Actio Marketing

That Burning Sensation: When Event Themes Catch Fire, They Get Burned Out

Event theme trends are like baby names. They’re influenced by economic and cultural trends paired with a good measure of “oooh, great idea!” when encountering a theme elsewhere. Buzzwords and concepts can catch fire, and soon – well, it might seem like everyone is on the “IGNITE” bandwagon.

How many IGNITE-themed events have you been a […]

By |June 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Intrapreneur Nation

In nearly every industry, companies are turning increasingly to contractor relationships, rather than bringing employees in house. As companies work to keep operations lean while the economy recovers, the contractor model has larger implications. It sets a standard for all workers – owners, employees and contractors. That standard? An entrepreneurial approach.

We’re all familiar with how […]

By |April 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Myth of Fair Value and How We Can Take Advantage of It

‘Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It)‘ by William Poundstone references a wide variety of studies demonstrating that consumers are unable to accurately estimate fair prices and are “strongly influenced by the unconscious, irrational, and politically incorrect.” The gist is that prices are very abstract, and our interactions with […]

By |February 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFA – Navigating the Crowd

With roughly 3500 attendees at this year’s IFA Convention, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel lost in the crowd.

In fact, “I’m starting to feel the overwhelm,” is a phrase repeated over and over among many attendees. This is an inevitable part of the large convention experience, and IFA is no exception. This year’s registrations […]

By |February 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFA 2013 – First Impressions

Considering the focus Actio has on Franchise/Dealer/Distributor organizations, you would think we would have been at IFA a long time before this, but here we are at our first IFA Convention. As an event agency, it is fascinating to see events from an audience perspective. This week while we are here in the thick of […]

By |February 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADTRAN

ADTRAN
TRADE SHOW TOUCH SCREEN

Target Audience: Domestic and international Telcom/Broadband buyers

Objective:

High-tech Approach to High-tech Product
Ease of Demonstrating Integrated Solutions vs. Individual Products
Ease of Information Updating
Environmental Approach
Reduce Booth Cost (Shipping, Printing, etc.)

Solution: Flash based navigation across 16 solution sets and multiple applications, including testimonial videos, white papers and product specifications.

Results: Faster engagement on tradeshow floor- easier […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Moving In The Spirit

MOVING IN THE SPIRIT
ORGANIZATIONAL BRANDING

Audience: Potential Sponsors, Volunteers and Supporters

Objective:

Explain the unique nature of the non-profit’s program
Explain the benefits to children in the program and to the community at large
Create a short overview of the program seen from many perspectives
Reinforce the professionalism of the organization through consistent messaging and branding across mediums (logos, annual […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SITA

SITA
CLOUD OFFERING PRODUCT LAUNCH BROCHURE
Audience: IT Buyers in the Air Transportation Industry

Objective:

Deliver a compelling message in a highly competitive market
Include interactive component, driving traffic to website
Ensure content worked in both email and print form

Solution: Brochure format, printable and email compatible, […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UPS

UPS
MAIL INNOVATIONS DIRECT MAIL

Purpose:

Reach key decision makers of targeted verticals already known to benefit from the Mail Innovations solutions set
Deliver the piece in a UPS Mail Innovations Letter Pack, thereby personalizing the delivery and imbuing the piece with a high level of importance
Address common business challenges, demonstrating the unique way UPS has to […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Overhead Door

OVERHEAD DOOR
NATIONAL DEALER MEETING

Audience: 350 Distributors and their spouses (approx. 600 attendees)

Purpose:

Recognize top Distributors’ sales and marketing efforts
Reinforcing relationship between Ribbons and Overhead Door
Explore best practices
Education
Peer networking
Vendor showcase

Solution:

Sell product to Distributors
Event theme
90th Anniversary logo
Pre-event marketing
Staging
Script development for general session
Inspirational keynote speaker (Sean Tuohy)
National musical talent for evening party (Jo Dee Messina)
Video
Content development
Graphics production
Themed […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments