Participants share ice breakers to spark conversations
Conversation Starter's carefully crafted user profiles are designed for optimal networking.
No awkward "what do you do?" conversations: short requests and offers are perfect icebreakers.
140.000+ requests & offers shared
Conversation Starter suggests relevant meeting partners
The cutting-edge recommendation engine screens all participant profiles to find the most relevant ones. It works like magic!
150.000.000+ relevancies calculated
Participants invite each other and plan meetings
Conversation Starter's smart meeting planner finds the ideal time for both participants to meet.
130.000+ meetings planned
Built-in video calls for participants to meet online
Participants don't have to download or install anything: they meet by video call, right inside Conversation Starter.
95.2% average engagement rate
Meeting points for in-person events
Conversation Starter's smart meeting planner directs participants to the right meeting point.
Add live or pre-recorded video content to your event by integrating Vimeo, YouTube or Zoom.
Highlight specific organisations with rich content pages and turn the spotlight on their participants.
Integrate with Eventbrite or enable ticketing inside Conversation Starter for a seamless experience.
Built in Antwerp by a friendly team
190+ thank you notes received
Try a free Conversation Starter event
Each month, we host Afterhours: a cross-disciplinary online networking event. Participating is free of charge.
Organisers love Conversation Starter
Put your sponsors and their content in the spotlight to monetize your event.
See exactly how many people participate and how many meetings they plan.
Understand what participants are talking about and learn about their needs.
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I’m Dries - your personal contact at Conversation Starter. Get in touch with me for a personal walkthrough of Conversation Starter and direct answers to your questions.
Frequently asked questions
Absolutely! There are several spots inside the web application where sponsors can be highlighted.
Conversation Starter is highly customisable. The user interface, communication towards participants and practicalities such as the duration of each meeting can be adapted to your preferences.
Feel free to get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs.
Conversation Starter is available in English, French, and Dutch. Other languages can be added on request, please get in touch with us at email@example.com.
They are! Participants of physical events meet each other at designated meeting points. Participants of hybrid events will meet through video call or in person, depending on their attendance.
Access to events can be limited by a password or limited to a given set of people. Additionally, your event will not show up in search engine results.
Yes! A seamless integration is available so participants can sign up for your event and create a networking profile at the same time.
Your target audience should be able to allocate some time to create profiles and invite each other to meetings. That is why we recommend announcing the online networking event at least two weeks before it takes place.
The online networking event itself typically lasts between one and three hours.
Feel free to get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your case.
No! Conversation Starter video calls work inside the web browser.
Participants of your event have access to a chat bot with frequently asked questions and email support. Additionally, you can upgrade your event to include live chatbot support.
Yes! Each month, we host Afterhours: a cross-disciplinary online networking event.
Participating is free of charge.
Conversation Starter works best with Google Chrome, Firefox, or the latest version of Microsoft Edge. Conversation Starter works on desktop computers, tablets and smartphones.
To use Conversation Starter for an online networking event, go to events.conversationstarter.net.
Free toolkit: how to market (online) networking events
Examples of inspiring event concepts
Strategies for engaging partners
Examples of communication campaigns
Return-on-investment opportunities for sponsors
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