Taking the leap into hosting or organizing a private event for your company? Avoid the headaches and pitfalls with these best practices to help the process run smoother.
Category: Planning and Logistics
Bonnaroo, which has a reputation as THE place to see emerging and established pioneers in music, comedy and cinema has also made it the go-to destination for companies looking to build brand affinity, especially among millennial audiences. So, when planning your next live event, consider these experiential marketing take-aways from festival organizers and exhibitors.
You may have already noticed that trade show freight costs are rising – significantly. If not, you will. There are so many contributing factors affecting trade show shipping prices right now that it is hard to determine if any one specific thing makes up the bulk of the increases we are experiencing. Is relief in sight?
Event managers often feel they should offer giveaways in their booth, but are at a loss as to what will draw people in. However, while giveaways were a good draw in the past, many of today’s show attendees are not interested in them. So how can you attract visitors these days?
Experiential marketing allows your customers to have an emotional investment in your products or services, literally letting them help shape your brand’s evolution. But if it creates such memorable experiences, why aren’t more trade show marketers using it?
We all know that talking on your cell phone and eating in the booth are among the worst things you can do at trade show. But how many of us have witnessed, or been guilty of, less obvious breaches of exhibition etiquette? If you think your booth manners are perfect, ask yourself whether you or your staff have ever committed one of the following “Trade Show Don’ts.”
How do you know if a trade show or expo is going to be productive for you, especially if you’ve never exhibited there? Will this year’s productive trade show continue to reap rewards in the future? When does premium booth placement justify the added expense? The following tips can help you find the best shows and secure the best spaces at critical events.
In today’s world of tight budgets, every exhibitor is looking for free or low-cost ways to maximize the ROI of their trade show dollar. To help the budget-conscious marketing professional, we’ve compiled this list of ten absolutely free resources.