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October 5, 2023
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Unlocking Advanced Networking Opportunities: PheedLoop's Tag-Based Meeting Booking Restrictions

Unlocking Advanced Networking Opportunities: PheedLoop's Tag-Based Meeting Booking Restrictions

In the ever-evolving landscape of event management and technology, PheedLoop has consistently stood at the forefront, revolutionizing the way we organize, attend, and engage in events. One of the standout features that has garnered immense appreciation from our clients and attendees is the Meeting Booking feature. It has proven to be a game-changer, facilitating meaningful connections and fostering networking opportunities. Today, we are excited to introduce a groundbreaking enhancement - the ability to gate the Meeting Booking feature based on tags or tickets.

Embracing a Networking Revolution

Before delving into the exciting new possibilities that tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions bring to the table, let's take a moment to celebrate the success of our Meeting Booking feature and why it has become such a beloved asset for event organizers and attendees alike.

The Phenomenon of Meeting Booking

In an age where physical events were becoming increasingly challenging to organize, PheedLoop's Meeting Booking feature swooped in as a digital savior. It was designed to replicate the invaluable experience of face-to-face networking in a virtual or hybrid event environment. The essence of this feature revolves around enabling attendees to seamlessly schedule one-on-one meetings with each other or exhibitors.

The results were phenomenal. Attendees no longer felt disconnected in the virtual realm; instead, they were empowered to forge meaningful connections. Exhibitors, in turn, found a golden opportunity to interact directly with potential clients, expanding their reach and fostering valuable relationships.

Enter the Era of Tag-Based Meeting Booking Restrictions

Now, as we embark on a new chapter in the PheedLoop story, we introduce an exciting addition to the Meeting Booking feature. For the first time, we are giving you the power to gate this feature based on tags or tickets. This enhancement opens a realm of possibilities and brings a new level of control and customization to your event planning.

The Power of Gating

Gating the Meeting Booking feature based on tags or tickets might seem like a minor tweak, but its implications are monumental. Let's explore two essential aspects of this innovation:

Restrict Meeting Booking based on Tickets or Tags

In a dynamic event environment, not all attendees are created equal. Some might have exclusive access or privileges based on their ticket type or their role within the event. This is where our first point comes into play.

With the ability to restrict Meeting Booking based on tickets or tags, you can ensure that only specific groups of individuals have the ability to book meetings. This means that anyone who possesses the designated ticket or tag will have the golden ticket to initiate and schedule meetings.

Use Cases:

1. Attendee-to-Attendee Networking: Imagine an event where you want to foster connections exclusively among attendees. By restricting Meeting Booking based on attendee tags or tickets, you create an environment where attendees can network with their peers, facilitating knowledge sharing and collaboration.

2. Exhibitor Networking Control: Exhibitors are a crucial part of any event, but you may want to regulate their interactions. By utilizing this feature, you can gate exhibitors from booking meetings with attendees. This proactive approach ensures that exhibitors engage with potential clients strategically, minimizing the possibility of spamming meeting bookings.

Exclude Meeting Booking based on Tickets or Tags

While facilitating connections is a pivotal aspect of any event, there are instances where you might want to maintain a level of exclusivity or privacy. This is where our second point comes into play.

Excluding Meeting Booking based on tickets or tags means that anyone within the specified category, even if they have the Meeting Booking feature enabled, will not be able to book meetings. This is a powerful tool to create controlled networking environments or maintain a sense of confidentiality.

Use Cases:

1. VIP Networking: For high-profile attendees or VIP ticket holders, you might want to provide an exclusive networking experience. By excluding Meeting Booking based on specific VIP tags or tickets, you can ensure that these individuals have a unique networking space.

2. Private Sessions: There might be instances where certain sessions or segments of your event are private or restricted. In such cases, you can exclude attendees with specific tags or tickets from booking meetings during those times, maintaining the desired level of privacy.

The PheedLoop Advantage

As we introduce these tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions, we want you to know that our goal is to empower you, the event organizer, with greater flexibility and control. We understand that each event is unique, with its own set of requirements and goals. That's why we've designed this feature to be highly customizable, giving you the tools to craft the perfect networking environment for your attendees and exhibitors.

Key Benefits:

1. Enhanced Customization: You have the power to tailor the Meeting Booking experience to your event's specific needs. Whether it's encouraging open networking or creating exclusive segments, PheedLoop has you covered.

2. Reduced Spam: By selectively gating Meeting Booking, you can prevent spam interactions and ensure that connections are meaningful and valuable for all participants.

3. VIP Treatment: Offer special networking privileges to VIPs and high-profile attendees, enhancing their event experience.

4. Privacy Control: Maintain control over private sessions and confidential networking interactions by excluding certain groups from booking meetings.

5. Streamlined Event Management: PheedLoop's user-friendly interface ensures that implementing these restrictions is a breeze, saving you time and effort.

How to Implement Tag-Based Meeting Booking Restrictions

Now that you're excited about the possibilities, let's explore how you can implement these tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions within the PheedLoop platform.

1. Access the Meeting Booking Settings: Log in to your PheedLoop event management dashboard. Navigate to the Meeting Booking settings section, where you'll find the options to set up restrictions.

2. Define Your Tags and Tickets: First, ensure that you have your tags and tickets configured for your event. PheedLoop's comprehensive event management system allows you to create and assign tags and tickets easily.

3. Configure Restrictions: In the Meeting Booking settings, you'll find the options to apply restrictions based on tags or tickets. Simply select the relevant tags or tickets you want to use for gating or excluding Meeting Booking.

4. Save Your Settings: Once you've configured the restrictions according to your event's requirements, don't forget to save your settings. Your Meeting Booking feature will now reflect these changes.


The introduction of tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions marks a new era in event networking and management. It's a testament to PheedLoop's commitment to innovation and our dedication to providing event organizers with the tools they need to create exceptional and memorable experiences.

With this feature, you have the power to craft networking environments that are tailor-made for your event's goals and objectives. Whether you're looking to foster open collaboration, protect attendee privacy, or offer exclusive VIP experiences, PheedLoop has you covered.

As we continue to push the boundaries of event technology, we invite you to explore the endless possibilities that tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions bring to your events. Embrace this new era of enhanced networking, and watch as your attendees and exhibitors connect, engage, and thrive like never before.

The future of event networking is here, and it's in your hands. Start creating memorable connections today with PheedLoop's tag-based Meeting Booking restrictions.

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