This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Each person at ABX/Greenbuild has unique experiences, successes, failures and thought-provoking stories.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Braindates are one-on-one or group conversations that you book with other participants while you’re at ABX/Greenbuild.After you’ve entered the topics you’re interested in sharing or learning about, you can browse through the other C2 participants to see who you should be scheduling a braindate with – either one-on-one, or (new this year) as a group.The three-day C2 Montréal schedule is designed so there are plenty of times to book these meetings, which usually run around 30 minutes, but can go as long as the participants would like.“There is just so much going on during C2; those who wait at the last minute may find that other’s participants’ schedules are already full.” Participants are encouraged to make their offers as granular as possible in order to make the best connection.
Yes, more and more conferences are offering social apps to their participants, but braindates go far beyond an app.Sometimes it just takes something or someone (or both) to facilitate a connection.This is what Christine Renaud, founder and CEO of E-180, the social business that powers C2 Montréal’s braindates, refers to as “engineering serendipity”.Running her own PR agency for more than 15 years (with umpteen years in publicity before that), she […] For some conference attendees, the thought of networking and meeting new people can be more stressful than a high-stakes business presentation.When presented with the opportunity to connect, many people would rather let themselves get sucked into their phone answering emails and messages.With more and more ways for us to connect and have information at our fingertips, why are we still buying tickets and travelling across the country to attend events? There are so many ways to get information and stay up-to-date.