Report: B2B Marketers Seeing Strong Business Value in Event Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

There are many avenues marketers can take to reach out to their target audiences, but new research suggests that event marketing may be one of the more efficient tactics. In addition, B2B marketers are finding more success with event marketing than their B2C counterparts.

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. Event Lead Management.

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

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The Best Event Marketing Ideas From 2017

Marketing Insider Group

With marketers competing to provide a more worthwhile customer experience, content marketing is increasingly shifting from content consumption to content experiencing. The post The Best Event Marketing Ideas From 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

1How B2B Marketing. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers. The top priorities for B2B marketers this year are generating more high-quality leads and. content marketing efforts.

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. To a marketer writing all day, event marketing might sound like a glorified series of networking happy hours, but in reality, the job requires a lot of collaboration.

Why Event Marketing Works and Then Some

Marketing Insider Group

What’s one of the most powerful content marketing tools used today? Event marketing. 58 percent of marketers consider conferences, trade shows, and other events to be important for improving the customer experience. For B2B marketers, the appeal of in-person marketing is even higher. 67 percent believe events are their most effective content tool. According to Forrester, event marketing makes up […]. Content Marketing

5 Ways Your Event Marketing Efforts Can Help You Attract More Leads

Act-On

Are you ready to make the most out of your event marketing efforts? Events Lead Generation Lead NurturingThese 5 tips will help improve engagement and increase your number of leads.

How To Rock Event Marketing ROI [Infographic]

Marketing Insider Group

B2B enterprises that utilize marketing and event automation see a 451% increase in qualified leads. Well, with marketing and event automation in sync, capturing rich attendee data has never been easier. Content Marketing

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How PFL Uses Tactile Marketing to Boost Event Marketing

PFL

Event Marketing is a Cornerstone for PFL For PFL, event marketing delivers the bulk of our most qualified leads. Tradeshows, co-marketing events, webinars and local events generate the leads we need to keep our marketing machine well-oiled.

5-Step Guide For Driving Revenue Through Field Event Marketing

Radius

These channels deliver results time and time again, especially when they are used in coordination with an event. That’s why Radius has an aggressive yearly field marketing plan. However, field event marketing can be tough. Delivering value at the event itself.

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How To Improve Events Marketing With Performance Management Reporting

bizible

Welome back to our series on marketing performance management. In this series we cover decision making based on performance data across key areas of marketing including team management , paid media , and content marketing. Events also have a large upfront cost.

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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.

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?

Infographic: How Event Marketing Can Boost Your Content Strategy

Contently

As a new infographic from NCC Home Learning points out, event marketing gives businesses an opportunity to showcase their products, humanize their brands, and create memorable experiences with their audiences. These events should tie into your digital marketing strategy as well.

What Working at an Apple Store Taught Me About Good Event Marketing

ScribbleLive

I’m going to start with a controversial statement: I’m a firm believer in the power of event marketing. Trade shows, owned events, you name it, I love it. Events are a huge investment in time and money – but when done right, they help generate quality leads, develop existing relationships and do wonders for brand awareness. Pick the right event for your business. Understand the event audience, and develop positioning that resonates.

Event Marketing: How a technology start-up made a trade show splash booth-free

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Brickstream , a retail technology company, was too late to rent a booth at the year’s most important industry event where it had to have a strong presence. But, the team turned this marketing nightmare into a marketer’s dream come true.

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

How PFL Helps Boost Event Marketing

PFL

Planning a company’s hosted event is difficult enough without the added worry of whether anyone will bother to show up. Yet the challenge of driving attendance with event marketing is … Event Marketing attendance direct mail event marketing

Proof Event Marketing Isn’t Going Anywhere

Modern Marketing

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?

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. Below are some of the ways that event marketing can help your B2B company grow.

Event Marketing – The One Secret To Killer Events

Marketing Insider Group

I have been to a lot of events. I have experienced events as an attendee, an exhibitor and been honored to attend many events as a speaker. But in every case where I have attended an event and thought “Wow. This obviously extends the event. Content Marketing

Digital Developments in Event Marketing

Biznology

Event marketing has long been a staple in B-to-B, where the face-to-face conversation enabled by a trade show or corporate event plays a valuable role in launching or deepening a business relationship. Events designed for both virtual and live audiences. Virtual events.

