WHITE PAPER: An Inside Look at 100 Million Online Ads Used to Drive Attendance

Aug 17

WHITE PAPER: An Inside Look at 100 Million Online Ads Used to Drive Attendance

In 2019, worldwide digital ad spending will rise by 17.6% to $333.25 billion, which means for the first time, digital will account for about 50% of the global ad market, according to eMarketer*. Explosive growth in time spent online, new digital media and technologies, and increasingly rich data activation solutions are offering exciting new opportunities for event marketers. We recently analyzed more than 100 million...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019 Uses Full Funnel Digital Strategy

May 06

Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019 Uses Full Funnel Digital Strategy

Large crowds packed the West Palm Beach waterfront to see more than 1,000 boats and yachts at the recent Palm Beach International Boat Show 2019, which saw an increase in attendance of more than 6.7% over last year. The organizer of this iconic event, one of the top five boat shows in the US, maximized attendance from the millions of online ads it ran...

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Five Reasons to Avoid Putting Your Show’s Retargeting on Autopilot

Aug 10

Five Reasons to Avoid Putting Your Show’s Retargeting on Autopilot

Today’s automated retargeting solutions make it very easy to use a “set it and forget it” approach to retargeting. While these solutions are very sophisticated and can streamline workflow, it is difficult to reach optimum KPIs without ongoing human guidance based on our experience buying tens of millions of retargeting and other programmatic online ads around the world for exhibitions and events. We share five...

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Why Are Savvy Event Marketers Using CRM Retargeting?

Jul 18

Why Are Savvy Event Marketers Using CRM Retargeting?

Cookie-based retargeting is a very effective visitor marketing tool but it is much less effective in the mobile environment. Here’s why… (1) a cookie is tied to a single browser on a single device, (2) cookie functionality varies by device/OS, and (3) cookies don’t work across mobile environments (a cookie in an app can’t share data with another app or a web browser on same...

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Five Online Retargeting Mistakes to Avoid for Event Marketers

May 03

Five Online Retargeting Mistakes to Avoid for Event Marketers

Based on our experience running tens of millions of retargeting ads around the world for exhibitions and events, we share some common issues that can negatively impact your results.  Plus we offer some tips to maximize success. Overkill frequency.  Blasting as many ads as you can to as many people as possible that you have “cookied” can waste ad spend, accelerate ad fatigue and annoy...

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