Virtual Platform Instructions

Below are written step-by-step instructions on how register for the ABX Virtual Experience, and how to navigate the virtual platform site. You can also view this instructional video

ABX Virtual Experience Registration Process

  • Click to register for the ABX Virtual Experience

  • Choose an (a) ABX All-Access Pass, (b) ABX + IWBC All-Access Pass, or an (3) Expo Hall Pass. 

    • If you choose one of the All-Access Passes, you no longer have to register for individual workshops or programs. 

    • You will have access to all live and on-demand workshops and programs through March 31, 2021.  

    • If you do not want to take any educational classes other than Women in Design's offerings, choose an Expo Hall Pass. 
  • You will receive an email confirmation from ABX | ArchitectureBoston Expo ([email protected]) confirming your registration. 

  • You will receive a second email within approximately 30 minutes of completing the registration process from our virtual platform vendor, Sector Global, containing the virtual platform login instructions and a customized, pre-populated link. 

    • The email subject line is Welcome to the ABX official meetings platform; the sender and sender email is ABX IWBC Concierge Team at [email protected]

ABX Virtual Platform | Building Your Profile

  • After logging into the platform, you will be taken to your dashboard.

  • Click the three stacked lines in the top right-hand corner of the page and click My Profile

  • On the About Me tab, add your profile picture, any missing company contact details, about us details, social media links, etc.

  • On the My Interests tab, select any additional product categories you may not have selected during registration.

  • On the My Availability tab, check your availability during the event days (Dec. 2-3) for scheduling one-on-on meetings with other attendees/exhibitors.      

Adding Educational Workshops & Programs

  • Click the Education tab from the top nav bar to open the Education Schedule page. 

  • Scroll through the tabs to find a workshop/program you'd like to attend. 

  • Click the Add to Schedule button so the workshop is automatically added to your Schedule. This will automatically block out that time as unavailable for meetings / matchmaking.

  • Also click the yellow star in the top right-hand corner of the card so the card automatically appears in your My Favorites tab for easy access. 


Navigating the Virtual Platform site

  • From the top nav bar (in navy), you can view your inbox, My Schedule, My Favorites, Find Meetings, Exhibitor Directory, Education, Product Showcase.

  • Inbox – contains any meeting requests you have received, any sent invites and any confirmed meetings  

  • My Schedule – find your schedule in 30-minute increments; mark any time conflicts as unavailable. 

  • My Favorites – find any conferences, companies or products that you starred for easy access.

  • Find Meetings – search for exhibitors or attendees by product/services or business type. 

  • Exhibitor Directory – search by company name or product categories.

  • Education – search for educational workshops by on-demand, Wed, Dec 2 or Thu, Dec. 3.   

  • Product Showcase – search for relevant products and services; filter by ABX or IWBC.