In the trade show marketing world appearance and substance are married together, and it is unlikely that the two lovebirds will be getting divorced any time soon. A brand must utilize their trade show booth to enhance their industry profile, while letting the public know who they are and what their company has to offer consumers. Conveying these messages seems like a simple proposition, however, many exhibitors find it difficult to condense everything their brand is trying to communicate into a 10′ x 10′, 10′ x 20′, 20′ x 20′ or larger exhibit space. This post will help educate exhibitors on the finer points of using their trade show booth as a mouthpiece for their brand.
Not all leads captured on the trade show floor are equal, and because of this the ability to quickly qualify leads is crucial. The task of qualifying trade show leads is an art form of sorts. It is a skill that is often overlooked by event managers and booth staffers alike, but with practice even the most novice on-the-floor sales representative will be able to sort the buyers from the flyers. Read on to learn some tried and true lead qualifying tactics to help increase the quality of your lead yield. [Read more…]
Drawing a crowd is the ultimate aim of an event marketer, but this seemingly clear target can be easily missed. Trade shows and other marketing events are typically filled with numerous competing brands and organizations all vying for the currency of attention, the attention of attendees. So how exactly does an event marketer make waves at an event? How can you make your event marketing more exciting and appealing? Having a large and dynamic custom trade show booth is one way, but there are many others. This post will educate you on what your options are when it comes to attracting and entertaining attendees. [Read more…]
The trade show floor is filled with competing companies all vying for the attention of attendees. The ability to stand out as a leader in your industry is the difference between seeing huge returns or being muted out by competitors. The strongest exhibitors are able to identify their trade show unique selling proposition (USP) early on and they leverage it into successful trade show strategy.
Face-to-face marketing presents a unique opportunity for marketers operating in our digital-focused business world. It offers the chance for prospects and producers to meet in-person, beyond the filter of a text-filled screen and across the vast ocean of wireless communication. Because of the intensely personal nature of face-to-face marketing, connections established at trade shows and other events often yield long fruitful business relationships. We have outlined some of the great value that meeting in-person can bring you and your organization: