While it’s a fact that business relationships, experiences and interactions cannot be duplicated on a digital level, we as a networking industry have begun filling this face-to-face void with virtual trade shows and events. And even though the advantages don’t always equate to or outweigh the benefits of in-person trade shows, they’re worth addressing.
Author: Briquelle Neyens
Virtual trade shows are great for gaining new leads and reaching prospects that may not have the availability to attend your in-person shows, but they aren’t the greatest at cultivating relationships. While it’s not impossible to continue building relationships through virtual trade shows, it’s definitely not as easy as it is to engage with a person one-on-one at an event. Learn why in our latest post.
With the need for cleanliness at an all-time high, many companies are doing their part in helping facilities clean confidently. This gives businesses and their customers peace of mind that proper steps are being taken to promote cleanliness and overall safety. Here are a couple of cleaning solutions that your business can look into when preparing for keeping your staff and customers safe now and in the future.
After the trade show industry halted face-to-face marketing for health and safety reasons, it is encouraging to see several large shows forging ahead with their planned (or postponed) dates for next year. Here is a list of some of the larger trade shows in the U.S. that have rescheduled or are continuing to proceed as planned in-person next year.
It’s unfortunate that businesses are experiencing big losses from the pause in trade shows and inability to market face-to-face due to COVID-19. As we in the trade show industry know, in-person marketing can’t be replaced. Here’s a few reasons why exhibit marketers in particular are looking forward to the return of trade shows as soon as possible.
The Together Again Expo was recently held in Orlando, Florida. This event gave those in the exhibitions industry an opportunity to reunite and explore new possibilities for the future of exhibiting. Two representatives from Skyline Exhibits attended and gave us their feedback on their experience.
Companies have been struggling to figure out how to make virtual exhibits a successful replacement of real, in-person trade shows. The hard truth is that these companies likely won’t find a parallel solution because in-person marketing is irreplaceable. Check out our 3 big reasons why live, in-person experiences are so much more important than digital experiences.
People may question whether or not trade shows will ever regain enough traction to return to where they were before the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, there are still many reasons for people to attend live, in-person trade shows and events in the near future. Learn why on our latest blog post.
Everyone knows that social distancing rules will be implement at upcoming trade shows. So, what’s going to be the most visually appealing way to go about implementing these types of cues? We have a couple of solutions that will make your social distance-friendly exhibit presence as seamless as possible.
As venues look at their options to slowly re-open and increase their capacity limits, there are multiple technological innovations being put in place around the world to help get the gears turning. Check out this post on the technology you might see as event centers begin to re-open their doors.
COVID-19 has brought on many new obstacles for large event holders and group gatherings. It’s so important to make the most of your space on the show floor, and with a two-level exhibit, you’ll definitely be doing that by shifting upward while keeping your booth guests’ safety in mind.
As business returns to normal, it still may take some time before people feel comfortable traveling again. However, it’s important for travelers to know that convention centers, hotels, and airlines are taking great strides to make traveling a clean and safe experience.
Have you had your business’s social media content planned out for months, making COVID-19 feel like a wrecking ball into your online marketing strategy? Here you’ll find a handful of social media strategies to keep you moving forward.
As many businesses are forced to close their doors temporarily, they are keeping their employees hard at work from home with their children. If this is you, or if someone you know is new to the work from home life with the kids, check out these useful tips to keep them busy while you work.