2014 IHOW EXPO Exhibitor Prospectus

Quick Facts: What is the IHOW Fitness Expo?

The Fitness Expo is one of the largest and most anticipated International Martial Arts trade shows, networking event and conference that brings together hundreds of business owners and decision-makers. Business owners and Martial Artist gather in the exhibition hall to network with vendors and exhibitors that provide valuable products, services and contacts to harness their companies’ potential. In addition to the exciting exhibitor hall, the Fitness Expo brings together hundreds of people and ideas in a series of workshops, seminars, combat games, and meet-ups all geared towards improving and expanding small businesses in the Fitness & Martial Arts Industries. The Fitness Expo is the first of it’s kind in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.  With exciting events like live product demonstrations, “Small School & Gym Tune-Ups” and a powerful keynote presentation!  If you want to expand your business and put your product in front of Small Business Owners, Military, Law Enforcement, and Government Agencies, you need to be at the IHOW Fitness Expo.

 

MAXIMIZE YOUR RESULTS

ONE VERY BUSY DAY IN FRONT OF THOUSANDS OF Attendees!

  • MAXIMIZE YOUR RESULTS & MINIMIZE THE TIME THAT YOU ARE AWAY FROM YOUR OFFICE.

Based on Exhibitor and Attendee feedback, people prefer a focused one day event. Let’s face it – tradeshows are one of the best ways to reach thousands of business owners, and employees face-to-face. Choose our one day event to get thousands of leads in ONE DAY and don’t miss out on important business back at the office.

Why Exhibit at IHOW Fitness Expo?

• Get more qualified leads!

• Gain direct face-to-face contact with business owners, decision-makers, and direct sales customers.

• Reach a captive audience & generate NEW CUSTOMERS Immediately.

• Make immediate on-the-spot sales

• Introduce your company to new prospects

• Reach a very large prospect pool within a short period of time

• Brand your business

• Direct access to your target market

• Introduce new products and services

• Conduct market research

• Direct access to the press

• Live product and service demonstrations

• Distribute product samples

 

At the IHOW Fitness Expo:

Reach Hundreds of business owners and decision-makers in one place at one time!

Some of the many highlights that drive attendance through the roof!

 

Exhibitor Floor– Extensive showcase of businesses with products and services to help business owners grow their business.  The IHOW Fitness Expo “social network” is open to the general public with invitations sent all over the world.  Our exhibitors, sponsors & attendees all share the same markets allowing them to communicate & find each other based on similar interests and to set-up meetings before, during & after the Expo!

SPEED NETWORKING- Like “Speed Dating”, this is an excellent way to meet hundreds of new contacts. We all know how overwhelming it can be attending a trade show where there are thousands of people.  Now we’ve added an easy way to make new contacts in a fun and professional networking environment.  Call the Director of the Expo for more info on the Speed Networking Plan.

Educational Seminars/ Workshops – During the day, exhibitors and attendees learn from the “Best Warriors” in Martial Arts, Military, Law Enforcement, & Business with over 20 seminars & workshops to choose from.

Raffle & Giveaways– Everyone loves these!  Win a trip or other prizes.

Internet Café– Check your e-mail without ever having to leave the exhibitor floor!

Networking Pre-Party– Join us Friday night after the Continuous & Team Fights for a celebratory Meet & Greet Party that will prep you for the IHOW Combat Games & Fitness Expo!  It’s time to network some more! Schmooze, eat, drink and be merry while networking with other professionals in a fun, relaxed atmosphere for the Ultimate Get-Together Networking Party!

International Promotional Opportunities- There will be a host of people from around the world attending looking for new products and services.

 

How can your company participate?

Call us at 540.406.3034 or www.warriorshouse.com/exhibitors

• Exhibitor Space

• Sponsor the entire event or individual aspects of the show (i.e., Registration, Workshop Series, Pre-Party, After-Party, Internet Café & more)

• Show-Guide Print Advertisement

• Dedicated E-mail Blasts to our registration list.

• On-Site Display Ads

• Gift Bag Inserts

• Banner Ads on our website and much more!

 

Attendees, Exhibitors & Demographics

All of these business professionals & attendees are shopping for new vendors like you!

