trade shows

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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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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Hurricane Sandy Plays Havoc On Trade Show Schedules

Hurricane Sandy Plays Havoc On Trade Show Schedules

Expos and trade shows all over the Northeast are being cancelled in the face of Hurricane Sandy. Events cancelled or re-scheduled include   ISC East                                                             […]

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Make Sure You Have A Piece Count Before You Ship Your Dispaly

Make Sure You Have A Piece Count Before You Ship Your Dispaly

Large convention and conference centers may receive thousands of items related to a single show and they have to keep them all separate and get them to the correct exhibit area. Before your exhibit ships, make sure that anyone with on-site responsibilities has a piece count of everything that is being shipped and a piece […]

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Need A Door Prize For Your Trade Show?  Give Away The Exhibit!

Need A Door Prize For Your Trade Show? Give Away The Exhibit!

In the past, the cost and complication of adding video displays to a trade show exhibit has made using it a major budget consideration. Development of flat screen high definition displays led to increased revenues for rental companies, but recent and dramatic price cuts on these displays can cut your costs and give you a […]

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Trade Show Trash Test

Trade Show Trash Test

Tradeshowgeek.com offers this test to see if your exhibit is the one that needs to be sent straight to the convention hall dumpster. We were with them until we got to question 3-totally unnecessary trashing of  duct tape!

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What’s A Trade Show Without “Swag”

What’s A Trade Show Without “Swag”

One of the primary reason lots of people go to trade shows is to collect promotional items commonly known in the industry as “swag”. There are lots of theories as to the derivation of the term and no one is quite sure where it came from. Our favorite is that it is a derivation of […]

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Chicago Trade Show Attendance Up

Chicago Trade Show Attendance Up

The International Manufacturing Technology Show,  held every two years at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is reporting an increase of 4% in attendance over last year’s show. Organizers are hoping that more feet on the exhibit hall floor is indicative of an improved climate for the trade show industry.

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