There are a few key Exhibitor Tips we’d like to share to help you plan better and avoid obstacles that waste time and increase costs. Most of these tips are common knowledge for exhibit managers, but there are a few that will help both the newbie and the seasoned veteran alike.
Overall our best advice is to ask plenty of questions, read your exhibitor manual and double check everything you do. Trade shows are amazing on how much gets done in so little time. Planning and preparation is the real key to maximizing your trade show budget.
Which makes most sense for your company
Still not sure whether you should rent or buy trade show booth? Consider these benefits of renting: Renting allows you to focus on your clients/attendees and vendors rather than being distracted with the challenges associated with coordinating the services necessary for getting a purchased booth ready for your show. When you rent from Exhibit People, […]
How to leverage your booth location
With each new opportunity to participate in an upcoming show, it’s a good practice to first review the booth space guidelines for rules and planning booth restrictions that have been published by show management. This planning for booth restrictions will help you make better booth space selection and use your location to your BEST advantage […]
How we help you minimize material handling costs
Some of the most important material handling tips for trade shows will seem intuitive. But you’d be surprised how often these details are missed. Moreover; Our Project Managers know the ins and outs of Exhibitor Service Manuals and are always on the lookout for these 3 important pieces of information helping our client’s pay the […]
How we help you reduce Rigging Costs
Trade Show Rigging costs are directly related to the time and number of workers required to assemble and suspend your hanging sign or truss structure. Most shows will provide a rigging crew to accomplish this task. Where possible, Riggers will use guide ropes from the ground to assist the aerial team in getting your sign […]
What you can and can't do for yourself
Ensuring your trade show electrical is placed correctly and in working order. We measure and check electrical placement when we first arrive to the booth space. We test extension cords and outlets before covering with flooring and we unpack and stage all electrical items to minimize any electrician time required during the install. Incorrect electrical […]
Tips to insure your service orders are clear and understood
We find that ordering trade show services is best done systematically from a checklist of order form requirements and deadlines. This allows you to make certain all forms are completed, submitted and verified. It also helps to catch the small print items like target move-in/move-out dates; clean floor policy, or all-clear date/time after the show. […]
Tips for minimizing show floor labor expense
Our best strategy for reducing trade show labor costs is to come prepared to the show with an Exhibit People install supervisor. Not only we do know your booth design inside and out, we know how it was packed and the most efficient way of staging the materials. We arrive to the show site with […]
Extremely common costly mistakes to avoid
At Exhibit People, we’ve adopted a particularly efficient way of packing in layers. This allows us to fill in spaces efficiently and effectively to help minimize freight dimensions and reduce trade show shipping costs. Shipping is another reason why we choose to design and build with lightweight materials. The result is that many of our […]
Will that wizzbang really draw more attendees?
Take a look at all the related trade show booth costs. Lighter booths will cost less to transport and accrue less in Material Handling costs charged by the show. This alone can amount to thousands in savings. Keep in mind the chaotic environment of the trade show floor. Subtle booth features can be easily overlooked […]