Are Exhibitors Abandoning Trade Show Lead Retrieval?

Experient

When it comes to trade show lead retrieval, lots of exhibitors have decided to exercise an abundance of caution and not initiate a strategy. For many trade show exhibitors, GDPR stands for “gosh-darned problematic regulation.”

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Lead Retrieval for Exhibitors: Strategies for Trade Show Success

Experient

You can also encourage the show organizer to add your question to their list of event registration questions, which will assist with your pre-show research. Some show organizers even allow you to rent the delegate list, which will help exhibitors with pre-event contacting.

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20 Trade Shows You Don’t Want To Miss in 2020

Ins'Tent

Every business has room to grow, new products to show off, more people to connect to, and ideas to expand on. Trade shows! . We’ve gathered the top expos in the country from all fields, so get your calendar out and get ready to start planning your trade show calendar. .

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Gadgets And Tech In 2020: The Best Of CES

Endless Events

We’re starting off the week with the topic of gadgets and tech in 2020! So, last week we covered a specific event that happened during the Consumer Electronics Show – CES. And there is no better place to discuss gadgets and tech in 2020 than in the Event Tech Podcast.

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Guest blog: How to evaluate exhibitions’ success?

Event Industry News

For years, badge scanning has been a common way to measure success at trade events and exhibitions. Seeing the long list of names and badges scanned at the end of a show might give a sense of instant gratification – but how much of a true reflection of your event success does it give?

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? Decisions like Shoptalk’s plan to feature an all-female speaker lineup in 2020 , before shifting to 50/50 male-female speaker parity in 2021, are not without controversy.

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3 Noteworthy Trends for Event Strategists to Explore in 2020

Experient

A recent Forrester report caught our eye, as it touched on several business trends that will also impact the event strategists and the industry: PREDICTIONS 2020: On the Precipice of Far-Reaching Change. Shifting Our Gaze to 2020. Tech-driven innovation – that’s the mandate for 2020.

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Corrado Peraboni appointed CEO of Italian Exhibition Group

Event Industry News

the leader in Italy for organising international trade shows and a main operator in the exhibition sector and European level. In the same session, the board of directors approved the 2019 forecast and the 2020 budget.

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2020 Experiential Marketing Strategy for Conferences & Trade Shows Tips

InCharged

Flat and passive trade shows are boring enough to put their own organizers to sleep! If your own crews can’t stay focused throughout the entire presentation, then how can you expect your potential clients to show any interest? Many well-meaning people put together a trade show and then realize that they never were entirely aware of the reasons for doing so. Engage with people during the trade show both in-person and online.

Be a Boss in a Trade Show Booth That Performs

Event Leadership Institute

Of all the elements of a trade show strategy, booth design can be the most challenging. Trade show success requires more than a good booth design. Trade show marketing is a channel like any other: it takes preparation and practice to get it right. .

Doing the Math on Exhibitor/Attendee Ratios

PCMA Convene

Participants at Convening Leaders 2020 check out exhibitors at Moscone South in San Francisco. There are a lot of things I would consider: Is your event perceived as a trade show plus education and networking, or rather an education and networking event plus a trade show?

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Breaking up With Exhibit Booths

PCMA Convene

When they convene in Providence, Rhode Island, May 3–6, 2020, they won’t be able to find the usual exhibit hall at the Providence Convention Center — not for lack of signage but because the event’s overhauled trade- show floor bears little resemblance to its previous versio.

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Event Tech: The Ultimate Overview Of A Decade Of Technology

Endless Events

Because it showed that the mainstream was ready for tablet computing” Tablet Computing Surfacing Into A Decade Technology. No one, no one cared about taking pictures and showing off where you were. Ten years have passed, and it was quite a decade of technology.

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

GEVME

The way trade shows are run today is pretty much the same as what used to happen decades ago. The naysayers have predicted the end of conference era, while others foresee the death of trade shows. Business Events 2020 business event trends 2020 top event trends 2020

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VendX: The Experiential Vending Machine Gallery

InCharged

The VendX is a social interactive vending machine available for use at experiential events, trade shows or permanent placement. An interactive vending machine provides prizes or samples in exchange for user data with a unique interactive experience.

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IBTM launches new trade show for Asia Pacific Market

Event Industry News

The event will take place from 6 th -8 th April 2020 in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre and joins IBTM’s existing portfolio which includes IBTM World in Barcelona; IBTM Americas in Mexico City; IBTM China in Beijing; IBTM Arabia in the UAE and IBTM Africa in Cape Town.

Benefits & Downsides of Virtual Events

Event Leadership Institute

Just like a real show, there are typically sponsors of different areas, and ways for attendees to interact with vendors or speakers. Smarticle. READ TIME: 4 minutes. Virtual events are events that are held entirely online.

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Easyfairs publishes Activity Report: A Journey into the Future of Events

Event Industry News

International event organiser and venue manager, Easyfairs, has published its latest Activity Report covering the years 2018-2019, focusing on how it is disrupting the industry by “easifying” the experience for its visitors and exhibitors.

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NAEC secures world-renowned equestrian trade event

Event Industry News

Leading multi-industry exhibition and conference centre NAEC Stoneleigh is celebrating a significant business win after securing one of the most prestigious equestrian trade shows in the world.

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Social Wall – The ultimate event engagement booster

Event Industry News

See how social walls can increase audience engagement at any event – be it a corporate event, seminar, conference or trade show as well as music concerts, wedding, keynotes, exhibitions and many more.

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Custom Vending Machines for your Event

InCharged

Specification of InCharged Vending machines – These have 46″ HD touchscreen that perfectly shows your brand style and are equipped with the full refrigeration that provides attendees with the refreshing drinks, and are a great way to show your brand to the attendees.

