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Onsite Location - Join us in Chicago!

Swissotel Chicago

Designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, Swissotel Chicago is an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, and just steps from the Magnificent Mile. The distinctive 4-diamond, all-glass hotel offers spectacular wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, 662 guest rooms and suites, five premier ballrooms, state-of-the-art penthouse fitness centre, and spotless European-style service.

What you will love:
Newly renovated sleek accommodations: 662 generously over-sized luxurious rooms and suites, with a full range of exclusive amenities.
Stay Active: Take your workout to a new level our newly designed Penthouse Fitness Centre, with panoramic views from the 43rd-floor or join us for one of our daily Vitality fitness classes.
A Taste Of Chicago: Featuring The Palm, a city tradition, along with our lobby lounge, Amuse.
Flexible Event Space: 65,000 Sq. Ft. to fit your needs, everything from small meetings to large conferences to that perfect wedding reception in our 42nd-floor ballroom, Élevé.

WHERE? 323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

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Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa

The Lufthansa Group offers a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. To make a reservation, please click on and enter the access code DEZQXLG in the “Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer” area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.


Get acquainted with other attendees the day before the conference starts.
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the Dinner between the conference days. We get you covered.



What is the Icebreaker Session?

June 20th 2022
07:00 pm

The Icebreaker session takes place on the evening before the event starts.

Just when everyone arrives, we are inviting you to join us for some early networking and give you the chance to settle in the atmosphere of the event. This is the time and place to share your thought-provoking ideas and get things off an interesting start. Glass in hand, make your way around the round tables, discuss and network with the speakers and business partners. We invite you to a unique location and allow you to get to know your fellow conferences attendees in a relaxed and interactive setting.

Break the ice and get the show on the road!

Networking Dinner

Bits, Bites & Bubbles is THE place for you!

June 21st 2022
08:00 pm

Relax after the first conference day and begin a great evening with drinks, food, and bubbly networking at the Wartehalle Berlin, only three minutes away from the conference hotel. The simply perfect combination of an inspiring atmosphere and the right people launch you into the second day.

Do you want to network with your peers?
Do you want to digest the day and your key findings?
Do you want to sit back & connect with your new acquaintances?


Lucie Wack, Event Operation Manager
Telephone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 255

We have a limited reserved room block at the conference hotel. Please note that the room block is limited and is offered on a first come, first served basis.


hubs101 - search. find. match. network

Virtual Event - Join us virtually

Discover hubs101

hubs101 is an exclusive continuous app delivery platform, mobile business information technology, matchmaking application & event planning software to enhance our clients unique and innovative information sharing, knowledge transfer, lead generation and best in class onsite experience.

Intelligent Business Matching made easy

hubs101 makes matchmaking networking easy as it should be. Powered by an AI engine and with a track record of having the highest measurable performance in the industry, we provide the most meaningful end-to end business matching solution for exhibitions and conferences.

Intelligent Live, Hybrid and Virtual Events

Experiences without Limits! hubs101 is an exclusive continuous app delivery platform, mobile business information technology, matchmaking application & event planning software to enhance our clients unique and innovative information sharing, knowledge transfer, lead generation and best in class onsite experience.

Integrated Video Solutions & Interactive Workshops

Our integrated video solution enables you to live stream any content, if it be webinars, online only events or hybrid events. Attendee to attendee communication through video chat enables unparalleled attendee engagement.

Unrivalled Feature Set

Easy Networking

Help your attendees connect and create a thriving community by scheduling unlimited One2Ones or Video One2Ones, chats or group chats.


Artificial Intelligence makes networking effective. Meet the right people through our recommendation engine.

Interactivity & Engagement

Help your attendees interact via our Event Chat, tune in to feedback, run Surveys & Polls, interact and get participants involved.

Integrated Live Streaming

Drive engagement with natively embedded streaming. Our integrated video solution enables you to live stream any content.


Frequently asked questions

1. Registration for the event

registration, costs, login to the platform

How do I register for the digital event?

Register via the “Free registration” button in the menu – the registration only takes a few seconds. For an optimal networking experience, please fill in all required fields. After you have sent the registration:

1. You will receive an e-mail and text message confirming your registration.
(text message only if you provided your mobile number) Please confirm this from your side as well.

2. As soon as you have confirmed your registration, you will receive your personal login data for our virtual event platform via e-mail.

Are there any registration fees?

As industry practitioner from an end-user company, you attend free of charge. As a consultant and/or solution provider you can either buy a ticket or be actively involved with our individualised packages & lead campaigns.

