Badges are a conference’s must-have, the oldest, easiest tool to facilitate networking at the conferences. When looking at improving networking at your next meeting, why not to start with innovating the tool you already have in place?
INTRODUCING BADGE GAMIFICATION
At the MICE Party, the networking event for 800 Belgian MICE professionals we were asked to come up with a short ice-breaking activity for attendees. When designing the onsite services experience we came up with an idea of the Badge Networking Game. It’s easy to introduce, fun for people to play and it comes at no extra cost as you’re using badges for it! Ready?
BADGE NETWORKING GAME
Rules: We randomly assigned one part of the circle to each participant and print it visibly on his badge. The goal is to form a group of four attendees with all four different parts of the logo.
Time: 10-15min, depending on the size of the group
Here are 3 essential things to make the game successful
1. Communicate the rules
Make sure you find the right moment in your event programme and schedule the game in! It's important you communicate the game rules clearly to everyone, so announcing them from the stage is a good idea. And the most important: give participants time to enjoy the game, no rush, it's all about networking!
2. Use Visuals
Using visuals is a great way to make the game rules simple and quick to understand for everyone so don't forget to print them on the badge! It will also be useful to put up a slide on the screen with all instructions. Do not over complicate game rules, it's about having fun!
3. A nice prize spices up the game… and increase the competition!
We all know that the engagements rise with the prize so make sure you think about it in advance. It's doesn't need to be big, but it's important you mention that there's the prize when explaining the game rules, surely you will have more people participating!
At the MICE Party we decided to award the three fastest teams of four that came on stage but you have all the flexibility!
Badge gamification? Yes, you can and most of these solutions come at no extra cost. The only thing that stops you is your creativity!
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR ?
We are looking for the best and brightest International Sales Representative (M/F) to join our sales team in our office in Brussels North, Belgium. If you’re looking for an energetic work environment full of new opportunities, you’ve come to the right place. Learn about the meeting event industry and with the help of team expand the business to support our fast growing global expansion.
WHO ARE WE?
ROCME has already supported more than 3.500 events and was at the cradle of the new technological developments to help meeting planners with onsite services for meetings, fairs, tradeshows and congresses.
ROCME offers flexible online and onsite event support packages scaled to fit the needs of the event planner by bringing together the latest technology tools, with a range of partners and the know-how of an experienced team, before, during and after the event.
ROCME was awarded in 2016 best attendee management system for its product fielddrive.
YOUR JOB AT ROCME
· Prospect and develop new and existing business relationships with international customers
· Meet job related activity requirements: phone & skype calls, presentations, appointments...
· Relationship building and full account management
· Qualifying leads and requirements from customers
· Intensive customer contact by designing quotes and close follow up of (potential) deals
· Attending international fairs and exhibitions abroad
· Negotiation and persuasion – follow up & closing the deal
· Professional and results oriented
· Strong judgment and decision-making
· Superior time management and multi-tasking
· Strong verbal (phone & skype conversations) and written communication
· Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
· Familiar with Microsoft Office, Salesforce or other CRM packages
· Minimum Bachelor’s degree
· 2-3 years of sales experience in international sales
· Very strong in English and Dutch (written and spoken)
· Multi-lingual and multi-cultural skills are preferred
INTERESTED? APPLY NOW!
Send your CV and motivational letter to Denis Pilet – firstname.lastname@example.org
Our partner Fielddirve supports the FRESH Conference 2017, the first conference for meeting professionals in a disruptive Multi City Meeting format.
The FRESH Conference 2017 will be a unique opportunity for meeting professionals to experience the ulti City format: a conference that happens in several hubs at the same time. Each hub is a real, face to face meeting that takes place in one city. All hubs will be connected to each other in a high tech, low cost and innovative way that makes it feel as if everyone is in the same room. By joining one of the hubs, you can really experience the new format and understand when the format could work for one of your future events.
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...and you're a meeting planner, please surprise us with some creative ideas on using badges to increase interaction and engagement at meetings and events. Descirbe your idea(s) in max 300 words and send over to email@example.com, the sooner the better!
Getting your attendees checked-in and badged as quickly as possible is one of the top priorities of the meeting planners. And as any top service, it comes with a price tag... What if you could monetize the service and turn it into a revenue generator?
With fielddrive, we are launching a brand new opportunity for you.
Using full color A6 live badge printing you can customize banners on the badges for specific target groups or even personal customized advertising.The targeted advertising allows organizers to sell customized banners to sponsors and exhibitors to reach their target group directly on the show floor.
This new method of advertising can boost your revenue by 200% and has proven to be more efficient than the traditional lanyard or badge sponsoring.
The fielddrive onsite service delivers full color A6 badge-printing in less than 5 seconds per attendee, with a range of kiosk solutions going from self scanning, self registration or serviced desks.
etouches, the global cloud event management software, and ROCME (Return on Conferences Meetings and Events) announce a service and technology partnership, providing clients with integrated solutions to extend experience from event management to onsite technology and services.
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