As marketers, we often face similar struggles when it comes to organizing and implementing successful trade shows. One of those pain points is booth staffing! Check out our 3 top recommendations you should follow in order to successfully staff your next trade show.
Category: Trade Show Booth Staffing
Planning your company’s trade show for the first time can be overwhelming, but successful planning and execution can yield rewarding results. It may be helpful to remember the 4 E’s as you embark on your first trade show planning and execution.
Mobile apps are rapidly replacing rented badge scanners as the preferred means of capturing leads on the trade show floor. These apps put customer data instantly in your hands, rather than having to wait to have information routed to you days later. We’ve cherry-picked some apps that are especially useful to event staff that integrate with at least one of the popular CRMs, and to those that are available for both iOS and Android devices.
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 generating cold prospects. To ensure you’re providing valuable, actionable leads to the sales team, follow these tips.
What creates a successful booth stand? Is it the tables, backdrops, booth, theme, or merchandise? No way! It’s all about the performance of the booth staffers’. These tips will transform your mediocre booth into a noticeable, thriving, interactive booth stand!
We all know demos are a wonderful way to get attention at a trade show and showcase your products. However, sometimes it is not practical to bring your products to the show or maybe they are not easy to demo. What do you do then? Here are some ideas on how you can use technology to give your product or service the stopping power it deserves.
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.”
No matter how wonderful your exhibit or promotions, if you have booth staffers who are not paying attention you could lose more brand equity and sales than you realize. Yet they can also do simple things to get you more attention than any exhibit ever could. Below are the nine things staffers can do to get you noticed.
Does your exhibit catch the eye of the average customer passing by? Here are a few tips from a first-time trade show attendee that are sure to make sure you aren’t losing too many customers before you even have the chance to speak with them.
There is a perception by some Event Managers that the best booth staffer is always the outgoing sales person who is outspoken and fun. But there are other personality types that can be just as important to round out your perfect team.
Before you hand out that stress ball at your next trade show, think about what type of giveaway would resonate with your target market, and is compatible with your brand image. Keep in mind that sometimes the best giveaway is not a giveaway at all.