The second Global Exhibitions Day (#GED17) took place on June 7th. Initiated last year by UFI, the umbrella association for the global exhibition industry, the anniversary this year once again exceeded all expectations. Numerous activities took place around the world, which served to connect the trade fair industry and show the meaning of trade fairs for the respective locations and especially for the globalised economy.
Communications strategies are increasingly focusing on content. Trade fairs and events are gaining particular significance in this context as distribution platforms and idea pools with numerous follow-up opportunities in the digital and real worlds. The following list includes the ten most important steps to ensuring the success of your content marketing strategy for trade fairs and events:
In many industries, trade fairs and the accompanying conferences are often one of the marketing and communications highlights of the year. These events are used to introduce new products, discuss key industry topics and communicate the trends of the next few months. For exhibitors and organizers, they also represent the pinnacle of their content marketing efforts. Events and the organizers are offering a widening array of new opportunities, not only for distributing content, but also for collecting interesting topics for their own content pipelines.
We spoke about this with Stefanie Hombach, Online Marketing Manager in the Messe Frankfurt Digital Services team. Continue reading
Content Marketing is currently one of the most talked-about topics in the communication industry. But what, exactly, is this supposedly new trend? What is new and which specific game rules apply to Content Marketing for trade fairs and events?