How can I actively participate in the event as a partner or expert?

We offer tailor-made business partner packages & lead campaigns for you. Find out more about the different packages on our website under “Partners” or contact us directly at

On Demand – I cannot make it to the live event days – can I still register to watch sessions afterwards?

All sessions are available on demand and via streaming after the event for up to 3 months. You can also view the presentation slides in our virtual event platform after the live sessions. You will also have the opportunity to network with our partners, speakers, participants and experts after the event.

AFTER registration – What happens next?

As soon as you have received your login details, you can log in to our virtual event platform – even before the event, for example to plan your event agenda, take part in matchmaking or arrange virtual meetings with other participants and our partners & experts. Your login is activated before, during and after the live event (approx. 3 months).

What happens with my data?

The careful handling of your data has top priority for us – your data will not be passed on to unauthorised third parties. With your registration you agree that the given data will be stored and used exclusively by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH and its affiliated partner companies for the purpose of direct marketing and market research. You can find our complete data protection regulations at If you have any questions please contact directly.

What are the technical requirements for participation?

Our virtual event platform works with the following browsers: Chrome, Mozilla, Edge, Safari. As the platform is programmed on ReactJS, Internet Explorer is not supported.
For an optimal experience you need a stable internet connection – we recommend using a desktop or laptop device. Alternatively, you can also use all mobile functions via your mobile phone.
To take advantage of virtual meetings and interactive sessions, we also recommend using a webcam and a microphone/headset.

Do I need to download/install a video/broadcasting software?

No. Just click on the “JOIN BROADCAST” button to join a session.

2. The virtual event platform hubs101

#1 - Virtual Matchmaking, Meeting Management & Video One2Ones

Networking – How can I interact with other participants, speakers, experts and partners?

Our virtual event platform offers you a complete overview of participants (incl. name, job title, company, photo, investment areas and much more) sorted by number of matches showing you who fits best. In addition, you can filter the participants by topic interests, online or not yet online, company name and much more. Participants can also send private chat messages via the event platform and arrange virtual meetings.

Matchmaking – How do I find the best partners for tailored chats & meetings?

In order to experience an optimal and custom-fit networking, it is important that you fill in your profile and especially answer the onboarding questions when you log in.
All information in your profile and in the onboarding will be matched and compared with all profiles of all participants in real-time.
The more details you provide, the better and more accurate your matches and the suggested selection of potential dialogue partners will be.

How does the AI-based matchmaking work?

When you log into our virtual event platform for the first time, we ask you a series of questions to create your personal user profile. Based on this information, our matchmaking AI will provide you with a list of participants who best match the topics and needs you have selected. You can arrange a virtual meeting with these participants at any time – as soon as a virtual meeting has been requested and confirmed, you can exchange information with your discussion partner via video call and screen sharing.

Can I see who is currently online and who just logged in?

Yes, in the participant overview you can filter who is currently online, who has just logged in and who best suits you.

hubs101 – which virtual event platform do we use?

For our virtual and hybrid events we use the virtual event platform hubs101©.
hubs101 is a WhiteLabel SaaS platform with which you can organize your events virtually.
You can find out more about prices, features and usage possibilities here.

3. The virtual event platform hubs101

#2 – live sessions, event planner, on demand

How do the sessions (lectures & workshops) work?

You can participate in all sessions via your desktop or mobile device centrally in our virtual event platform hubs101. In the broadcast, the speakers are connected live via webcam and share their screen to show presentation slides, videos or software demos or to work out solutions for your questions in workshops. Parallel to the sessions you can use either the chat or Q&A function to send us questions, input and feedback. Each session includes approximately 5 minutes for a Q&A with the speaker, in which our experts will respond to questions from the audience.

Meetings & Sessions – how can I participate in the different online sessions?

Log in to the virtual event platform and click on “JOIN BROADCAST” to attend the live case studies and lectures. If wish to take part in a virtual meeting during the course of the event, either arrange it with a participant of your choice under “ATTENDEES & MATCHMAKING” or start virtual meetings already arranged under the tab “MY MEETINGS”.

Workshops – can I choose the Virtual World Cafés I want to participate in?

Absolutely! Have a look at the available Virtual World Cafés via the tab “AGENDA” and participate in the interactive sessions of your choice via the button “JOIN WORKSHOP”.

On Demand – are the materials, slides and recordings also available after the virtual event?

All sessions are available on demand and via streaming after the event for up to 3 months. You can also view the presentation slides in our virtual event platform after the live sessions.

We could not answer your questions? Please contact us!


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