Why We Don’t Make Browser-Based Apps for Tradeshows

Types of Apps at Tradeshows

As a conference manager, you may have found yourself asking this question: Why bother with a mobile app when you can use a browser-based app? That is a question that comes up frequently. Like Evernote and many other app developers, we have chosen to develop what are known as “native apps”, rather than offering browser-based HTML “apps” for mobile lead retrieval. HTML apps can be developed more quickly and easily. One version can be used on … [Read more...]

World’s Best Motivational Videos for Busy Tradeshow Managers

At Bartizan, we love motivational videos. We all know how tough it is to manage tradeshows, it's a multitasking nightmare and it takes a super motivated person to accomplish a great show. Here's some videos, for you our fearless event organizer to give you that extra push. Here is a link to BNET'S World's Best Motivational Videos. Which one was your favorite? Let us know. This one is a bit long and starts slow, but has a huge payoff. Bonus: it … [Read more...]

The iPad2: What it Can Mean for Trade Show Exhibitors

Tweet this post The iPad2: What it Can Mean for Trade Show Exhibitors Lots of companies have found just how useful the original iPad can be at a trade show. Now comes the iPad2. Is it any better than the original?  Darn tootin’, in my opinion.  It can be used to show videos better than ever. You want musical accompaniment? No problem. Maybe you want to call the home office and give the folks back there a look at the show. If they have an … [Read more...]

Slides Now Available from Yesterday’s Webinar: Secrets to Help Attendees and Exhibitors Stay Connected After the Show

Secrets to Help Attendees and Exhibitors Stay Connected After the ShowView more presentations from Bartizan Lead Retrieval. … [Read more...]

Bartizan Presents a Free Webinar: Secrets to Help Attendees and Exhibitors Stay Connected after the Show

Attendees and Exhibitors Stay Connected after the Show

Bartizan Connects today announced details of an upcoming webinar, “Secrets to Help Attendees and Exhibitors Stay Connected after the Show,” a 10 minute lunchtime session. This webinar is part of Bartizan's Monthly Free Webinar Thought Leadership Series for members of the trade show industry. The live webinar is hosted by Bartizan’s president, Lew Hoff.  Post webinar, attendees will also receive the informative slides from the day’s educational … [Read more...]

Slides Now Available for free, Tradeshow Organizer Survival Guide

Tradeshow Organizer Survival Guide

Our webinar was very well attended yesterday, but for those who missed it, we have made the slides available for you here: http://tinyurl.com/TradeshowOrganizer Learn how our surveyed show organizers handling the difficult economic times, and how they see the future of trade shows moving forward. We also offer suggestions for improving your tradeshow technology, marketing and pr and social media efforts.   … [Read more...]

iLeads Featured on Meeting Apps Website

Meeting Apps iLeads Lead Retrieval App

The world's first lead retrieval app, iLeads is listed amongst the most useful apps for trade show event planners. MeetingApps.com is the first on-line portal featuring the most useful mobile applications available to international meeting and event professionals. … [Read more...]

Bartizan presents Free Webinar: Top 10 Reasons for not Getting Sales at Trade Shows

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Bartizan Connects today announced details of an upcoming webinar, “Top 10 Reasons for not Getting Sales at Trade Shows,” a 10 minute lunchtime session. The live webinar promises to be brief, content rich and interactive it is hosted by Bartizan’s president, Lew Hoff. Post webinar, attendees will also receive the informative slides from the day’s educational session. For more information about this webinar or to register, please visit: … [Read more...]

It’s All the Rage: Mobile Apps for Meetings

Mobile Meetings Lead Retrieval App

This month in Meetings & Conventions Magazine the cover story is on Mobile Apps for Meetings: What Smartphone Technology Can do for your Attendees. At Bartizan, we saw this trend coming. This is why we developed the first lead retrieval app for the iPhone, iLeads.  After conducting extensive focus groups and surveying show managers, exhibitors and attendees, we took a good, hard look at what the iPhone could mean to our business and … [Read more...]

Interesting New Research on Trade Show Lead Retrieval and Management – Debunks the 80% No Follow up Myth!

Lead Retrieval Survey

EXHIBITOR magazine conducted its 2010 Sales Lead Survey and discovered some interesting trends. They found that despite the oft quoted industry myth that 80 percent of leads never receive post-show follow-up, four out of 10 respondents report that upwards of 80 percent of the leads they collect at trade shows and events do receive follow-up communication. In terms of lead qualification, only 34 percent of respondents have a formal lead-scoring … [Read more...]