefits and risks associated with it.
  • Pre-recorded sessions can be streamed flawlessly and is better managed with little to no challenges/surprises on the day.
  • Conversely live sessions allow for a more for interactive engagement with the attendees, but a bad internet connection can spoil the experience for sponsor and delegate.
  • Both will automatically open up for viewing at the specified time as per the allocated time on the Programme and delegates will log in to attend.
  • A note to remember, unlike a ‘physical’ conference, in an online conference the content is still available as evergreen content to link to the sponsors website.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Does the platform allow us to display products” tab_id=”1599367758047-8c726261-b081″][vc_column_text]

  • The platform provides sponsors the ability to add links to offsite product catalogues of their own.
  • The link to the products have to be supplied for us to have them displayed as a link on your exhibition stand.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I change products on my stand?” tab_id=”1599367883408-066b6ed0-85dd”][vc_column_text]

  • Sponsors with product catalogues merely share their very own link on the virtual exhibition stands, therefore updates will occur on the sponsors website or platform.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”In which format do we submit brochures and video’s?” tab_id=”1599367953107-4c0e6b60-41ce”][vc_column_text]

  • All material submissions will be done in the sponsor area of the wwwconextconference.com website.
  • Users would first need to register and login to submit artwork, links and videos that will eventually be populated on the 3D exhibition and other channels.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What resources do I need to create a stand?” tab_id=”1599368030317-2bb109ce-0f24″][vc_column_text]

  • All stand packages are predefined 3D layouts to choose from.
  • Sponsors will have a list of content that will be required for the chosen tier from titanium to bronze.
  • Sponsors will have the opportunity to customise the panel artwork and submit links and videos.

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  • Booths are designed with standard furniture in the same tier category and is dependent on the style of the stand.

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Where can we find the packages?” tab_id=”1599368203948-25aff60d-d786″][vc_column_text]

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Where can I find the latest event programme?” tab_id=”1599368337260-9358363d-6c25″][vc_column_text]

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I customise my package?” tab_id=”1599368381487-0c911698-afab”][vc_column_text]

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