Generate the Most Leads Possible with These Helpful Tips!
A big part of any exhibit is lead generation. Attending a trade show or conference is expensive. If you don’t generate any new leads or connections at your exhibit, then it really isn’t worth the investment.
Non-Traditional Questions You Should Be Asking!
When interviewing prospects, it can be difficult to determine exactly what types of questions you should be asking. You want to go beyond the obvious – but how can you ask questions that make your company stand out?
The early bird gets the worm, or in the world of business, the prompt organizer gets their supplies for a discounted rate. That person doesn’t have to worry about missing out on a last-needed chair or having one of the staffers not arrive before the show because the plane tickets were sold out.
Going out and getting business leads is arguably the most important part of running a financially successful enterprise. Leads are essentially the potential customers that you attract throughout the lifespan of your business.
One of the great discoveries of the coronavirus pandemic was that virtual meetings and conferences could be just as productive and fruitful as they are in-person. Sure, there are some extra hoops you have to jump through to make sure everyone is engaged and gets the memo about start times, involvement in the project, etc. Still, video calls have made meetings more flexible and creative in the last year and a half.
Running your own business and signing up for trade shows is exciting, but tax time can be confusing. If you are unsure about whether any of your trade show expenses are tax-deductible, you are not alone. Good news — there are many tax-deductible trade show expenses! Let’s go over some of the most common tax-deductible trade show expenses.
Preparing trade show reports shouldn’t require a three-hour scavenger hunt, frantically looking up costs and numbers. The key to pain-free post-show reporting is pre-show planning. By devising a report template up-front and deciding ahead of time which data points you’ll use to measure success, your post-show reports will practically write themselves.
Exhibiting at an out-of-town event can seriously boost your brand visibility, not to mention the insights gained from scoping out your competition on the show floor. But whether it’s a small one-day trade show or a week-long business conference, it’s easy to either over- or underestimate how much stuff to bring. This handy exhibitor packing list should help.