How can you prove that there is value in all the money spent during a trade show and how does that stack up to e-mail, content and pay per click marketing? We answer this important question in this blog post and give you some important considerations when calculating the value of your trade show or event.
Author: Sofia Troutman
In the age of constant visual stimulation, social media and short attention spans, we as trade show and event marketers must plan more if we intend to attract new prospects to our booth of event. Check out our checklist of ideas to consider when preparing to draw visitors to your booth.
Mobile apps are rapidly replacing rented badge scanners as the preferred means of capturing leads on the trade show floor. These apps put customer data instantly in your hands, rather than having to wait to have information routed to you days later. We’ve cherry-picked some apps that are especially useful to event staff that integrate with at least one of the popular CRMs, and to those that are available for both iOS and Android devices.
We all know demos are a wonderful way to get attention at a trade show and showcase your products. However, sometimes it is not practical to bring your products to the show or maybe they are not easy to demo. What do you do then? Here are some ideas on how you can use technology to give your product or service the stopping power it deserves.
Event managers often feel they should offer giveaways in their booth, but are at a loss as to what will draw people in. However, while giveaways were a good draw in the past, many of today’s show attendees are not interested in them. So how can you attract visitors these days?
With countless exhibitors competing for their attention, conference and expo attendees tend to make quick, visual decisions on who deserves their focus. With that in mind, the following booth design and onsite tips are among the tried and true steps used by effective exhibitors.
We hear it all the time. Video marketing is the way to go to help your business grow. Millennials want video. Video is sticky and keeps visitors on your website, helps lower your bounce rate and increase your SEO. So, the question is; how do we get and use video in our marketing programs & trade shows?
No matter how wonderful your exhibit or promotions, if you have booth staffers who are not paying attention you could lose more brand equity and sales than you realize. Yet they can also do simple things to get you more attention than any exhibit ever could. Below are the nine things staffers can do to get you noticed.
There is a perception by some Event Managers that the best booth staffer is always the outgoing sales person who is outspoken and fun. But there are other personality types that can be just as important to round out your perfect team.
You’ve got to be able to prove an ROI (Return on Investment) of your next trade show or event in order to continue attending the show. Here are 4 helpful tools to use to measure the effectiveness of your next trade show or event.