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Shmoozfest is an innovative and patented social network that makes it easier than ever for attendees at business events or social functions to find and connect with the people who matter most to them. It's free to add Shmoozfest to any Event or Group you're involved with! Check out our Shmoozfest video for a quick overview.
Everyone (even you!) benefits from quality connections with people in their Groups and Events:- ORGANIZERS: Add Shmoozfest to YOUR Groups and Events and make connections happen! It's Free and easy to do!
- ATTENDEES: Use Shmoozfest to find, meet, and stay connected with people who matter to you.
Did you ever go to an event and leave without meeting the right people? Ever been to a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting where you have to choose a seat and hope the people you sit with are interesting? How many times have you been locked into a conversation and had find a way to tactfully exit so you can talk with someone else? Or, did you ever forget the names of people you met at an event, or lose their business card, or forget to follow up and miss out on a valuable opportunity?
If you wish it were easier to connect with people, then Shmoozfest is for you!
With Shmoozfest, you can view the Profiles of other attendees before the event, and Request Meetings with the people who interest you. You can find people based on their Name, Organization, or Category. Then, Shmoozfest arranges meetings for you, or assigns you to a meal table with other like-minded people. And Shmoozfest provides lots of other ways to connect with people, schedule meetings, share status updates, stay in touch, even pay it forward by helping other people you met make connections.
Shmoozfest's patented system provides each event participant with a list of interesting people to meet, either at meal tables or for 1-on-1 speed networking meetings.- First, users sign up for an Activity and Request who they Do or Do Not want to meet, based on the Names, Company Names, or Roles of the other participants.- Before the Activity begins, Organizers click our "Auto-Seat" button to automatically generate meetings for all participants. Organizers can drag & drop names to rearrange, and then Publish the meetings to everyone.- Before, during and after any Activity, users can view the Profiles of the people they're assigned to meet or dine with, and easily send messages, schedule follow up meetings, add reminders, and more.- For group activities other than meals or speed networking, such as presentations or social gatherings, Shmoozfest provides participants with the Profiles of everyone in the group, so people can easily find and connect with people of interest.
Shmoozfest provides many more ways for attendees and group members to connect, communicate, and follow up with one another. Click around and explore!
The number one goal of most event attendees is to make valuable connections with as many people as possible. Typically, Event Organizers provide content (speakers, expo, etc.), and entertainment (meals, parties, etc.), but they don't provide a SYSTEM to help participants connect (their #1 goal)! Instead, business contacts tend to occur randomly, such as with the person who happens to sit next to you at lunch. Shmoozfest ensures that participants will make lots of contacts at your events. As a result they'll be more likely to attend, and to tell their colleagues about the valuable contacts they make at your events.
Bottom line: adding Shmoozfest to your event improves your attendee's experience, which increases attendance at your future events.
- Under Organize Events, click Add New Events
- Once you complete the Event Setup form, your attendees can login and start connecting!
Shmoozfest is FREE. Once you use Shmoozfest and realize how much it helps you make valuable connections, we hope you'll click the "Create a Group or Event" button and add Shmoozfest to other Groups and Events in your life!
Before you can use Shmoozfest for your group or event, your Organizer has to complete the Shmoozfest setup (it's easy). Please ask your Event Organizers to add Shmoozfest!
If your event is already set up on Shmoozfest:
- Use the website or our Apps to find your Event
- Register on Shmoozfest
- Join your Group and start connecting!
- Under Organize, click Add a Group or Event
- Complete the Setup form
- Invite your attendees to login and start connecting!
Shmoozfest makes it easier than ever for Group Members to Find, Meet, Follow Up, and Stay Connectedwith the people in your groups and at your events. Facebook and LinkedIn are not designed to facilitate deep connections among group members, as shown in the chart below:SHMOOZFEST IS THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORKFOR CONNECTING MEMBERS OF GROUPS & EVENTS
Profiles Personal & Business Details X X X Write private notes in each Group Member's Profile X - X Tag each Contact with How We're Connected X - X Custom Roles identifying each Group member X - - Custom Group Questions - answered by each member X - - Finding People Search Group Members by Name X X X Search Group Members by Role X - - Search Group Members by Answers to Group Questions X - - Search by Role or Question within each Group Activity X - - Search by Keyword on any item in Members' profiles X - - Meeting People View All Group Members X X X Create an Event for the Group X X - Request people you'd like to Meet or Not Meet X - - Request people based on Name, Company Name, or Role X - - Receive table assignment with people selected to meet you X - - View Profiles of people at any other table X - - Find the table where any person is sitting X - - View people you were assigned to meet at Previous activites X - - Request and be assigned 1:1 speed-networking meetings X - - Push Notification alerts of Meetings and Messages X - - Following Up Send a Message to any Group Member X X X Designate people you want to Follow Up with or Not X - - Filter list by Follow-up preference you selected X - - Send a Calendar Invite to any Group Member X - - Remind yourself to follow up with a Group Member X - - Tap "We Met" instead of exchanging busines cards X - - Staying Connected Messages X X X Status Updates shared with Specified Groups X X - Photo Albums for Groups X X - File Sharing X X - Surveys and Results X - - Calendar for Appointments and Events X - -