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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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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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Double Faced Tape On Wood Floors?  Could Be A Problem

Double Faced Tape On Wood Floors? Could Be A Problem

The aggressive adhesive on double faced tape is what makes it so effective for holding carpet temporarily in place. It is a trade show staple, and conference and convention centers couldn’t get through the day without it. Most of these facilities have tile or concrete floors, so the tape can be removed without floor damage […]

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Shipping Your Exhibit?  You Need These Tips

Shipping Your Exhibit? You Need These Tips

If getting your exhibit and trade show materials to the expo site involves working with a trucking company, these tips might help prevent your materials from being missing in action. Carry hard copies of all documents related to shipping, as well as uploading scanned copies to your phone. Keep a record of all tracking and […]

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Minimize Floor Damage With This Tip

Minimize Floor Damage With This Tip

Double faced carpet tape has an extra aggressive adhesive. That’s how it manages to stand up to heavy foot traffic without slipping. When it’s time to remove the carpet, and the tape, this extra stickiness can lead to damage on floors and other painted surfaces. When taking up the tape, pull it up gently, at […]

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Trade Show Bound?  Don’t Forget The Label Tape

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Booth Layout Time?  Here’s How To Keep Your Neighbors Happy

Booth Layout Time? Here’s How To Keep Your Neighbors Happy

Trade show floor space is at a premium and show producers and your neighbors will make sure that you don’t stray into their territory. Here’s a quick tip to make sure that your booth fits exactly into its allotted space. Before setting up the booth, use printed paper measuring tape to lay out exact dimensions […]

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Having Trouble Getting The Liner Off Double Sided Tape?  Here’s The Trick

Having Trouble Getting The Liner Off Double Sided Tape? Here’s The Trick

Cloth double sided tape has a very aggressive adhesive. The most common use for this product is to install carpet, so it needs to be really sticky. Unfortunately, that stickiness can mean that it is difficult to remove the vinyl liner. Here’s how we do it. Instead of cutting the tape with a sharp tool […]

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Not Traveling With Your Exhibit?  Don’t Forget To Budget Storage Costs

Not Traveling With Your Exhibit? Don’t Forget To Budget Storage Costs

Sometimes it is all but impossible to arrive at a trade show at the same time your exhibit materials do. Most venues are equipped to receive and store your booth, but at a cost. Before making arrangements for your trade show materials to be shipped, be sure to inquire about the costs charged for receiving, […]

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