Who Attends?

Owners, Presidents, CEO, CFO, CMO, COO, Director, Financial Services Representative, Partner Marketing Professional, Business Development, Sales Executive, Senior Management, Vice President, and warriors from all disciplines and walks of life!

 

An estimated 2,000+ will register for this event. 

 

Who exhibits?

If you have a product or service that can help a Small Business, support a Fitness Competitor, or be of any benefit to anyone within the national or international general public you should be exhibiting at the IHOW Fitness Expo.  Our exhibitor category list will grow every year.  If your category is not listed below, call us at 540.406.3034 and we will discuss if exhibiting is right for your business:

Accounting Services, Advertising & Marketing, Associations, Audio/Visual Equipment Rentals, Banking, Break-room Supplies, Business, Coaching, Business Filings, Caterers, CD & DVD Duplication, Cell Phones, Coffee Services, Computer Equipment, Conference Call Services, Consultants, Copy writing, Credit Bureaus, Credit Cards, CRM, Dental Insurance, Distribution, Document Shredding, Editing/Proofreading,

Education, E-mail & Web Apps, E-mail Marketing, Emergency Medical Services, Employee Incentives, Energy, Energy Drinks, Engineering Services, Equipment Leasing, Exhibiting Booths & Equipment, Factoring Companies, Fax via Internet, Financial Planners, Firefighting, Furniture, Go Green, Government Agencies, Grants, Graphic Design, H-1B Visa Consultants, Health Insurance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Inventory, Law Enforcement, Liquidation, Legal, Liability Insurance, Lighting Design, Loans, Logo Design, Mailing & E-mail List Brokers, Maintenance & Cleaning Services, Manufacturing Sector, Marketing, Martial Arts, Merchant Accounts, Military, Mobile Technology, Nonprofit, Office Space, Office Supplies, Payroll, PEO & HR Outsourcing, Phone Systems, Point of Sale, Postage & Mailing, Printers & Equipment, Printing Services, PR Services, Real Estate, Brokerage, Remote Backup, Restaurants, Retirement Plans, Search Engines, Security Systems, SEO, Shipping, Signs, SMO, Social Media, Software, Staffing, Supplements, Tax Planning, Teaching, Technology Sector, Telecommunications, Trade show Displays, Transcription Services, Translation, Services, Transportation Services, Utilities, Voicemail, VOIP, Website Design, Web Domains & Hosting.

Did you know?

Trade shows are the #1 Face-to-Face marketing spend to support sales beating out specialty publications, internet, promotions, and PR respectively.  91% of attendees say that trade shows impact their buying decisions because the competition is in one place allowing for comparison shopping in real time.  Executive decision-makers consistently rank exhibitions as their #1 choice for obtaining purchasing information.

 

Attendee demographics quick facts:

• 1,000 – 2,000 Attendees will register in this market

• 72% - Presidents, Owners, CEOs, VPs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs

• 9 out of 10 attendees will come back to the next IHOW Fitness Expo.

• 4 out of 5 Exhibitors will have their expectations exceeded.

• We are a 1.5 Day Show to accommodate the Small Business, Government, & Corporate America audience. 

In a recent poll, Small Business Owners, Corporate, and Government employees said they don’t have the time to be away from their office or jobs for more than one day.  They want to get in, get lots of leads & new contacts, buy products, and get back to their office or job & get back to business!

• We are the ORIGINAL Expo that includes Combat & Fitness Games, Seminars/ Workshops, and Awards Banquet branded Face-to-Face Tradeshow in the country!

 

Our 5 Year Goal:

**50,000 Attendee Registrations by 2019**

So get in now to qualify for future discount Exhibitor Booth Registrations!

                              ****Space is Limited****

Did you know?

  • 91% of attendees say they get the most useful buying info from trade shows.
  • 81% testify that trade shows help attendees become aware of new products and services.  Trade shows generated more than $33.7 billion in direct spending last year. 
  • SOURCES:

       Center for Exhibition Industry Research

       EXHIBITOR Magazine

       American Business Media

The IHOW Combat Games & Fitness Expo

www.warriorshouse.com     P: 540.406.3034