Skyline Exhibits presents the
September 2020 E-TIPS Newsletter

Dear Event Marketers,
Fall is here! Leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping (unless you live in Los Angeles) and pumpkin spice latte's are readily available at your local coffee shop. One more thing that is now readily available are virtual trade shows... and we have a lot of great information on how you can best prepare for your next online event.
We also have some insight on how the coronavirus is affecting trade show marketers that are unable to exhibit face-to-face at live events. And, be sure to check out the latest update on the new dates for some of North America's largest trade shows for 2021.
Lastly, check out some of the tips we have on new, innovative cleaning strategies to keep your office environments clean, as well as our October webinar on social distancing and sanititation. When it comes to helping you get back to work safely, Skyline Exhibits is here for you.
Matt Bohar
Skyline Exhibits
Get Back to Work Safely with Skyline
September's Featured Articles:

  6 Ways to Create FOMO with Your Next Virtual Event

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and the pause on almost all in-person trade shows, virtual events are gaining in popularity. Many industry associations are hosting their annual conferences online. Click here to read our top techniques to keep your attendees engaged and prevent that fear of missing out (FOMO).

  3 Things Trade Show Marketers are Losing Out on When Unable to Exhibit

It’s unfortunate that businesses are experiencing big losses from the pause in trade shows and inability to market face-to-face due to COVID-19. As we in the trade show industry know, in-person marketing can’t be replaced. Click here to read a few reasons why exhibit marketers in particular are looking forward to the return of trade shows as soon as possible.

  Virtual Events: Are They Right for You?

What is a virtual event? Many people have (incorrectly) classified them as a Zoom meeting (or whatever platform is comparable). A virtual event is so much more. Click here for some great examples that can all be done virtually, plus some reasons people hold a virtual event and what they accomplish.

  Innovative Cleaning Strategies for Your Business to Consider

With the need for cleanliness at an all-time high, many companies are doing their part in helping facilities clean confidently. This gives businesses and their customers peace of mind that proper steps are being taken to promote cleanliness and overall safety. Click here for a couple of solutions that your business can look into when preparing for keeping your staff and customers safe now and in the future.

  Why Virtual and Why Now? I'll Give You 15 Reasons Why.

You may be apprehensive about moving your canceled trade show to the virtual space, but if you want to succeed and break through the current economy, you’ll need to get out of your comfort zone. While there’s no replacement for face-to-face trade shows, virtual events can be beneficial in a number of ways. Click here for 15 reasons why.

  Future of Trade Shows Looking Bright as Many Shows Set New Dates

After the trade show industry halted face-to-face marketing for health and safety reasons, it is encouraging to see several large shows forging ahead with their planned (or postponed) dates for next year. Click here for a list of some of the larger trade shows in the U.S. that have rescheduled or are continuing to proceed as planned in-person next year.

  6.5 Essential Techniques Virtual Event Leaders Need to Master

It’s no secret that it’s tough keeping an audience engaged during virtual events. Distractions can interfere with your ability to keep attendees focused on your keynote speakers or breakout sessions. Click here to read the following tips that will KEEP your audience engaged and excited through the duration of your event.

Join Us for Our Newest Educational Webinar:
Exhibit Practices for
Social Distancing & Sanitation
Two Convenient Dates:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:00 PM EST / 1:00 PM CST
Skyline Exhibits is dedicated to the health and wellness of all individuals across live events. This webinar strives to help trade show managers, exhibitors and patrons plan and navigate the live event world while mitigating the risks of exposure and transmission of the COVID-19 virus.
We will discuss:
  • Space considerations
  • How to message
  • In-booth activities
  • CDC sanitation recommendations
Plus, we will also answer your questions at the end of the formal presentation. This is a 60 minute webinar and all registrants will receive a link to view the recording after the webinar. Register today!
12:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM CST   2:00 PM EST | 1:00 PM CST

    Trade Show & Events Pulse Check White Paper

In this report, Skyline Exhibits surveyed 445 exhibiting professionals from several different industries on how the COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted their trade show and event schedule, budget, workflow and the overall effect on their business.

Click here to request your copy today!
Our overall goal was to get a quick pulse-check on what participants feel needs to be done for them to attend future trade shows and events, their opinion on alternatives to live, face-to-face meetings and when they plan to travel for shows again.

The Skyline E-TIPS Newsletter is provided
by Skyline Exhibits, the leading designer and builder of
trade show displays, graphics and services.
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 We wish you success at your next trade show!