Planning and Logistics

CHECKLIST FOR EXHIBITING IN 2021

Posted on Nov 9, 2020 2:36:53 PM

 

Trade shows have taken a halt this year and exhibitors have had to deal with the stress of canceled and rescheduled shows. With this downtime before most trade shows resume, it’s the perfect time to check in on your exhibit properties and determine if they are ready to go as is or if they may need some updates or repairs before they make another appearance.

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Topics: Exhibit Design, Brand Exhibiting, trade show planning, trade show planning and logistics, post-covid exhibit design

DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS KEY ASSET OF A VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW!

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 4:08:42 PM

 

 

Did you know that about 72% of exhibitors participate in trade shows to generate new leads? Whichever method is used to collect lead information, whether it’s taking business cards, using badge scanners, filling out paper forms, or other unique tools, leads are a driving factor in the trade show world.

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DOES VIRTUAL EVENTS FILL THE VOID OF FACE-TO-FACE MARKETING?

Posted on Oct 23, 2020 11:19:29 AM

 

THE SHORT ANSWER IS NO.

YET, VIRTUAL EVENTS ARE HELPFUL IN GENERATING BRAND AWARENESS FOR SMALL AND MICRO BUSINESSES.

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Topics: story telling in a trade show setting, Virtual Tradeshows, pre-show marketing, lead management, Pre-show Marketing Promotions, Events

PIVOTING BACK TO FACE TO FACE

Posted on Sep 4, 2020 11:31:50 AM

For some time, we have gotten used to seeing many trade shows updating us with statements such as: “This year’s show cancelled,” “Join us for our new virtual trade show,” or “Stay tuned for future dates.”


After the trade show industry halted face-to-face marketing for health and safety reasons and pivoted to virtual exhibits, it is encouraging to see several large shows forging ahead with their planned (or postponed) dates for next year. Although we understand that the status of these shows is fluid and changing almost daily, we are very encouraged to see so many doing what they can to ensure we can get back together again in 2021.

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Topics: list of trade shows, post-covid tradeshows

WHY TRADE SHOWS ARE PRIMED TO JUMP START GLOBAL ECONOMY

Posted on May 26, 2020 2:47:15 PM

 

nostalgic DETOUR ON TRADE, ROMANCE AND REMEMBRANCE

We are taught in our schools about the beauty, elegance and engineering marvel of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The gardens that now exist in our imagination are a testament of creativity and the romantic love shared by King Nebuchadnezzar II and his wife Amytis.

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Topics: Custom Modular Tradeshow exhibit, Value of Tradeshows, booth design in the post COVID19 era, post-covd-19 exhibiting

DESIGN AND ETIQUETTE FOR TRADE SHOWS IN THE POST-COVID-19 ERA

Posted on May 19, 2020 1:35:22 PM

 

source: exhibitoronline.com

 

PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND SOCIAL ETIQUETTE

Teaching proper trade show etiquette to your booth staff is a must if you want to keep attendees engaged in your booth and gain quality leads. Properly greeting, understanding expectations, and keeping attendees engaged are all highly important and will impact your exhibiting results.

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Topics: Trade show marketers, Trade Show Marketing, booth design, coronavirus, booth design in the post COVID19 era

THINK, HOW CAN I USE THE PANIC AND PAUSE OF COVID-19 INTO EFFECTIVE TRADE SHOW MARKETING

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 5:20:24 PM

CHANNEL YOUR CAUSATION INTO CO-RELATION

 

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, exhibitors and event managers are experiencing unconquerable anxiety and frustration seems to be their every day companion for the forseeable future.

1. You are dealing with the stress from managing your program with so many shows cancelling or postponing.

2. You’re having to stop doing the best work you can to create tremendous business value for your employer.

3. You are wondering if trade shows will get replaced by digital marketing.

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Topics: digitalmarketing, tradeshowmarketing, coronavirus

WHY MY TRADE SHOW MARKETING IS NOT WORKING?

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 12:36:08 PM

 

HERE IS THE SHORT ANSWER:

YOU ARE A DUTIFUL SOLDIER OF TASK.

NOT, A BOUNTIFUL STATESMAN OF ASTOUNDING STRATEGY.

 

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Topics: Trade show marketers, trade show planning and logistics, Stressful trade show marketing, trade show marketing not working

WHAT CRITERIA TO USE IN SELECTING MY NEXT TRADE SHOW FOR LEAD GENERATION

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 4:41:34 PM

 


 

TANGIBLE TOOLS TO SELECT YOUR NEXT TRADE SHOWS FOR YOUR EVENT BASED MARKETING

Most exhibitors are loyal to their favorite trade shows and expos. But if you start to see diminishing returns on your exhibit dollar, or if you’re attempting to expand into a new market, it may be time to broaden your horizon

 

 

 

 

START WITH YOUR POTENTIAL BUYERS LIST

 

Approximately 40-60% of trade show attendees come from a 200-mile radius of the host city. Take a look at your largest potential buyers and determine, given this data, which shows they are most likely to attend. While big, national or international shows may be your “bread and butter,” over half of exhibitors say they experience most of their success reaching target audiences at smaller, more regional trade shows.

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Topics: Trade Show Marketing, trade show planning and logistics, event planning

Understanding Your Trade Show Booth Kit

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 3:40:44 PM

 

 

So, you were roped into handling your company’s exhibiting program – now what?  Whether you are just starting to exhibit or you are a veteran, understanding exhibiting basics is crucial to your success.  

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Topics: trade show planning, trade show planning and logistics, trade show strategy, understanding the trade show kit