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!
Category: Trade Show Planning and Logistics
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.
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.
Due to social distancing from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, virtual events are popular right now. But the virtual event world may be confusing and overwhelming for some. Don’t worry! If you have a vision, amazing content, and a trusted event partner who knows virtual, you are ready to get started! Here are some great tips for you.
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 no secret that it’s tough keeping an audience engaged during virtual events. Distractions can interfere with your ability to keep attendees focused on your keynote speakers or breakout sessions. Check out the following tips that will KEEP your audience engaged and excited through the duration of your event.
Who would have thought that a worldwide pandemic would prevent your business from displaying its beautifully branded exhibit? Well, since our current reality is that trade shows are inoperable, here’s a list of ideas for your business to make use of its exhibit in the meantime (when done in a safe environment).
Are you getting ready to attend a trade show (or several shows) later this year? If so, there’s a lot of great technology out there these days that can help you maximize your experience and gather as many leads as possible. Read on to learn about some of the best trade show lead capture approaches you can take while attending events in 2020.
We are in unprecedented times right now with the COVID-19 coronavirus. Here’s a list of things you can do to supplement your trade show program while we socially isolate and give this virus time to run its course as well as a few suggestions for what to do with some of your trade show exhibits laying dormant.
Is it really that imperative that you have promotional giveaways in your trade show or event booth? Will they really help you meet your marketing goals and strategy? Check out these great ideas on how you can use giveaways to help boost your event’s return on investment.
You put a lot of planning and expense into your trade show presence, so it’s vital to make sure that your event leads are properly captured and nurtured. Effective lead management involves a combination of technology and process management — all to ensure that the right data is collected, all leads are effectively scored and routed and that a follow-up plan is used to guide your prospects through each step of the customer journey.
In the age of constant visual stimulation, social media and short attention spans, we as trade show and event marketers must plan more if we intend to attract new prospects to our booth of event. Check out our checklist of ideas to consider when preparing to draw visitors to your booth.