Building Possible – Monumental Collaboration Leads to Monumental Results

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The idea for the Center for Intelligent Buildings (CIB) was born out of the desire to bring customers to just one location to feature all of Carrier’s integrated technologies and create a place to innovate, test, and share new ideas with customers. Download the special feature to see how Derse brought it to life.

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January 22, 2019

2019 Trends – Take Your Face-to-Face Marketing Program to New Places

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If you have the desire to take your program to new places this year, Derse can help.

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January 1, 2019

Five Essential Components of an Effective RFP

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Over 70 years in the industry, we’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to RFPs and realize when poorly executed, you can compromise the timeline, budget, and objectives of your tradeshow program. Here are the top five components Derse recommends to make sure you get the most out of your RFP.

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July 9, 2018

The Value of the Fully Connected Customer

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Pete Ridell, Executive Creative Director, is a true “Wandmaster” at Derse. He masterfully pulls together the importance of emotional behavior from some super smart people that on the surface have nothing to do with the event industry, yet may have EVERYTHING to do with the event industry. Hold on to your broomsticks as he weaves you through a magical wizarding journey illustrating why, as experience designers and marketers, we can learn and be inspired by everyday (and not so-everyday) experiences.

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April 9, 2018

Choosing the Right Trade Show for Your Business

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“Because we go every year” is never a reason. Portfolio Planning helps you re-evaluate your trade show schedule (and any other sponsorship or event opportunities) against your marketing objectives. See how See how Portfolio Planning helped MPI Research reach their intended audience and achieve the following: Earn $4 million in revenue, attribute to their new face-to-face marketing program Save $200,000 which they used to self-fund their strategic investment Establish a lean, mean face-to-face marketing strategy that maximizes your investment Download the Case Study

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March 5, 2018

How to Double Leads with Design

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Metrie wanted to showcase their new Then & Now Finishing Collections™ in a way that would help attendees grasp ideas and inspiration as well as product knowledge. Their previous exhibit through another agency was built almost completely on-site, requiring full crews to work three shifts over the course of three days. This was an incredibly expensive and stressful way to build. Metrie turned to Derse for their innovative design and construction practices with the hope to improve the quality of the look of their exhibit and also lower the cost of the install. This case study details how Derse improved the look of Metrie’s exhibit, lowered costs, and drove results. Download the Case Study

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March 2, 2018

Understanding Your Audience: Metrie at IBS 2017

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Metrie at IBS 2017

Analytics often hold the key to understanding your audience, tailoring products toward their needs and improving brand presence. With such a large gathering of target audience members on the show floor, brands hold the power to understand their consumers’ needs at a single location, in a short period of time. The biggest challenge in doing so, however, can be picking the right tool to track this information. Take a look at how Derse added-on to Metrie’s analytics strategy with a customized digital Perception Study to collect audience profile information, create an opportunity roadmap and track attendee perceptions pre- & post-show.

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October 6, 2017

How to Write a Face-to-Face Marketing Plan

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Face-to-face (F2F) marketing is among the most significant budget line items for marketing spend. Yet unlike their counterparts who oversee other marketing channels, such as advertising, public relations, and digital content, few F2F program owners have an annual strategic plan tied to company business goals and key strategic initiatives. Instead, the legacy trade show and event schedule acts as the “plan”, often fueling the perception that trade shows are tactical necessities with limited proof of results. Making the effort to develop a F2F marketing plan will ensure your program is strategically aligned and elevate its importance within the organization. Derse’s white paper guides you through the process of creating a strategic face-to-face marketing plan in four steps. Download the White Paper

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October 3, 2017

Branded House Vs. House of Brands

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Branded House or House of Brands? It’s a question exhibit managers will increasingly face as their firms’ merger and acquisition activity continues to rise.

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May 23, 2017

Group Lead Capture at HIMSS

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There’s a prominent yet overlooked attendee population at trade shows that exhibitors aren’t talking about: attendees who show up as part of a group. One of the main benefits of exhibiting at a trade show is direct access to engage with decision-makers. However, when attendees come to booths as a group, exhibitors are forced to adjust their engagement and decode who the decision-maker is. But what types of attendees travel in groups, and what types of groups do they travel in? We examined hundreds of group lead capture results from five different clients across two years at HIMSS to find out. This whitepaper details what we found. Download the Whitepaper

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February 21, 2017