The end of 2021 is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to start looking back, evaluating your exhibiting performance, and figuring out what you can do better in 2022. If you’re not sure where to begin when it comes to evaluating exhibiting performance, a great tool to consider is surveys for booth visitors and event attendees.
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On November 8, 2021, the United States government officially ended its 20-month travel ban for international travelers. The lift of the travel ban is an excellent sign to trade show organizers that they can start extending invites to international exhibiting companies once more. If you are planning on attending some U.S. trade shows, check out our quick to-do list before you start planning.
The status of trade shows is still a bit haphazard as in-person event marketing is still coming out of hibernation, but the most common theme we are seeing is a hybrid option. Consider these tips if your business is currently transitioning your online/hybrid exhibit presence back to a predominately in-person exhibit attendance.
It’s that time of the year again! Time to set your 2022 marketing budget and update your marketing calendar. Skyline Expocon owner Larry Zollo has summarized some of the challenges that many of his customers are facing these days and the corresponding results from actual practices in 2021. Check out his summary and hopefully it’s helpful to you as you plan for next year.
While trade shows can come with a decently sized price tag, there is the potential for your exhibit marketing program to help pay for itself. No, we are not just referring to making a large sale on the show floor that you wouldn’t have otherwise but by using careful planning techniques. Check out this article to learn how.
When designing an exhibit, there are many possibilities and directions to take. A nicely designed exhibit should spark interest in attendees, but a well-thought-out exhibit will keep that attention. It’s extremely important that your design incites interest from the right attendees! Here are a few tips on how to keep that attention once it’s captured at your next trade show.
While we are all flooded with constant updates about the spread of COVID-19, there is new data that reveals that in-person events are actually extremely safe, and it could be enough to help keep trade shows moving forward and on track. Learn how safety measures are allowing companies to continue with their trade show marketing activities at events.
Simply handing out tangible giveaways such as water bottles, key chains and branded bags at your event may become obsolete, especially with the possibility of multiple people touching these items and spreading germs. While getting your branding out there is always beneficial for your business, consider these new ideas for your next giveaway.
Have you been working hard to promote your exhibit presence at an upcoming trade show to bring in new prospects and hopefully turn leads into buyers? There are plenty of ways that you can help attract the right attendees and convince them to come your way on the show floor. Here is a list of standout strategies that can create a powerful pre-show marketing plan.
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.
Although many trade shows have been able to return in 2021, there is still an apparent road ahead to get back to normal in-person attendance. However, it’s important for exhibitors and trade show hosts to emphasize the unmatched experience that attendees will have when they attend in person to help get those numbers back up. Learn why.
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.
There are ways that your trade show program can go above and beyond the standard expectations of a typical exhibitor to make your company’s exhibit the one that everyone is talking about before the show even starts. Here are 3 ways to be extremely appealing to trade show guests that will assist in filling your booth with attendees.
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.
Video is now at the forefront of social sharing, networking, and business marketing. It’s driving immense growth on nearly every social platform. It’s also important to incorporate video in your trade show exhibit marketing. Here’s how you can build video into your trade show marketing plan and stay up to date with the latest consumer preferences.