Events Matter! Blog
Musings, in-depth analysis and trends on conference-specific topics.
Find Your Future Stars Amongst Today’s Up and Coming Exhibitors – And Turbo Boost Your Revenue
At many of your events you’ll find a number of new companies that are trying to make a significant impact. They have the energy, the interest, and the money to drive that effort. How can you harness their excitement (and their funds) to create an experience that is profitable, both
Eliminating Distraction: Keeping Your Eye on the Ball When the Chips are Down
One of the things that really has helped me in life is keeping calm when all around is going wrong. This is especially helpful at events where I must solve problems in real time and it’s not always evident that there’s a solution readily available. I have seen a real
Safety and Certainty- Conveying The Right Message so Your Customers Will Return to Your Events
In the last four weeks, I have traveled to two events. Some non-event people thought I was crazy to do so, given the ‘risks’. Notwithstanding the caution that I’ve expressed in some past newsletters, my recent actions reflect how much I want face-to-face events to return – and to do so
What’s the best kind events company to have?
Over the years I‘ve had the opportunity to work with many event companies and that vantage point has allowed me to how companies are organized, what drives their decision making and clues as to why some companies are more successful than others. There are four types of companies: Sales Driven –
Three Attendee Types Needed to Reach Your COVID and Post-COVID Attendee Targets
There’s been some talk of hiding your prospective attendee numbers from your exhibitors/attendees, given that almost the attendance for most events is down due to COVID-19. I don’t think that’s the right perspective and I’d like to take a different approach. What are the strategies which should be used to bring
Do You Know Who I Am? A Tradeshow Attendee’s Lament
I am not an ‘analytic’ on a spreadsheet. I am not merely a name on an email list to be targeted by your marketing. I receive thousands of emails from you, but none that are personalized to reflect an understanding of who I am. Though I’ve attended your event many