AFM 2020 Presents Record 571 Exhibitors at Online Event, Shows Serendipitous Moments Possible

Dec 02

AFM 2020 Presents Record 571 Exhibitors at Online Event, Shows Serendipitous Moments Possible

For the past 40 years, the film industry has converged in Santa Monica every fall for the American Film Market (AFM), which drives over one billion dollars in deals annually. This year, due to the pandemic, distributors, filmmakers, writers, buyers and other professionals instead converged at AFM’s new online campus from November 9 – 13.  Visitors came from 82 countries – more countries than...

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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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Global Film Event Cannes 2020 Launches Virtual Market, Leverages Multiple Technologies

Jun 18

Global Film Event Cannes 2020 Launches Virtual Market, Leverages Multiple Technologies

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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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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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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boot Düsseldorf 2019 Leverages Attendee Loyalty Program

Mar 21

boot Düsseldorf 2019 Leverages Attendee Loyalty Program

We recently joined water sports enthusiasts and trade visitors from around the world at boot Düsseldorf, and want to share one of our takeaways: the boot.club, the show’s visitor community which has grown to 110,000 members. It was hard to miss the promotion for the boot.club on the website, during the ticket buying process and while we were at the show.  We saw substantial...

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