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10 Ways Attending AIHS is Good for Your Business
The Africa International Housing Show (AIHS) is the #1 event for the housing and construction industry in Africa. We can tell you all day long that if you’re in this industry that you should attend the show. Period.
Instead, we want to share the top 10 ways that being a housing and construction show attendee is beneficial for your business. Then, you can decide for yourself if attending AIHS is the right move for you.
#1 Connect with Others Like You
Housing and construction shows are the epicenter of the industry. They are filled with attendees that are just like you. It is your #1 opportunity to exhit, network, make sales and build relationships with other professionals in your industry.
You may meet your next business partner. You may learn from a fellow professional. You may meet a professional that provides you with a solution you need for your business based on their experience. You make meet that potential buyer for the products you exhibit. You may meet a strong investor that will take your business to the next level.
#2 Gain Industry Insights
Housing and construction shows focus on every aspect of the built industry and market and bring an entire industry together. There is no better place to gain an overview of the industry and to take a deep dive into the industry with exhibitors you talk to, product demos you experience, education sessions you sit in on and everyone you meet during AIHS.
#3 Build Business Relationships
77% of executive decision makers say they found at least one hundred new customers, partners, suppliers and investors at the last show they attended. A Housing and construction show is the perfect breeding ground for establishing and building business relationships.
These are your peeps. They are either peers, suppliers or business owners that share your industry, have similar goals and offer solutions for your business or you offer solutions for theirs.
#4 Face-to-Face Interactions
Face-to-face interactions are priceless. The cost of a face-to-face meeting with a prospect at the AIHS event is lower while the cost of a face-to-face meeting at a prospect’s office is higher.
The housing and construction show gives you the opportunity to sit down face-to-face with prospects to convert them to customers. AIHS also gives you face time with exhibitors, current customers, industry experts and so much more. Conducting business face-to-face is completely different than over the phone, online or via email – making it priceless.
#5 Check Out Your Competition
AIHS is the perfect window to see what your competition is doing. You see exhibitors, fellow attendees and speakers at the housing and construction show that do what you do.
This gives you the opportunity to find out what is working for them, what isn’t and how their business is doing so you can leverage this information to make educated business decisions about your own product, service or business.
#6 Make Sales
Research reveals that over 82% of housing and construction show attendees have buying authority. That’s a powerful number that reveals that most of the attendees you meet and talk to during your time at the Africa International Housing Show decide and write the check to buy your product or service right then and there.
This fast-tracks your sales through the networking you do and the connections you make at the AIHS event.
#7 Solidify Vendor Relationships
Just like any relationship, you must put the work in to solidify vendor relationships. AIHS is a great place to reconnect with existing vendors because guess what? Some of your vendors are at the industry show, too. You can talk with them at their booth on the show floor. They may even invite you to a special event they’re hosting or set up a 1 on 1 meeting with you while you’re at the show.
#8 Discover New & Innovative Products
The #1 reason for attending the Africa International Housing Show is to see new products with 92% of AIHS attendees saying they attend the housing and construction show because they are looking for new products. Additionally, the products you discover at AIHS are specific to your industry. Many products launch at AIHS so you’re sure to see the latest and most cutting-edge products in the industry.
#9 See Live Demos
Not only can you discover new products, but you can see them in action at AIHS. You may be able to participate in interactive demonstrations, where you can touch, feel, see and use the product at the show. Vendors may demonstrate the product at their booth, or AIHS may have special areas on the show floor where there are live demonstrations happening for a variety of products.
#10 Stay on Top of the Industry
You can follow new trends and innovations in the housing and construction industry at AIHS, so you can stay on top of the industry. Trends are revealed and products are launched at AIHS so it’s the best place to be the first to discover upcoming trends, new products/services and everything that is happening or about to happen in the industry.
Africa International Housing Show (AIHS) is the #1 show for the housing and construction industry. It’s happening in Abuja, the Federal Capital City of Nigeria, July 24 – July 27 at the famous International Conference Center (ICC).
AIHS: The Africa International Housing Show gives you the Essential Industry Experience and is the event for top-notch stakeholders discussions and industry education, the debut of the newest and most innovative products and services for the industry, networking, live demos, social events and so much more.
Yet to register to attend #AIHS2023? Visit www.africahousingshow.com or call 09099999838 for further inquiries.