The right way to put together for Net Summit 2023 — Stripo.electronic mail

In case you are attending Net Summit 2023, you definitely know that that is the world’s largest know-how occasion and a beautiful alternative to satisfy new leads, forge beneficial enterprise relationships and helpful acquaintanceships, and even pitch your product to traders.

Thus, you should be totally ready to pursue your endeavors and obtain your targets there.

The information beneath will provide help to get probably the most out of Net Summit 2023. Let’s start, we could?

The right way to put together for a demo 

Tip 1. Safe a dependable various Web connection

In fact, at Net Summit, a Wi-Fi connection is offered. It’s fairly quick and steady, nevertheless it typically drops. 

At Net Summit 2023, the organizers present commonplace out there community venue Wi-Fi that’s out there to all attendees with gadgets underneath the next situations: 

  • Wi-Fi operates on the 5 GHz band; the two.4 Ghz frequency band is just not out there for use;
  • supposed for light-weight utilization (electronic mail, searching, on the spot messages);
  • throughout peak instances, chances are you’ll expertise delays because of community congestion;
  • older gadgets might not assist the 5Ghz frequency band; thus, it’s essential to assessment your {hardware} specification sheet or seek the advice of your technical group.

You can also use an ethernet cable or default bandwidth. This lets you have interaction in heavier web use, comparable to streaming video, with a higher diploma of reliability. The utmost pace is 10Mbps by default.

You don’t wish to lose your web connection whereas introducing your product to a possible lead. Handle your web connection now, and you’ll thank your self later.

Stripo stand for lead generation

Tip 2. Put together a number of displays and have them prepared in numerous tabs or gadgets

In case you are a product, you almost certainly have a couple of and even many options you’d prefer to promote about your self, and it could be tempting to show them multi functional presentation. Nevertheless, maybe attendees wouldn’t hearken to your lengthy displays or watch prolonged movies.

One function must be offered at a time!

Which means it’s essential to have a couple of demonstrations related to completely different product options.

Tip 3: Have a demo video in your cell

Not solely a poor web connection can fail you; your laptop computer can as properly.

Thus, it could be perfect to have displays or introductory movies uploaded to your smartphone.

Tip 4. Choose what kind of exhibition house you need

Net Summit 2023 organizers present three various kinds of platforms the place you’ll be able to stand.

  1. Rows with a small piece of house the place very completely different alpha and beta companies (newcomers) are represented. There’s a nook to cover issues and put a laptop computer. All. In such an area, you merely attempt to “catch” the eyes of passers-by and inform them about your product. Generally individuals themselves method you. It’s a steady stream of individuals, and within the night, you’ll be able to not speak. Such stands have the fitting to be exhibited solely someday, the following, they’re changed by fully completely different ones, however they’re the identical on the stage of the corporate
  2. Your personal nook with a ball, on stands the place you stand with two or 4 different firms. You’ve gotten more room, you’ll be able to concentrate on those that method you. Nonetheless in your toes all day.
  3. Stands as a big piece of house along with your banner and emblem. You may place a number of chairs there, this stand can accommodate as much as 8 individuals freely, and there’s a place to cover issues and put merch and notebooks for presentation. You do not “catch” on the stands. They arrive to you. Both those that know you and got here to say howdy or those that do not know you and wish to get to know you. The stand is displayed on all three days of the Net Summit, which suggests extra alternatives to seek out new customers, set up relationships, and schedule a gathering prematurely.

We had a small stand for a number of years, and final 12 months we selected a nook stand for ourselves. We extremely appreciated this feature as a result of extra representatives of Stripo may be on the stand, and extra guests will be capable of method concurrently.

How exhibition place provides the audience engagement

Tip 5. Put together merch that may current your organization

In case you are collaborating within the Net Summit with your personal sales space, make sure to put together merch.

As you start to develop and ship it, contemplate the next options:

  • weight and quantity in a suitcase; that is essential each for a flight and when bringing merch to the situation of the Net Summit;
  • if you’ll ship merch to the summit in a suitcase, be ready for an x-ray of the suitcase on the entrance that may be a barely longer than the standard inspection;
  • merch must be associated to your model: not solely the emblem but additionally the kind of product. For instance, at Net Summit 2022, we had air humidifiers with the Stripo emblem, and we had been usually requested if we made them. Thermos mugs are extra impartial, so they’re higher fitted to this goal;
  • probably the most branded objects for us are content material books and pins.

Examples of branded merch

We’re sincerely grateful to everybody who took pins in 2022 and instantly connected them to their garments as an expression of assist for Ukraine. We took greater than a number of hundred of them, however we did not have sufficient.

IMPORTANT: All merch should be eco-friendly and guarantee environmental sustainability. If you don’t adjust to the necessities of the Summit, the merch must be faraway from the stand.

The environmental sustainability rules

(Supply: Web Summit Event policy)

The right way to pitch at your sales space

Tip 6. Polish your pitch

Step 1. Clarify to your self the advantages of your product

First, it’s worthwhile to reply a couple of questions:

  1. What’s my product?
  2. What’s its predominant mission?
  3. How do customers win with it?
  4. How is it completely different from rivals?

Your solutions must be concise.

Step 2. Be taught from the most effective

The PITCH occasion happens at Net Summit. Earlier than the summit, out of two,000 startup from the worldwide tech trade, the jury chosen the most effective 105. You should have the chance to hearken to them. 

So, in case your sales space is on day 2 or 3, you get an opportunity to attend the Pitch occasion to see how individuals react to completely different pitches and optimize yours.

