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How To Stretch Your Trade Show Budget

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At some point in your career, you’ve probably been placed in the position where things needed to happen in a rush, for you to do your job effectively. Sometimes things slip through the cracks: “I was supposed to order carpeting? I thought you were ordering the carpet!” Sometimes rules change: “Last year, our twelve foot […]

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Simple Tips to Cut Trade Show Display Costs

Investing in new exhibition displays and exhibiting in trade shows can become a budget-busting endeavor for hasty marketers. If you don’t currently have a trade show budget, make sure to get one. A multitude of costs and fees that include shipping, booth space, equipment acquisition, furniture costs and graphics, can turn a cost-effective and well-proven marketing strategy […]

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What Should be in your trade show budget, but isn’t?

If you’ve done a trade show or two, you know what the basic elements of a trade show budget are. The list can include: Booth Space Trade Show Display Booth Installation and Dismantle Expenses Drayage Freight Transportation Audio Visual Support Cleaning Floral Electrical Plumbing Internet Security Lead Gathering Services Hosts/Hostesses/Narrators Personnel Expenses Special Events Here’s […]

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The Emergence of Chinese-Made Portable Trade Show Displays in the U.S.

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There was a time when just the mention of Chinese-Made Portable Trade Show Displays in our industry sparked intense negative comments followed by an insistence that such items would never penetrate the market. The products were considered inferior, untrustworthy and a downright insult to every manufacturer and distributor in the United States. I even recall […]

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