Updated, January 2023
- The “event” is a promotion “tool”.
Event marketing is a Promotion tool. It describes developing a themed exhibit, display, or presentation to promote a product, service, cause, or organization. It leverages in-person engagement to connect with customers.
Events can occur online or offline. You can participate in, sponsor or host an event yourself.
- The “event” is a “product”.
An event can be described as a public assembly with the purpose of celebration, education, marketing, or meeting.
Events can be classified based on their size, type, and context.
Marketing the Event is the set of strategic activities and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging events that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at the larger.
Adapted from AMA definition of Marketing