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#ExpoChat topic for Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 3PM ET/Noon PT
Moderator: Dana Freker Doody (@expodana)
Trade show and event organizers spend lots of time planning, and site visits are a big part of that. But site visits are not just for operations people. How can behind-the-scenes looks be used to promote the show and engage attendees and exhibitors?
Q1 How far in advance are you registering for events you attend? What triggers you to do it?
Q2 How many site visits are happening between pre-contract phase to show opening?
Q3 What kinds of content could an organizer capture specifically while on a site visit to share online?
Q4 Exhibitors often have site visits with show management or on their own. Is that beneficial?
Q5 How could trade show organizers better include attendees & their opinions on site visits?
Q6 How are you using technology during site visits?
Q7 What other planning processes would make for good shareable content?
Q8 Any examples of shows that share event-related content year-round?
Here are some examples from IMTS