Important Steps (LB)

Key dates

URGENTComplete your company profile
Make sure your company profile, products and geographical regions have been added to the Exhibitor Portal so Hosted Buyers can search and view your information.
26 July – Appointment preferences go live for Hosted Buyers
Appointment preference selections will open for Hosted Buyers and they will start to select who they would like to meet with at the show. It is essential that your company profile is complete before this date so that you are visible in the search filters and Hosted Buyers can select you.
26 July - Appointment preferences go live for exhibitors
Appointment preference selection will open for exhibitors and you will be given the to opportunity to select Hosted Buyers you would like to meet at the show. View buyers who have requested an appointment with you, and select who you would like an appointment with. 
16 August – Appointment match will take place
The ibtm china appointment match will take place – our sophisticated matching system will match the appointment preferences made by Hosted Buyers and exhibitors to generate pre-scheduled appointments. Appointment preferences are matched in the following stages:

     1. Mutual requests by Hosted Buyers and exhibitors
     2. Hosted Buyer Preferences
Once the Appointment Match has taken place, your appointments will be available to view in your diary via the Exhibitor Portal.

17 August - Self-Scheduled Appointment tool opens
Once the match has taken place, there will be the opportunity for you to use the Self-Scheduled Appointment tool to invite Hosted Buyers to meet with you in any remaining time slots you have available in your diary. 

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