The holidays are officially upon us. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and sugar-plums (aka iPads and Wii games) are dancing in children’s heads. And beyond thinking about family coming into town, or all the gifts you still haven’t crossed off your list, I’m sure you’re still working up to those early 2016 trade shows. So, in the spirit of the season, we’d like to present eight lessons for preparing for a trade show from the jolly North Pole-dwelling man himself. Dress the part. Santa is representing himself as a brand, and thus must dress the part. […]
Oh say can you see… Over 1,000 informative sessions and interactive activities 500 + exhibiting companies (30 startups) More than 16,000 attendees from around the globe For over three decades, ISTE has been the premier outlet for educators and industry professionals to survey and learn about the latest and greatest in classroom technology, and we are more than happy to be attending once again. At Jive, we value perpetual learning and improvement in the classroom, and have proved ourselves to be an integral component of the future of education nationwide. We are more than your average Cloud-based phone system. Jive’s […]
Technology has grown from a luxury to a necessity in just a few short years. Classrooms have evolved from the chalkboard to the overhead projector to video content, PowerPoint presentations, eBooks, and much more. It is common to walk into a university library and see students studying with nothing but a laptop—the books on the shelves acting as nothing but wall art. Many argue that technology is killing communication, but universities and colleges know differently. They understand that technology is actually improving and enhancing communications. In fact, students and teachers alike expect collaboration outside the classroom to occur effortlessly, with […]
Is your Thanksgiving holiday less holiday and more work? Jive is here to make your holiday easier with custom greetings, a dial plan editor, and more!
Generally, companies have their trade show timeline mapped out like a well-oiled machine. And generally, this machine follows a meticulous six month plan. The Six Month Timeline 6 months out: Overview and analyze shows from previous years and set new goals. What worked well? What could be better? 5 months out: Determine your budget, and based on your goals select shows and booth spaces you think would best fulfill those objectives. 4 months out: Evaluate your current booth and technology, and if looking for a change, reach out to some different companies about construction. 3 months out: Choose your booth […]
Beginning Oct. 26th and ending the 29th, Jive will be in booth 28 at the ACUTA Fall Seminar in Boston. It’s not too late to sign up with ACUTA’s onsite registration, so we hope you’ll come swing by and say hello!
Why do we attend tradeshows? Because we aren’t happy? Because we’re bored? No. Because we’re looking to progress. Happiness—whether in your…
Businesses blame their lack of trade show success on many different factors. We didn’t provide a giveaway. Our booth wasn’t exciting enough. Etc. etc. but
You have to engage tradeshow attendees with different methods, just as you have to interact with your coworkers differently. Let Jive teach you how!