4YFN STARTUP EVENT


4YFN OVERVIEW STAND BUILDING NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
TIME AND LOCATION ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES REGISTRATION
4YFN STAND PACKAGES MARKETING CUSTOMER CARE
FORMS & DEADLINES CONTENT 

 

Welcome to the 4YFN section of the Online Event Manual. This page is only for exhibitors and partners of 4YFN event as part of MWC Shanghai. If you have any questions, please reach out to the MWC Shanghai Team for assistance.

 

4YFN OVERVIEW

4 Years From Now (4YFN) is the fastest growing digital startup event in the world to connect startups, investors and corporations during MWC19 Shanghai, the largest gathering for the mobile industry.

4YFN Shanghai 2019 will take place within MWC Shanghai 26-28 June 2019.

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TIME AND LOCATION

4YFN at MWC Shanghai will be held from 26 to 28 of June 2019 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), Shanghai.


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2345 Longyang Road (near the intersection of Hua Mu Road and Fang Dian Road)
Pudong District, Shanghai
People’s Republic of China

For more details regarding the venue information click here.

4YFN event will be celebrated from 26 to 28 of June 2019 and located in hall E7.

 

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OPENING TIMES

Wednesday 26 June 09:00 to 17:00
Thursday 27 June 09:00 to 17:00
Friday 28 June 09:00 to 16:00

4YFN opening times are the same as general MWC opening times. To see detailed build up, registration and event opening times, click here.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Click here to see details on how to get to the venue.

 

ACCOMMODATION

As part of the MWC Shanghai event, 4YFN exhibitors and attendees can use services of the official accommodation supplier

 

VISA

You can apply for Visa Invitation Letter through Exhibitor & Partner Invitation System which will go live later this year. Click here for more information.

 

FLOORPLANS

Check the detailed 4YFN floorplan here. 4YFN is located in Hall E7. 

 

VENUE INFORMATION

Click here to see more details regarding the venue such as cloakrooms, first aid etc.

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4YFN STAND PACKAGES


FORMS & DEADLINES

Each stand package has a set of forms applicable to fill in by exhibitors to ensure that we receive and can implement your booth on time. Please go to Forms & Deadlines section to see your set of forms.

 

STAND BUILDING

BUILD UP TIMES

All Package Types 25 June 2019 from 09:00 to 22:00
Space Only stands 23 June 2019 from 12:00 – 22:00
24-25 June 2019 from 09:00 – 22:00

For more details regarding opening times, click here.

 

BUILD UP ACCESS

4YFN exhibitors should follow the same access rules as all MWC exhibitors during build up and dismantling days.

All exhibitors and their contractors must have the necessary passes to access the site for build-up and dismantling. Please go to Forms & Deadlines section to request wristbands for your team through the Build-up & Dismantling Wristbands form.

For more information regarding access logistics click here.

 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

All stand packages except Space Only Stands will be ready for you to exhibit on your arrival. No alterations can be done to the stands structure. If you wish to order additional services, please see below the corresponding regulations. If you wish to bring an exhibit that exceed your assigned space or in any way can be considered dangerous or unusual, please send us a short description of this product and we will advise the best way to proceed: customercare@mwcshanghai.com

Space Only stands should follow the same Stand building regulations and Access Rules as all MWC Space Only stands. Space Only Stands must also comply the Health and safety regulations and provide corresponding Stand building documentation according to organiser specifications.

All exhibitors must be aware and comply with the General health and safety rules at all times.

 

EXHIBITOR CODE OF CONDUCT

4YFN event is a part of MWC and therefore all 4YFN exhibitors must comply with the Exhibitor code of conduct established for the show.

In addition to points listed in Exhibitor code of conduct section, all 4YFN Exhibitors should be aware of additional rules:

  • Roll Up Banners

It is not permitted for Startup Cluster, Startup Pod and Graphic Pod exhibitors to place rollup banners within or outside of their space perimeter due to visibility obstructions. Other forms of stand branding are permitted as long as they don’t present any risk to exhibitors or attendees and do not obstruct the visibility of exhibition floor.

4YFN Shell Scheme and 4YFN Space Only Exhibitors are allowed to place rollup banners ONLY within their space perimeters. Any banners placed in halls or in a position creating a visibility obstructions, will be removed immediately.

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  • Showcooking

It is not permitted to organize any show cooking initiatives in the hall during build up, event days or dismantling. Any show-cooking activities will be sanctioned.

  • Vehicle Use

It is not permitted to use vehicles such as scooters, bicycles, skateboards or segways inside the venue during event open days.

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ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

SPACE ONLY STANDS

Space Only stands can order all additional products and services from the MWC official suppliers listed here. Make sure to order lighting, power and carpet as they are not included in your package.


STARTUP POD, STARTUP POD PLUS AND STARTUP CLUSTER

Startup Pod, Startup Pod Plus and Startup Cluster exhibitors have all basic items included in the stand package. Please review the listing of products included before you make any orders.

There are several restrictions as to ordering additional products and services for Startup Booths and Corners due to the space limitations:

  • Furniture– ordering of additional furniture is not allowed due to space restrictions
  • AV equipment– due to space restrictions you can order only TV screens up to 32” with self-support or placed on the counter
  • Visuals/Branding– Branding is already included in your stand package. For more details please refer to the roll up banners display rules above.
  • Internet- Public Wifi will be available throughout all halls. Additional Internet can be ordered from official exhibition suppliers
  • Catering– If you wish to order a catering service, please consider the lack of storage or tables at your booth.

SHELL SCHEME AND EXHIBITION SPACE PLUS

Shell Scheme and Exhibition Space Plus packages can order additional products and services from the MWC official suppliers listed here, as long as they fit in the designated exhibition area.

