EXHIBITOR & SPONSOR MARKETING CENTER

Successful Together: Get the Most out of Breakbulk Americas 2017

Reach out to Alec for marketing support. He can supply or help you sign up for all of the tools below. He can also help with putting your ideas into action because we’re on the same team when it comes to a successful Breakbulk Americas 2017.

Let's Get Started

Take a look at the free marketing options below available to you. What looks good? Let us know by filling out the form and we’ll get your marketing started.

USE YOUR PERSONALIZED EMAIL BANNER

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As a BBAM2017 exhibitor or sponsor, you will receive an email signature image that calls attention to your participation and booth number at the event. It’s a simple process to update your company’s email signature in most email programs and a great way to boost traffic to your booth.

SUBMIT COMPANY NEWS

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We’ll help you spread your accomplishments, expertise and other news to thousands of breakbulk industry members. Three types of news:

  1. Press release with photo and/or video
  2. Cargo transport/job description, new product or other company news with a photo and/or video
  3. Photo with caption or video

We’ll post to Americas Exhibitor news portal and across our social media channels.

INCLUDE COMPANY VIDEO ON FLOOR TVs

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Share your best company video with us and we’ll run it throughout the exhibition on the big screen TVs located in the four halls. Videos should be under three minutes!

FUN ON THE FLOOR

Have something special planned for your booth? Your activity will be posted to the Americas Fun on the Floor webpage, promoted in all of our social media channels and be featured in the official Breakbulk Americas 2017 video. Each Fun on the Floor entry $250.

ORDER PREMIUMS

INVITE YOUR CUSTOMERS

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Option 1 Event Design
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Option 2 Prism design

The best way to make sure your customers visit you at BBAM2017 is by sending personalized invitations. We know this can be a lot of work, so we’ve made the invitations for you, including your personal company code offering each customer a 25% discount off all registration options. Choose from a prism background, an event photo or submit your own company photo. Personalized digital image is free and we can provide printed invitations with envelopes at our cost or just the artwork for you to print.

ON DISPLAY AT BREAKBULK AMERICAS

Put your company in the spotlight! We host six photo and video contests each year. Each has a theme around moving project cargo and breakbulk. There will be two photo and video contest displays on the floor at Breakbulk Americas:

Hot & Cold—Extreme Weather Transports: Winds across the desert, downpours in the jungle, snow and icy conditions—anything other than a lovely day with moderate temperatures—qualify for this one. Enter by using button below. 

As an Americas exhibitor you may enter early. Please send your photos and / or video links, with year, location and brief description to Alec Monson at amonson@breakbulk.com. One entry from each exhibitor for each contest will be included in the Breakbulk Americas 2017 Preview!

JOIN TECHZONE AMERICAS

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SUBMIT/CLAIM YOUR EVENT GUIDE LISTING

For the 2017 Event Guide we are going digital. If you are a returning exhibitor from 2016 we have added your information already. Claim your listing and add any new information. If you are a new exhibitor, add your listing and put in all your information. We encourage you to put in as many project photos as possible.

GET 5 FREE PASSES FOR VIP CUSTOMERS

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We know you’d like to have your top customers at the event. Here are 5 bonus passes on top of your exhibitor/sponsor allocation for people outside your company that you’d like to see in Houston. Order your custom invitations that include your logo, RSVP contact and email, plus a company photo or use our standard design. Choose a digital image or request printed invitations with envelopes at no charge.

SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW VIDEO

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Breakbulk event videos receive hundreds and sometimes thousands of views. Here’s an opportunity to position your people as experts. You can choose from two themes: 2-MINUTE CHALLENGE focusing on a specific operation and your company’s solution to a particularly challenging part of the job or share your global perspective on one of the conference topics, which is a good way to showcase your company’s views on important issues we face today. To choose a topic, see the agenda.

Note: Video reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. These slots will fill up fast so reserve yours now!

BECOME A PORT STAR

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Ports, terminals, carriers, barge transporters and related service providers will take a starring role in Breakbulk Americas. Plenty of promotion before the event, inclusion in several publications, spotlight display on the show floor and in a Port Stars video. Get started by submitting your profile.

NEW MEETINGS APP

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For exhibitors and VIP Shippers, Breakbulk Americas Meet app lets you find the right people to meet with at the event. Based on your business profile, BBAM Meet will show you the best cargo owners and other exhibitors in the industrial supply chain to achieve your show objectives. Swipe to accept or reject suggestions. Confirmed meetings will be added to your schedule providing you with a full calendar when you arrive onsite. Sponsored company profiles are available at no additional charge.

COMING SOON

GET ON THE WALL!

The social wall for Breakbulk Americas 2017 is up and running! Use #bbam2017 in your social media posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and they will automatically appear on the wall.

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