Watches and Wonders 2021 Generates Lots of Views with Social Video, Livestreaming

May 03

Watches and Wonders 2021 Generates Lots of Views with Social Video, Livestreaming

As video is the fastest growing advertising format in the digital campaigns we handle for our exhibition and event clients, we are always analyzing video marketing programs for other shows and the deft use of video by Watches and Wonders 2021 caught our attention. This pair of major shows held April 7 – 18, 2021 for the watchmaking industry brought together the world’s leading brands...

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BRAFA 2021 Launches Multi-Venue Format in Response to Pandemic

Feb 02

BRAFA 2021 Launches Multi-Venue Format in Response to Pandemic

We visited BRAFA a few years ago when we were in Brussels (see our post) so were curious what this international art fair was doing this year considering the pandemic and that it has never been postponed or canceled in its 65 year history. We found BRAFA’s strategy to be an innovative solution to the current challenging environment for physical events. Their approach was also...

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Frankfurt Book Fair Attracts 200,000 Visitors Worldwide to Its Special Edition 2020

Oct 28

Frankfurt Book Fair Attracts 200,000 Visitors Worldwide to Its Special Edition 2020

Like many events, the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest book fair which attracted more than 300,000 visitors last year, had to adapt its plans for the 72nd edition held October 14 – 18, 2020 due to Covid-19. Based on the numbers reported by the fair organizer, their first-ever primarily digital fair resonated well with their audiences.  200,000 users worldwide participated in the...

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Art Basel Presents Digital Version of Its Flagship Event, Strong Use of Social Video in Promotion

Jul 16

Art Basel Presents Digital Version of Its Flagship Event, Strong Use of Social Video in Promotion

Every June, art enthusiasts, buyers and collectors from around the world converge at Art Basel.  Due to the pandemic, the physical fair was not possible so the show organizer presented a digital version which was held June 17 – 26, 2020. We have handled advertising for numerous art fairs and attended many exhibitions in the art industry across the US and Europe so were...

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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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