What are the System requirements for attending Virtual Shows?
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X,
Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0+, Firefox 2.0+, Safari 2.0+, Chrome 8+
Media Players: Flash 10.0.12.36+, Windows Media Player 10.x+, Real Media Player 10.x+
Display Size: Optimized for 1024X768
Bandwidth: 500 Kbps
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If you are experiencing any issues, please contact us at:
Virtual Show Support Phone: 1-714-463-4673
Virtual Show Support Email
Email Support: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include the show name, “insert show name here” in the subject line of the email and detailed information regarding your issue, including a screenshot is helpful too. If remote, please be sure to reconnect to VPN to send your email.
If you have any questions regarding the event content or need post-event assistance, please contact: email@example.com
What are the available tools for Professional Networking?
Attendees have access to the following tools for Networking:
Different locations have their own Group Chats to facilitate communication among the attendees who are in the same location at the same time.
Scheduled Group Chat
These are available in the Communication Center. These group chats are scheduled to run at a certain time interval, on certain topics or with guest speakers.
Participate in discussions on interesting topics in Message Board forums. These are found in the Communication Center.
A great tool with basic and advanced options to help attendees find people based on the importance of search criteria.
Send/Receive show email to/from other show attendees and staff.
Engage with other attendees in one-on-one chats.
Viewing Presentations in the Virtual Show
What types of Presentations can be viewed in the Auditorium?
You can view the following types of presentations -
3. Q&A Sessions
4. Panel Discussions
5. Product Demos
Where do I see Live Presentation Listings?
You may view listings of Live Presentations in any of the following locations:
1. Show Agenda (available in Information)
2. Auditorium Listings
3. Presentation Listings in individual booths (includes only those put up by this particular company)
Where do I see On Demand Presentation Listings?
You may view listings of On Demand Presentations in any of the following locations:
1. Auditorium Listings
2. Presentation Listings in individual booths (includes only those put up by this particular company)
3. Resource Center Listings
Where can I find the Show Agenda?
The Show Agenda is available in the Information area of the show.
What are Scheduled Group Chats?
These group chats are scheduled to run for a certain time interval, on certain topics or with invited speakers. These are available in the Communication Center.
Can attendees create new topics for Message Board Forums?
Yes, we encourage attendee participation. Attendees have tools to post new topics and replies to existing topics. The idea is to provide a forum that helps people come together, exchange thoughts and ideas and have an informational session.
What are tracks?
Tracks are a way for Show Producers to better organize shows. This leads to a better experience for attendees who can follow a single track or multiple tracks based on their interest. For example, a Technology Show may the following tracks - Developer Track, Business Track, Press Track.
What is the purpose of the Briefcase?
We have provided you with your very own Briefcase so you may organize and bookmark show content, chat archives, contacts and giveaways collected as you browse the show.
Can I take away any of the interesting documents I find on the show?
Absolutely. Any document you want to carry with you can be opened for viewing and downloaded from the viewing window.
Can I search for content?
Sure. Click on 'Content Search' in the 'Search' menu item in the Show Menu. There are both Basic and Advanced options available for entering Search criteria. Content Search goes across all Resources, Presentations and Booths
Can I search for other people?
Sure. Click on 'People Search' in the 'Search' menu item in the Show Menu.
Prizes and Giveaways
How do I participate in Show Prizes?
All attendees are automatically entered into prize drawings. Attendee activities are mapped to points; attendees collect points as they participate in the various offerings of the show. Prize Drawings are scheduled for certain times, and winners are informed by email.
How can I get Booth Giveaways?
Booths may or may not offer Giveaways. Typically, an attendee would click on the Giveaways link, submitting their request to receive the Giveaway. Occasionally, a giveaway might be tied to taking a survey or poll.
Are Virtual Shows secure websites?
Yes, attendees can only get into a show with email/password authentication which is setup during the Registration process.
Is my real identity protected?
Yes, your real identity (the information you provided during Registration) is never given out to other attendees. All that others get to see is the information you choose to share with your Profile.
The only way someone can get your real identity is if they acquire your V-Card which is sent to them only after you grant permission.
About Virtual Shows
As an attendee, what are the benefits of attending Virtual Shows?
There are a lot of benefits of attending Virtual Shows. Some of these being:
1. Attend Live Shows free.
2. Attend Show archives if you miss the real thing
3. Lots of Social Networking opportunities - Group Chats, Community Rating of Show content, Message Boards, Private Chats and Messages.
4. Lots of Social Networking opportunities - Group Chats, Community Rating of Show content, Message Boards, Private Chats and Messages.
5. Personalized Experience - enjoy the show at your pace, at your place. Organize and Bookmark content, receive personal recommendations for content and much more.
6. Information! Information! Information!
7. Information is available in a Central Resource Library or company specific resources are accessible through Booths.
8. Easier to search for content and people
Do Virtual Shows retain the elements of traditional shows?
More than just a library of webcasts and resources in a website - the elements unique to a tradeshow are made available - the interactivity with other attendees and tradeshow staff, the prizes and giveaways, discussion boards, greetings, briefcase, show agenda, etc.