Booth Staffing

HOW TO SEPARATE A QUALIFIED LEAD FROM A SWAG COLLECTOR

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 1:50:19 PM

 

ACCORDING TO SKYLINE POLL, LEAD GENERATION IS THE #1 goal for 85-90% of trade show exhibitors.

But if your booth staff is doing no more than scanning badges or gathering business cards, they’re mostly just gathering cold prospects that later has to go through the warming process. Your job as a trade show marketer is to ensure you’re providing valuable, actionable leads to the sales team. In order to do that, here is what you need to do.

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Topics: Lead generation, trade show marketing not working, Trade Show Leads, Trade show lead management, Art and Science of Lead Generation, measurement

HOW YOUR BOOTH STAFFER CAN HURT YOUR BUSINESS?

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 5:40:53 PM

 

When it comes to vendor events, your company only has a small window of time to bring in potential customers and wow them. The staffers at your booth are your first line at these events, therefore success is dependent on their behavior during the event. Even the most carefully chosen booth staffers can end up hurting your event, and then, it’s time to say goodbye.



 

 

Lateness Or Failing To Show Up

The reasoning is simple: if your booth staffers don’t show up, you have a few products on a table and nothing else. The key to success in a vendor event is the interaction and lead generation from the visitors to your booth, and without a staffer, that can’t happen. Beyond the initial worry that you’ll miss valuable interaction with potential customers if no one is staffing your booth, lateness or a failure to show up may indicate a fundamental problem with your booth staffer. Chronic lateness could be a sign of underlying social anxiety or lack of confidence. Individuals staffing your booth should be confident and outgoing, as well as punctual.

 

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Topics: Booth Staffing

THE 4 PERSONALITIES OF BOOTH STAFFERS FOR YOUR TRADE SHOW SUCCESS

Posted on Jan 29, 2018 3:05:29 PM

 

 

You may have eye-catching booth, quality products & services, preppy presentations and promotions, BUT, if you have the “wrong” booth staffers, your brand marketing will end up in a massive wreck and there is no poetry in that.

 

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Topics: Booth Staffers, Tradeshow Booth Staffing, B2B, Trade Show Tonic

YOU HAVE A DISPLAY BOOTH, BUT HOW DO YOU MAKE IT INTELLIGENT?

Posted on Jan 5, 2018 6:31:02 PM

 

 

RECLAIM YOUR MIND AND START ACTIVATING YOUR INTELLIGENCE — THE NEXT BIG THING IS HERE AND EVERYWHERE OR SO IT SEEMS

Artificial intelligence, long a staple of science fiction, is fast moving into the mainstream of every day life with the potential to revolutionize and disrupt numerous industries and companies. However, one thing is for certain, given the performance of Apples's Siri and Amazon's Alexa, artificial intelligence is far from being intelligent.

Because,

“It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Having thus said, today we are on a mission to make your booth intelligent. Needless to say, your first order of the day is to invest on developing the "emotional intelligence" of your people who will be staffing your booth. Give them lessons on intelligence —  train them on the concept to "hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."

A word of caution: Anything that can be replicated will be replicated and will have a price that will tend towards zero.

Train your people to stretch their minds, such that it never shrinks back to its former dimensions.

 

 

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Topics: Booth Staffing, intelligent design, Events, Trade show exhibit design, Sarmistha Tarafder, emotional intelligence

HOW DO YOU TRAIN BOOTH STAFFERS FOR HOSPITALITY?

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 12:35:57 PM

 

"Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.”

 

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Topics: hospitality, networking opportunities at trade shows

CONVERSATION STARTERS AT EVENTS AND TRADE SHOWS

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 2:40:15 PM

 

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Topics: Trade show booth staffing, Trade show booth logistics

TRADE SHOW BASICS — WANT TO GET QUALIFIED LEADS? LEARN HOW TO NETWORK

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 2:00:41 PM

 

 

A consistent concern for marketers is how to increase the amount of qualified leads at events and trade shows. If you are a B2B marketer, you simply do not want a pile of dead-end leads — you want qualified information that your sales force can make something out of it.

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Topics: networking opportunities at trade shows, Lead generation, Trade show lead management

STOP THE FREEBIES AND ATTRACT THE CROWD

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 12:47:11 PM

 

THAT'S RIGHT. PUT A HALT TO FREEBIES. MAKE EVERYONE EARN SOMETHING. THAT WAY THEY WILL REMEMBER THE PAIN AND THE THRILL OF THE EXERCISE.

 

Time after time, we’ve witnessed potential leads scurry from booth to booth in a quest to collect every possible freebie at the trade show or event, all without stopping to experience the company’s message.

So what can you do to stop them in their tracks, create a constant flow of leads, and deliver your company’s message?

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Topics: Trade show booth, Booth Staffers

HOW MANY BOOTH STAFFERS DO I NEED? WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEM?

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 2:35:23 PM

 

RELAX, YOU WILL LOVE THIS.  WE HAVE DONE THE MATH FOR YOU

If the booth size is a given, which it normally is, then you will need one staffer for each 50 square feet of unoccupied space. Occupied by what, you are asking? By your display, product demonstrations and equipment.

 

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Topics: Booth Staffing, Booth Staffers, Tradeshow Booth Staffing

YOUR ASSETS FOR EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 4:19:36 PM

 

 

If I were to describe to you the thrill of driving a race car on a track at speeds incomprehensible to the common driver, you would hear “words.”

You might get a partial glint in your eye as you try to imagine the physiological strain, mental challenge or fear. This is where experiential marketing comes into play.

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Topics: Return on Experience, experiential marketing, Tradeshow Booth Staffing