Trade Show Emergency Kit-What’s In Yours?

Trade Show Emergency Kit-What’s In Yours?

As people who normally deal with the technical side of trade show production, we have a very specific focus on the things in our emergency kit. Bizbash, an event planning news and resource web site, interviewed some prominent event producers who put a very different spin on what they made sure was available for emergencies. […]

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No Trade Show Display Is “Evergreen”

No Trade Show Display Is “Evergreen”

You spent a fortune on what you think is a really nice trade show display and you want to get as much use out of it as you can. Nothing wrong with that. Unfortunately, show attendees have memories (conscious or otherwise) of what you display looked like at last year’s show, and if they think […]

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Getting Your Exhibit Installed?  Know Your Holidays!

Getting Your Exhibit Installed? Know Your Holidays!

Scheduling time to get a trade show exhibit is always a challenge, but never more so than when your show starts right after a holiday. Failing to understand local work rules that relate to holiday pay can quickly push your installation costs into the stratosphere. Most facilities (particularly those with union contracts) may have to […]

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Carpet Tape Won’t Come Off Laminate Floors?  Try This Tip

Carpet Tape Won’t Come Off Laminate Floors? Try This Tip

Double-faced carpet tape is designed to stick and hold. When it comes to temporary carpet installation, there is nothing better. Unfortunately, when the tape is left on the floor surface for too long, it can be really tough to remove. Use of a standard household iron, a towel, a scraper and some water are what […]

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White Extension Cords Add A Nice Finishing Touch

White Extension Cords Add A Nice Finishing Touch

Nothing ruins a well designed, color coordinated trade show display quicker than a bright orange extension cord snaking through your booth. Most signage and display materials have white backgrounds for best displaying your items and making your text stand out. Include a white extension cord in your booth design to blend in with your background […]

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Want To Save Some Money On Your Next Trade Show?  Learn How To “Talk The Talk”

Want To Save Some Money On Your Next Trade Show? Learn How To “Talk The Talk”

A lot of the expenses in building a trade show display and getting it installed can’t be avoided. Others can, but only if you understand the terms that designers, builders and installers use. If your conversations with those who you partner with (some by choice, some with no choice on your part) include accurate terms […]

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Show Almost Over? That’s When The Good Stuff Happens

Show Almost Over? That’s When The Good Stuff Happens

The last day of a trade show is the time when the clock watchers rule. Every exhibitor is counting the minutes until they can get out of the hall. Savvy presenters know that this is when some of the best deals get made. Serious attendees know that they can get more time, one on one, […]

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GFR Gaffers Tape Could Cut Your Trade Show Costs

GFR Gaffers Tape Could Cut Your Trade Show Costs

It’s pretty much impossible to complete a trade show booth installation without gaffers tape. Gaffers tape is the only product approved by most convention centers for temporarily securing cables to the floor, and you will find it in all sorts of uses on the trade show floor. GFR Tape, a new utility grade gaffers tape, […]

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Trade Show Bound-Don’t Forget The Colored Gaffers Tape

Trade Show Bound-Don’t Forget The Colored Gaffers Tape

It is all but inevitable that through transit, set up and use over several days that your trade show exhibit will suffer some dings and bangs. You know that keeping it looking fresh and sharp is important for maintaining your image. You also know that you spend a lot of money on it and it […]

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Tape Tracks Hold The History Of Your Building

Tape Tracks Hold The History Of Your Building

Using duct tape on a trade show floor and not completely cleaning up the adhesive residue when you are finished can start the process of a very strange sort of archaeology. Every event, every footstep, every pass of a hand truck wheel, will leave a little something behind. Before long, a sticky stripe running across […]

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