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How to safely return to trade shows: What to expect post-COVID.

Jun 30, 2020 11:38:23 AM

Governments are currently trying to balance two priorities, getting economies running again, and managing the health crisis. The latter objective has placed trade shows in a problematic position. In Canada, as of June 2020, large gatherings remain prohibited.

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How to Spend Your Time Prior to the Reopening of Trade Shows

Jun 2, 2020 4:07:28 PM

Are you ready for when trade shows open again?

We’ve seen outlines for the planned launch of shows and events in South Korea, Germany, and other countries and are waiting for more information regarding the plans in Alberta and the rest of Canada. 

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Audio/Video Part II: A guide to A/V cables and their functions.

Apr 14, 2020 12:30:00 PM

If you have ever rented video or audio equipment from an exhibit house or show service supplier here is a list of common cable connectors and definitions you should know. 

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What do you do when Exhibiting at a Trade Show isn't an option?

Mar 27, 2020 12:28:00 PM

To say the least, and to repeat what you’ve already heard, these are unusual times. Over the years, many of us have been accustomed to pushing for endless deadlines so this is strange, as all events and trade shows have been postponed until the fall or even cancelled until next year. 
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Six Reasons to Lease Your Trade Show Display

Jan 9, 2020 1:00:00 PM

When I was younger, my mother often told me that money didn't grow on trees. At the time, it was an easy visual for my nine-year-old self to understand. As I got older, I rolled my eyes. Now, as the owner of a growing business, I wish that money trees were real!

One of the biggest challenges for any business is financial management. Cash, borrowing, and efficient resource management impact our businesses every day. If you've decided to commit to trade shows, how can you make it work with so many demands for your cash? Leasing may be your answer.

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Ultimate Exhibiting Team:Who You Should Bring to Represent at the Show

Feb 13, 2019 3:00:00 PM

A common question when it comes to exhibiting is who should or shouldn't attend the show as exhibitors? This all depends on a handful of factors: why are you exhibiting in the first place, what's being showcased, and where is the show? You need to come up with a team who will support the company's reasoning behind why it's exhibiting in the first place. Below are a few key items to keep in mind when selecting the members of your ultimate exhibiting team.

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7 (Nearly) Free Hacks to Make Your Booth Better Right Now

Oct 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Trade show upgrades can be pricey if you haven't properly budgeted. It's true that a great looking exhibit can help you boost sales and generate new business by engaging the audience better. So get out your notebook because here are 7 free (or really cheap) hacks that you can do to make your trade show booth better right now!

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Engaging the Right Audience: How to Promote Before the Show

Sep 7, 2018 12:30:00 PM

You've booked the booth space and have all your materials ready to go. In previous years, your conversion rate has been minimal. What can you do before the trade show to make sure you are getting the right prospects to come to your booth? Be sure to promote before the show with some of the following tips:

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How History Will Help You Choose a Trade Show

Mar 9, 2018 12:00:00 PM

A show’s history can offer valuable insight when you’re considering whether or not it is a good fit with your exhibiting plan. History can be broken down into two main factors: your own history of past success (or failure) at the show, and the show’s track record with other exhibitors. When you’re looking at both factors, try to encompass a history of at least the past three years, up to a decade if possible. Watch for patterns and trends. Is the show getting better, or worse, over time? If you don’t have your own history at the show, or can’t find adequate information on the show itself, track down past exhibitors and see what they have to say.

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Is The Timing Right? 5 Factors That’ll Help You Choose a Trade Show

Mar 1, 2018 4:00:00 PM

This is often the most overlooked factor when choosing trade shows for your strategy, but it’s actually quite important. When is the show taking place, and will that date work well for your business? You need to be sure you’ll have adequate time to plan for the show, spare employees to staff your exhibit, and that the staff will have time after the show ends to follow-up with new leads.

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