As more and more people are connecting through social media and online forums, events are creating new, interactive and immersive ways to develop relationships with their industries through digital marketing. Digital marketing enables business and consumers to connect in an informal and memorable way that inspires interest and develops loyalty with a brand. An amazing 74% of consumers said they were more likely to buy a product after interacting with it through a digitally branded experience, found by EventTrack in study earlier this year.
With ROI driving the success of your event, it’s crucial to develop and deliver a digital marketing strategy that drives foot traffic to your sponsors and exhibitors. Here are a few affordable and effective digital marketing ideas for event organizers to boost the value of their shows:
The key to planning a successful trade show expo is securing the right exhibitors for your event. However, finding these exhibitors can be overwhelming and difficult, especially with so many events to compete with. Here are three tips to attract and book the best exhibitors for your event:
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As an event organizer, the most important thing you can to do to increase revenue from your events is to make sure that exhibitors take home value from your event. This starts with a positive experience for both exhibitors and attendees so they are attentive to building relationships from the trade show. It has been statistically proven that 80% of future revenue will come from existing customers and that 70% of customers leave because of poor customer service. Building relationships and value with exhibitors is essential to their continuous support and participation. In order to create the best exhibitor experience possible, here are 4 things to focus on when planning your next event:
Trade shows have been on the rise the past few years, growing 2.4% in 2016, with predicted accelerated growth in 2017 and 2018. As more and more businesses start exhibiting at trade shows, it's important to arm booth with the right technology, not only to generate leads, but to engage your audience and create a more memorable experience for attendees. Nowadays, trade show exhibitors use some type of technology, evening out the playing field between enterprise brands and small to medium-sized businesses. Therefore, it's important to invest in of the right expo technology to have a positive ROI on the show and for your company to stay in the race.
Planning for a trade show can be an exhausting process that involves many moving parts spread out over several months. However, the end result will be enjoyable and profitable with a knowledgeable booth team and an energetic atmosphere around your exhibit. Whether this is your first time exhibiting or your hundredth, check out this quick list of things to bring with to make the most out your expo experience:
The beauty of the digital age is that everything is readily available whenever a need arises. However, to decide upon a long-term investment of services requires a more personalized channel of exposure and communication. Establishing strong relationships between current and future businesses you work with helps nurture a loyal and profitable partnership that benefits both companies.
Trade show exhibits are an impactful way to get your brand in front of the qualified audience that’s searching for a fix to their need. However, with competitors condensed into the convention center, it becomes harder to make a splash and attract potential buyers to your space. This sparked the need to innovate the market in a way that allows for greater on-site interactivity, allowing you to expand the impact of your event while maximizing the ROI of your marketing dollars. Some of the latest trends include:
In today’s world, people move at a fast pace. They are in and out, constantly on their phones, tablets, or other pieces of technology, not paying attention to all that surrounds them. In order to capture the attention of these preoccupied consumers, it is important to put your best foot forward and use all of your resources in order to better engage customers.
Customer service is a central building block to creating long lasting, on-going, and engaging relationships with customers. From a smile and greeting when they walk through your door to sending them exclusive offers for being part of your social media group, it is important to utilize every avenue to build a relationship between the customers and your brand.