Monday, February 23, 2009

Home & Garden Shows are a great venue for both consumer and service providers to meet & greet.

Almost any home product or service that you can imagine will be represented at the show. You'll meet contractors, landscapers, architects and interior designers. You'll also have a chance to see samples of products such as the newest in flooring and walkways to transform your home and add to its appeal. View displays of kitchens, baths, windows, doors, appliances, furnishings, spas, pools, fireplaces, sunrooms, and so much more. Come with ideas, and an open mind. You'll leave with inspiration.
You can meet hundreds of exhibitors under one roof
Discover new, interesting products and services
Find the best resources in remodeling, landscaping, and design services
Compare and save
Speak with experts
Special offers and show pricing will be some of the best you can get on desired products and services. Don’t hesitate to secure these deep discount pricing. Vendors invest a lot when they participate in shows and they want to recoup costs by offer pricing that you may not get elsewhere.

My husband and I were able to get a $10,000 Hot Tub spa for 4,600 with the cover, steps, accessories and delivery. Deals like these exist for buyers who a prepared to act fast.

Tips: If you are going with a specific project in mind do a bit of research prior to establish if the information and offer you get form show vendors are truly a good one. Be ready to act fast. In the current economical environment vendors are very motivated to make a deal at close to their cost.
Enjoy yourself! Going to a Home show is fun and low cost entertainment, kids are normally free and discount coupons can be found on the show websites. Shows have something for the entire family with meeting a celebrity personality to seeing unusually exhibits. If you aren’t in the marketing for home improvements services now, as home owners it’s inevitable that you will, being informed of various services and products will come in handy!
Home Shows brings you closer to consumers:
Home Remodeling is flourishing and is expected to see continual growth in the coming years as baby-boomers become nesters. Money will be spent on kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, expanded living spaces, exteriors and landscaping. Capture your fair share!
The Home Show consistently attracts a large, quality audience, ready to buy and eager to learn about the latest products and services for their homes. Our extensive experience with consumer shows enables us to deliver a highly targeted audience directly to your booth.
Get a return on your investment. Attending shows are an investment that you will want to get a return. By setting goals and creating a plan you can easily determine the outcome of your participation. Here are a few suggestions to get the most out of a show.
Collect contact information: Consumers who may only want information now may be a sale in the coming months. By collecting contact information and sending emails periodically about your services you will stay in their minds when they are ready to buy. Get email addresses: containing the cost of after show follow up can be done by emails. Emails can be tracked to see who opened them, who clicked through to your website and who is not interested at basically not cost. Strike while the iron is hot! If you promise to send more information, a sample or to call to set an appointment, do not hesitate, you have a small window of opportunity while the show is fresh in your prospects minds. Don’t lose a potential sale with bad follow up.

· Build relationships
Create and build brand awareness.
Demonstrate the latest products and services to a motivated, targeted audience who can see, touch and buy your product.

Cathy Williams - Marketing Manager
Direct: 888.467.8250

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