Overview

The different interaction formats create the basic structure of your event. The parameters you set here will dictate how teams and talents can interact on the platform.

Our four formats, Speeches, Sessions, Live Booths, and 1-1 Chats vary in their degree of interaction.

You can read more about the interaction formats here.

Step 1 - Choose a format

Step 2 - Configuring Speeches

Step 3 - Configuring Sessions

Step 4 - Configuring 1-1 Chats

Step 5 - Configuring Live Booths

Step 6 - Editing interaction formats

Instructions

In the "Events" tab you will find your event overview. Click on the settings icon of the event you are setting up and select "Event details." Next, go to the "Structure" tab in the "Event setup" section and click on "Add format" in the top right corner.

Step 1 - Choose a format

First, choose the program format you would like to set up. You can read more about the four interaction formats here.

Step 2 - Configuring Speeches

To configure a slot for virtual or In-person Speeches, select the date, as well as the starti time and end time.

Please note that you are not setting up an actual Speech itself in this step: The start time and end time indicate the time frame in which Speeches can take place.

If you are hosting a hybrid event, you will additionally have to select whether this format should be virtual or In-Person.

Next, define the format specifics. You can limit the number of participants and decide how many Speeches can be held at the same time.

"How long should the Speeches last" refers to the allowed duration for individual Speeches. You can choose durations starting from 10 minutes, while the maximum duration for a Speech is 240 minutes.

Step 3 - Configuring Sessions

To configure a slot for virtual or In-person Sessions, select the date, as well as the start time and end time.

Please note that you are not setting up an actual Session itself: The start time and end time indicate the time frame in which Sessions can take place.

If you are hosting a hybrid event, you will additionally have to select whether this format should be virtual or In-Person.

Next, define the format specifics. You can limit the number of participants and decide how many Sessions can take place at the same time.

"How long should the Sessions last" refers to the allowed duration for individual Sessions. You can choose durations starting from 10 minutes, while the maximum duration for a Session is 240 minutes.

Step 4 - Configuring 1-1 Chats

To configure a slot for virtual or In-person 1-1 Chats, select the date, as well as the starting time and end time.

The starting time and end time indicate the time frame in which 1-1 Chats can take place.

If you are hosting a hybrid event, you will additionally have to select whether this format should be virtual or In-Person.

Next, define the format specifics.

"How long should the 1-1 Chats last" refers to the allowed duration for individual 1-1 Chats. You can select multiple durations, ranging from 10 minutes to up to 240 minutes. If you do select multiple options, team members participating in the event will be able to choose all of those durations for each day of the event.

You can also decide whether only recruiters, only participants, or both get to send chat requests.

If you allow participants to send out 1-1 Chat requests to recruiters, you can additionally limit how many requests they can send out. Next, define the format specifics.

Step 5 - Configuring Live Booths

Setting up a Live Booth only requires you to select the time frame during which you want Live Booths to be available.

Step 6 - Editing interaction formats

Once you set everything up, the "Structure" tab will now show all program slots you created. You can always come back to this tab to edit your interaction formats. To do so, simply click on the 3 dots in the top right corner of the slot you would like to edit.

Please be aware that after selecting the format type "Virtual" or "In-person" for a hybrid event, this cannot be modified afterwards.

➡️ Following the event creation guide? Here is the next step:
Creating teams and adding team members


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