How to Create a COVID-era Event Marketing Plan

Webbiquity

As event professionals know, even the best-planned gathering can fall flat without the right marketing. Here’s an effective eight-step approach to creating a marketing plan for your event. Prepare to Advertise Your Event’s Mission, Speakers and Partnerships.

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. That’s one key high-level takeaway from the new report How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing from B2B Marketing Zone. But what about enterprise marketing professionals specifically?

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Top 5 Event Marketing Strategies & Ideas

Marketing Insider Group

Running online and offline events can be one of the most effective ways to achieve your marketing goals. However, your event will only be successful if you can actually get people to attend in the first place. To ensure your event places are filled and you have the maximum opportunity to engage with your customers, […]. The post Top 5 Event Marketing Strategies & Ideas appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Event Marketing

The Top Event Marketing Trends for 2019

Marketing Insider Group

In an increasingly digital world, live events and face-to-face experiences are becoming more popular than ever before. Over 40% of marketers believe that live events are their most important marketing channel, and the number of companies organizing 20 or more events per year has increased by 17% from 2017 to 2018. The post The Top Event Marketing Trends for 2019 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Event Marketing

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.

10 Simple Steps to Create a Great Event Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

We’ll admit—it’s a challenge to put together an event. But, if you break down the process into simple steps, you can have an event marketing plan that will not only ease your own worries but will rock the socks off your attendees. The post 10 Simple Steps to Create a Great Event Marketing Plan appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Event Marketing

Event Marketing Strategy and Timelines For Busy Event Managers

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s say you’ve planned an amazing event. It’s going to be absolutely incredible and it’s the first of its kind – there’s nothing else out there like the event you’re planning. This is where event marketing comes in. The post Event Marketing Strategy and Timelines For Busy Event Managers appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Event Marketing

The Power of Vulnerability in Event Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

The post The Power of Vulnerability in Event Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingA couple of weeks ago I was watching a famous quarterback getting interviewed on stage at a technology conference. And I noticed that everyone around me was on their phones. Then he said, “You know this year I turned 40 years old. And I realize I won’t be doing this forever.” ” Everyone looked up. Trying […].

7 Types of Content That’ll Make Your Event Marketing Even Better

Marketing Insider Group

While digital marketing is becoming increasingly important, there’s no doubt that live events still offer some of the best engagement and conversion opportunities you could hope for. However, you need proper planning, management, and effective event marketing to maximize your ROI. Over 40% of event creators said they planned to spend more on marketing in 2018 than […]. Event Marketing

How to Build a Content Strategy for Event Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

And one thing I know for sure: some events are better than others. Event managers focus on bringing in great keynote speakers , awesome venues, food, and parties, and more. There are a lot of moving pieces that go into successful event planning. Your marketing strategy is one of them. You’ve no doubt considered how you will use display ads, email marketing, and social media to market your event. Your event is not a one-time event.

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. Splash and the Harvard Business Review recently published “The Event Marketing Evolution” report, and statistics showed that the majority of marketers (52 percent) believe that event marketing drives more business value than other marketing channels.

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

How to Measure Event Marketing Performance and ROI

Marketo Events

Events are often one of the biggest marketing expenses. According to Event MB , 85% of event planners use event registration software, 61% use event marketing tools, and 54% use survey tools. While this is promising, these tech stacks can often lead to uncertain attribution models that fail to calculate the true ROI of events. Attaching Metrics to Event Goals. Setting marketing goals is nothing new. Event app engagement.

Virtual Event Marketing Program Earns Ledger Bennett IPMA 2020 Nomination

Ledger Bennett

Ledger Bennett’s work on Rockwell Automation’s VirtualConnect event earns nomination for Best Integrated Performance Marketing Campaign in the 2020 International Performance Marketing Awards. Event Marketing Campaign Elements. Planning your own virtual event?

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? 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.

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

RockContent

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 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.

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 achieve Event Marketing Outcomes through Content Marketing Methods

BuzzSumo

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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?

The Influence of Event Marketing

Nuvi

At brand-sponsored events, influencers have the social capital to expand your brand’s reach and tap into a larger audience. Keep reading to see how brands utilize influencers at events. At events, trade shows, or Daddario-sponsored events, the musicians speak their love for Daddario while simultaneously promoting their own music. A huge event marketing trend, especially in beauty and fashion, is brand-sponsored getaways.

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. This conference, sponsored by the National Retail Federation, is the largest technology event for retailers. Placed their logo and website link on the event’s webpage.

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. In this post we'll switch gears to focus on events marketing, an important channel for many marketing teams. Events/conferences is one of the few channels where live, in-person engagement happens.

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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. While events can be highly effective opportunities, they pose a measurement challenge for many marketers. Because events are offline interactions, a lot of this important information is missing.

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. B2B Marketing

Impact Customers with Better Event Marketing

Nuvi

This is event marketing – one of the most memorable and personal ways for companies to target their ideal demographic. Event marketing typically takes place at large in-person events like sporting events, concerts, or college job fairs. Marketers incorporate one-of-a-kind benefits like a discount or freebie (i.e. Don’t discount digital advertising when it comes to event marketing.

Event Marketing Strategy and Timelines For Busy Event Managers

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s say you’ve planned an amazing event. It’s going to be absolutely incredible and it’s the first of its kind – there’s nothing else out there like the event you’re planning. This is where event marketing comes in. When you’re planning a big event, there’s so much to do that it’s easy to overlook how essential marketing will be to its success. Your event marketing strategy should be established right from the very start.

The Influence of Event Marketing

Nuvi

At brand-sponsored events, influencers have the social capital to expand your brand’s reach and tap into a larger audience. Keep reading to see how brands utilize influencers at events. At events, trade shows, or Daddario-sponsored events, the musicians speak their love for Daddario while simultaneously promoting their own music. A huge event marketing trend, especially in beauty and fashion, is brand-sponsored getaways.

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.

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.

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. But these days, business events are taking off in new directions, empowered by advancements in digital technology. Events designed for both virtual and live audiences. The hybrid event needs to be rehearsed and staged, with high definition video cameras.

Making Lemonade: Event Marketing Pros on Leaning into COVID-19

Lake One

In the business world, one area hit especially hard is the world of event marketing. From conferences to experiential marketing, both B2B and B2C brands had to pivot fast. According to research conducted by PCMA in early April, 87% of in-person events were canceled and 66% were postponed as a result of COVID-19. With a critical piece of the sales and marketing tool belt wiped out overnight, how do businesses pivot, succeed, and plan for the future of events?

Trade Shows Won’t Be Coming Back This Year Or Next; Innovative Event Marketing Ideas Revealed

Square 2 Marketing

How To Replace The Lead Generation You Were Expecting From Live Events. Make no mistake: Air travel and live trade shows, conferences and events will be among the last business activities to return, and they may never return to pre-COVID levels. I’m not surprised that Facebook, AWS, Google and Microsoft are aggressively looking at virtual events in 2021 and 2022. trade show strategy webinar strategy event marketing

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. From all that experience I have found there is one mistake so many conferences make that limits their potential more than any other: planning your event as happening in a limited space and time. But in every case where I have attended an event and thought “Wow. This obviously extends the event.