Many in the events industry will understand the term, Hosted Buyer Events. These sessions are simply the facilitation of meetings between suppliers and decision-makers in a pre-scheduled fashion during an event, conference, or tradeshow.
You might stick out your tongue in Tibet. An air kiss on the cheek in France? Perhaps, the formal but very traditional greeting of putting your hand on your heart in Malaysia.
Event organisers need to become market organisers and stop thinking about virtual OR in-person events. Instead, the vision should be virtual AND in-person events.
Going beyond the event-wide 3-minute speed networking, set a topic for extra engagement.
As hybrid events become a mainstay, Grip’s smart market engagement platform makes connecting easier than ever.
Event spaces have been empty across the globe due to the Coronavirus pandemic, with delegates staying at home. But as restrictions lift, things are beginning to reopen, and event spaces are opening their doors to in-person events again. So, when you’re able, how will you host your next event safely?
The sudden switch from in-person to online events in 2020 had event organisers scrambling to find new ways to engage and monetise their audiences. Some have been more successful than others, but organisers should now be preparing for hybrid events in 2021.
We are reaching an anniversary that not many of us had foreseen a year ago. When the “stay at home” message became a reality, but the idea of the entire world being in lockdown still sounded like something out of a sci-fi movie. As we all entered our first Covid-19 lockdown across the globe, millions of people left their office not knowing when they might return to their desks.
Space, or more specifically, square meters, has been the lifeblood of revenue for most trade show organisers. The larger your booth, the higher the price you pay. The better the location on the trade show floor, the higher the price.
In light of International Women’s Day, we took advantage of speaking with the women of Grip about the challenges that come with being a woman that they have experienced in the past, still notice today, and where we see improvements.
Don’t be fooled into thinking hybrid events are a new concept.
Sarah Porter is the founder and CEO of Inspired Minds. Inspired Minds was one of the first events companies to take a large, planned physical event and convert it to an online alternative in light of COVID-19 - and succeeded in making that change with only two week’s notice!
We are excited to announce that Grip now integrates with Glisser – the all-in-one audience engagement software for events!
The events industry has found itself on the sharp end of Covid-19's effect, with hundreds of events being cancelled or postponed. With these cancellations, organizers are looking towards technology to continue to deliver value to their attendees.
The launch of Grip Teams earlier in 2019 saw the introduction of the first-ever meeting management solution for real collaboration among exhibiting company’s representatives.
The benefits of post-event analytics come as common knowledge to event organisers and businesses. The data and insights from previous events have always been used to improve future events.
Talking to people is a necessary part of our every-day lives, but for various reasons, B2B events can be daunting.. even if the sole purpose is to network!
Networking has long been considered one of the best ways for businesses and entrepreneurs to make valuable connections...
Having worked with hundreds of events to optimize B2B Meetings we have realized that the question “Where will meetings take place?” is not as simple as it might sound.
With the Grip Matchmaking Solution, we collect a large amount of data about the interest and intent of professionals.
This post gives a full overview of all features available in the Grip Matchmaking Solution inside one of our products
Event networking insights that are obvious to us, are often difficult to learn for a computer that just works in zero's and one's.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that current signals around Artificial Intelligence are mixed.Is it an over-hyped ‘new tech thing’?
Any event professional who wants to be at the top of their game has to consistently find ways to revolutionize their attendee’s experience.
A leading global association of tradeshow organizers and the exhibition industry has recognized Grip as one of the top event apps this year.
How using an Event Networking App during your event could improve your business.
Hosted buyers are all about efficiency. Discover how you can get the best efficiency out of them
Top event organizers know that exhibitors sign up for tradeshows for B2B marketing
Learn 4 quick and easy techniques to boost your event ticket sales.
As an event organizer, one of the biggest game-changers you can offer at your event is the ability to connect your attendees, exhibitors and delegates in new and meaningful ways.
From a networking point of view, it’s important as an organizer to have your attendees and/or exhibitors matched up.
Exhibitors - the lifeblood of a trade show or exhibition. Plenty of attendees, VIP speakers, sponsors, and a sparkling trade program and facilities are great, but exhibitors are key to trade event success.
Wondering if Grip is right for your event? We go head-to-head with some of the usual event types out there, to see how we match up.
IMEXPitch is a competition for event tech startups to showcase themselves to event organizers and marketers from around the world. It's run as part of IMEX America, the US' largest annual meetings industry trade show, featuring the largest hosted buyer program in North America.
The Grip Matchmaking Engine uses artificial intelligence to understand the networking objectives of users, and connect them with the most relevant people at your event.
Growing your event ticket sales are the primary goal of an event website. Smart organizers are always looking for ways to improve their website.
It's been a busy year at Grip. The event networking app, with its ground-breaking professional matchmaking API, is looking to welcome its 50,000th 'handshake' - when attendees agree to connect with each other - very soon.
Be a thought leader in your industry. Grip has partnered with Smartup to bring you content from event industry leaders. Smartup is knowledge creation, peer-to-peer microlearning and sharing platform.
Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned veteran, the introduction of new event networking technology is shaking up the way we network at conferences and meetings.
Eventbrite is a website event management service. In minutes, you can organize your event, sell tickets, and manage registration for all kinds of events.
An Event Networking App is the perfect tool to make your attendees network fast and efficiently. High adoption among attendees is crucial if you want to successfully use an event networking app like Grip at your event.
The Grip App has a great track record when it comes to attendee adoption, with an average of 71% of all the attendees downloading the Grip App, this makes sponsorship for your event networking app increasingly attractive to companies looking for more exposure.
Discover 5 reasons why using an event networking app will improve your attendees' and your event experience.
At Grip, we are all about Event Networking. We see a lot of event apps and where some reports focus on the “feature list”, we think there is more to it.
Grip, the company which created the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) event networking solution, today announces that swipes on the app’s fun and addictive interface have reached one million.