In case your sales space is scheduled for day 1, make sure to watch the PITCH semi-final 2023 on Net Summit Rio 2023.

Tip 7. Put together a couple of intros

It is going to be perfect to have a couple of variations of the intros to your product. Attendees’ reactions will point out whether or not your positioning is OK or if it’s worthwhile to modify it.

Tip 8. Acquire suggestions

In case your device/product/app is sufficiently fascinating, you’ll know based mostly on individuals’s reactions whether or not they worth the options you’re providing or for those who ought to give you a barely completely different thought. 

Your purchasers will definitely cease by. Ask them for suggestions — they may possible be trustworthy with you.

Stripo at Web Summit 2023 world's largest tech conference

The right way to safe unparalleled networking alternatives at Net Summit

Tip 9. Excellent your speech for traders

Conversations with customers differ from conversations with traders.

For those who converse with traders, you don’t actually show the worth of your product by itemizing the options. You are able to do it with numbers. Be sure that you’ve precise knowledge.

Learn some ideas relating to speeches at Net Summit 2023 to know the way to pitch your product to investors extra successfully.

Speech of one of the world-class speakers  

Tip 10. Be open to communication

You may meet fascinating individuals and make helpful acquaintances in every single place, comparable to the next places:

  • at your sales space with the neighbors. They may suggest you to the attendees they convey with;
  • meals courtroom (actual case. We met some leads ready for the espresso machine to make us some espresso).

Tip 11. Discover the conferences you wish to attend

Throughout the day, you’ll meet many fascinating individuals there.

Nevertheless, actual networking occurs at evening.

Night Summit

This “afterparty” is organized by the Net Summit representatives. Properly, at the least they market it. Please be suggested that it’s worthwhile to pre-register for this occasion.

Schedule and venue of Night time Summit:

  • Monday, November 13: Meet and greet — Hub Criativo do Beato;
  • Tuesday, November 14: Time to do enterprise — Pátio da Galé;
  • Wednesday, November 15: Night time Summit occasion — Pavilhão Carlos Lopes.

Web summit events

(Supply: Web Summit)

Please discover extra data on these “parties” right here.

Lisbon Web Summit Side Events

These occasions should not organized by Net Summit, however solely attendees of the Summit will take part within the “Facet Occasions.”

What else do it’s worthwhile to learn about them?

All of them happen in numerous venues.

They begin Saturday, November 11 and finish Friday, November 17.

Web summit's educational content with incredible speakers

Particulars on these occasions chances are you’ll discover here

Tip 12. Schedule conferences prematurely

  • in your app. You may “view” all attendees and “type” them by pursuits. You’ll find the individuals who you’ll be able to study from and e-book appointments with them;
  • search huge leads and traders beforehand. Contact them even on LinkedIn for those who please.

Tip 13. Have your small business playing cards with you

Sure, the Net Summit app means that you can scan the contact data of the individuals you meet there.

Nevertheless, don’t depend on scanning — depend on enterprise playing cards as a substitute as a result of you may make some notes on the playing cards (comparable to notes about advertising cooperations, visitor put up exchanges, assembly at Pink Avenue 8 pm – 9 pm, and so on.).

Moreover, for my part, 

The right way to costume

Tip 14. Snug sneakers

All day on foot — within the night, your legs will probably be sore for those who put on uncomfortable clothes, and also you “won’t really feel your toes” for those who put on fancy apparel.

Tip 15. Gown the way in which you want

Swimsuit? Denims and sweaters? Whichever you need. No person cares about it there.

Further ideas 

Tip 16. Study Covid restrictions

Sure, Portugal and Net Summit haven’t any COVID restrictions this 12 months. 

For instance, in 2022, that they had no restrictions as properly, however some transit airports did. In my nation, we’re not required to have COVID-19 certificates, nor are we required to in Lisbon. Nevertheless, we had been visiting Net Summit by Spain — and there, they checked everybody who is just not an EU citizen.

This 12 months, COVID has unfold once more. So right here, we should be vigilant every single day. You don’t want to fly again house or do pressing exams on the airport (if the latter is even doable).

Our flight to the world's biggest technology event

Tip 17. Verify-in for Net Summit

It’s essential examine in for Net Summit to be allowed to enter it and obtain your magic badge. The organizers will let you know precisely the place and when the registration factors for the occasion are open.

In 2022, the organizers of the Net Summit warned in regards to the chance and locations of registration on the airport by sending an electronic mail three days earlier than the summit began. Airport registration factors at Lisbon Airport have been open since October 29.

For those who do it proper on the airport, you’ll save your self a number of time. For those who do it on the opening evening, it’s going to take you about 1.5-2 hours. 

Tip 18. Arrive far beforehand

Arrive at the least one hour earlier than the occasion begins; in 2021, it took us longer than an hour to go all the safety and COVID checks. In 2022, the method was quicker, as they didn’t must examine our COVID-19 certificates; nonetheless, there was an unlimited line.

Tip 19. E book lodging as early as doable

Housing within the third decade of October will probably be troublesome to seek out, particularly nearer to the Net Summit. The earlier you do it, the higher.

Use our ideas, and you’ll undoubtedly convey again from Lisbon many impressions, helpful contacts, and new prospects for the event of your product.

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Be part of us in Lisbon at Net Summit 2023

Identical to you, Stripo is attending Net Summit this 12 months.

We will probably be delighted to see you at Net Summit, the world’s largest tech convention. We are going to gladly see you at place E553, the pavilion 5.

We will probably be delighted to see you at Net Summit