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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New Label Tape Gives Color Coding Option

New Label Tape Gives Color Coding Option

Pro Tapes and Specialties has a new line of paper tapes that make creating color coded labels a breeze. This coated kraft paper tape comes in 11 colors, can be written on with a Sharpie Marker and has an adhesive that leaves no sticky residue. Pro Artist Tape is hand tearable and has a “repositionable […]

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Never Used Double Faced Carpet Tape?   Ehow.com Tells You How

Never Used Double Faced Carpet Tape? Ehow.com Tells You How

While the bulk of double faced carpet tape is used for temporary installations in exhibition halls, it has lots of uses around the house too. Holding a rug or runner in place, keeping an outdoor carpet where you want it and “re-gluing” a loose tile are just three possible in home uses. Click here for […]

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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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Trade Show Gang Box-We Never Heard Of It, But Like The Idea

Trade Show Gang Box-We Never Heard Of It, But Like The Idea

The Trade Show Institute has published a document called “What’s A Gang Box And Why Do I Need One“. It’s a list of things that every trade show exhibitor should take with them in order to make sure that their display goes together with minimal complication and gives maximum exposure. Click here to see their […]

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Planning A Trade Show Booth?  Take The Tape With You

Planning A Trade Show Booth? Take The Tape With You

The Trade Show Institute (tradeshowinstitute.com) has published a handy guide for what you should pack into your toolbox if you are displaying at a trade show. Their list includes: Duct Tape Scotch Tape Double Sided Tape Packing Tape Gaffers Tape Carton Sealing Tape You can see a list of all the other items they recommend […]

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