Solutions for Trade Show Marketing During Unprecedented Times

In case you haven’t heard, we’re in the midst of a global pandemic right now. The COVID-19 coronavirus has decimated businesses in all industries. Travel, tourism, dining and health care are all taking hits. Historically, when a company or an entire industry takes a hit, the policy is to double down on your marketing endeavors...

Activities that Matter for ROI when Your Trade Show is Cancelled

So, you’ve been planning for months for a trade show that isn’t going to take place. Don’t let your business lose momentum. Now is the time to use your resources to engage customers differently and build to next year when the virus particles are a mere memory. 1. Use attendee lists to do marketing outreach...

The Benefits of Custom Trade Show Booth Construction

Are you getting ready to attend a trade show this year? Whether it’s your first trade show ever or your fiftieth, you’re probably wondering what you can do to set your business apart from the competition and attract people to your trade show booth. One of the best things you can do is to purchase...

2020 Trade Show Outlook and Marketing Trends

As we approach the end of the year, we want to share with you a brief industry outlook for 2020, including a couple of key marketing trends to consider. In reviewing two industry sources, American Express Meetings & Events and Center for Exhibition Industry Research, the outlook is good! According to the Amex M&E annual...

Measuring Social Media Success

Social media success involves more than having tons of followers and “likes.” Significant reach and impressions can be vital ingredients to your social media soup. However, the ultimate test of your efforts comes down to driving brand loyalty, lead generation and ultimately, customers. In this article, we’ll look at the most vital stats for measuring...

Cutting Trade Show Marketing Expenses

There are times when the growth in your spending will outpace the growth of your revenue. This is certainly common among start-ups, but it also applies when you’re expanding into new markets or product/service areas, undergoing an economic downturn, or if you’ve just become a little lackadaisical in managing aspects of your budget. Since you...

Trade Shows and Events: The Business of Relationships

The art of business is more than just a transaction between the business and the client. It is relational and it is personal. We had the privilege of being inspired by best-selling sports author and business speaker Ross Bernstein at our 2019 Skyline Dealers Meeting last month at our headquarters in Eagan, MN. He has written 50 sports...

Making an Impact at IPPE 2020

IPPE 2019 boasted the largest trade show floor in its history, surpassing 560,000 square feet of exhibiting space. Whether you have a 10×10 or large island exhibit, IPPE can yield big results for your business with the right exhibit design and trade show marketing strategy! Trade shows are crowded, noisy and full of exhibits from...

Skyline Exhibits Wins Multiple Awards at ExhibitorLive

Skyline Exhibits won big and often at EXHIBITORLIVE, the trade show industry’s premier event. Skyline won two Portable/Modular design awards along with the prestigious Zeigler Award for best overall exhibit design. Skyline was also named to EXHIBITOR magazine’s list of top 40 exhibit producers. PORTABLE/MODULAR DESIGN AWARDS The Portable/Modular Awards honor design excellence in portable, modular, and system...

Trade Show Return on Investment: Reading Between the Lines

Trade shows play a large role in the marketing game, but you would be surprised by the number of companies who outwardly admit they are not tracking their return on investment from their shows. We often find it easier to track ROI from our digital marketing efforts due to the simplicity of the calculation, but...