It’s important to be up-to-date on proper food service techniques, especially when you’re giving away snacks as a form of a freebie at your trade shows or events. If your business is not in the foodservice industry but you’re giving away snacks in your booth, you might not be quite as aware as those who are in the industry. However, there are specific things to remember to make your food freebies effective giveaways.
In-person marketing can be extremely effective when a well-thought sales plan is put in place. However, focusing on the human aspect during trade shows is where some exhibitors fall short – don’t let that be you! Before speaking successfully to a group of qualified buyers, it is important to know a few things about them first. Here is a list of must-knows about trade show attendees that will keep your trade show staff on their toes and your marketing plan set on a track toward success.
With a pandemic changing the course of the world, naturally, it also re-routed many businesses. Trade shows may be at the top of the list for many dealing with rerouted business plans. Whether it is deciding if trade shows even fit in the budget this year, cutting costs, or modifying marketing, changes are happening. Here are a few planning tips you can use to stretch your budget before jumping to any conclusions!
Las Vegas is the most well-known city for hosting some of the largest and most popular trade shows and events in the country, and it’s starting to get ready to roar once again. Hosting some of the top-rated trade shows as well as bringing in millions of attendees, there is no doubt that it will be ready for a rapid comeback in 2021 into 2022.
The buzz is that in-person trade shows and events will be back very soon. People are trying to make sense of the role of face-to-face marketing and the risks of getting back into it. In this post we answer some of the top questions that we have been asked by various customers in the past few months in all of the industries that we serve.
With more live events restarting later this year, there will be new requirements for those in attendance. Here are some things to look out for at your upcoming event to make sure you’re up to date on new policies, procedures, and changes. Every show will be a little different post-covid, so do your research to make sure you are good to go when showtime rolls around.
If you have not yet noticed, leads are becoming harder to obtain with the ever-growing amount of competition in each industry and the amount of marketing avenues companies now have at their fingertips to try and reach their prospects. Here is how you can use SEO to drive lead generation and boost your trade show marketing efforts.
Trade shows are being rescheduled left and right. Some are in-person, some online and some a hybrid of both. While every month that passes is gradually growing in the amount of in-person shows returning, July is looking promising for several large shows across multiple industries. Here are a few big shows that are making a comeback.
With lead generation being a top priority for trade show marketers, that makes lead follow-ups equally as important. However, without a solid follow-up system in place, a lead that took so much effort to obtain becomes nearly pointless. Whether your method simply needs more structure, or if you need to start following up altogether, we have 3 tips on creating a follow-up plan that provides greater results.
Has your company been exhibiting at the same trade shows for the past 10+ years simply because that’s how it’s always been? Or is your business dealing with budget cuts, including trying to cut back on trade shows this year? Or are you considering adding a new trade show to your list because it is close by? If you said yes to any of these questions, check out our tips on show selection.
Exhibit companies will certainly be working hard to satisfy all requests and orders as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, supply chain delays and daily lead time fluctuation are new challenges we must all consider due to the pandemic. This means that if you are thinking of exhibiting in the Fall, it is important to begin the planning process sooner than later.
Why buy an exhibit from an experienced and reputable trade show company instead of opting for that tempting, online price that just sounds too good to be true? Simply put, you get what you pay for. Investing in a quality exhibit from a trustworthy trade show display leader is going to actually save you money in the long run.
Trade shows are returning! Hopefully that means your business will be returning to them as well. But a common misconception is that because your company “survived” without attending any events over the last year that you will continue to be as successful without this important avenue of marketing. Here are three huge reasons why your business may suffer from cutting trade shows from the budget.
We’ve all recently experienced a break from live events, and aside from the stress of businesses and exhibitors dealing with many canceled shows, the lost opportunities for face-to-face interactions have taken a toll. That’s why exhibitors are ready to hit the ground running now that trade shows are rescheduling and preparing for a fresh start. One positive take away from the downtime is that it’s provided businesses with a chance to reevaluate their trade show marketing plans, goals, and expectations for the year ahead.
There are plenty of ways for large events to implement stricter health-safety measures, but many of these implementations are not exactly ‘new’ or innovative. However, there are new technologies that are going above and beyond the average safety measures we’ve seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are just a few that are making the event world a little more comfortable for attendees.