trade show tips

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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Booth Damaged?  Make Quick Fixes With Color Matched Gaffers Tape

Booth Damaged? Make Quick Fixes With Color Matched Gaffers Tape

Trade show booths suffer a lot of wear and tear in transit, and it is not unusual for something to be damaged before the show is opened. Lots of trade shows prevent painting of any sort on the show floor, and even if painting is possible, you may find yourself dealing with lots of union […]

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Sharpie Marker-Don’t Leave Home Without One

Sharpie Marker-Don’t Leave Home Without One

There is probably no tool more useful in a trade show environment than a Sharpie Marker.  Labeling, routing, signing autographs-the list goes on and on. For a limited time, you can get a free Sharpie Marker with any order of $300 or more from Thetapeworks.com Click here to see all the things that qualify.  

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Montreal Convention Center Repurposes Shipping Containers For Signage

Montreal Convention Center Repurposes Shipping Containers For Signage

In an innovative new use for shipping containers, a convention center in Montreal used precariously stacked shipping containers for signage to promote a show. Positioned on a busy street corner, the brightly painted containers virtually screamed “look at me” to passers by.  

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Manning A Trade Show Booth?  Read These Twenty Tips First

Manning A Trade Show Booth? Read These Twenty Tips First

Eventmanagerblog.com has some great tips for driving more attendees to your exhibit. If you’ve spent the money to exhibit at the show and spent the time to put together a great exhibit, you really need these tips to make your efforts worthwhile. Our favorite:  Share the knowledge  Never forget that you have something valuable to […]

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Getting It There Is Half The Job

Getting It There Is Half The Job

Getting your trade show materials actually delivered to the location where you will set up your display may be the toughest part of having a trade show presence. Here are a few tips to insure that your materials arrive when and where they are needed. Make sure that the shipper you use allows for package […]

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Taping Down Carpet?  Try This Simple Trick

Taping Down Carpet? Try This Simple Trick

Double faced carpet tape has a vinyl liner applied to one side so that the tape won’t stick to itself so that you can’t get it off the roll. When using this tape, you should tear it instead of cutting with a knife or scissors.  The tearing crates a ragged edge on the liner which […]

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Considering Adding Trade Shows To Your Marketing?  You’ll Find This Useful

Considering Adding Trade Shows To Your Marketing? You’ll Find This Useful

Trade shows are not for every company, and they can be a budget buster if not used effectively. If your company is considering adding trade show presentations to your marketing efforts, this article from the web site howstuffworks.com is a great place to start.      

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Trade Shows Are Real Estate In Miniature-Location! Location! Location!

Trade Shows Are Real Estate In Miniature-Location! Location! Location!

It doesn’t matter what sort of swag you give away or how many pretty girls in tight tee shirts your booth features, if you don’t get the right location, your trade show efforts will fall short. Here are a few tips to make sure you get seen. 1. Plan ahead-way ahead! If you can’t get […]

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