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CONTENT 

CONFERENCE

Aside from the vast display of startup technology on show in the innovation market, we will have a jam packed programme of activities including hot shot speakers, startups competitions and workshops. Updated programme will be available shortly.

4YFN Conference sessions will take place in the 4YFN Stages located in hall E7

 

ACCESS

4YFN Conference: All 4YFN and MWC attendees, with any pass types, have access to 4YFN conference sessions.

MWC Conference: 4YFN exhibitors and attendees with Exhibition Visitor Pass does not have access to MWCS conference sessions. Only Investors with VIP Pass have access to the MWC conferences.

 

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES

If you don’t have a content opportunity included in your package, you can send us your proposal by filling a form online. We will get in touch only with selected applicants. Please bear in mind, that we will only contact those applicants what are interesting for our conference programme.

Speakers are selected on the topic relevance and originality of their submission, in addition to their proven ability in the proposed topic and overall prominence in the industry.

The list of confirmed speakers, will be available shortly.

 

4YFN AWARDS

Don't miss the opportunity to apply to the 4YFN Awards at MWC19 Shanghai, the world’s largest startup competition on mobile technologies and business models.

Apply here by 17 May 2019

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NETWORKING ACTIVITIES

4YFN STARTUP CATALOGUE

As always, 4YFN at MWC Shanghai 2019 offers great networking opportunities to help startups connect with investors, mentors, media, corporates and potential partners. 

As an exhibiting startups, you have the following opportunities: 

  • Submit your startup profile to be included in the online 4YFN Startup Virtual Cataloguewhich will be made available to all investors and corporate innovation representatives attending the event. This startup catalogue is private and different from the public exhibiting companies list on the event website/APP.
  • Apply to take part in the various Networking Activities more information is available here.

If you have any questions regarding networking activities, please contact: startups@4yfn.com

The online catalogue will be available shortly.

 

NETWORKING

Book a mentoring session or 1-to-1 meeting with Chinaccelerator please use the link HERE.  Only applications submitted before 24 June 2019 will be considered

*Please note that the 4YFN team reserves the right to cancel or reschedule your slot in case of changes on the mentor’s availability or when there are overlapping sessions booked.”

Casual Networking Area and Open Meeting Space

4YFN is about networking, discovering and being inspired. Don’t be glued to your booth, walk around because the chances to meet people are everywhere. Take advantage of the networking areas distributed within the 4YFN hall (E7) and come to meet with attendees and other exhibitors of 4YFN and MWC.

Private Meeting Lounge

For our Partners and members of Investors club we will make available a Private Meeting lounge where they can conduct quality meetings with startups or network with other investors and event partners.

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MARKETING

MARKETING TOOLKIT

We offer you our 4YFN and MWC marketing creative elements to promote your presence at the event. These marketing assets can assist you with the promotion of your presence by using the 4YFN and MWC Shanghai logo and brand elements. To use our Marketing Tool Kit please click here.


PROFILE, LOGOS AND URL

Your profile and logo will be included in several places to promote your company. Here are the many places you will find it:

  • 4YFN Website – company profile, logo and social media links
  • MWC Shanghai Website – company profile
  • MWC Shanghai Mobile App – company profile

If you wish to appear in more channels, please click here to see available options.

Upload your details to the 100 Word Profile Form and 4YFN Website Information and we will do the rest!

Please send us your details as soon as possible so that your presence can be listed on our website and we can start to promote you as soon as possible.

*4YFN Partners - Your brand visibility is detailed in your contract with us and our team will reach out to you to discuss implementation details. Please also note that you must submit your set of forms listed in the Forms & Deadlines section.

 

PRESS LIST

Available to you is the list of Pre-Registered Press & Analysts that will be attending MWC Shanghai. You may use this list to invite any press or analysts that you would like to have visit your booth. This list will be available shortly.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

We use various social media channels to promote MWC Shanghai: Weibo, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube, in addition to the 4YFN social media channels.

We regularly update our social media channels with all the latest event info, promotions, startup success stories and news, so please feel free to follow us, share and spread the word to your networks using the handle and hashtags mentioned below.

Popular hashtags #4YFN #4YFNS19 #4YFNinvestors #MWCS19

Twitter Handle @4YFN_MWC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FourYearsFromNow/
LinkedIn: 4 Years From Now
Instagram: 4yfn_mwc
Like us on Facebook and follow us on TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn

Want to promote your presence at 4YFN Shanghai 2019 on social media? Contact our marketing team at: 4yfn@mwcs.com and they will send you the media pack with text and banners to use.

 

KEEP UP TO DATE

Be the first to get hot off the press news from our newsroom, including exclusive interviews with leading industry experts, new speaker announcements, as well as the latest fun-filled activities, parties and side events! Sign up to our newsletter here.

 

REGISTRATION

Depending on your stand package, you have been allocated with certain amount of MWC passes. Please check your pass allocation here

You can register and invite your guests to register through the MWCSExhibitor & Partner Invitation System that will go live later this year. Please check back to Registration section for more updates.

You can apply for your Visa Invitation Letter in the Registration System once it goes live.

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CUSTOMER CARE

If you still haven’t been able to find information you are looking for, please feel free to contact our teams for any enquiries you might have:

 

CUSTOMER CARE
customercare@mwcshanghai.com

REGISTRATION
registration@mwcshanghai.com

SALES ENQUIRIES
exhibitors@4yfn.com
partners@4yfn.com

MARKETING
marketing@mwcshanghai.com

NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
startups@4yfn.com

ONSITE CUSTOMER CARE
This information will follow closer to the event.

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