Just when we were all feeling like we may be “in the clear” with the majority of planned in-person trade shows taking place successfully, a handful of shows have been canceled or rescheduled again. If you are seeing some of your shows cancel, reschedule (or reschedule again), here are 5 checklist items to make sure you stay on track with your trade show marketing strategy during this strange time.
The past year and a half have certainly been a whirlwind for any industry that relies on being able to have face-to-face interactions. While we understand we certainly aren’t “in the clear” yet, we are choosing to stay positive and focus on all of the good that has happened for the trade show industry this summer! Here is a recap of a few success stories from trade shows and events that took place in June and July 2021.
High hopes are here for the entertainment and media industries. Trade shows are springing back into action to help these businesses thrive. It’s a great thing to see, not just in this industry, but many others as we continue to open back up and get back to face-to-face business. The draw for creating superior audio and visual experiences, as well as compelling content, has never been greater. Learn why.
As of June 1st, Las Vegas has returned to pre-pandemic guidelines and trade shows and events are back. And if you are planning to travel to Sin City later this year (to exhibit at a show, attend a show, or for some personal time off), we have 5 great activities you might enjoy. Remember, what happens in Vegas… stays in Vegas!
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.
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.
While most trade shows are turning to a virtual platform for the time being as they delay rescheduling their in-person events, HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition has a rescheduled date set. See what they are doing to prepare for their live show and what the venue is doing to keep attendees safe.
Although 2020 hasn’t been the year to come together or unite through in-person events, it makes us all more hopeful for 2021. Canceled shows have given organizers time to ponder and refocus on the experiences that they’re able to create for attendees and exhibitors. Read how the NAB Show is doing just that.
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.
In a time when many organizations are feeling helpless due to COVID-19, it’s important to focus on the things that they can control. While large, in-person gatherings are not acceptable at this time, you can still be interactive with your network on a large scale through virtual events!
The art of business is more than just a transaction between the business and the client. It is relational and it is personal. We recently had the privilege of being inspired by a best-selling sports author and business speaker and wanted to share what we gleaned from his presentation so that you can go into your next trade show or event confident that you are succeeding in the art of business relationships.
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!