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Tips for Your First Trade Show

Monday, 13 November 2017 by
Trade show mistakes

You’ve got your new small business up and running, and you’re gearing up for your very first trade show. It’s a really exciting time and the future is full of possibilities. Of course, you want to get everything right, and you’re looking forward to the experience and to the potential new business it will provide.

exhibit displays that stand out

Trade show displays have to compete in a sea of noise. Almost inevitably, someone attending a show with you will have a bigger, flashier and more expensive booth than yours. Yet, there are plenty of ways to stand out without entering a budget war. In fact, using some simple design principles, you can call attention

exhibition planning tips

Having a plan for your next industry show exhibition is critical for attaining your goals. As the cliche goes: “If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail!” Exhibiting attendees can get ahead of the curve by forming a strategy for their next upcoming trade show. This strategy should incorporate exhibition stand design and day-to-day

trade show event technology

Technology can bring your trade show exhibit design to the next level with added interactivity and engagement. Recognizing the power technology has, booths from companies of all types and sizes have embraced tech elements as a necessary component of trade show booth installations. The only problem is that technology by itself will not help you

xibit solutions trade show builder

Deciding on an exhibit company to help you design your next trade show booth is no easy task. After all, how your booth looks and functions at the trade show will be seen as a reflection of your company as a whole. That’s a lot of pressure! Thankfully, there are ways to make the selection

conference booth mistakes

We spend a lot of time talking about best practices at conferences, how to create the best booth space, how to draw in customers and make a good impression. However, when you think about it, it’s equally important to avoid pitfalls and critical errors. What you don’t do is just as important as what you

trade show exhibit

Trade shows are an outstanding way to build your business, make new clients, establish new collaborations with complementary businesses, and get exposure. If you’re lucky, you can even make a little bit of profit while you’re there. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of other businesses there that have the exact same idea. So how can you

Planning a Trade Show Budget

Thursday, 20 April 2017 by
planning a trade show budget

You spend months preparing for the smallest details of a trade show — from the color of the trim around the tablet kiosk to the kerning on the text of your graphics — but one element always seems to sneak up and bite exhibitors on the rear: hidden costs. Since the last thing you want


Trade shows have many complex moving parts that exhibitors will need to take note of in order to have a successful exhibition. For one, setting up your booth is hardly as simple as, say, building a piece of IKEA furniture using instructions. You will need to consider the electrical demands of the booth as well

how to promote your trade show booth

What you do before a trade show is often just as important for meeting your promotional goals as what you do at the trade show. Pre-promotion can drum up excitement for your booth and ensure that you get at least some attendees making a deliberate appearance. Advance promotion also helps solidify your brand’s voice by