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is proud to sponsor the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). Please take a moment to view the pictures below and report if you have seen them.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the ?
  • Who attends the ?
  • Why should I attend?
  • What can I expect at the event?
  • How much does it cost to register and what does a registration pass include?
  • What if I want to register in person at the event?
  • Will you be mailing me my badge or do I pick it up at the ?
  • What if I lose my badge during the event?
  • Do you offer discounted passes for the exhibit hall only?
  • Do you offer single day passes? Is the admission price for one day or all days?
  • What if I want to meet someone at the that has no badge and does not plan to register for the ?
  • Do you provide a list of the the delegate names and companies?
  • How do I make appointments in advance of the event with delegates attending?
  • Do I have to give you my real name? I don't want it to appear on my badge.
  • I plan to bring my family to so that we will have a vacation time after the event. Can my spouse and children accompany me into the event?
  • I am from another country and require a Visa to go to the event. How do I get a Visa Invitation letter from ?
  • I am from the media. Do you offer media passes to the event?
  • I pre-registered and I'm unable to attend. Can I get a refund?
  • I want to exhibit or sponsor at the . What can I do?



    Q: What is the ?
    A: Since 2004, the is THE largest trade show and business conference for the online dating and social networking industry. Several conferences are held each year covering the management, marketing and technology for the industry. The Miami event is the largest. Held each January/February, it focuses on the global industry. The European event (held each Fall) covers the E.U. marketplace along with mobile. The Asian event (held each Spring) covers the Far East marketplace along with mobile. The San Francisco event (held each Summer) covers the mobile social networking market. All are advanced events that covers some of the most up to date forms of management, internet marketing and technologies. Click here to see some photos from our Miami 2006 event.


    Q: Who attends the ?
    A: is attended by the largest online dating and social networking owners and operators in the industry. In addition, software companies, telecommunication executives, mobile technology companies, marketing executives, payment processors and online dating "super affiliates" attend the event. Click HERE to see the breakdown of delegates at previous event. The percentages are fairly consistent between all events. Click HERE to see a list of companies that have attended previous events.


    Q: Why should I attend?
    A: This is the forum for the internet personals and social networking industry where business gets done. Internet Dating and Social Networking executives negotiate with vendors. Venture capitalists meet with online personals and social networking firms. Mergers and acquisitions originate at this event. Mobile telecommunication firms meet with online community owners. Sublicensing and affiliate arrangements are made. New technologies are debuted at the event and executives act on what they see. Marketing strategies are evaluated and the latest legal issues for the industry are also debated.


    Q: What can I expect at the event?
    A: Attending the will is certainly a different experience for most, if not all delegates. This is a serious business event and all delegates attending treat it as such. Business negotiations take place during networking sessions. The seminars at the event are designed to discusss new technologies as well as best tactics, methods and strategies for managers of online dating and social networking businesses to run their operations. Networking at the with other delegates, like yourself, has been found to be most productive in discovering new business opportunities. For this to work best for you, it requires that you will need to be assertive and introduce yourself to other delegates at the event.


    Q: How much does it cost to register and what does a registration pass include?
    A: If you register before , the registration fee is . After , the cost increases to . A registration pass includes access to the exhibit hall at the , all seminars as well as all official associated social events taking place during the event. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided for both days. Lunch is is provided at the European, Asian and San Francisco events. Lunch is not provided at the Miami event.


    Q: What if I want to register in person at the event?
    A: At-Door registration begins on at 7:45 AM. We recommend you get there early as there will be a long line of people looking to purchase passes at the front door. That is why we recommend registering for online early. You save both money and time at the event.


    Q: Will you be mailing me my badge or do I pick it up at the ?
    A: You must pick up your badge at the conference registration desk the morning of the event. Please bring government issued photo identificaiton (for verification purposes only). Registration badges are not mailed.


    Q: What if I lose my badge during the event?
    A: At this event your badge is your access to the . With it, you can enter the exhibit hall, the seminar rooms and attend other outside social events. Badges cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. If you need to purchase a replacement badge at the event the cost will be .


    Q: Do you offer discounted passes for the exhibit hall only?
    A: No. The conference pass includes all that was stated above. There is only one registration fee.


    Q: Do you offer single day passes? Is the admission price for one day or all days?
    A: The admission price is for all days. There are no day passes.


    Q: What if I want to meet someone at the that has no badge and does not plan to register for the ?
    A: This is a closed event. The exhibit hall, seminar rooms, meeting rooms and some areas of will be the forum where delegates conduct business. Only registrants will be allowed in these areas with NO exceptions.


    Q: Do you provide a list of the the delegate names and companies?
    A: No. This event is attended by wealthy entrepreneurs and executives that do not wish to give out thier names or contact details to others they do not know. We suggest that you click HERE to see a list of companies that have attended previous events as well as using the Message Boards to communicate with other delegates.


    Q: How do I make appointments in advance of the event with delegates attending?
    A: We strongly recommend you use the Message Boards. Announce that you are coming and what you have to offer. Your post will be read.


    Q: Do I have to give you my real name? I don't want it to appear on my badge.
    A: We require your real first and last name for identification purposes only. We will place the name you would like to appear on the badge at the registration desk.


    Q: I plan to bring my family to so that we will have a vacation time after the event. Can my spouse and children accompany me into the event?
    A: No. This is a closed event open to registered delegates only. You can register your spouse, however children under 18 years of age will not be registered and can not be admitted to the event.


    Q: I am from another country and require a Visa to go to the event. How do I get a Visa Invitation letter from the ?
    A: You must first register for your conference pass. Upon receipt of payment, email us a request for a visa invitation letter. Please include your name, full mailing address and fax number. We will then fax you the invitation letter.


    Q: I am from the media. Do you offer media passes to the event?
    A: If you are with the major media (examples are: CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Times of London, National Public Radio, Business Week Magazine, etc.), then email us with your name, the name and address of the media publication, the name of your editor and his contact details. Upon confirmation, we will contact you and advise if you are approved to have a media pass to the event. If you are an industry or trade publication, please note that we have pre-arranged co-promotional agreements with other trade publications. Our co-promotional agreements are done months in advance. If you are contacting us for the first time just prior to the event, you will need to register and pay for your pass.


    Q: I pre-registered and I'm unable to attend. Can I get a refund?
    A: No. All sales are final and there is no refund for cancellation. Our cancellation policy is listed on the terms and conditions page for registering at the event.


    Q: I want to exhibit or sponsor at the . What can I do?
    A: View the Sponsorship Packages that we have available and contact us by telephone at USA +1 (212) 722-1744 ext. 4 or email us with your inquiry.


    If you have any additional questions about attending that were not addressed on this web page please email us.