As a meeting attendee, you will have access to the virtual convention and trade show platform until August 31, 2020. All content will remain available to you through this date.
How do I log-in?
If you registered, you may log-in HERE using your email address beginning at 8:30 am CT on August 12.
If you haven’t registered at all, please click here!
To login to the site, click here.
Once on the login page, you will simply use the email address associated with your registration to log in (no password required). On your first login, you will be asked to fill out your Name Badge. Please do take the time to add your area(s) of expertise, LinkedIn profile and picture, to enhance the networking features of the platform.
If you aren’t registered to attend yet, click on the top box “Click Here to Register” to be directed to the MPF registration system first. Once you are registered, you will be able to log-in to the virtual show with your email address.
What is the System Check under the login button on the login page? This option provides an overall check of your internet connection and ensures you are all set for your virtual conference experience. You are not require to click this, but it is recommended to ensure everything will run smoothly for you.
If you log-in and can’t see some of the outer-edge content or it’s blurred, try adjusting the ZOOM on your computer. That usually does the trick!
Once you are logged in, you will be taken to the MPF Convention Lobby, which is a replica of the Minneapolis Convention Center! Here you have access to everything available in the platform. Please note the navigation toolbar at the bottom of the screen. This toolbar is available in every room to help you navigate around the platform. There is also hanging navigational signage, like you would see in a traditional convention center, to make navigation easier.
Feel free to click around and see what happens! If you get lost, just go back to the Lobby at any time!
Enter the Education Theater to find all the education tracks. Click on a track that interests you to find what presentations you can view on-demand and which presentations will be shown live at what date/time. (All presentations will be recorded and available on-demand through August 31, 2020.)
Exhibit Hall / Sponsors
Click on this link to find the Sponsor Showcase and access to the Exhibit Hall, which features companies listed alphabetically and easily searched by name or keyword. You may text chat or video chat in real-time with any exhibiting company in their booth — and even set up meetings!
Click on a sponsor’s link will get you to their special sponsor booth for content and chat capabilities with company representatives.
Enter the Resource Center to get access to speaker papers, job listings, schedule of exhibitor webinars, and much more!
The Networking Lounge will host Happy Hour and live speaker Q & A’s at the end of each day, so be sure to grab your favorite beverage and join us! Once you get into the Networking Lounge, click the sign for the Happy Hour chat.
Throughout the entire platform there is the ability to private chat with an attendee or create chat groups. You can do this by going to the attendee list and clicking on the “chat icon” next to the attendee you wish to chat with. From the chat screen you can add additional individuals to your chat.
Click here for a how-to guide on chats in the virtual show and the Sponsor Showcase
Please note that attendees listed in the chat are those who have logged into the platform at least once.
Video Call Function in Exhibit Hall
Click here for a quick how-to guide on suggesting meetings (held via video) within the Exhibit Hall. Video meetings are available between anyone registered for the show (attendees and exhibitors).
Use the search function, located in the top menu bar, to search content by keywords, presenter’s name or company/institution.
Throughout the meeting platform there are hidden exhibitor logos and icons. When you discover one of these treasures, click on it to fill your Bingo card! Once your bingo card is full, your name will be entered into a grand prize drawing for a trip to Orlando, Florida (airfare and 3 nights’ hotel included). Click on the sign “Bingo Game” in the Lobby for full details.