Attracting Customers: How Can Events Help?

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Ever wondered why there are so many business-related events?

Whether you are running a start-up or an SME, knowing how to work events to your business’ advantage is extremely important. In this article, we list the several benefits that events can bring to your business and network.

1) Add a personal touch to your marketing strategy

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In this era of digital media, everyone uses Instagram, Facebook and ads to get their brand out there. Yet, even with the help of software to gauge the engagement of our content, it’s hard to tell whether we’ve made a solid impression or not. Events on the other hand, allow for something different every time. Every event is an experience, and feedback is much more immediate.

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A well-planned event not only adds a more personable touch in the way you and your business connect to potential clients, but also ensures that everyone has a good time. The key to that lies in good food, good music, a variety of engaging activities, and good vibes. With all those boxes checked, your guests are sure to enjoy themselves at your event – making your brand all the more memorable!

2) Allow for networking opportunities

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Other than selling your brand to your target audience, a well-marketed event also attracts potential partners and competitors. Events are therefore a great place for trading name cards and for exchanging ideas with other founders. This allows you to better understand the industry you’re in, sieve out competitors and explore business opportunities. Who knows? You might just land yourself clients or even angel investors through your next event!

3) Allow customers to experience your product – live.

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Giving new and existing customers a face-to-face experience is one of the most engaging ways to connect with them. In turn, engaged customers are happier and more aware of your values and services. Most people tend to avoid commercials, yet most will make a special effort for a new experience. Tie your brand to a fun and unique experience and consumers are more likely to get the message. With a well executed launch, events are sure to allow your product to sell itself to all who come by!

4) Boost your overall sales

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A well-planned and marketed event can reach a wider group of interested customers and increase networking opportunities. It can also increase customer engagement, as well as sales within and outside of the event, thus maximising growth. 

With the power of live experiences, no matter how big or how small your company, events can bring increased brand awareness. All that being said, if you’re looking for help to get your next event up and running in no time, head over to, where event planning is made easy!

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