b.square is the matchmaking platform that manages one-to-one meetings easily and focuses on participants' satisfaction.
b. square is the B2B matchmaking platform that meets pre, in and post-event needs, from participants’ subscription and interaction to the arrangement of 1:1 meetings onsite, hybrid and online and activities and exportable materials for reports and statistics, used in Film Festivals and business events worldwide.
b.square is based on an optimization algorithm implementation of an operative research heuristics that elaborates an unlimited number of appointments autonomously.
The aim of such algorithm is to create and to deliver the best agenda possible by:
b.square is designed to increase participants' satisfaction and to help organizers easily meet their attendee's needs or preferences.
Every participant can assign an importance value based on a star-rating system to the accepted meetings: b.square will elaborate the agendas taking into consideration such parameters.
In addition, Admins can influence the optimization of agendas by assigning different "weights" to participants: the higher the weight, the more important the participant.
Technologically smart, easy-to-use, constantly evolving from event to event, b.square provides the winning format to let participants live the experience of one-to-one meeting inside any event reaching tangible business results.
Our platform is so appreciated that became a must-have solution to increase event dimension and popularity from years to years: attendees and organizers are so familiar with its intuitive functionalities that it naturally became a true user-friendly tool!
Did you know that it is now possible to customise your own b.square? Now you can get an insta-result of what the platform would look like. Change colours, change background and any details in the platform. b.square will be easily associated to your main website in terms of colours and graphics.
In every situation the platform is always providing instant hints to have the whole control of the event in any phase and helpful suggestions to fix special meeting cases.
Our team is always available to support you by providing its technical and organizational knowledge gained in more than ten years of one-to-one event experience.
Here below the main capabilities and functionalities
MIFF 37ºSouth Market is the selective event for producers to pitch their script-stage screen projects to potential financiers, the Market also includes screenings for buyers, modules for publishers and IP owners pitching to producers their manuscripts/creative assets for potential screen adaptations, and writers pitching their screenplays to producers, plus panel discussions.
Frontières Market is internationally established as the leading industry initiative for genre film professionals. It is organized by the Fantasia International Film Festival, with the participation of the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes.
Two editions of Frontières so far! It is a good opportunity for b.square to demonstrate once again its quality!
We are pleased to announce our honourable mention as the “Most Innovative Use Case” category in the BlueJeans Customer Awards by Verizon!
b.square attendeed the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes from 19 to 24 May.
Do you want to meet us and talk about industry one-to-one meeting solutions? Please contact us for a non-commital appointment!
The b.square and Eventival partnership come up with some new ideas this year!
The new Eventival login plug-in allows you to log in as a participant and create your profile on the fly in the b.square platform, using your Eventival credentials.
For this reason, you will only need to check your profile in b.square and update it with any additional info requested by the event.
Your login with Eventival is now faster and simpler.
b.square is now officializing its brand new collaboration with BlueJeans, the world's leader in cloud video conferencing, to handle virtual meetings in fully online and hybrid events.
The new video system will be adopted on the Marchè du Film – Festival de Cannes to hold its speed meetings from July 7-13th.
Participants will be allowed to experience the BlueJeans tool with a test button in their Dashboard and be prepared to participate in their scheduled appointments.
We are very proud to announce that b.square platform was chosen by Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes to manage its Speed Meetings program in these past two years.
As the world's biggest film market, the Marché du Film is the best place to foster strong professional relationships and spark new collaborations.
The speed meetings focused on a wide range of topics and allow participants to connect face to face with other professionals based on their preferences and current projects.
Hot Docs is North America’s largest documentary festival, offering an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences.
The Locarno Film Festival has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, for eleven days the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe, becomes the world capital of auteur cinema.
b.square helps the organization to arrange the meetings of all the professional events and give to the participants a tool to manage their appointments.
European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, EAVE, is a professional training, project development, and networking organization for audiovisual producers.
On the occasion of its Producers Workshop event, EAVE chose our b.square platform for the match-making and the carrying out of the 1:1 appointments.
The EAVE decision-makers will get the chance to meet the selected Project participants and the Career participants, coming from 38 countries. b.square will support the Eave team in the management of their participants, also in the presentation of their special Irish-Croatian group with new features and system improvements.
Doha Film Institute presents Qumra, an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from Qatar and around the world.
The 2021 and 2022 editions of Qumra were fully celebrated online. Indeed, masterclasses, screenings, talks, series, shorts were found on every agenda in the b.square platform in order to ease the user experience of its participants and the accessibility of such programs.
The Busan International Film Festival became the biggest film event in Asia. Every year it presents about 300 films to an audience of 200,000 spectators and 10,000 accredited people from all over the world.
The Festival has also consolidated its role as a motor of the film industry through programs such as the Asian Film Market, Asian Project Market, Asian Cinema Fund, and the Asian Film Academy.
With b.square all participants of the industry event, have the opportunity to organize their time, choose the people to meet, and vote for the level of preference of each meeting.
Ventana Sur is the most important market of audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry.
Through b.square participants from Ventana Sur can meet with content producers in business conferences with pitching sessions and one-to-one meetings; as well as round tables, specific actions for producers with projects in development, workshops, talks, and conferences on current topics, with a vision of the future, all online. Their agendas will be organized through the platform, to best manage their available time.
The Torino Film Lab Meeting Event is the annual showcase of the projects, talents and films developed at TorinoFilmLab, featuring a global co-production forum for independent original or adapted feature films, and a presentation of the professionals trained within the scheme.
The best projects will be awarded by an international jury during TFL Production Awards.
