Spring Fair - 3-7 FEBRUARY 2019 - VOLUME OPENS 2 FEB

6-10 FEBRUARY 2022


Spring Fair Match

Make the most of your show


Meet your digital show assistant

The Spring Fair Match app and web platform, provided by Grip, is an AI-intelligent digital "show assistant" designed to make the most of the Spring Fair experience for exhibitors and visitors.

After filling in your profile on the app, your brand, products and contact details become visible to all registered visitors. This is an additional marketing touchpoint free to all registered exhibitors.

Visitors gets tailored recommendations of your products and brands and through the platform can arrange meetings and chat to your team in real time.

Learn more about Spring Fair Match below and take the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking.


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At a glance

Discover your leads
The Spring Fair Match platform connects visitors with your brand based on specific interests. Ensure your company profile is up to date on the Exhibitor Zone to have maximum visibility.

Connect with visitors
Search and chat with potential customers. Book meetings and have reminders sent to you to help plan and manage your show.

Showcase your business
Spring Fair Match is an additional way to boost your company profile and products, helping to gain more leads and meetings throughout the show. Make sure to include eye-catching images of your products as part of your profile. 

Empower your sales team
Better communication. Accessed via the desktop platform or on your mobile, the app enables the possibility of greater revenue by making it easier to manage leads and meetings.

Interactive Map
Visitors can now find your stand more efficiently. The interactive map within the app is available closer to the show date.



What is Spring Fair Match?

Spring Fair Match is an advanced AI-powered match-making platform provided by Grip. The app takes the work out of networking through intelligent match-making – making it a unique way to discover new business leads and brands and giving you a higher return on your time. The platform’s AI-intelligence uses natural language processing, advanced algorithms and deep neural networks to constantly learn about your professional goals and interests, ensuring both exhibitors and visitors receive relevant recommendations.

What are the benefits?

As an exhibitor, the match-making platform is great for networking with other registered attendees and exhibitors, arranging meetings and identifying potential business contacts. The platform also hosts the theatre timetable and an interactive floorplan so your team can also use the app as a digital “show assistant”.

Where can I download Spring Fair Match?

You can download Spring Fair Match free within the Apple Store or Google Play store. Just search for “Spring Fair Match”. The platform is assessible on a mobile phone, tablet or on a desktop.

What do I do if I have the previous Spring Fair Match app already installed?

Simply go to your Apple store or Google Play store and run the app update. Then, open the app and go to the menu options selecting, 'More' where you can select 'Spring Fair 2021 event'.

Logging into the app

To login to the app you first need to register for the show. Check your welcome email from Spring Fair Match and use the temporary registration ID and password you're given, then click on the app settings and change the password to a memorable one.

How do I find networking opportunities?

You can search for attendees/exhibitors directly if you know them by name, or use the in-built filters to find the right profile you’re looking to meet. The platform uses natural language processing and advanced algorithms to recommend networking opportunities. The more details and product information that exhibitors can fill out in their profiles, the more diverse and targeted the networking opportunities become available.

How do I request a meeting?

First find the person you’d like to meet and click on their name to view their profile page, you’ll be able to mark them as ‘interested’ or send a meeting request directly.

Can I add meetings to my calendar?

When a meeting request is accepted it will send a calendar invite to your email address.

How can I get around the show easier?

The Spring Fair Match app features an interactive floorplan map of the show. Much like Google Maps, you can plan your journey and the map will guide you from your current location to wherever you wish to go! The map function is available closer to the show’s opening date.

What details of mine are displayed in the platform?

The platform will display your professional information including name, job title and company. Information such as telephone number, email address or mail address will not be displayed.

Can I export my connections contact details?

No. Users contact details are not displayed or exportable in the platform.

How do I remove my details from the platform?

Removing your details will mean that you are unable to login or arrange networking opportunities through the platform. However, if you would like to be removed, please send your details to support@grip.events using the subject line “Remove from Spring Fair Match app” and we will be happy to remove your details.

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