How the First Major B2B Trade Show So Far in 2021 Pulled It Off

PCMA Convene

SISO (Society of Independent Show Organizers) and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, released a case study to share the challenges faced by Emerald in producing Surf Expo in early January in Orlando. When Surf Expo — the first major B2B trade show in the U.S.

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The Challenge of Virtualizing Trade Shows and Exhibit Halls

PCMA Convene

Trade shows are the lifeline of many associations but their nature makes them challenging to virtualize — and then monetize. Witt, who is a partner and board member at jwc, a Germany-based management consultancy firm specializing in the trade fair and conference business, emphasized during the all-virtual Web Summit session that while conference after conference has migrated online during COVID-19, the nature of trade shows has made digitization a trickier proposition. “We

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Temporary Fix or Permanent Change? An AV Perspective on the Evolution of Trade Shows

PCMA Convene

” The name AVIXA may not ring a bell with you, but you’re likely familiar with InfoComm, the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America. We’ve always wanted trade shows to be focused on the interaction that happens on the show floor.

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Virtual Trade Shows: Sponsors Share the Biggest Hits and Misses

Skift

Meetings & Events events trade showsRead the Complete Story On Skift.

Future of Trade Shows and Exhibitions post pandemic

Hubilo Blog

However, here are a few things you can do to prepare for future trade shows and exhibitions. Many 2020 trade shows and exhibitions have been postponed to 2021. Having a contingency plan is a must for post-pandemic trade shows and events.

How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees

GEVME

From designing the best custom or modular exhibition stands to offering the most exciting or innovative exhibition services, event organisers and marketing professionals focus a lot of their energy on trying to impress trade show attendees. According to statistics and research compiled by Kontakt.io , the overall beacon market is expected to reach 500 million units by 2021, while beacons are also available at approximately one-fifth the cost of competing real-time location systems.

Trade show organisers and associations join forces to create safe, successful platforms for economic recovery and reconnection

Event Industry News

As an industry, we have systems and processes in place to provide safe platforms for face-to-face trading.”. Our communities are ready to return to the show floor, and it’s our responsibility to ensure they feel confident that our platforms value their success and safety in equal measure.”.

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The 6 Best Hybrid Event Examples of 2021 (So far)

Bizzabo

When Texas opened up in early 2021, event organizers around the world were watching. One conference after another switched over to virtual, postponing all physical events until at least 2021. Hybrid means more than an in-person event with streaming.

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5 Things That Could Go Wrong at an Event (and How to Stop Them)

Eventbrite

Sod's Law says things will always go wrong. Here are 5 things that frequently go wrong at events and what you can do to mitigate them. The post 5 Things That Could Go Wrong at an Event (and How to Stop Them) appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Exhibitors In Virtual Events: What Can Drive Their Value?

Endless Events

This year, however, they had to content with visiting CES 2021 virtually. The biggest fail when it comes to online trade shows with exhibitors is not involving them in the design process.” Folks are going to be deciding, is this a trade show that I need to go to?

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The High Cost of Hybrid

Velvet Chainsaw

As organizations shift their energy and resources to adapting safety protocols and freshening in-person conferences and trade shows, will the virtual event and platforms built to sustain them survive or even flourish?

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6 Scientifically Proven Ways to Remember People’s Names and Faces

Eventbrite

April Class, Training or Workshop Conference Event Technology Freelance Leadership / Management Operations / Logistics Owner Post Event Trade Show Career Life hacks Memory techniques networking Personal development

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What Risk Factors Are Top of Mind for Association Event Organizers?

Velvet Chainsaw

Three primary risk categories are emerging as organizations weigh their options for major conferences in 2021: Mitigating financial risk. As optimism grows for business events returning later in 2021, hotels are testing the waters more aggressively on signed agreements.

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Agreement between Italian Exhibition Group and Deutsche Messe

Event Industry News

Two of the most prominent trade show organizers in Europe have today signed an important agreement to activate a series of trade show events in Mexico.

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9 Steps to Boost Your Retail Event’s Success

Picatic by Eventbrite

Trade shows used to be the primary way to introduce your product on the marketplace. These industry-specific fairs brought together lots of companies in one space, allowing them to showcase their products to customers while generating buzz and boosting sales.

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Corporate Event Buyers Survey reveals key trends for 2021

Event Industry News

Story and Venue Search London’s survey of over 150 corporate event buyers gives a real insight into the current thinking around the timing of returning to live, the ongoing use of virtual and hybrid events together with plans for the all-important 2021 Christmas party season.

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How Virtual Event Platforms Can Help Measure Event Success

Eventmobi

And event organizers need to show that they can deliver. Foot traffic has long been a key measure of event ROI, especially at trade shows. At a virtual trade show, for example, you need to show sponsors and exhibitors how many potential leads they reached.

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The Best Virtual Conference Session Types for Engagement

Eventmobi

Demos are an integral part of product launches and sponsored sessions at trade shows. Any experienced event professional can tell you that a session’s format is just as important as its topic.

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How Do Virtual Events Help Sales & Marketing?

Hubilo Blog

2020 has marked a space in history as THE year of virtual. The world today has finally seen the value in hosting events online. But how can they be truly leveraged from a sales and marketing perspective? The life of salespeople in the pandemic-free world was very different to what it is now.

