Networking - Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

Networking

Miss meeting face-to-face? We do too! So, here is where you can take advantage of all the ways to really connect at #rice22.

"Speed-Dating"

Connect with exhibitors and sponsors to explore the services and solutions that are transforming retail. Meetings are short and sweet, clocking in at only 15-minutes each.

HOW TO BOOK A SPEED DATE:

How to book a sponsor meeting:

  1. Click Exhibitors or Sponsors in the event app.
  2. Browse solution providers and click to view profiles and available meeting times
  3. Click on an available meeting time (click “see more slots” for the full list)
  4. Select their Booth location or, if not available, the Networking Lounge
  5. Include a message letting the team know what you’re most interested in discussing
  6. Once your message is complete, click “Send Meeting Request”
  7. Your request will appear in My Event/My Meetings and in the sponsor’s booth as “Pending”
  8. Once the meeting is accepted you will receive a notification and “Pending” will change to “Confirmed” (you may need to refresh the page)
  9. A visual step-by-step guide can be found here.

1:1 Peer Meetings

Meet with like-minded attendees during the show by searching for them via the search bar or by using the #RICE22 “AI Matches” at the top of the Community tab.

HOW TO BOOK A MEETING WITH AN ATTENDEE:

How to book a meeting with an attendee:

  1. Click the Community tab in the event app.
  2. Browse attendees, use the search bar or use the “AI Matches” provided at the top of the page to select a profile and view available meeting times.
  3. Click on an available meeting time (click “see more slots” for the full list)
  4. Select “Networking Lounge in Expo Hall” Location
  5. Include a message letting them know what you’re interested in discussing
  6. Once your message is complete, click “Send Meeting Request”
  7. Your request will appear in My Event/My Meetings and in the sponsor’s booth as “Pending”
  8. Once the meeting is accepted you will receive a notification and “Pending” will change to “Confirmed” (you may need to refresh the page)

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