In-person trade shows are making a rapid comeback, which is great news for all of us event marketers! However, much like with a lot of other industries, we can expect some changes the past year brought upon us to affect the traditional way we do things. That’s why developing an effective hybrid event strategy can lead to a more motivated buyer. Check out our 10 questions to ask to learn how.
Category: Digital Marketing
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.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all still find some common ground and be on the same page when it comes time for different parts of the country to return to event networking? Thanks to Meetings Mean Business, the understanding of what’s going on around us to make events continue safely is becoming more of a reality.
The face-to-face events world has shifted to digital so quickly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic that we now seem to live in a world of templates, parameters and boredom. Check out these important lessons to help yourself break free from the limitations set by these digital initiatives to deliver on your brand successfully.
Virtual exhibit designers want to impress their clients with cool new innovative concepts never seen before. But if they fail to effectively reach the attendee, they may have missed the mark. So, next time you sit down with your designer, ask these questions first to create the ultimate user experience.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and the pause on almost all in-person trade shows, virtual events are gaining in popularity. Many industry associations are hosting their annual conferences online. The next time you hold a virtual event, try using one of these techniques to create the fear of missing out (FOMO) to keep your attendees engaged.
What is a virtual event? Many people have (incorrectly) classified them as a Zoom meeting (or whatever platform is comparable). A virtual event is so much more. Check out these great examples that can all be done virtually, plus some reasons people hold a virtual event and what they accomplish.
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.
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!
Are your company’s exhibits temporarily on the shelf? Well you now have a great window of opportunity to do the research, analysis, brainstorming, and implementation that will improve your trade show results and ROI for years to come. Check out these tips on how to do it.
Augmented reality and virtual reality technologies have stepped off the shelf – almost literally – and into our eyes and brains. These fun and interactive tools are helping businesses create bigger impacts on potential customers as well, especially at trade shows and product launches. Read on to learn more!
Every search done on the web falls into one of three categories: navigational, informational and transactional. So what are the difference between the three? Understanding these three different types of user intents is critical for choosing keywords for SEO and online advertising. Check out our tips to help you find your target audience.