Are you joining the growing ranks of exhibitors who are being asked to take your trade show displays international? Ja? Si? Oui?
Let’s face it; exhibiting internationally is a daunting task. Trade shows are not easy to master, and with the added complexity of arranging your trade show booth in a different continent, language, time zone, and culture... more
Tradeshows generate a ton of waste each year with an incredible 600,000 tons of trash turned out every year by the 60 million people who attend tradeshows. This is a staggering amount that has a huge environmental impact, and we are all looking for ways to lessen this impact.
Utilizing green practices can help us wrangle the trash situation under control and make tradeshows... more
You've probably noticed, but when you research products online, there are generally a lot of choices. The rise of the Internet as the new global marketplace has resurrected a lot of very old tricks, and added new tricks, used by unscrupulous retailers. It's easier than ever to hide a supply chain with counterfeits, or to claim physical assets that don't actually exist, and... more
The hustle and bustle of move-in never gives me the chance to truly appreciate the work that goes into constructing a trade show. Imagine, from the outside looking in, just how amazing of a feat it is. We take every available space of the Las Vegas Convention Center – all exhibit halls, parking lots and staging lots, along with the... more
Trade shows are the largest single expense for B2B marketers. How can you boost your results, and ensure your trade shows are more of an investment? Here are 10 ways you can drive noticeably greater results from your trade show program:
1. Re-Examine Your Trade Show Schedule
Do you go to the same 5 restaurants for lunch... more
For any trade show to truly deliver value, participating brands must focus on not solely themselves, but the people standing in front of their booths. Audience engagement is a necessity during these events.
If representatives come off as just a corporate head, instead of someone who is truly trying to help prospective customers address their needs, then establishing a long-... more
Like them or not, figure skater Johnny Weir’s dramatic outfits at the Sochi 2014 Olympics stand out. This authentic representation of Johnny gives us some insight into Johnny the person and sets him apart from the typical network blazer-wearing sports commentator. It also elevates his memorability factor way off the charts.
This same technique can be applied to help... more
Create a Positive Impact on the Planet, Your Brand and Your Target Market
The takeaways you give out at a trade show may seem like a nice gesture to your customers and a token of your appreciation, but these items can speak volumes about your company as they increase your brand awareness and recognition. When you incorporate eco-friendly elements into your... more
Are you an influencer? This is an important question because the world of work has changed. Managers must deal with matrixed organizations, flatter management structures, outsourcing, and virtual teams – sometimes all at once. In this world, the command and-control leadership approach often leads to frustration for both leaders and followers. Leaders are just not prepared to get things... more