Brady Ware

Trade Show and Event Marketing

Situation: Direct Marketing and Data Tracking

Brady Ware wanted to create a pre-show marketing campaign that would increase their brand awareness, drive selected attendees to the Brady Ware booth, and find a way to automate the appointment scheduling process.

Campaign Objectives:

  • Engage attendees prior to the show—Brady Ware engagement and awareness
    • Introduce Brady Ware offerings and services
  • Set appointments for meetings at the show in advance
  • Increase the overall number of quality prospects
  • Increase brand loyalty
  • Provide visibility into response data of each individual

Solution:

Design, build, and implement a cross-channel program utilizing Think Patented’s Connect360 platform*.

  1. Pre-show activities: 3 direct mail pieces with pURL explaining Brady Ware’s attendance at the convention along with incentives to be awarded to attendees who schedule an appointment.
    1. Microsite- Designed to help automate appointment scheduling to avoid conflicts and to gather relevant information on the lead.
    2. Thank You Page- containing certificate for prize.
    3. Thank You Email- immediately sent following day with link to prize certificate.
    4. Reminder Email- resent link day before event for respondents to print out to claim prize.
  2. During show activities: Respondents were able to redeem their certificate to automatically receive a free give-away and be entered into a drawing. Non-respondents were able to enter the drawing by speaking to a Brady Ware representative.
  3. Post-show activities: Email sent to respondents/attendees with winner’s name from drawing.
  4. A Follow-Up Automated Program was suggested for those who responded and/or attended the booth that included the ideas of an E-Newsletter, direct mailer, continual drip direct mail and/or email campaign.)

End Results:

  • Brady Ware was very pleased with the results
  • Increase in booth visits
  • Still calculating actual revenue results
  • Enhanced Brady Ware brand awareness
  • Set up 12 follow-up meetings with key decision makers

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