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Biggest Tech Trade Show CES will go Virtual in 2021

eventplanner

It's official: CES, the largest technology exhibition in the world, will present the latest digital gadgets in 2021 virtually. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which is organizing the event, has announced that the in-person event will be cancele

5 Ideas to Make Your Next Virtual Event More Engaging

Attendease

If you’re hosting a virtual trade show, it might make sense to give points for interacting with different sponsors. Arranging a virtual book club, or TV show club, or movie club, for example, gives people a chance to get to know one another without being so mundane.

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Swapcard Reaches Global Agreement with Informa

Event Age by Swapcard

Leading AI-Powered All-in-One Hybrid and Virtual Events Platform Selected as Preferred Platform Partner for Informa’s Exhibitions and Trade Shows.

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[New Feature] Use Real-Time Translation to Make Your Virtual Event Multilingual and Globally Accessible

Hubilo Blog

Hubilo Updates Planners Library Virtual Events accessibility feature update global inclusivity interpretation language multilingual product update translation virtual conference platform virtual conferences virtual event platform virtual trade fairs virtual trade shows

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[New Feature] Introducing Event Surveys for Instant & In-Depth Stakeholder Feedback

Hubilo Blog

Hubilo Updates Planners Library Virtual Events analytics attendee feedback data exhibitor feature update feedback leads surveys virtual conference platform virtual conferences virtual event platform virtual trade fairs virtual trade shows

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[New Feature] Create Value for Sponsors and Exhibitors with Branded Spaces & Earn Additional Event Revenue

Hubilo Blog

Why not take a demo from our experts to show you around? At a physical event, selling ad spaces to brands acts as a large revenue-source. We have replicated this aspect onto Hubilo’s virtual event platform via the new feature – Branded Spaces.

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Unlocking the Potential of Virtual Events for Exhibitors [E-book]

Hubilo Blog

Shifting the event venue from physical to virtual may appear daunting at first, but with strategic planning that is backed by data and analytics, virtual events can surely help you and your exhibitors meet many of the same event goals.

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Why people continue to speak for free at meeting industry conferences

Conferences that Work

The other folks willing to speak for free are industry providers of goods and services, who may well have already paid to be at the event to staff their trade show booth or meet customers. Why people continue to speak for free at meeting industry conferences : Another issue of an occasional series— Dear Adrian — in which I answer questions about event design, elementary particle physics , solar hot water systems, and anything else I might conceivably know something about.

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Back Your Events with Intelligence via Hubilo Surveys and Sponsored Ads

Hubilo Blog

Why not take a demo from our experts to show you around? We have some exciting news for you! . We’ve just released two new features on our dashboard that will help you completely level-up your virtual event game plan! Here’s all the scoop…. Event Surveys.

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Hybrid Technologies: A Stepping Stone to the Future

GEVME

We have now just entered into 2021, and despite all that most of the companies in this industry have been through the last year, we would still consider the year 2020 to be wholesome. trade shows. virtual conferences and trade shows.

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Giving Value to Exhibitors in the Virtual Events Landscape

Hubilo Blog

Because the result you show to your exhibitors can be miles apart, depending on this decision. Ultimately, you want to show your exhibitors how your virtual event can be an even more valuable investment than ever before. .

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Hybrid Events: What You Need to Know to Organize one

GEVME

There is often a misconception that virtual events only require laptops and one man to run the entire show. Examples of External events are; Virtual conferences and trade shows Product demonstration Webinars Virtual exhibitions.

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Hybrid Technologies: A Stepping Stone to the Future

GEVME

We have now just entered into 2021, and despite all that most of the companies in this industry have been through the last year, we would still consider the year 2020 to be wholesome. trade shows. virtual conferences and trade shows.

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Hybrid Technologies: A Stepping Stone to the Future

GEVME

We have now just entered into 2021, and despite all that most of the companies in this industry have been through the last year, we would still consider the year 2020 to be wholesome. trade shows. virtual conferences and trade shows.

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Consumers Demand Hybrid Experiences

GEVME

Examples of these events are trade shows, conferences, sales kick-offs, global town halls, shareholders meetings, etc. Examples of external hybrid events are webinars, product demonstrations, virtual conferences and trade shows, virtual exhibitions, etc.

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Consumers Demand Hybrid Experiences

GEVME

Examples of these events are trade shows, conferences, sales kick-offs, global town halls, shareholders meetings, etc. Examples of external hybrid events are webinars, product demonstrations, virtual conferences and trade shows, virtual exhibitions, etc.

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Consumers Demand Hybrid Experiences

GEVME

Examples of these events are trade shows, conferences, sales kick-offs, global town halls, shareholders meetings, etc. Examples of external hybrid events are webinars, product demonstrations, virtual conferences and trade shows, virtual exhibitions, etc.

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Hybrid Events: What you Need to Know to Organize one

GEVME

There is often a misconception that virtual events only require laptops and one man to run the entire show. Examples of External events are; Virtual conferences and trade shows Product demonstration Webinars Virtual exhibitions.

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Hybrid Events: What you Need to Know to Organize one

GEVME

There is often a misconception that virtual events only require laptops and one man to run the entire show. Examples of External events are; Virtual conferences and trade shows Product demonstration Webinars Virtual exhibitions.

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 Hybrid Events: Preparing for a Virtual Future

GEVME

The best part is, you can always follow-up with people online to provide you with valuable feedback after an online show, again, something that is limited by physical events. .

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 Hybrid Events: Preparing for a Virtual Future

GEVME

The best part is, you can always follow-up with people online to provide you with valuable feedback after an online show, again, something that is limited by physical events. .

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