The international Match4Industry event will offer multiple advantages:

  • considerable time saving owing to the preparation of prearranged meetings prior to the event;
  • quality face-to-face meetings professionally organised thanks to pre-selected and targeted business contacts;
  • the diversification of commercial relationships with the benefit for companies of long lasting business contacts;
  • the possibility for participants to present and highlight their innovative solutions, technologies and products and to find out all about the latest novelties and market trends;
  • a unique opportunity facilitating the exchange of information and know-how at an international scale;
  • the consultation of an online catalogue containing the cooperation profiles of all the registered companies in the matchmaking event;
  • a minimum investment in terms of time and money;
  • individual business meetings targeted to a maximum of potential clients and news customers in one single and unique meeting place;
  • a professional partner network which supports the dynamic of action of the event, thus ensuring success for companies.

 

 

Participation Conditions

For Turkish companies:

Your participation in the matchmaking event is free of charge.

For foreign companies:

Your participation in the matchmaking event involves a single payment of 80.00 EUR. An additional registration fee of 80.00 EUR per person will be added in case your company wishes to attend the event with two or more representatives
Accommodation cost of the participants registering after the deadline, will not be covered.

With the submission of your online registration form, you commit yourself to the participation in the Match4Industry event and to the payment of the due inscription fee. Immediately after the submission of your registration form, the data of your company´s cooperation profile will be controlled and confirmed by your local partner organisation as well as by the Central Coordination Unit of the event. Once your cooperation profile has been validated, you will receive an invoice with the due inscription fees. As your data will be processed immediately after your registration, refund will not be possible.

Should you need any further information about the participation conditions, feel free to contact your local partner organisation or the Coordination Unit.

The international matchmaking event at Match4Industry 2017: Great value for money !

Your participation fees will include the following services:

  • free entrance for visiting companies to the Santek trade fair according to the programmed business meetings;
  • handover at your arrival of a complete information package as well as of your personalised appointment schedule;
  • quality check of your company / cooperation profile and its publication in the online catalogue of the event;
  • regular updates of your appointment schedule throughout the matchmaking event;
  • invitation to the Social Evening Event of the matchmaking event ;
  • refreshments during the different business contact days;
  • help in the organisation of your business trip (travel arrangements, accommodation) ;
  • bus shuttles between the venue of the event and the hotels listed in the section Practical Information of the present website.

Accommodation cost of the participants registering after the deadline, will not be covered.

STEP 1:  

Register online at www.b2fair.com/m4i2017. Complete your company profile in detail. After validation by your local partner organisation, your profile will be published in the online catalogue. NB: Your profile has to be completed in ENGLISH. 

STEP 2:

After having received your username and password, go to the My b2fair section and book your meetings. The system will indicate the possible meeting slots according to the availibility of both parties. 

STEP 3: 

Once your meetings have been booked, you have the possibility to download your provisional meeting schedule immediately and to import in your personal agenda. 

STEP 4: 

A few days prior to the event, you will receive your provisional appointment schedule by e-mail. At the event, your meeting schedule will be updated regularly. You can ask your updated appointment schedule at any time at the Info Counter. You will also receive your schedule by sms and e-mail. 

STEP 5:  During the event, you will meet your potential business partners at the meeting places indicated in your schedule.

 

 

MEETING GUIDELINES

Please note that the business meetings have to be booked by the participating companies via this website. All the registered profiles are checked and validated within 3 working days  after the registration. Once the inscription fee is paid, your profile will be displayed in the ONLINE CATALOGUE.

HOW TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL BUSINESS PARTNERS?

The registration process for the matchmaking event is very simple. After having completed your registration and payment, your profile will appear in the online catalogue.

From the online catalogue, you can select the companies that you would like to meet. A search engine will help you in finding the right profiles.

HOW TO REQUEST MEETINGS ?

You can book your meetings in the My b2fair section of this website. In order to book a new meeting, please click on "Add meeting" and select the company which you would like to meet.

The system will propose different meeting slots according to the availibility of both partcipants.

