Before attending a trade show, it’s important to hammer out what your goals for the event are. Only with that knowledge can you then put the strategies in place that help achieve those goals. Below, you’ll find the top three goals that most companies that attend trade shows want to meet as well as ways to build strategies that support them.
- Introduce New Products
One of the primary goals of attending a trade show is that it provides your company with the opportunity to bring your newest products to the attention of those attending. In order to stand out from the competition, use visuals in smart and fresh ways including product demos and video presentations. In addition, offer free samples so that attendees can see for themselves what your product offers them.
- Generate New Leads
Every company knows that you can’t rely simply on your established customer base in order to grow and thrive. Reaching your sales and profit goals means generating new leads and capturing sales in that manner. Here, visibility is going to be a primary feature in getting the attention of attendees. In spite of the competition of nearby booths, the smart use of lighting, images and other attention-grabbing elements means that your company can draw the audience you are targeting.
- Solidify Brand Awareness
Ideally, your brand will conjure images of what you most want your target audience to think about. One of the key ways of doing so is to be consistent with your brand. This means that all your marketing materials and every image on your website should all reflect the same brand, logo, colors, and tagline. When developing these elements, keep in mind the features that would most appeal to your target audience.
At ER Marketing, we combine our innovative skills and ideas with our extensive experience to develop results that meet your goals. Contact us at (816) 471-1400 or by using our contact form and let’s make 2018 a memorable year!