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.
Category: Planning and Logistics
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.
Virtual events have taken off recently, but they simply don’t replace the power of face-to-face marketing. Currently, there are many businesses that don’t feel comfortable sending their staff off to trade shows quite yet, and on the other hand, there are businesses that are giving their employees permission to travel with safety and precaution. A hybrid event combines both the in-person and virtual setting of your trade show or event.
Now that the world is starting to get more of a grip on COVID-19 and trade shows will soon be able to resume, the next steps will include plenty of reevaluating, including floor space in their booth. It’s extremely important to create exhibit floor plans that are spacious and open, easy to navigate, and that look appealing and inviting.
2020 was a year that none of us could have expected. Although the coronavirus pandemics’ impact on the event industry was not something that we had control over, it’s still our job to do what we can to pick up the pieces and help move forward. Here are a few quick tips for how you can start working on building and nurturing relationships for your business.
With 63 years of shaping the future of avionics under their belt, the AEA International Convention & Trade Show was forced to postpone and eventually cancel their 2020 event. But the show was not over! See what AEA did to reroute and gear its efforts towards a safe show later in the year.
2020 is finally over (hooray)! So, we now have a bit of time to re-visit what worked and maybe catch up on some of our learning. To help you do just that, click here for a summary of our most popular webinars and blog posts from last year. Spoiler alert: most of them have to do with the COVID-19 coronavirus.
As we head back into live events, we’ll see many changes in how each one is fulfilled. One very important aspect for exhibitors to prepare for is how attendees feel about stepping back into public spaces, specifically large events like trade shows. Read why it’s important to start contemplating hybrid events.
With safety being top of mind as rescheduled trade show dates start approaching, the number one destination in the US for trade shows is showing the world that it’s well prepared. The Las Vegas Sands Expo Convention Center has united industry professionals and health experts to ensure best practices at future meetings, conventions, and trade shows. See how!
After having to cancel their 2020 trade show, the International Housewares Association took certain measures to ensure a safe and productive return for their 2021 event. See what steps they are taking for a successful show during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With canceled trade shows come lost opportunities. For many businesses, trade shows are one of their main sources of revenue. Here are a few ways for you to redirect your marketing endeavors to ensure that your marketing dollars are able to bridge this gap until trade shows are back in action.
With so much potential to interact with and win over buyers, the value of a trade show is quite powerful if a business has a strong plan for lead generation and well thought out follow-ups. For a few breakthrough tips on following up with your leads, we cover the benefits that come from lead generation through virtual trade shows.
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.
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.