Planning and Logistics

WHEN TRADE SHOWS GO HORRIBLY WRONG

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 3:45:21 PM

 

 

The agony of DISAPPOINTMENT

If you are a seasoned exhibitor, you have been there. You are familiar with the pain — all that work, all the time that you spent to contemplate the concept and fabricate the outcome... Yet, it went wrong.

Trade shows are tricky that way. A lot can go wrong and it does — not matter how astute you are in your planning or, how vigilant you are in your execution. Trade show business is a business where things go wrong frequently and glaringly.

 

We do not have all the solutions. However, we do have some solutions that are tangible; it will help you take control and make amendments in your trade show program. Because, that is what we do. We are continuously learning, inventing and walking along side with our clients to ease their journey and maximize their business impact. Here are few preventive ideas.

 

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Topics: Bay Area Trade show display, Trade Fair Design, trade show logistics, trade show planning and logistics, gamification

THE COMMON PROBLEMS ON THE TRADE SHOW FLOOR

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 3:39:59 PM

 


 

Problems at trade shows? You aren’t alone!

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PROJECT MANAGER

 

Every time I try to explain what I do as a Project Manager in the trade show industry I explain my job like this:

“It’s like planning a wedding…for a different bride, in a different city, at a different venue, every day.”

— Clarissa Piquero Kierner

It is no small wonder why when the busy fall and spring show seasons hit I spend countless hours poring over emails or restless evenings worrying about things like:

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Topics: trade show logistics, Trade show project management

TROUBLING TRENDS IN THE TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 2:51:39 PM

 

We’ve spotted some troubling trends in the trade show industry. 

While the two giants among trade show General Contractors (Freeman and GES) have made great improvements in recent years in terms of customer service and online access to forms and information, smaller contractors seem to be going the other direction.

Here are just a few of the recent questionable practices that we’ve come across:

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Topics: Trade shows, Trade show ROI, trade show logistics, drayage