12 - 13 June 2018 / Lusaka, Zambia
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12 - 13 June 2018
Lusaka, Zambia
Zambia Off-Grid Investor Forum 2018

B2B Matchmaking


We are pleased to invite you to take part in the RECP B2B Matchmaking of the Zambia Off-Grid Investor Forum 2018


The RECP B2B Matchmaking is brought to you by the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP). It intends to bring together key institutional and business representatives to cooperate and accelerate business growth in the renewable energy markets.

B2B Matchmaking is a quick and easy way to meet new partners in a well structured manner. People meet and greet at high speed. 20 minutes are usually enough to build connections, then the bell rings and the next talk starts.

Date
TaskDescription
19 Apr -
12 June 2018
Registration

Publish your business focus
& collaboration wishes

- Register at the Zambia Off-Grid Investor Forum 2018

- Publish your organization’s profile and your   cooperation interests - the better your profile the more meeting requests you will receive
28 May -
12 June 2018              
Plan B2B meetings- Send meeting requests to selected participants of your choice
- Check requested meetings from other participants
11 June 2018
Preliminary B2B agendaYou will receive your preliminary meeting schedule
13 June 2018            
Bilateral face-2-face meetings- You can get your updated meeting schedule at the matchmaking Information Desk or any time online
- Your schedule contains time and table number of each single meeting
- Use the B2match mobile app to organize your meetings.





The workflow in Detail


1. Online Registration and Login

  1. Register to the conference including the registration to partake in the B2B matchmaking.
  2. Fill in your contact information and company profile. Note: The better the quality of your profile the more meeting requests you will receive.
  3. Indicate when you would like to participate in the business matchmaking. Note: If you forget to activate the B2B meeting checkboxes, you will not be able to request or be asked for meetings.
  4. Create up to 10 different cooperation opportunities in your profile

All cooperation profiles will be published online and will be accessible for everyone who has registered. 

You can change your profile any time. In your personal Dashboard you can use the tabs to modify any of the content you have already inserted, including your attendance.

2. Selection and booking of bilateral meetings

On May 28th, you can start to receive and send meeting requests to attendees you want to meet at the eventYou will be informed by email about the start of the booking.

Browse in the participants list or use the searching function under the tap "Marketplace" to find interesting business contacs. Within a few minutes you should be able to identify future potential business partners.

Booking of bilateral meetings: Once you have found the most promising business partners you can select them for bilateral meetings. Use the green button "request meeting" which you can find on each participants profile.

You can add further meetings anytime, but please be aware that the bookings are managed on the principle "first come - first served".

Meeting request are accepted automatically. You can however, cancel meetings. Select the Tab "Meetings" to list all meeting requests (Own bookings and Guest bookings). Use the button "Cancel", respectively.

Your personal meeting schedule: Some days before the event you will receive your personal meeting schedule. This meeting schedule provides information about the time, the number of the table and who you are going to meet. When logged in to your matchmaking profile, you can view your updated meeting schedule under the tab "Agenda" at any time.


3. At the Forum

During the event, the B2match mobile app allows you to manage your meetings or view your personal meeting schedule wherever you are. Install the B2match mobile app via the App Store - It is for free.

At the Matchmaking Information Desk you will receive an updated version of your meeting schedule including last minute bookings whenever needed. Your personal meeting schedule shows for each meeting the name of your meeting partner, the time and the number of table for each meeting.

Stick to your meeting schedule so your potential business partner does not have to wait for you. In case you cannot participate in the RECP B2B Matchmaking, please inform the Matchmaking organization team at the Information Desk. If you have booked meetings/you have been booked for meetings, please get directly in contact with your meeting partners and tell them that you cannot keep the appointment.


4. Confidentiality

We guarantee that access to your profile will only be provided to registered forum participants and not be processed for any other purpose.




The RECP Matchmaking organization team will be at your disposal during the whole conference. Find us at the Matchmaking Information Desk.



Registration

Closed since 5 June 2018

Location

Lusaka, Zambia

Organised by

Meetings

Participants 179
Meetings 235

Participants

Austria 1
Belgium 8
Burundi 1
Cameroon 4
Chad 1
China 1
Congo 1
CĂ´te d'Ivoire 2
Ethiopia 4
France 2
Germany 5
Ghana 1
Hong Kong 2
India 2
Italy 8
Japan 2
Kenya 23
Lesotho 1
Luxembourg 1
Morocco 1
Mozambique 1
Namibia 3
Nepal 1
Netherlands 3
Niger 1
Nigeria 7
Rwanda 3
Senegal 1
South Africa 15
Spain 1
Sweden 1
Switzerland 3
Tanzania, United Republic Of 7
Togo 1
Uganda 2
United Kingdom 8
United States 1
Zambia 141
Zimbabwe 10
Total 281

Participants

Other 39
Academia & Research 6
Consultancy 41
Corporate firm 37
Development organisation 25
Government Agency 14
Investor/Financier 12
NGO 10
Non-Profit Organisation 20
SME 64
Utility 13
Total 281