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e2m.live : 8 Evolutions in 2019

e2m.live

In 2019, e2m.live was used in more than 200 global events in cities like California, Madrid, Berlin, Nashville, etc; covering a broad spectrum of industries like pharmaceuticals, electronics, trade shows & expos, etc.

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Business events format have not changed much over the past decades

GEVME

If we look at trade shows (trade fairs or exhibitions, if you prefer) over the past decades, the reality is that not much has changed. Business Events 2020 business event format business events before&now trade shows

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Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

The California Consumer Privacy Act is similar to GDPR and goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Event Technology AMS big data CRM event technology GDPR lead retrieval trade show

4 Ways Live Display Helps Events Create Memorable Brand Experiences

Socio Events

Here’s a deeper look at how Live Display makes conferences, trade shows, and other events more memorable and engaging. Like the social wall, leaderboards do more than show activity. Live Display’s real-time updates make behind-the-scenes hiccups look like part of the show.

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ETL replay: Get the most out of your event sponsors with #EventTech

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live is Europe’s biggest trade show dedicated to the world of event tech. Completely free to attend, it is returning to The Old Truman Brewery on 4 th -5 th November 2020. At the Conference & Creativity Stage last year, Marty Huisman from Mar ke ty delivered a presentation revealing her expertise and knowledge on maximising event sponsorship.

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10 Ways To Collect Event Feedback

Floktu

Getting staff to circulate the floor collecting feedback is a great option for larger events like trade shows. Keep your questions specific when asking for a show of hands, such as ‘How many people attended last year’s event?”. . Collecting data from your event is essential for gaining a better understanding of your audience and improving their experience at future events. Unfortunately, persuading your guests to submit feedback is a challenge in and of its own.

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The Essential Event Technology Dictionary

Core-apps

Association: Usually a non-profit trade group designed to further a specific profession, by providing education and networking for members. Attendee: A person who participates in a conference, industry trade show or other meeting. With the AR market projected to grow to $90 billion by 2020, event organizers should keep this emerging technology in mind for interactive maps and wayfinding, networking and more.

Lead Retrieval Just Got Better: 5 Trends to Watch in 2020

EventMB

Lead retrieval is a major focus of exhibitors and marketers when attending trade shows and conventions. The post Lead Retrieval Just Got Better: 5 Trends to Watch in 2020 by Socio appeared first on [link]. This is a sponsored post from Socio.

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Physical Business Events are Still The Future

GEVME

Here’s what some people are saying: “ Trade shows are a waste of money.”. “We Trade show formats have not changed for decades, as I pointed out. Why does a company like Google need to exhibit at a FinTech trade show?

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? Decisions like Shoptalk’s plan to feature an all-female speaker lineup in 2020 , before shifting to 50/50 male-female speaker parity in 2021, are not without controversy.

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Smarten Up Your 2020 Plans With Continuing Education

Event Leadership Institute

Here’s why continuing education should be part of your 2020 plans. They spark creativity, help you discover new ways to solve traditional problems, and save you money and time by showing you what works vs. what doesn’t. Make 2020 the year you prepare for your new future.

2020 Offers New Thinking on Technology For These 6 Meeting Types

SmartMeetings

According to the 2020 Global Meetings Forecast Report by American Express Meetings & Events, here is the breakdown of the types of meetings and the percentage of time they take place in North America. Conference or Trade Show. Conference or Trade Shows.

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Event Buyers Live announces date for 2020

Event Industry News

The wait is over… the 2020 edition of Event Buyers Live (EBL) will take place from November 23-25 at a location to be revealed next month. Fagg concluded: “Whether you organise a flower show or a trade show, it’s important for any event organiser to listen to what their audience wants. Following yearly feedback and regular contact with event organisers, EBL, the place to do business, has moved dates to suit industry needs.

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Event Marketing Trends: 2020 Guide

InCharged

From a marketing standpoint, this benefit is two-fold: you get unpaid brand mentions when guests show off online that they attended and mention you and also you generate a new lead list in the process, an organic list of potential customers who are voluntarily demonstrating an interest in your brand at the event. At most events such as trade shows, conferences, and conventions, people are looking for more than an advertisement.

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Event Trends 2020: 7 Takeaways From Our Annual Report

Eventbase

To read the full report, download the free 2020 Event Trends ebook. Exhibitors will benefit from strategically designed floor plans In 2020, we expect event managers to drive more traffic to sponsor booths and activations by strategically designing their event layouts.

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Business Events Still Produce Lots of Paper Waste

GEVME

Exhibitors at trade shows still print brochures to distribute to visitors. About the author: Veemal Gungadin is the CEO of GEVME and also holds the position of Vice President for Digital & Innovation at SACEOS, Singapore’s Business Events Trade Association.

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Winning B2B Event Strategies for 2020 and Beyond

Hubilo Blog

trillion by 2020. Maintain a presence at annual trade shows, conferences, seminars, thought leadership and networking events, product launches, ceremonies and galas, VIP events, job fairs, etc. Half the success of a successful trade show is in the follow-up.

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The 2020 Event Industry Survey – We Want to Hear from You!

Eventbrite

The post The 2020 Event Industry Survey – We Want to Hear from You! Every year, we survey the events industry across the UK and Ireland to find out what the landscape looks like for the year ahead.

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Top Social Media Trends to Watch in 2020 and 6 Other Tech Stories Event Planners Should Read

Eventsforce

In this month’s round up of top tech stories, we look at the latest trends in social media and what event professionals can do to boost their marketing activities in 2020. Special Events: New Research Shows Growing Technology Skills Gap in Events Industry.