Amsterdam | 15 - 17 November 2022

SUPPORT METSTRADE CONNECT

Grow your knowledge, network & business

The visitor connect platform gives you the opportunity to meet new business relations and connect online, to get inspired by world class speakers who give insights into the latest developments in the sector, to experience product launches or to plan meetings live and online at METSTRADE.

See below a sneak peek of what to expect from the platform.

PLEASE NOTE: To get access to the visitor connect platform, you must be registered for METSTRADE.

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How to login to the visitor connect platform

Follow these 3 steps:

Step 1
Register for the event »

Step 2
Create an account
(you can only create an account after registering)
In your registration confirmation email, you will find the link to create your personal account for the visitor connect platform.
In case you are unable to locate your registration confirmation email, please send an email to registration@rai.nl.

Step 3
Go to the visitor connect platform and login with your account details
Enter the visitor connect platform »
(you can’t login to the platform without an account registration)

How to use the METSTRADE connect platform

  1. Open the profile page of the person you have a meeting with and display meeting details.
  2. On the list of participants you will find a 'Add invitee' button.
  3. Click on this button and search for people you want to meet. You will only find people you have permissions to meet with.
  4. You can select up to 10 people on a single invite and only select people who are available for relevant timeslot.
  5. Click 'invite'. Once this has been done, you will also see additional participants on the list; and each of them needs to accept the invite separately.
If you log in to our METSTRADE connect platform for the first time, a pop-up window will take you through a few steps to set-up your profile, make sure to go through each step and fill out the appropriate information.
If you already are connected to our METSTRADE connect platform and you would like to update your information, click on the profile icon in the upper right corner. You can add here a profile picture and fill in/adjust the answers on the profile questions.
  1. Log in on the web platform or mobile app
  2. Once the meeting is accepted, the Virtual Meeting Room button will appear (if it’s pending or cancelled the Virtual Room won’t be available)
  3. The Virtual Meeting Room button will be clickable 5 mins before the scheduled call
  4. Once you click on the Virtual Meeting Room button you’ll be directed to your virtual meeting room
  5. You can go in and out of the Virtual Meeting Room within your scheduled meeting time, however, once the meeting time has expired you won’t be able to
  6. access your Virtual Meeting Room
  7. Meeting duration is not limited
  8. You’ll be able to share your screen, however, you will be unable to record your meeting
When a meeting request is accepted it will send a calendar invite to your email address.
A few options have been provided as locations for your meetings (your stand, beach, restaurant, meeting room, virtual meeting room) or you can specify somewhere else in the personal message area.
First, find the person you’d like to meet and click on their name to view their profile page, you’ll be able to mark them as ‘interested’ or send a meeting request directly.
The METSTRADE uses natural language processing and advanced algorithms to recommend networking opportunities. Alternatively, you can search for attendees/exhibitors directly or use the filters to find the right profile you’re looking to meet.
What are the benefits?
Our advanced AI-powered matchmaking platform uses natural language processing, advanced algorithms and deep neural networks to constantly learn about your professional goals and interests. It takes the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking – making it more fun and giving you a higher return on your time.
If two users show interest in each other, they are able to chat with each other. If there is mutual interest, the person will appear under 'My connections'. You can then click the 'Chat' button to open a chat window. Requesting a meeting is scheduling a location and time for a meeting (offline or online) with a connection. This can be done via the 'request a meeting' button.
In order to be able to watch the recording, you need to have added the sessions to your personal agenda. You can click on the session and watch the recording.
The content will be available after the event in the METSTRADE and video channel of the event.
Usually yes, but this is decided by the organisers and the session speakers themselves. To be sure ask the speaker or send an email to the organisers.
Yes, you can ask questions to our speakers via the live chat.
When you would like to attend a session, you can add the session to your schedule via the agenda button. You will get a e-mail notification before your session starts.
If your problem is not listed please drop us an e-mail registration@rai.nl and we will do our best to help you.

Operating System Minimum Requirements.
It is important that you can run the most recent version of our supported browsers. Below are the oldest operating systems that we can provide support for:

  • Windows - Windows 7 and later
  • Mac - macOS 10.10 and later
  • Linux - Any x64 based system

iOS Devices:

  • Using Safari - iOS 13 and later
  • Using Native iOS App - iOS 11 and later

Android Devices:

  • Android - Version 4.4 and later
If you're confident everything is connected properly, your devices might be being used by another tool or application. Make sure tools like Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams etc. have been closed prior to starting the session.
Please make sure that you have selected the correct audio mode and that your speakers or headphones are plugged in. Check the volume of your computer.
No, both the camera and microphone functions are automatically switched off for all attendees.
Video from speakers may be subject to interference depending on your own or others' internet connections.

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Do you need help? Contact us!

In case you are unable to locate the confirmation email or to access your account, please send an email to registration@rai.nl.