Introduction to the VIP Hosted Meetings Programme

Qualifying Future Identity Customer attendees from eligible relying parties can apply to join our exclusive VIP Hosted Meetings Programme. You’ll benefit from everything the event has to offer, plus travel and accommodation reimbursement (up to £200 for UK based attendees and £300 for international attendees), and VIP benefits.

You’ll be connected to key industry suppliers to help build an invaluable network for your company. Our hosted meetings team generate meetings based on the preferences you make, to ensure only the highest quality and most relevant matches are scheduled.

Benefit from a full VIP experience including:

  • Travel reimbursement (up to £200 for UK based attendees and £300 for international attendees)
  • Exclusive networking sessions with leaders in the fintech and financial services space
  • Networking drinks
  • Queue jump at registration
  • Passes are limited so be quick and register before they go!
  • T&Cs apply

Am I eligible to take part in the VIP Hosted Meetings Programme?

VIP Hosted Rockstar passes are available for individuals with buying power or influence from regulated financial institutions, lenders, retailers, e-commerce firms and platform marketplaces, and other relying parties.

Previous participating brands

Key hosted meetings benefits

The hosted meetings lounge will be open 14:00 – 17:00 on the event day and is exclusively for VIP Hosted Meetings Programme participants. The lounge is designed to help you recharge, relax and refresh between meetings. You can grab some refreshments and catch up with calls, connect with fellow hosted meetings participants, and with our friendly hosted meetings team.

The programme puts the power in your hands, giving you unrivalled sourcing, learning and networking opportunities. View the full T&Cs.

In a nutshell, the event was unparalleled, resulting in exceptional meetings and a wealth of opportunities.
– Cathy Starr, Director of Field Marketing EMEA, Provenir

Programme commitments

As a programme participant your commitment is to attend all your scheduled meetings with event sponsors who you have matched with. You also commit to completing our hosted meetings survey post event and give constructive feedback on the meetings.

To qualify, individuals must: (a) be responsible for buying or evaluating technology solutions for their company, and (b) agree to take at least four (4) 15-minute onsite meetings with participating sponsors, determined by a double opt-in process. The purpose of which is to create value for all involved. See T&Cs for the full criteria.

Meetings Package for tech and solution providers

We have a brand new opportunity available for you to get involved – get in touch with us at marketing@vcinnovations.co.uk to view our meetings package as part of the VIP Hosted Meetings Programme.

FAQs

The VIP Hosted Meetings Programme is an opportunity for you to pre-schedule meetings with event partners. Our hosted meetings team will generate meetings based on your preferences and schedule only the most relevant meetings for you.

A VIP Hosted Rockstar is a senior decision maker responsible for buying or evaluating technology and other solutions for their company. To view a full list of criteria please see our T&Cs.

We’ll check your registration and let you know via email if you have been approved as a VIP Hosted Rockstar. If you don’t meet our qualifying criteria, you can register for one of our Rockstar passes instead.

Ahead of the event, all buyers will be invited to select companies they would like to meet with. Your meetings are generated based on the preferences you make, to ensure only the highest quality and most relevant meetings are scheduled.

The meetings will be 15 minutes long and held between 14:00 and 17:00 on the event day (21st May 2024) in the VIP hosted meetings lounge.

Double opt-in means that both parties agree to the meeting, so we will only schedule meetings where both yourself and the event partner have agreed to meet.

VIP Hosted Rockstars must commit to making appointments with our event partners via the VIP Hosted Meetings Programme. We ask that you come to the event ready to meet with new potential partners. You must attend a minimum of four (4) pre-scheduled meetings during the event and complete the post-event survey.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday 23rd April 2024.

VIP Hosted Rockstars are free to attend content sessions and network on the exhibition floor around their schedule of meetings.

You will be reimbursed following attendance to all hosted meetings, completing the feedback form providing an evaluation of each meeting, completion of the reimbursement form and submission of receipts. The deadline for the form and receipt submissions is 12th June 2024.

If you attend the event but do not complete your scheduled meetings, you will not receive any reimbursement, we reserve the right to invoice your company for £599 + VAT for the event ticket as per the authorisation you agree to, and you may also be excluded from qualifying for the festival in future years.

If you are approved for the VIP Hosted Meetings Programme but are unable to participate even though you are still with your organisation, you must agree to suggest one or more substitutes from your organisation as your replacement for the programme. Acceptance of any substitute is subject to prior approval via email.

Apply for a free VIP Hosted Rockstar Pass

Deadline to apply: 23rd April 2024

Have any questions? View the T&Cs or contact a member of the team:

Anna Smart
Client Success Manager
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Kym Osborne
Head of Operations
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