Untapped Event Revenue Opportunities Lie In Digital Assets

August 10, 2014

Our research has shown that 76 percent of attendees decide which exhibitors they want/need to visit at an event before they arrive at the event. Are your exhibitors capitalizing on this pre-event selling opportunity? To influence attendees at the pre-event planning stage exhibitors need to stand out from the many companies on the exhibitor list. The most direct way to do this is through an online eBooth that showcases a company’s products, services, news, and show specials in an appealing visual display.

Revenue Opportunities from Selling Enhanced Listings and Digital Assets

Event

Exhibitors

Exhibitors with Add-ons

% of Exhibitors with Add-ons

Revenue from Add-ons

Revenue from Add-ons/Exhibitor

Event 1

552

94

17%

$83,860

$892

Event 2

346

61

17.6%

$28,400

$466

Event 3

384

69

18%

$47,450

$688

 

 

Not only can eBooths benefit the exhibitor, but show management can support dedicated exhibitors with the opportunity to purchase enhanced eBooth listings and add-ons like event map logos, banner ads, and videos.

Several a2z clients have found great success in this additional revenue opportunity with an average of 17% of exhibitors purchasing some type of digital asset.

Take a moment to consider your audience. Are they technologically savvy, do they desire new marketing avenues, is your market a competitive landscape? Then think about the opportunities you are offering to fulfill these needs.  Are you doing enough?  Are missing out on possible revenue opportunities?

 

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