October 25, 2011 5:02:50 PM by
Tradeshows offer branding and marketing opportunities, potentially allowing your company to significantly increase sales in a short amount of time. Because of the major impact these events can provide, it is important to do everything necessary to make your experience as successful and beneficial as possible. Tradeshows take major planning, but one thing to emphasize is the trade show exhibit.
In planning your trade show booth design, you will want to put the time and effort into making a significant display with a powerful message. To make the most of your booth, use the following tips:
• Recognize the significant impact a display can have. Carefully consider what message you want to convey, how you want your brand to be portrayed, what purpose you want the display to serve, who you want to market to, and other objectives you may have for the convention.
• As you start to plan your exhibit analyze costs, and examine benefits to determine how to get the most impact while still staying on budget. One alternative for funding such a setup is to look for a sponsor, which can give you a bigger budget for your design.
• When you are designing a tradeshow display it can be a complicated process. Take advantage of consulting services available from the company providing your exhibit and let them help you plan, strategize, and execute your trade show booth design ideas in order to optimize the potential impact.
• Consider the value of promotion, before and during and after the event, in order to help maximize the publicity and attention your company is able to get.
• Once you have determined conceptual requirements, consider which physical elements will best achieve your event goals. Will you need a large exhibit or a small one? How will graphics, presentation components, and structure work together? How will your elements attract potential customers and then keep them interested after their approach?
• Once you know what your specific event goals are and have your booth worked out, consider what you want to actually happen during the event and who will get the job done. An effective appealing design is not enough - make sure your staff is trained and motivated to be the driving force that makes your layout rise to the top.
• With larger scale exhibits consider renting instead of purchasing, especially if a display of this size is not one you will use on a continual basis.
Your tradeshow display needs to stand out from the crowd in order for you to be noticed. With the tips presented here, you can make sure your trade show booth not only makes a statement but that really steals the show.
July 24, 2010 4:28:33 PM by
Understanding the behavior of attendees is an important factor in ensuring your company benefits from exhibiting. Surveys of trade show attendees consistently shows that being pressurized into buying, or committing to buy, results in poor publicity for a company ensuring that they will not entertain dealing with that company in future.
July 11, 2010 4:30:30 PM by
If you’re new to exhibiting at trade shows the whole process can seem a bit daunting, Advance planning is the key to success as you need to arrange your trade show display, produce your giveaways and literature and decide on your marketing profile. Organizing a well structured and knowledgeable team is the most important aspect. Without the backing of a team you could fail to achieve your goals and waste money at the same time.
July 04, 2010 4:32:37 PM by
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has for over 30-years been marketing and promoting the importance of exhibitions in the world of business. Recent research by CEIR suggests that new business leads obtained at exhibitions are 50% more cost effective than new business leads sought elsewhere. Additionally their research found that the conversion rate from new business lead to new business on the books was 60% more cost effective.
June 19, 2010 4:34:34 PM by
Many newcomers to trade shows test the water before they take the plunge but there are several excellent reasons why trade shows work and why you should have a trade show display at one.