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12 October 2023 - 13 October 2023
Groningen, Netherlands
Wind meets Gas 2023

Matchmaking sessions - How do they work?

A matchmaking event is an efficient and easy way to meet potential business and collaboration partners. They are facilitated by means of this platform. As a participant you need to be pro-active in requesting and scheduling meetings. 

Make sure that you have signed up for the matchmaking sessions or otherwise add them to your agenda.

Each scheduled meeting only lasts 15 minutes but they are often enough to build first connections before the meeting ends and the next one starts. There is ample time and possibilities to continue networking and explore collaboration opportunities during drinks and dinner.

    1) Set up and complete your profile to showcase your needs and offers

    Create a clear and concise profile to raise your visibility on the b2match platform.
    Your profile should describe who you are, what you can offer to potential partners, and what you are looking for. A good profile will generate significantly more meeting requests. Make sure to add your offers and requests on the Marketplace.

    2) Browse profiles and marketplace opportunities of attendees

    Go to the participants list to find out who is offering interesting and promising business and collaboration opportunities. Check out the online Marketplace to see what the other participants are offering and looking for. 

    3) Request and schedule meetings - September 19 - October 13

    Browse published participants profiles and send meeting requests to those you want to meet during the event. 

    4) Matchmaking sessions - October 12 & 13

    About 1-2 days before the event you will receive an email with your detailed meeting schedule. A hard copy version will also be handed out during the event. 

    Download the B2MATCH MOBILE APP 
    * get access to your meeting schedule on your mobile phone
    * get informed about last-minute changes (bookings, cancellations)
    manage additional meetings on-site (send/receive/confirm requests

    Access your meetings in My Agenda or Meetings, where you have your complete schedule for the event and the list of your meetings.

    How to request a Meeting?

    1. Identify promising participants on the Participants list or the Marketplace page on the event's website. Once you found a suitable meeting partner, click "Request meeting" to send them a meeting request.

    2. Use the Messages functionality to chat about common interests and availability.

    3. Click "View full profile →" to find out more about the participant

    4. Check their profile and if you are interested in meeting them, click the "Request meeting" button.

    5. Check My agenda and Meetings for your schedule and your list of confirmed meetings.

    6. The location of each meeting will be displayed here.

    Happy matchmaking!

    Why participate?

    • Targeted 1:1 pre-arranged sessions to find new international collaboration partners
    • Possibilities for sector-specific exchange with international experts in the field of hydrogen and offshore energy
    • Expand your network and meet new contacts from businesses, research and government with participants from North Western Europe
    Martinikerkhof 3
    9712 JG Groningen, Netherlands
    Organised by
    Netherlands 399
    Norway 18
    Germany 13
    Denmark 11
    United Kingdom 8
    Finland 7
    Belgium 6
    Austria 6
    France 4
    Italy 3
    Spain 2
    Sweden 2
    Greece 2
    Romania 2
    Switzerland 1
    United States 1
    Belarus 1
    Lithuania 1
    Netherlands Antilles 1
    Libya 1
    Namibia 1
    Luxembourg 1
    Total 491