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

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

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.

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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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?

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.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. Growth in searches for “social media marketing” per Google Trends.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

“How I Work”: Morgan Santapaola event marketing manager for ZoomInfo @MorganJoelle25 #HowIWork

Heinz Marketing

By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing. Every week we feature a new B2B sales, marketing or business leader here answering what have become the standard “ How I Work ” questions. This week I’m excited to feature Morgan Santapaola , event marketing manager for ZoomInfo. Being in a very high stress position of running events, the pressure is always on and in my experience, organization is key to staying calm and focused.

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.

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 .

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 ).

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.

6 Fresh Ways To Make Your Event Special For Your Advocates

Influitive b2b

There’s nothing quite like the rush of energy you get from hosting a live event. Advocate Engagement Community Managers Customer Marketers Event Marketing Rewards and Recognition Uncategorized advocacy marketing advocate marketing B2B marketing b2bmarketingzone boost event roi customer engagement customer experience customer experience event customer-focused events event event marketing events quick base

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

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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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.

Five Fatal Trade Show Mistakes You Must Avoid

Webbiquity

However, the failure to make an adequate investment in creating an attractive trade show booth or display makes a lousy first impression and wastes your time and money attending the event. Today, trade show organizers typically are aggressive in incorporating social media into their events.

Marketing Dive: How AR is Poised to Transform Event Marketing

Experience Marketing Insights

Michael Schaiman, SVP of digital experience at Helios Interactive, a Freeman company

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

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.

Getting Stellar Results from Event Marketing

SnapApp

SnapApp's panel discussion on event marketing . 25-35% of marketing budgets are spent on organizing, attending, and sponsoring events. That being said, events are time-consuming and expensive. Start before the event even begins. Events are like earthquakes….

As Seen at Confex: Top Challenges Facing Event Marketers

Experience Marketing Insights

Event Marketing Trends and Insights from the FreemanXP Trend Lab

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