The one-to-one meeting platform b.square will help the management of face-to-face meetings of this onsite form of the TFL meeting event.
The Guadalajara International Film Festival is a cultural event of great relevance for Guadalajara and Mexico. It is considered as one of the most important showcases for the appreciation, promotion and distribution of Mexican and Ibero-American films.
b.square platform will help the organization of one-to one-meetings of the International Film Festival of Guadalajara between projects and decision-makers.
Started in 1997, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has grown into one of the biggest film festivals in Northern Europe and the busiest regional industry platforms, hosting more than 1000 guests and industry delegates, and over 160 journalists.
b.square platform will help Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to manage its one-to-one meetings. Users will schedule their appointments and receive their final agenda, easily accessible and easily understandable, and intuitive.
The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) aims to consolidate its identity as a ‘Fantastic Film Festival’ through Fantastic-Genre films and to provide new and diverse aspects toward Genre film.
The b.square matchmaking platform will show off its last functionalities in occasion of the Korean event.
The International Film Festival of Macao (IFFAMACAO) is aimed to raise awareness and develop an audience for cinema from Chinese and Asian industries and the rest of the world, promoting the films as both artform and entertainment.
After the success of its past editions, b.square is a real supporter of IFFAMACAO. We are proud to collaborate such great film festival to recreate their industry market at its best!
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF), established in 2001, is an annual film festival held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
This year the Whistler Film Festival 1+1 Market Meetings is powered by b.square Platform.
Our matchmaking software will facilitate productive and plentiful meetings between Industry Guests and Delegates across Canada and internationally.
We are a delight to announce the collaboration between the Brussels Book Fair, b.square and Nakiri Rights to realize the first edition of the Marché du Droit in Brussels, on March 5th.
In its 50 years of existence, the Brussels Book Fair has positioned itself as an international event in the heart of the European capital, at the crossroads of countries and cultures. It is also a promising new destination for buying and selling rights in the magnificent setting of the post-industrial site of Tour & Taxis!
We are proud to announce that b.square platform will help the Sundance Institute Talented Forum to create tailored one-on-one meetings designed to support the artists propel a new project through development, packaging, financing, or distribution. The Sundance Institute Talent Forum is a three-day program designed to provide connections for promising artists and projects to industry through tailored meetings, to cultivate community and provide inspiration and education to a new generation of promising storytellers.
We used the Bsquare platform for the development of the industry area of Mediamorfosis 2021, a gathering to rethink the changes in the media world. Bsquare worked out perfectly, it was very easy and efficient to use for all the participants, who gave excellent feedback regarding their experience occupying the platform. Roberto always helped us when necessary and answered our technical queries. It was a tool that allowed us to enhance our goal of connecting Latin American talent with the world. It is an experience that we will surely repeat.
Roberto and Gianluca Were a huge factor in our success in running Bsquare. They answered all of our questions and assisted us anytime we needed. The system its self is amazing all of our industry guests said they would want to use this platform again and loved the way our festival adapted to the virtual world which couldn’t have happened without Bsquare.
Bsquare provided an effective solution for when Docs By The Sea International Documentary Forum had gone digital for the first time. It is easy to navigate around the platform with an amazing flexibility for the administrator to customize the features and monitor each meeting request/appointment smoothly. Without Bsquare, it would be a very gruelling process to set up 1to1 meetings between filmmakers from our region with industry representatives across continents and time zones.
We used B.Square platform to organize the second edition of Nebulae, the industry project of Doclisboa, and Arché, our creative development lab. We found the platform very easy to use and it really improved the life and result of our events! We are very satisfied and so are our guests. Roberto, Gianluca and all the team are amazing, always very kind and ready to help.
Using Bsquare allowed us to have a much larger quantity and quality of meetings, as the participants interact and can customize their agenda all along the scheduling procedure. The platform is user-friendly and the team offers amazing support as well! It made our task of organization easier and the experience of our guests smoother and more professional.
One-to-one Project Meetings has been an integral part of the IFFAM Project Market since its inaugural edition in 2016. With each year scheduling meetings for approximately 250 participants, we are fortunate enough to work with Bsquare since 2018. The meeting platform has greatly simplified and speeded our scheduling process. Software interface for participants and the back-end for organizers are designed as friendly and intuitive as they possibly can be. We also feel very thankful to the staff for their prompt support whenever we need.
In 2017, Eventival considered the development of a one-to-one meeting platform that could be used by its film festival and event clients from all over the world. Knowing that this would have to be a huge development work, we also looked around for potential partners with whose existing platforms we could integrated - and that is how, thanks to our client Torino Film Lab, we discovered Bsquare. We have been working together ever since, constantly improving the integration between our platforms, and are very happy about this partnership.
Organizing foodMood b2b events has been really easy with b.square! The platform makes it simple for users to manage autonomously their agenda, so that they require little support by the organizer. It helped me to handle meetings for 500 participants, who took part at the international events Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, Cheese and Taste Festivals. Since it made it possible to optimize the agenda of such a great number of users, to schedule the highest possible number of events and to save me lots of time, I strongly recommend it!
I used the platform for the organisation of the first edition of a b2b event (Milan International Rights Center) and I have been really satisfied with it. I received positive feedback from all the participants, as it was user-friendly and clear. It made my job easier and faster and the result has been a great success for all.
After trying other scheduling software for one-to-one, I have found Bsquare to be a great solution. Our guests have found the steps easier to navigate and helpful customer service. I like the intuitive design of the back-end and its agility. The software can be easily customized, according to specific requirements. The staff is at disposal to offer contact assistance.