Since you need to “spend money to make money,” you want to be careful never to cut marketing efforts in a way that will hamper your business’ ability to grow. But if your promotional expenses have never been clearly tied to strategic goals, then it’s time to reexamine where and how you’re spending your marketing and advertising dollars. Check out our tips on how you can do this effectively.
Category: Planning and Logistics
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.
There is a vast chasm between a successful YouTube channel and a boring one with slow-paced promotional videos that social media users either can’t find or won’t watch. To ensure that your audience finds and enjoys your video content, consider the following steps when planning, creating, optimizing and promoting your video content.
From cosmopolitan haute cuisine to barbeque and classic Southern food, Atlanta’s restaurant scene offers something for everyone. To help convention-staff find quality nibbles and nosh within walking distance of their event venue, we present this list of our top picks, organized by location.
When it comes to B2C vs B2B marketing, businesses are aiming to capture the attention of two very different audiences: consumers vs other businesses, and therefore need to adopt different approaches to succeed. In this post, we discuss the main differences and similarities between the two, as well as our top tips for successfully engaging with your customers at events.
Creating a content calendar for your blog or social media channels is a critical component to effective inbound marketing. Pre-planning and organizing your posts saves you the time-wasting, frustrating process of trying to brainstorm “on the fly.” But where to begin? Check out these tips to help you plan and schedule your content.
Is it really that imperative that you have promotional giveaways in your trade show or event booth? Will they really help you meet your marketing goals and strategy? Check out these great ideas on how you can use giveaways to help boost your event’s return on investment.
Based on the 2018 Top 250 US Trade Shows by the Trade Show News Network, 2019-2020 will be a big year for trade shows. There are several shows you’ll want to keep your eye out for. We have highlighted four different categories with a few upcoming shows in each category. Check it out!
Are you doing everything you can before the show to ensure your show presence earns an ROI? Effective pre-show promotion can ensure that attendees visit your booth and can help maximize the qualified leads you gather at each event. Check out our tips on how to be more effective with your pre-show promos.
You put a lot of planning and expense into your trade show presence, so it’s vital to make sure that your event leads are properly captured and nurtured. Effective lead management involves a combination of technology and process management — all to ensure that the right data is collected, all leads are effectively scored and routed and that a follow-up plan is used to guide your prospects through each step of the customer journey.
Within a few days of returning from a trade show, it’s important to get together with your team to review the event’s successes and failures. To ensure you capture this feedback in a way that can guide next year’s exhibit, we’d like to offer up the following list of staff questions.
If you’re an event manager, travelling has become second nature. This routine can become quite mundane, so how can you continue to put a priority on safety when your travels become comfortable and routine? Here are some tips on how to keep safety top-of-mind during your travels.
In the exhibit and event industry, travel is common and widespread. And so are major delays that might require an stay overnight at the airport. Here are some tips from an experienced traveler to help you deal with (and perhaps prevent) a night’s stay in an airport.