The U.S. B2B trade show market has shifted. In 2015, it was a $13.1 billion market, while by 2019, it had reached $15.58 billion. However, one year and a pandemic later, the U.S. B2B trade show market is expected to shrink by 64.3% to $5.56 billion. That said, the shift away from wasteful hospitality events toward substantive buyer engagement is real progress.
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When marketing executives were asked about the challenges they face with content creation, 60% mentioned it was difficult to keep up with demand. Meanwhile, another 50% mentioned they found it tough to leverage their data to create more emotionally-engaging content.
Your brand’s message is most effective when it conveys real meaning and substance. That’s what people value the most, and it’s been a disruptive trend. Between 1999 and 2014, 47 percent of prior known brands fell off the top ‘100 Leader Brands’ list, according to the latest worldwide market study by PwC.
Source: Digital Lifescapes