MATCH! Appointment Setting

MATCH! CONCIERGE SERVICE

The NGA Show MATCH! Appointment Setting

What is the MATCH! Program?

Our complimentary MATCH! program is designed to help qualified decision-makers make the most efficient use of their time by prescheduling one-to-one meetings with exhibitors who best fit their current sourcing needs. MATCH! creates a time-saving meeting experience bringing retailers and vendors together on the show floor with meetings taking place at exhibitors’ booths.

What are the Benefits?

Efficient

Save time narrowing down vendors carrying products and services you are looking to source for your business. Make more authentic connections within 2 hours than most do in 2 days!

free

MATCH! is a complimentary service offered to qualified decision-makers. Participants receive a free Full Conference Pass to the show, in exchange for scheduling 6 meetings with MATCH! exhibitors of your choice (or $500 Visa Gift Card for pass/hotel accommodations).

exclusive

Gain access to VIP amenities such as early access to the show floor before general admission, expedited badge pick-up, and access to an on-site VIP Lounge with meeting space, charging stations, daily refreshments, and peer-to-peer networking.

safety

Think of MATCH! as your one-way supermarket aisles. Avoid congestion on the show floor by scheduling one-to-one time with vendors who will be waiting for you with undivided attention at their booths.

networking

Mingle with other MATCH decision-makers and peers at the VIP Lounge and our exclusive happy hour reception.

Concierge

A dedicated MATCH! Team will assist you with registration, facilitate exhibitor introductions, and help answer your questions every step of the way.

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How Does Match! Work?

1. To see if you are qualified for MATCH!, submit your information here
2. Once qualified, decision-makers will complete a profile and provide the product categories and solutions that you’re actively sourcing within the next 12-24 months
3. Our matchmaking technology will recommend exhibitors who best fit your needs
4. You request 20-minute one-to-one meetings with the exhibitors you’d like to meet – putting you in total control! 
5. Your finalized meeting schedule will be shared with you before the show
6. Meetings take place in exhibitors’ booths, giving decision-makers the liberty to explore the rest of the show floor

Additional Questions?

Please fill out this form or email thefoodshows@clarionevents.com and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly!