How COVID-19 Has Impacted Enterprise Event Marketing

Webbiquity

How are enterprise marketing professionals adjusting their 2020 plans in response to the spread of coronavirus? Just-released research shows that while live events are off the table for now, marketing teams (including event marketers) will remain active.

How to Maximize ROI from Your Event Marketing Content

Webbiquity

Event marketing and content marketing are typically the two biggest line items in B2B marketing budgets. Most B2B enterprises allocate 30% or more of their total marketing budgets to events; more than a quarter (26%) spend 50% or more in that area.

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Five Impacts of CMO Budget Cuts – Gartner 2021 CMO Spend Survey

Webbiquity

CMOs are reporting that marketing budgets are being slashed. Here’s what that means, and practical ideas that go beyond the bad news to how B2B marketers to adapt. Most CMOs expect budgets to increase modestly this year after the deep cuts during the pandemic.

The Ultimate Guide to Event Marketing

Hubspot

Think back to the last event you attended. These events are all very different, but to the brands or organizations who hosted them, they all had a common purpose: to entertain and engage attendees — a.k.a. Event marketing refers to a variety of events. events work.

How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing Plans

Speaker: Tom Pick, Chief Digital Marketing Consultant, Webbiquity

B2B Marketing Zone and Tom Pick, a well-known B2B Marketing expert, recently conducted a survey of over 450 senior B2B marketing professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on their B2B marketing plans. The results were not surprising in some areas, but were very surprising in others. Don’t miss this webinar, where Tom will share findings from the survey, from additional market input, and from the audience. By registering, you will get access to the full survey report.

Proof Event Marketing Isn’t Going Anywhere

Oracle

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this The recession brought doom and gloom prophecies of marketing budgets slashed. One of the first things to go, many thought, was events. Surely, cheaper digital tactics would lead to a big decline in pricier event marketing, right? Well, if current trends hold true, event marketing isn’t headed anywhere – at least not for B2B marketers. of marketers believed their event budget would increase this year.

What is Event Marketing And Why Your Company Should Host an Event

RockContent

Promoting brands or new products is part of the possibilities that Digital Marketing offers. For this, it is essential to consider Event Marketing as an option. In this strategy, events are the main focus. We will cover the following topics: What is Event Marketing?

Event Marketing Experts Predict 3 Emerging Trends

Marketing Insider Group

The last year witnessed an explosion in event marketing, with over 63% of marketers planning to invest more in 2018 according to a study done by Bizzabo. With event marketing comprising 20-25% of overall marketing budgets, it is obvious that event marketing is here to stay. The post Event Marketing Experts Predict 3 Emerging Trends appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy

Event Marketers Are Ignoring the Power of Video—Here’s How to Catch Up

Marketo Events

Video ads are one of the most potent tools in a marketing arsenal. So why do so many event marketers ignore it? According to a 2018 Animoto report on social video trends, 93% of business score new customers from video marketing on social media. Eventbrite research shows that 94% of event creators who use video say it’s effective. Video clearly is engaging ticket buyers, but many event marketers are too intimidated to use the medium.

What Is B2B Event Marketing and Why You Should Still Consider it in 2021

Oktopost

B2B event marketing has been proven to be as good as gold for this goal. . of its marketing budget for events. 99% found unique value in this B2B marketing strategy that they did not get from other channels. What are some types of event marketing.

20 Blog Posts to Guide Your Event Marketing Strategy

Zoominfo

For today’s blog post, we put together a comprehensive list of the best articles about corporate events and event marketing. We tried to tackle every aspect of event marketing. From event planning to trade show design, there’s a little something for everyone. Keep reading for our favorite event marketing blog posts! There’s no way around it—industry conferences and networking events are expensive. How to Track Event ROI in Your CRM.

40 Event Marketing Statistics

Lead Liaison

As marketers, it seems like every time we feel like we’ve mastered a new strategy, a new one emerges. Advances in modern technology drive marketing organizations at a fast pace. Marketing events are a great way to engage in one-to-one contact. Multi-day conferences, trade shows, conventions, seminars, thought-leadership workshops…these are all great examples of event marketing. Why do Companies Invest in Event Marketing?

Are You Measuring Event Marketing The Right Way?

bizible

For many B2B marketing departments, event marketing takes up a significant portion of the budget. According to the State of Pipeline Marketing Report 2016, 72.2% of B2B marketers invest in conferences and/or tradeshows, the sixth most commonly used channel. While events can be highly effective opportunities, they pose a measurement challenge for many marketers. Marketing budget allocation challenges.

The Impact of COVID-19 on B2B Marketing Plans: Tech vs. Non-Tech

Webbiquity

The abrupt shutdown of vast swaths of economy and the entire live events industry, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, has dramatically impacted plans for B2B marketers. More than 450 B2B marketing professionals gave their input to this study. Online Event Plans.

How B2B Marketers Capitalize on Event Marketing Opportunities [Interview]

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers are still investing in conferences and tradeshows to expand their reach, but a survey conducted by Certain, Inc. found that their post-event follow-up is lagging. About 73 percent of marketers claimed that they still rely on manual data capture at events. Post-event, 81 percent said they still seek further information on leads. Why do marketers appear to be slow to automate data capture?

Want More from Event Marketing? You Need Intent Data

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

B2B marketers know that event marketing is a great way to get in front of the right customers. That’s why more than half of B2B organizations spend over 20% of their marketing budgets on events. But what happens when event marketing campaigns aren’t delivering the results your team wants (and needs)? With an average event sponsorship costing upwards of $20,000, you don’t have much room for error.

5 Event Marketing Examples We’re Still Talking About

Marketing Insider Group

The event experience, when done well, can generate leads and build that loyal customer base like nothing else. Over three-quarters of B2B marketers use events – with 67 percent overall citing event marketing as their most effective strategy. Across the board, marketers are devoting between 20 and 25 percent of their budgets to marketing events. Content Marketing

7 Essential Event Marketing Strategies That Will Work

Valasys

Event marketing, both physical and virtual, provides brands with an opportunity to offer their humanized faces to the customers and interact with them in real-time to provide them with seamless experiences and to inspire them to make sales-oriented actions. Budgeting It Right.

How to Use Video in Every Stage of Your Event Marketing

Vidyard

Organizing and marketing an event isn’t easy. You can book the best venue, schedule the best speakers, and arrange the best catering—but the event will still fall flat if no one shows up. All those canceled live events will be looking to make up for lost time.

White Paper: Crafting Effective Virtual Event Marketing Programs

Ledger Bennett

The events of 2020 accelerated cross-discipline digital transformation within an array of business landscapes, necessitating marketplace changes likely to instill lasting behavioral norms for buyers and sellers alike. What Are Virtual Events & Do They Work? Do Virtual Events Work?

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Could Event Marketing Be Your B2B Golden Ticket?

KoMarketing Associates

If you are running out of ways to use your marketing budget in a manner that is worth your while, consider hosting a small conference or after work event. Utilizing events to market your company and its product or services can be not only be an extremely great opportunity to network with new clients, it can allow you to become a stronger influence on your community and industry. Below are some of the ways that event marketing can help your B2B company grow.

Event Marketing Leads Plummet Due To Coronavirus Cancelations

Green Lead's B2B

Amid the day to day progression of the coronavirus, companies are seeing one of their major lead generation programs dry up – event marketing. Event marketing had been on the upswing with between 20%-25% of the typical marketing budget being spent on tradeshows, roadshows, etc.

How to Improve B2B Event Marketing ROI with Marketing Attribution

bizible

Attending events and conferences is a huge investment. So yes, you had a great weekend, talked to a lot of B2B marketers and attended the best parties, but how many event leads went on to be opportunities and customers? In other words, was the event spend worth it? This is why marketing attribution software is absolutely necessary in the B2B events world. Below, we outline the ways you can improve your event marketing with B2B attribution.

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How To Succeed In B2B Event Marketing

Valasys

41% of marketers believe that the single most effective marketing channel is events. Even though there are countless tactics and strategies that are available to the modern B2B marketer, event marketing remains the tried-and-true solution for B2B companies. But what differentiates B2B event marketing from B2C? B2C event marketing is frequently focused around new customer activation, delighting current customers or even to build awareness.

Virtual Event Marketing: How Content Generates Buzz and Leads

Content Standard

The pandemic has paved the way for virtual events to become mainstream, and the success they’ve achieved during one of the toughest times in recent history indicates that they’re here to stay. Even if we’re eventually able to return to office life in some form, there’s still pressure to deftly navigate the emerging world of online conferences, virtual booths, and live-streamed events. Don’t be afraid to let your virtual event planners get creative.

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10 Types of Content That’ll Make Your Event Marketing More Effective

Contently

Despite marketing’s digital transformation, event marketing is still the toast of the industry. According to Bizzabo, 80 percent of marketers believe live events are critical to their company’s success, and 87 percent of C-suite executives plan to invest more money in live events. According to their study , 75 percent of companies with event budgets between $50-100 million say they expect an ROI of more than 5:1 for live events.

Events Marketing Analytics – A Game Changer

B2B Marketing Analytics

In the new era of digital-first and ever-shrinking attention span, marketing teams are fighting hard to get just an additional few minutes of attention from customers. A few percentage points increase in email click-through rates or an increase in website traffic is considered a big achievement across marketing organizations these days. Investments are being made in marketing tactics and mar-tech tools to understand these customer engagements and continue to accelerate them.

B2B Event Marketing: A Central Component of Your Strategy

Launch Marketing

B2B event marketing is an important component of a successful marketing strategy. In fact, 87% of C-suite executives believe in the power of live events and plan on investing in them more in the future. This overwhelming majority of executives see beyond the cost of attending trade shows and are fully aware of the benefits of including them in their marketing strategy. Networking events. And more… there is something for every budget!

The Future of Virtual Event Marketing

Bluetext

Large-scale, in-person events have all but vanished since the pandemic rocked our world just a year ago. It seemed that nearly all hope was lost for event marketing ? but then came virtual events. Virtual events are exactly what they sound like ?

How to Craft an Event Marketing Plan

TrustRadius Marketing

It’s a big question and if you find yourself in league with many marketers, one that is important to understand. A recent study conducted by Bizzabo found that 80% of c-suite executives believe that live events are crucial to their organization’s success. In this blog post we’ll walk you the various stages of event marketing and what it means for your brand. What is Event Marketing? How to Craft an Event Marketing Plan. Event Technology.

COVID-19 and B2B Marketing: How Plans Have Changed in 30 Days

Webbiquity

The team at B2B Marketing Zone recently published a report, How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing. The quick polls focused on four topics: Change in overall budgets. Change in event plans. Budget reallocation plans. to reduce their overall marketing spend).

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Survey: Event Marketers Find that MarTech Helps Them Achieve Top Objectives

KoMarketing Associates

As MarTech grows in importance, event marketers, in particular, are finding a new use for these assets out in the field, according to new research. EXHIBITOR recently published an infographic based on a survey determining how event marketers are budgeting according to their needs. Statistics indicated that MarTech is helping most event marketers (57 percent) increase their leads, which is a primary business objective.

How to Create Your 2021 Marketing Budget Plan [Step-by-Step Guide]

Marketing Insider Group

If you’re like most companies, you realized in 2020 that annual marketing budget planning doesn’t work anymore. Annual budgets aren’t flexible enough to keep up with your audience’s dynamic behavior. Quick Takeaways: Annual marketing budget planning isn’t ideal anymore.

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The 23 Best B2B Event Marketing and Lead Generation Ideas [+ Tips to Take Your Strategy Hybrid]

SpotMe Blog

What takes a B2B event to next-level greatness? While brainstorming your B2B event marketing ideas, these types of questions should be at the top of your mind. Your best B2B event marketing strategy can’t succeed without being seamlessly aligned with event objectives.

How to Use Video in Every Stage of Your Event Marketing

Vidyard

Organizing and marketing an event isn’t easy. You can book the best venue, schedule the best speakers, and arrange the best catering—but the event will still fall flat if no one shows up. All those canceled live events will be looking to make up for lost time.

Creating a Culture of Experimentation in the Event Marketing World: An Interview with Jody Guetter of Social Assurance

Brandpoint

One of the biggest question marks is still event marketing. Are people starting to finally push past lockdown fatigue and willing to venture out to in-person events as the year progresses? Think outside the box with your digital events plan. “We’re

Want to Rev Up Your Event Marketing? Leverage Influencers

Attendify

In the midst of an increasingly noisy meetings and events marketplace, event marketers are constantly being challenged to get the right people (not to mention the right amount of them) to attend their functions. Could event marketers realize the same benefits?

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