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How can I maximise engagement at my booth?

Maximising engagement at your booth is crucial for a successful exhibition experience.

Remember to tailor your engagement strategies to the specific interests and preferences of your target audience. Continuous monitoring and adjustment of your approach based on attendee feedback will help you fine-tune your engagement techniques for future events.

When seeking to maximise engagement at an exhibition booth, various questions may arise. Here are some frequently asked questions related to enhancing engagement at a booth:

How can I attract visitors to my booth?

    • FAQs might include strategies for grabbing attention, such as eye-catching displays, signage, or promotional activities. You can read more about Brandstand's creativity in Exhibition & Conference Stand Design.

What role do interactive elements play in engaging booth visitors?

    • Attendees might inquire about incorporating touchscreens, games, demonstrations, or other interactive features. Take a look at how Brandstand are experts in Delivering Customer Engagement

Are there specific engagement strategies for different types of events?

    • Questions may focus on tailoring engagement approaches for trade shows, conferences, consumer events, etc. Read more about Brand Engagement here!

How do I train booth staff to effectively engage with visitors?

    • FAQs might revolve around providing staff with product knowledge, communication skills, and techniques for approaching and interacting with attendees.

What is the impact of giveaways and promotional items on engagement?

    • Attendees may be interested in understanding how to use giveaways strategically to increase booth traffic and engagement. Brandstand achieved amazing success with a mobile sampling kitchen for Old El Paso. If it's Branded Promo gear you are after, we have a full range of products available now to complement your brand!

How can I incorporate social media to boost booth engagement?

    • Questions may cover tactics such as creating shareable content, using event hashtags, or hosting social media contests.

Are there trends in gamification that can be applied to booth engagement?

    • Attendees might inquire about incorporating gamified elements, challenges, or competitions to make the booth experience more interactive and enjoyable.

What is the role of technology, such as augmented reality or virtual reality, in engagement strategies?

    • FAQs may explore how to leverage emerging technologies to create immersive and engaging experiences for booth visitors. 

How do I balance information sharing with interactive experiences at my booth?

    • Questions may focus on finding the right mix of informative content and engaging activities to keep visitors interested.

What are effective ways to follow up with engaged leads after the event?

    • Attendees might be interested in post-event strategies for nurturing relationships and converting engaged booth visitors into leads or customers.

How can I create a memorable and shareable experience for booth visitors?

    • FAQs may cover elements like photo opportunities, unique installations, or other memorable experiences that encourage visitors to share their booth experience.

What is the role of live demonstrations or presentations in booth engagement?

    • Attendees might inquire about incorporating live demonstrations or presentations to showcase products or services and engage the audience.

Here are Steps to guide you in selecting the right exhibition display for your needs:

1. Interactive Displays
  • Incorporate interactive elements such as touchscreens, product demos, or augmented reality experiences. Engaging attendees with hands-on activities can create memorable interactions.
2. Demonstrations & Presentations
3. Giveaways & Contests
  • Host contests or giveaways to incentivise participation. Offer prizes that are relevant to your audience and encourage attendees to engage with your booth to enter.
  • Brandstand has a range of Sampling & Vendor Trays & Trolleys to get your product out there. Consider Prize Wheels to engage your audience and create a fun environment.
4. Branded Games or Activities
  • Create branded games or activities that align with your brand message. This can be a fun and interactive way to draw attendees into your booth.
  • At Brandstand NZ we have a full range of Branded Merchandise to elevate your brand presence!
5. Photo Opportunities
  • Set up a photo booth or a visually appealing backdrop that encourages attendees to take pictures and share them on social media. Consider using event-specific hashtags.
6. Charging Stations
  • Provide charging stations for smartphones and other devices. Attendees are likely to spend more time at your booth if they can charge their devices while engaging with your content.
7. Comfortable Seating
  • Offer comfortable seating within your booth. This provides a relaxed environment for conversations and encourages attendees to spend more time learning about your products or services.
8. Engaging Staff
  • Train your booth staff to be approachable, knowledgeable, and engaging. A friendly and enthusiastic team can make a significant difference in attracting and retaining attendees. 
9. Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR)
  • If applicable to your industry, use VR or AR experiences to immerse attendees in your products or services. This can be a unique and attention-grabbing engagement tool.
10. Educational Workshops or Sessions
  • Host educational workshops or sessions related to your industry. This positions your booth as a valuable source of information and attracts attendees interested in learning.
11. Live Social Media Interaction
  • Use social media to your advantage. Conduct live streams, Q&A sessions, or behind-the-scenes tours from your booth. Encourage attendees to follow and engage with your social media channels.
12. Customised Giveaways
  • Offer personalised or customised giveaways. This could include branded merchandise with the attendee's name or a personalised message. It adds a personal touch and increases the perceived value. 
13. Networking Opportunities
  • Facilitate networking opportunities within your booth. Create a space where attendees can meet and connect with each other, fostering a sense of community around your brand.
14. Scannable QR Codes
  • Implement scannable QR codes that lead to exclusive content, special offers, or additional information. This encourages attendees to interact digitally with your brand.
15. Pre-Schedule Appointments
  • Allow attendees to pre-schedule appointments with your team. This ensures that you have dedicated time to engage with interested individuals and answer their questions.
16. Feedback & Surveys
  • Encourage attendees to provide feedback or participate in surveys. This not only engages them but also provides valuable insights for improving future exhibitions.
17. Themed Events or Happy Hours
  • Host themed events or happy hours within your booth. This creates a relaxed and social atmosphere, making your booth a more inviting space for networking. Read about how Fonterra worked with Brandstand on their Milk for Schools Launch Roadshow
18. Real-time Polls & Feedback
  • Conduct real-time polls or ask for feedback on current industry trends. This not only engages attendees but also positions your brand as knowledgeable and interested in their opinions.

Did you know?


We work with our sister company in Sydney to deliver truly Trans Tasman campaigns. The combined team will take care of all the production,  project management and logistics in both New Zealand and Australia, ensuring your budget is optimised and your stress levels are reduced!