Global Film Event Cannes 2020 Launches Virtual Market

Jun 18

Global Film Event Cannes 2020 Launches Virtual Market

While the Cannes Film Festival was canceled this year due to the pandemic, the organizer has launched a virtual version of its co-located Film Market – the Marché du Film, the b2b component of Cannes, which will run June 22 – 26, 2020, and “is intended to mimic the market experience in Cannes, with live and real-time meetings.” We have attended the global film...

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Ad Spend Falls, Media Habits Change Due to Pandemic – 5 Tips for Show Organizers

Apr 23

Ad Spend Falls, Media Habits Change Due to Pandemic – 5 Tips for Show Organizers

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a major disruption to the U.S. advertising market with billions of dollars being wiped off the table. Spending on digital ads for March/April is down 38%, linear TV is off 41%, terrestrial radio has fallen 45%, print has dropped 43%, and traditional outdoor is off 51%, according to a recent report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), an online-ad industry...

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MWC Barcelona 2020 Offers 5,000 Euro Platinum Experience

Feb 04

MWC Barcelona 2020 Offers 5,000 Euro Platinum Experience

We analyze a lot of ticket options across the trade show industry looking for new ideas for our clients especially for higher-tier registration packages. We highlight the Platinum Pass for this month’s 100,000+ visitor MWC Barcelona as it offers one of the most robust premium packages we have seen, including several fast-track airport benefits that stand out. The Platinum Pass comes with a rich price...

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Original Miami Beach Antique Show 2020 Launches Campaign at Miami International Airport

Dec 17

Original Miami Beach Antique Show 2020 Launches Campaign at Miami International Airport

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, which brings together 700+ exhibitors from 30 countries with 18,000 attendees, has expanded its out-of-home (OOH) advertising to include a new campaign at Miami International Airport (MIA) for its 2020 edition, which was handled by Encore. More than 45 million passengers travel through MIA annually, making it one of the busiest airports in the world and the third...

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AFM 2019 Drives 150,000+ Video Views, Social Video Advertising Leads Category Spend

Nov 11

AFM 2019 Drives 150,000+ Video Views, Social Video Advertising Leads Category Spend

US digital advertising revenues reached their highest level in history for the first half of the year, and video was a major driver for this growth with spend up 36% year-over-year for 1H 2019, according to a new report from IAB and PwC US released several weeks ago. Video advertising is a great way to share the experience of attending exhibitions and events and is...

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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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