meet and greet

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meet and greet

1. noun An event or reception in which a notable figure socializes with members of the public, the press, or guests in attendance. The normally media-shy singer is holding a meet and greet to help raise awareness for her newest charity campaign.
2. adjective Typified by a notable figure socializing with members of the public, the press, or guests in attendance. Often hyphenated. The meet-and-greet gala is being held to promote the presidential nominee's public profile and help drum up support ahead of the November election.
See also: and, greet, meet
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The meet-and-greet event was organised by Arabian Supply Centre and Mutlu.
Mutlu, Turkey's "bestselling battery brand", together with its authorised distributor in Qatar, Arabian Supply Centre (ASC), held a customers' meet-and-greet event in Doha.
DTI files raps vs online retailer over K-pop fiasco !-- -- Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) - June 15, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has filed a complaint against online marketplace Shopee Philippines for changing the mechanics of its meet-and-greet event with K-pop girl group Blackpink without securing approval from the agency.
The DTI had received complaints from disappointed Shopee customers who were promised they would be able to participate in the meet-and-greet event with Blackpink but were left with nothing.
Some 116 shoppers were notified by Shopee they qualified for the meet-and-greet event, but later they were removed from the list due to a glitch in the online retailer's system that showed there were other shoppers who made higher amount of purchases on the site and should be declared as winners.
BLACKPNK had already held its concert on June 6 and angry customers went on Twitter with the hashtag #ShopeeScam to express rage at 116 of the customers being left out of the meet-and-greet event.
There were several ways to be part of the meet-and-greet event.
The Department of Trade and Industry has launched an investigation into the promo for the meet-and-greet event.
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland left the show's Australian meet-and-greet event in tears after a male fan groped her.
Following the program, PWC president Lenore Janis said, "The aim of this annual meet-and-greet event is to break down barriers.
Under Shopee's promo, a total of 568 users who spend the most amount on the online shopping platform would get a pass to attend the meet-and-greet event with Blackpink at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura set last Thursday.
7, and will be followed by his meet-and-greet event in Osaka on Aug.
He is in the country for a meet-and-greet event for a local clothing brand scheduled for Friday.
Actor So Ji-sub will hold meet-and-greet events in Japan next week, his agency said Tuesday.