 

DURATION OF THE MEETINGS


25 minutes: Business meetings
5 minutes: Break / Preparation time to go to the next meeting

MEETING PLACES

For the exhibitors: the meetings will directly take place on your exhibition booth. On specific request, which can directly be formulated in the registration form, the meetings can also take place in the Matchmaking Area.
For visitors: all the meetings with other visiting companies will take place in the b2fair Matchmaking Area. The business meetings with exhibiting companies will directly be arranged on the respective exhibition booths.

  • In the My b2fair section, you have the possibility to monitor at any time your meetings, to decline meeting requests asked by other participants and to add new meetings. In this section, you can download your provisional meeting schedule as well.
  • A few days prior to the matchmaking event, you will receive your meeting schedule by e-mail.
  • Updates: During the vent, you will receive several updates of your meeting schedule at the  Information Counter as well as by e-mail and sms.

How to get to Izmit/Kocaeli

If you come by car it’s quite easy to get to Izmit via the motorway system. Take the E-80 otoyol and follow the green signs for Ankara until you see the sign at the “Izmit Bati” exit and leave the motorway. Passing the Toll Booths go straight and follow the sign which says “Kocaeli Büyüksehir Belediyesi”. The Kocaeli Chamber of Industry is located in the Kocaeli Fair area which is on the other side of the railway tracks that run parallel to your road, near the Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality (Büyüksehir Belediyesi) and the NCity Shopping Center.

If you come by bus

From the European side of Istanbul: You can get on a bus from Esenler Bus Station (Otogar) to Izmit. Both Efe Tur and Izmit Seyahat coach companies provide transportation between Istanbul and Izmit every half hour from 6.30 am to 11.00 pm. The trip from Esenler to Izmit takes 1 hour and 30 minutes or a bit longer depending on traffic.From the Asian (Anatolian) side of Istanbul: You can get on a bus from Harem Bus Station to Izmit. Again both Efe Tur and Izmit Seyahat coach companies provide services between Istanbul and Izmit every half hour from 6.30 am to 11.00 pm. The journey from Harem to Izmit takes about an hour.

 

VENUE

The event will be held in the SANTEK Industry and Technology Fair in Kocaeli.

Address

SANTEK Industry and Technology Fair
Kocaeli Büyükşehir Belediyesi Fuar Alanı Sanayi,Kocaeli,Türkiye

SCHEDULE
2nd November, Thursday
11:00 Meeting at the Hotel Reception & Transfer to the SANTEK Industry & Technology Fair
11:30 – 12:00 Registration of the participants
12:00 – 13:00 Official Opening Ceremony of the SANTEK Industry & Technology Fair
13:00 – 14.00 Handover of the meeting schedules & Lunch-Break
14:00 – 18:00 Bilateral Business Meetings at Matching Area/SANTEK Fair
18:15 Transfer to the Hotels (Ramada Hotel & Wellborn Hotel)
18:15 – 19:30 Free Time
19:30 – 20:00 Meeting at the Hotel Reception & Transfer to the Gala Dinner at Wellborn Hotel (for the participants staying at Ramada Hotel)
20:00 – 23:00 Gala Dinner at Wellborn Luxury Hotel
23:00 Transfer to Ramada Hotel


3rd November, Friday
09:30 Meeting at the Hotel Reception & Transfer to the SANTEK Industry & Technology Fair
10:00 – 10:30 Late registrations on the spot and Handover of the updated meeting schedules
10:30 – 12:30 Bilateral Business Meetings at Matching Area/SANTEK Fair
12:30 – 13:30 Handover of the updated meeting schedules & Lunch-Break
13:30 – 17:00 Bilateral Business Meetings at Matching Area/SANTEK Fair
Optional Programmes:
14:30 – 16:30 Visit to Hyundai Assan will be available as optional programme, offering the participants a chance to observe Kocaeli’s business environment.
*Participants must register for this session individually. (Limited participation only)
17:15 Transfer to the Airport & Hotels