Why Small Businesses Need Event Marketing for Lead Generation

Reachforce

Marketing EventsIn today’s digital world, the idea of face-to-face sales techniques may seem a bit out-of-date.

Event Marketing, Personalization and ABM

Listenloop

Here, Karen shares a lot about event marketing, personalization, and account-based marketing (ABM). I’m Karen Lewison and I am the senior manager for event marketing at Return Path. We also then do work with others concerned about email marketing.

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. What is Event Marketing?

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?

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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. Networking events.

10 Tips for Better Event Marketing

Marketing Action

After the holiday lull, the year’s event calendar is warming up for what could be a very busy year for many of us. Here are 10 tips for making the most of events: 1. Establish your event marketing goals. Your choices include email marketing, social media and direct mail.

Event Marketing For Lead Generation

Sales Intelligence View

You spend your time and your company’s money on B2B events in the hopes that they will build your brand awareness as well as generate leads and increase sales. Before the Event. Social media is a great tool to market your event. During the Event .

Give Your Event Marketing a Boost with an Integrated Content Strategy

Content Standard

Events are no small investment for any company. Whether you’re traveling to industry events or hosting one of your own, the resources required to organize, plan, and execute outreach to prospective partners and clients is often taxing on a marketing team.

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.

How to Execute Event Marketing like a Data-Driven Machine

Modern Marketing

We know you’re a data-driven marketer – a thoroughly Modern Marketing Maven. Content marketing assets, both static and video to engage, educate and inspire your readers. But what about events? Smaller events may include a subset of these.

These Are The 12 Best Event Marketing Tools

Marketing Insider Group

Though digital marketing dominates headlines, event marketing remains the indispensable mainstay of brand promotion and lead generation across industries and company sizes. According to recent research, live events remain the top lead generation source for B2B marketers. The post These Are The 12 Best Event Marketing Tools appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy

Event Marketing for a Lasting Impact

Semcasting

Businesses are looking for better ways to reach and identify attendees at a conference or an event. Often the digital marketing strategy will include a geo-fence around the location to serve ads to attendees while at the venue. This may bring a limited degree of success by driving the targeted audience to take some immediate action like visiting a booth at a conference or dining at a local restaurant after the event. Step 1: Geo-fence the event location.

Get Social at Your Next Trade Show: How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Event Marketing

Navigate the Channel

Even in an increasingly digitized marketing world, a well-executed trade show presence is an indispensable part of a solid marketing strategy for any B2B company. Social Media Plays a Key Role in B2B Marketing. According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2017 B2B report, 68% of B2B marketers incorporate trade shows and similar in-person events as part of their marketing plan—but just 36% report that their events are effective.

10 Event Marketing Tips to Accelerate B2B Lead Generation

LEADership

In this concluding piece (Part Four), I’ll focus on Event Marketing. HERE ARE 10 EVENT MARKETING TIPS TO ACCELERATE YOUR B2B LEAD GENERATION. Whether it is your own company event or you are participating in a larger industry event, take ownership.

B2B Event Marketing Warrants Focus

Content Standard

Social media continues to grow through the explosion of both participation and platform options, but event promotion requires certain attention that social marketing can’t provide. Events are high on marketing teams’ activity lists, according to the Regalix report.

The Ultimate Social Media Event Marketing Checklist [Infographic]

Modern B2B Marketing

by Jason Miller Having a solid social media plan in place around your marketing events is essential to boosting engagement and overall awareness. Before an event your social channels are a great way to spread the word while pulling in registrants that are not currently in your database.

Your Top Event Marketing Questions Answered

Modern B2B Marketing

by Dayna Rothman We recently held a webinar to show marketers how to rock their online and offline events, featuring insights from Marketo thought leaders Heidi Bullock, Director of Marketing, Sandra Freeman, Director of Marketing Cloud, and myself ( @dayroth ).

What Event Marketers Can Learn from Burning Man

Experience Marketing Insights

Take risks and dare to be different

Revolution or Evolution: Apple Watch, Wearables, and Event Marketing

Experience Marketing Insights

What event marketers should be thinking about now before wearables go mainstream

Six Ways to Connect with Hard-to-Reach Business Buyers

Webbiquity

It’s a paradox of modern marketing that even with today’s ubiquitous high-speed wifi and cell connectivity, wide range of devices, and abundance of communication channels, business buyers seem harder to reach than ever. Embrace Marketing Partners. Host and Exhibit at Live Events.