Trade Show Display Marketing Tips and Advice

Six Trends That Will Revolutionize Trade Show Marketing in 2019

Posted on Tue, Dec 18, 2018

Trade shows have many excellent benefits for businesses, from raising brand awareness and building brand loyalty to attracting new leads and networking opportunities. All of these benefits are great for increasing revenue and scaling up your business.  As with many other aspects of the marketing sector, trade shows have changed rapidly in recent years and are only set to continue to evolve further in 2019.   Take a look at the top six trends set to revolutionize the trade show landscape in 2019 and change what you do in your trade show booth next year.

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Topics: trade show effectiveness,, chicago trade show events, motivating at trade show events, trade show motivation, trade show exhibit design tips, interactive marketing at trade shows

How to Run a SWOT Analysis for Your Business

Posted on Tue, Aug 21, 2018

You know a SWOT analysis is important, but, how do you conduct one? There are four steps you’ll want to take when evaluating your business as a whole, or your product in particular. Before you start, you’ll need to figure out what you’re evaluating with your SWOT analysis. Creating a social media program, launching a new product, or considering a brand re-design are all good reasons to conduct a SWOT analysis.

To visualize your SWOT analysis, it's helpful to make a table. Here, I’ve created a sample using a simple Google Doc table -- feel free to use the model yourself, or create your own as it suits your needs.

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Topics: 20x20 custom trade show display, customer island exhibits, selling at medical events, chicago trade show events, exhibit design search, marketing effectively at trade shows, 2018 trade show planning

Trade Unions that work Chicago Trade Show Events

Posted on Fri, Aug 17, 2018

McCormick Place employs an in-house division called McCormick Place Technology Services Department to meet the  needs of the event planners and their exhibitors.  Your Event Manager (The Tradeshow Network for instance) can help you manage all these contractors by assisting you in completing the forms or doing the forms for you.  Our installers can provide some of the booth services directly under our installation contract  - but not all of them - and it is mandated by the show and the venue so be sure you check all the exhibitor rules.
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Topics: chicago exhibit setup services, chicago trade show floor, chicago trade show events, selling in your exhibit space, chicago trade show services

Try This Insanely Easy Rapport-Building Exercise to Boost Your Charisma

Posted on Wed, Aug 15, 2018

I play this game every single time I go through the line at the grocery store, and while you might think it sounds crazy, hear me out: Since I started doing this two months ago, my ability to quickly build a rapport with a total stranger has improved dramatically.  This might be a great thing to practice and use in your trade show exhibit at your next trade show event.

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Topics: selling at medical events, chicago trade show events, motivating at trade show events, marketing effectively at trade shows, effective trade show marketing, drawing prospects into a booth, attracting an audience

Happy Customers Are the Biggest Marketing Opportunity of 2018

Posted on Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Great marketers care deeply about copy, obsess over visuals, and pour their hearts into content. It’s this dedication to detail that drives leads, grows funnels, and inspires customers to buy.  But great marketers also know a hard truth about their work. That ultimately, no matter how much effort goes into building and refining your marketing strategy, something else will always have a bigger impact on buyers. There is one voice that speaks louder than any blog post, captures more attention than any ad, and inspires people like no expertly crafted video ever could:  The voice of your customers.

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Topics: trade show follow-up, chicago trade show events, marketing effectively at trade shows, 2018 planning, marketing, trade show sales, trade show sales strategy

6 Sales Promotion Ideas to Leverage or Leave

Posted on Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Sales promotions aren’t always necessary to close business. In fact, salespeople shouldn’t get in the habit of regularly using promotions when mastering essential negotiations skills.  For sales leaders, promotions either make the customer’s decision easier or motivate the salesperson to work a little harder. Both scenarios require a something extra from the seller.

So, are sales promotions necessary in 2018?  Oh baby, they sure are. When constructed correctly and deployed intelligently, they should enhance, not disrupt, the sales process. Here’s some advice on how to make your sales promotions kick ass instead of a pain in the ass.

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Topics: chicago trade show events, trade show follow-up, motivating at trade show events, marketing effectively at trade shows, trade show booth selling, trade show selling tips

You Care What Happens After the Show?

Posted on Wed, Jul 11, 2018

How focused are you on what happens to the leads you gathered once the trade show is over? Perhaps you answered that “It’s not my problem – I simply hand them off to the sales department (or someone else).”But you know what? Even if that’s the case, you want to take steps to ensure those leads are well taken care of post-show.

Because here are the hard facts: paying attention to what happens after that first encounter with a prospect or customer improves the lifetime relationship you have with them, which means increased revenue potential and repeat sales opportunities.

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Topics: trade show customers, chicago trade show events, trade show follow-up, marketing effectively at trade shows, generating leads at trade shows, trade show leads, tradeshow leads

Free Design Concepts for Exhibitors at the IMTS Show

Posted on Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Chicago – The Tradeshow Network Marketing Group announced that it will provide complimentary design renderings for trade show exhibits to qualified businesses and organizations looking to upgrade their 20 x 20+  trade show display. Each custom exhibit design is geared to the client’s specific needs, including their objectives for trade show marketing, brand image, budget, and booth space and location.

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Topics: Trade show booth designs, custom booth designs, trade show display design, custom 10x20 displays, 10x20 trade show display, Custom Trade Show Exhibits, 20x20 rental exhibits, 20x20 custom trade show display, creative trade show exhibit designs, chicago trade show events, IMTS SHOW

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