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

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

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 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 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

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.

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.

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.

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 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?

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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

Five Principles of B-to-B Event Marketing Success

Experience Marketing Insights

Key takeaways from the 2018 B-to-B Dream Team panel at Experiential Marketing Summit

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?

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

B2B Lead Generation Blog

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.

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.

8 Ways to Use Video to Make the Most out of Event Marketing

Vidyard

Creating a memorable experience starts long before you even show up at the event and one of the absolute best tools for achieving a stand-out status is video marketing. Or better yet, send them videos full of tactics specific to the event. Blog Marketing Events

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 Marketer It List: FreemanXP is a Top 100 Agency

Experience Marketing Insights

The best of the best for brand experience highlighted by Event Marketer

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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 ).

Our Team Talks Event Marketing Spend

Experience Marketing Insights

Members of the FreemanXP EMEA team spoke to press outlets including Event magazine, C&IT and Conference News about the results of the Q1 2017 Bellwether report

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 .

Event Marketing From A to Z [Infographic]

Hubspot

Event marketing can be tough. So here is your cheat sheet: an Event Marketing From A to Z infographic we designed in collaboration with Constant Contact. What are some common challenges you face in event marketing ?

6 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the Act-On i ? marketing Roadshow

Act-On

Marketing is a profession that requires us to be at the top of our game at all times. There is no resting on laurels in marketing ― we always need to be learning, thinking ahead, and improving our skills. As marketers, we all know that our job responsibilities are always expanding.

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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.

As Seen at Confex: Top Challenges Facing Event Marketers

Experience Marketing Insights

Event Marketing Trends and Insights from the FreemanXP Trend Lab

Predictions for Corporate Event Marketers: How to Conquer 2018

Experience Marketing Insights

What marketers should watch for in the coming year

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

Experience Marketing Insights

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

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.

What Event Marketers Can Learn from Burning Man

Experience Marketing Insights

Take risks and dare to be different

BMW and FreemanXP Receive Accolades from Event Marketer

Experience Marketing Insights

The launch of the BMW All-New BMW 5 Series in Singapore is honored as a top B-to-B environment

CES Technology Trends: Three Perfect Pairings for Event Marketers

Experience Marketing Insights

The coolest technology for event marketers, direct from CES

Getting B2B Trade Show Attendees to Buy

Webbiquity

This means that a generalized, “one size fits all” marketing strategy is arguably a bad approach to selling to the B2B customer. Tifany Scifo is the Creative Marketing Manager at Reveal Marketing Group Inc. Guest post by Tifany Scifo.