A Step-by-Step Guide to the Trade Show “Ask”

In a recent Exhibitor Magazine article entitled “Asked & Answered,” John Baker (former SVP and COO of American Express) discussed the power of persuasion and shared his “6-Step Asking Formula” for getting what you want, every time. This formula defined a clear procedure that professionals could… learn more >

What Do Today’s Trade Show Attendees Want?

CEIR (The Center for Exhibition Industry Research) recently released their latest “Attendee Retention Insights” Report that analyzes why attendees become loyal visitors to events, and what organizers are doing to motivate attendees to return on a regular basis. Trade show exhibitors may feel that this report… learn more >

Social Media & Tradeshows: 3 Best Practices

Facebook, LinkedIn, ShapChat, Instagram, et al, all have one thing in common; they crave content. To satisfy this need, savvy marketers across most verticals are leveraging their tradeshows and events to capture customer testimonials, live product demos, expert interview, PR roll-outs and much more. This… learn more >

Knowing Your Target Audience: An Object Lesson

We all like to think of ourselves as savvy marketers. We diligently stay abreast of current marketing trends in our specific businesses and keep a watchful eye on the industry in general. We give our project teams clear marching orders to “engage” our target audiences with new… learn more >

How to Increase Tradeshow Attendee Dwell Time

Recent studies* have once again proven something we all understand intuitively: 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual. 90% of all human communication is non-verbal. The more senses that are engaged, the more likely a person is to retain information. And my favorite: Average human attention span… learn more >

Keep Calm and Market On

What caused Brexit, and how will it affect the International tradeshow marketplace? The answer is in the title of this blog: keep calm and market on. Kai Hattendorf, Managing Director and CEO of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, recently stated in an interview that… learn more >

The 5 Languages of Attendee Interaction

I recently came across the book, “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman and Paul White.  It’s an interesting exploration into how to build better relationships with your employees. After reviewing it, I began to think about tradeshow exhibit visitors, and how… learn more >