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Events Tips & Guides

27 Mar

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Tips For How To Increase Conference Attendance

March 27, 2017 | By |

You can have a great conference, but that’s not enough to increase conference attendance the next year.To keep people coming back year after year, you need year-round engagement. To help you streamline some of your efforts, here’s a few ideas on how you can make your next conference even better. Read More

13 Mar

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How to Improve Your Event: 20 Post-Show Steps

March 13, 2017 | By |

Events are hard work. You spend time a lot of time planning and preparing, as well as during the event making sure it’s a success.

People often forget what really matters is what you’re doing post-event. Post-event follow up is key to ensuring your attendees’ experiences are stellar.

An infographic by agencyEA, an experiential and event marketing company, highlights 20 steps to take after your B2B event. Read More

06 Mar

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4 Reasons to Rent a Phone Charging Station vs. Buying

March 6, 2017 | By |

According to Aaron Smith of Pew Research who published the results of his findings in January of 2017, illustrated that “roughly three quarters of Americans (77%) own smart phones” http://www.pewresearch.org. Over the course of the year at one point or another everyone goes in to crisis mode when they see their battery almost out of juice. Somehow phones always seem to die at the most inconvenient times, whether you’re at a music festival, hospital, or on a college campus. Having phone charging stations at your venue, hospital, college campus and business provide that relief factor everyone is looking for in the desperate state of a drained cell phone battery. Read More

15 Dec

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The Latest Event Trends For Trade Shows and Conferences

December 15, 2016 | By |

Events like trade shows and conferences can be the cornerstone of any month, quarter, or year.  Whether you are attending or hosting, theses circled dates on calendars hold a world of potential in terms of education, relationships, and opportunities.

However, with so much to gain during these events, there can also be a considerable amount to lose.  Marquee events like multi-day conferences, and even single day trade shows require an immense amount of resources.  Massive investments in time, capital, and people go into planning, implementing, and executing these events.  The same is true for those in attendance.  According to a study from CEIR, 78% of trade show attendees travel over 400 miles. Read More

The Power of Trade Shows [Infographic]

April 6, 2016 | By |

With over 4 years of sustained industry growth, it’s no surprise that trade shows are a powerful way for companies to attract new business and expose their brands.

There are now over 310 trade show and exhibition centers in the United States and that number has been increasing every year since 2004. Read More

9 Things Event Planners Should Consider About Charging Stations

February 24, 2016 | By |

Cell phone charging stations are starting to become necessities at events.

It’s obvious that pretty much everyone these days has a cell phone and it’s important that your guests and attendees are able to charge their phones. Supplying a place for event goers to charge their phones is more beneficial than you might think. With charged phones people at a events can tweet, post a status to Facebook and snapchat your event creating a buzz. So here are 9 things event planners should consider when planning on renting or buying a phone charging station for events: Read More

How Cell Phone Charging Stations Make Trade Shows Powerful

October 8, 2015 | By |

Cell phone charging stations can decidedly make trade shows more powerful.

Attendees, exhibitors and event planners alike are always armed with their cell phones.

As of 2017 (77%) of US adults own a smartphone. In 2015 (64%) of U.S. adults owned a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011, according to Pew Research. Read More

Inventive Trade Show Sponsorship Ideas

June 25, 2015 | By |

Stand out from the pack with these creative trade show sponsorship ideas and pointers.

Sponsorships have long been key to exhibitors’ success at trade shows. The symbiotic relationship helps both parties, as companies sponsor exhibitors as a means of directly connecting with a specified target demographic. However, the proliferation of sponsors is making it increasingly difficult to stand out. Read More

Keeping Stadium Fans in the Stands

March 27, 2015 | By |

A man cave with a 110-inch Ultra HDTV is a challenge for keeping stadium fans in the stands at sporting events.

Thanks in part to new niceties, crowds at stadiums still go wild despite the continued growth of televised sports.

While scoring high TV ratings is a big money-maker for sporting events, in-person attendance remains crucial to the bottom line in the industry. Across the nation, stadiums are now equipped with swimming pools, massive jumbotron screens, lounges and Wi-Fi networks. Read More

Powerful Event Technology That Ignites Show Traffic & Engagement

January 5, 2015 | By |

The most successful events these days have powerful event technology that can ignite show traffic and engagement. Sure, you need a smart theme, addressable market and remarkable venue. But add some of these event technologies, and your crowd is sure to be pleased.

Live Streaming – Some attendees can’t attend a live event because of schedule or location. Many events offer live broadcasts or virtual events. Companies such as Livestream are make it possible for an audience to be a part of the event without needing to physically attend. This is a great way for event planners to push their content to a larger audience and build loyalty. Many platforms also offer “pay-per-view” models so event planners can generate an additional revenue stream. Read More