Trade Show Money Saving Tips

Tips worth reposting from Exhibitor Magazine! Most of us know these basic tips but with all the distractions these basic tips may be especially helpful as you prepare for summer and fall shows:

Insider Tips:

Planning ahead – Planning ahead ALWAYS saves money at trade shows. Don’t forget, this includes your flights and hotel too. If you use Miles then you have more options if you need to change or cancel.

Beating Deadlines – Getting show orders likes electrical, internet, overhead lighting and rigging placed early will save you big money, many times to the tune of 30%-40%! With the popularity of LED video walls growing every day, and with the amount of power they require, your savings on electrical and rigging can be extremely significant.

Penalties hurt – Shipping your trade show booth to the advance warehouse and sticking to your target move-in dates when applicable, is another area where you can avoid 30% off Target move in mistakes.

Exhibit People Money Saving Tip – Renting your trade show booth vs purchasing saves you in up front booth costs, storage fees, hardware maintenance and repairs and allows you to reuse your graphics for additional savings on your 2nd, 3rd and beyond shows.

This a great opportunity to start planning for your Summer and Fall shows. They will be here before we know it!


Quick two minute video.