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Trade Show Technology – Trends and Success Tips
Nov 03, 2015 by
If you are involved with any aspects of trade shows or similar events, you may feel as if things are changing at such a fast pace that it’s hard to even catch your breath, much less capitalize on some of the trends. But rather then fear the blinding speed with which the Internet and trade show technology is evolving, you can use these trends to your advantage by learning how to incorporate technology in ways that support your needs and goals, improve client communication, and boost your ROI. ...
Is Your Event Technology Scaring Potential Customers Away?
Oct 27, 2015 by
Boo! As we approach Halloween 2015, it’s a good time for your company to take stock of what you did right at past events, and what you can improve on. We know that in today’s technology driven society, finding and using the right event technology in creative and effective ways can be the key to achieving the results you’re looking for. Event technology can help increase event attendance 20%, increase productivity 27%, and decrease costs 20-30%. -Frost & Sullivan EVENT TECHNOLOGY – A...
12 Tips for Better Holiday Social Media
Oct 20, 2015 by
The 2015 Holiday Season is upon us, a time of festivities and special events and a time when consumers spend more money. It follows that so businesses and brands have one of the best opportunities to connect with customers and potential customers through the use of technology. This season, why not use the latest trends in social media to add extra pizazz to your communications and growth to your bottom line? Whether you’re attending or exhibiting at an event, or looking for ways to add sparkle...
Ask the Experts: How Do I Ensure Excellent WiFi?
Oct 13, 2015 by
At today’s events, there is no excuse for inadequate WiFi. Business events depend upon connections for trade shows, conventions, conferences, product launches, expositions, and corporate events, the exchange of information and ideas relies on emails, websites, social media exchanges, streaming video demonstrations, document downloads, and the whole wide world of the web. Lightning-fast Internet Facilitates Business Connections Average web users, sadly, become frustrated after a mere 3 secon...
Easy Event Technology to Boost Your ROI – Part 2
Oct 09, 2015 by
When it comes to tradeshows and other events that are important to increasing your business, the key to maximizing your return on investment is using tools and solutions that will support your specific goals.In Easy Event Technology to Boost Your ROI - Part 1 we discussed three technologies, Digital Signage, Apple iPad Stations, and Video Wall Displays, that are great for grabbing a potential customer’s attention.Gaining the attention of a potential customer is one specific event goal. Today...
How to Create Great Digital Signage Content at Your Next Event
Oct 06, 2015 by
Technology is an indispensable tool for increasing business and growing brand awareness. However, just like any other tool, technology is only as good as the people using it. When you are focused on an event and your goal is to grab the attention of potential customers you can put up the largest video screen there, but if you don’t bother to create effective, exciting content, the technology won’t have the positive impact you’re hoping for. One of the biggest mistakes companies make when...
Hyper-local: Location-Based Services Hype-Up Events
Oct 06, 2015 by
Location, location, location! What’s true for the real estate market is also true for businesses. With a mobile phone in nearly every attendee’s pocket, Event Planners are wise to tap into this unique technological opportunity—the chance to connect guests with content that is tailored specifically to their exact time and place. Location-based Content Boosts Conversions Real-time contextual marketing is becoming more mainstream and accepted each day, and for good reason. We’ve all had m...
Public Relations – Speed and Timing are Everything
Oct 01, 2015 by
The Internet has completely changed how we communicate. People from all over the world can connect with each other in the blink of an eye. And our ability to communicate and tap into the Web using technology gives us incredible opportunities in both our businesses and personal lives. For anyone in Public Relations, this unparalleled ability to communicate via technology can be an incredible asset. This also means that now, more than ever, timing and speed is everything in public relations. Be...
The Secret to Making Your Next Big Meeting a Success
Sep 26, 2015 by
Meetings. We all have them. No matter what business or industry we’re in, meetings seem to be a fact of the working life. And if you want those meetings to be productive, the key is to make sure that those attending are going to be engaged with the people, the process, and the material. Microsoft conducted a survey of businesses several years ago and found that people spend 5.6 hours each week in meetings; 71 percent of American employees reported that these meetings "aren’t very productive...
Enhance Your Event with our Extensive Kiosk Rental Selection
Sep 24, 2015 by
Touch screen kiosks are one of today’s best interactive tools for elevating any event. Our cost effective cutting-edge trade show kiosk rentals allow you to easily promote business, exchange information, provide services and improve attendee experience, in literally thousands of ways. But we don’t stop at just providing you with the best equipment on the market. What really sets SmartSource Rentals apart is our unparalleled service and customer support. Touch Screen Kiosks are the Ideal Te...
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