In a tight labor market, recruiting and retaining great sales consultants can be especially hard to do and even more so in a unique industry such as trade shows that requires specialized knowledge about marketing, design and trade show logistics. Check out this sage advice from some of Skyline’s top hiring owners.
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.
Skyline recently attended the 9th annual Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce WomEn’s Leadership Forum, where over 200 women and men came together to energize, educate, and empower women. It was a time of inspiration, networking, and encouraging every woman to be a leader. Read one participant’s summary in our latest blog post.
Our list of late 2019 tech industry events has been cherry-picked based on the estimated number of exhibitors and attendees, as well on organizer reputation, as well as various sectors, including hardware, software, cybersecurity, industrial IoT, mobile technologies. Start planning now!
Great trade show photography can make all the difference on your social media feed, blog, or website, or within your printed collateral. But knowing a few camera tricks can go a long way in helping your photos stand out. Consider these insights and tips when deciding how to shoot your next event.
In an age where technology brings the world so much closer, the ability to segment design for the immediate audience has never been more important. Putting your brand on display through trade shows and events magnifies the attention you will receive and the scrutiny that you’ll be under. The question is whether you are inspiring your prospect or merely polluting the space.
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.
Skyline Exhibits won big and often at EXHIBITORLIVE, the trade show industry’s premier event. Skyline won two Portable/Modular design awards along with the prestigious Zeigler Award for best overall exhibit design. Skyline was also named to EXHIBITOR magazine’s list of top 40 exhibit producers.
Do you have a lot of repeat or long-standing customers? Then you might assume that you have been providing them with ideal customer service when in fact they might only be mildly satisfied – ordering from you out of convenience or habit instead of brand loyalty. Consider these keys to help achieve true loyalty and leave a lasting impression.
As marketers, we often face similar struggles when it comes to organizing and implementing successful trade shows. One of those pain points is booth staffing! Check out our 3 top recommendations you should follow in order to successfully staff your next trade show.
How do you determine whether or not your last trade show social media marketing campaign was effective? Is it the number of likes, shares or impressions? Or is it the number of high quality leads you collect in your booth? In this article we discuss ways to measure your campaigns.