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Tips and experience to help make your event a smashing success.

Hiring a translator for your exhibit

Hiring a translator for your exhibit    As organizations increasingly think global, the challenge facing exhibit managers is how to reach these extended markets. Domestic trade shows are attracting more international audiences and more companies are taking on the challenge of exhibiting internationally with great…

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Presenting Your Company at Your Next Show

Presenting Your Company at Your Next Show    Is a presentation part of your tradeshow experience? Whether it’s small presentations at kiosks between your staff and prospects or a full theatre presentation, here are some tips to help your presentation get your audience talking. 1) Familiarize your…

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Does the show belong in the lineup?

Does the show belong in the lineup? It’s the hardest first question to ask and the one that can change your entire next year, budget and strategy. Should we exhibit? Determining your exhibit program for the coming year isn’t a simple equation. Some of the…

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Is your team following up after the show?

Is your team following up after the show? Each year, you spend more time than you would like pouring over your trade show budget trying to maximize each spend and ensuring each choice will bring in the right leads to create the strongest relationships. But, what happens after…

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Staff your exhibit in zones.

Staff your exhibit in zones. From the time your exhibit designer starting sketching your exhibit, it most likely had a designated front and back. Those designations were given based on assumed traffic from the aisle placement. When your booth staff gets to the show, they…

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Do you have the answer?

How does your staff respond to attendee questions? Whether the staff manning your exhibit is from your company or hired brand ambassadors, your customers expect they represent your company and know products well. You lose valuable interaction time when a customer is passed from person to…

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Code of Conduct for Technology

Being Smart About Phones in Your Exhibit In less than a few seconds that it takes an attendee to walk by an exhibit, they decide: does the company have the product/service I am looking for; and are they the type of people I would like…

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Break up the Huddle in Your Exhibit

Keep Your Team Talking to the Attendee…Not to Each Other! A trade show’s main objective is to facilitate the sales/marketing strategy, whether meeting with clients or securing leads.  However, by uniting the marketing and sales departments together in one place several secondary objectives are often…

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