8 reasons to use Akkroo at your next trade show

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How many different lead retrieval tools have you used at trade shows this year? It can seem like every event works with a different provider, so your team is always scrambling to master the latest tool so you can capture your event leads, and get them into your systems for prompt follow-up.

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The essential post event checklist for exhibitors

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A quick search online will bring up countless checklists to help you plan and prepare for exhibiting at a trade show, but none of these seem to cover what you need to do after the event finishes. Meeting a new prospect at a trade show is just the start of your business relationship with them,…

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Should you use a business card scanner app at trade shows?

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Every time I visit a trade show, I see so many exhibitors shuffling piles of paper: company collateral, lead capture forms, and stacks of business cards. Many exhibitors take a business card from their prospect, then fill-out their lead capture form, and finally staple the business card to the top of the form, to keep…

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What event tech can learn from MarTech

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Event tech as an industry is still in its infancy compared with the sprawl of MarTech. Cramer has just shared their 2019 Event Technology Landscape featuring 444 technology solutions, whereas the 2018 version of the famous MarTech 5000 contains… 6,829. So what can the Event Tech industry learn from MarTech?

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The exhibitor’s guide to measuring trade shows and events

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According to Forrester, on average Chief Marketing Officers allocate 24% of their total annual budget to live events. Evidently, trade shows and exhibitions account for a big chunk of your marketing budget – but unlike other marketing channels, you get little visibility into how that investment pays off. Most companies have to wait days, if not weeks, before…

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