Should I Rent or Should I Buy? A Guide to Renting vs. Owning Your Trade Show Exhibit

May 16th, 2016|0 Comments

When it comes to planning for a trade show, starting your exhibit design process can be the most challenging part of it all. You can choose to [...]

CEO Chris Griffin’s Interview with The Trade Show Show

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Recorded live at the 2016 Red Diamond Congress in Orlando, Florida, Griffin discusses project management, high-quality exhibits, marketing strategy, employee engagement and much more with The Trade [...]

Red Diamond Congress 2016: Event Recap

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

In case you missed Red Diamond Congress (RDC) 2016, the Trade Show Supply team had an awesome time sponsoring the event and we want to share a [...]

Tips for Selecting and Preparing Your Exhibit Staff

January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

80% of what trade show visitors remember about your company, six months after the show is over, is based on the brief and personal encounter they have [...]

Tips for Managing Trade Show Leads

January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

With your exhibit rendezvous complete and hundreds of new leads generated by your perfectly trained exhibit staff, the most critical aspect of trade show marketing is about [...]

Intel’s Strategy for CES

October 7th, 2015|0 Comments

If you’re still planning your engagement experience for CES 2016, take a look at these insights from Intel’s Program Manager, Victor Torregroza. Their unique approach to engaging [...]

Electrical Services at a Trade Show

October 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Avoid getting SHOCKED by your trade show electrical services bill!  [trade show infographic]

Beat the Trade Show Drayage Blues

August 11th, 2015|0 Comments

  An often unavoidable portion of every trade show budget is the dreaded drayage bill. But what, exactly, is “drayage”, and how can you optimize your final [...]

Avoid Surprise Trade Show Expenses

July 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Trade show services can sometimes rack up hefty surprise charges for the unwary exhibitor, as illustrated in this sadly accurate clip from our labor partners at TS [...]

11 Different Ways to Pay for a Trade Show Exhibit

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Should we BUY our trade show exhibit? How much can we afford to spend on it?  Should we rent a booth to save money? What will we [...]

Recap of NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase

April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

With a show cycle of every three years, the International Plastics Showcase (NPE) landed in Orlando again in 2015. With over 2,000 exhibiting companies, NPE dominated the [...]

The Truth About Trade Show Labor

March 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Our friends over at TS CREW created this great video that takes an insider’s look into the process of a trade show exhibit’s installation process. I&D is [...]

Spotlight on IAAPA 2014

November 18th, 2014|0 Comments

We had another great year at IAAPA in 2014 in Orlando with some stand-out exhibits and are so glad to learn that IAAPA will return to Orlando [...]

Define it First…So You Can Design it Better.

July 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

There are many important moments that surround your trade show experience, moments that lead to relationships which lead to sales which [...]

Pre-Show Meetings Lead to Trade Show Success

May 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Let’s assume you have selected the best staffers from your company to represent you in your trade show booth and have an exciting exhibit that’s designed to [...]

Trade Show Budgeting Success

April 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Planning for your big industry trade show is a serious investment. Once you make the decision to exhibit, it is important to make sure you have a [...]

The NAFEM Show

February 14th, 2013|0 Comments

This past week, the Orlando County Convention Center held the 2013 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers’ Show. The NAFEM show is a key event in [...]

NBAA 2012

November 13th, 2012|0 Comments

What began as the Corporation Aircraft Owners Association (CAOA) in 1947, with less than 20 member companies, now has 8000 member companies and is one of the [...]

NSC 2012

October 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

The National Safety Council celebrated its 100th anniversary of the first Safety Congress held in 1912. This “Celebration of the Century” took place at the Orange County [...]

Choosing the Right Trade Show for YOU

September 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Trade shows are an excellent way of generating new leads and getting face-time with both potential customers and existing clients. Unless, of course, you are attending the [...]

“Catchin’ Waves” at Surf Expo 2012

September 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Trade Show Supply was back at the Orange County Convention Center for Surf Expo 2012! We were honored to be designing and installing exhibits to help our [...]

30 Things That Conspire to Destroy Your Beautiful Trade Show Experience

May 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

You’ve planned for months. It may even be your biggest company event of the year. You have worked with your trusted vendor partners, as well as your [...]

Social Media for Trade Show Exhibitors

April 18th, 2012|0 Comments

By now, we all know that social media is here to stay. More businesses are relying on social media marketing than ever before to target and engage [...]

The Strategic Importance of the I&D Service Provider

January 13th, 2012|0 Comments

So many in the trade show industry view the companies that provide I&D  labor services as just …"a labor company". Their value is to merely assemble and [...]

Miami Swim & Lingerie Show

January 13th, 2012|0 Comments

This year’s Miami Swim & Lingerie Show has been our busiest yet! Here’s a look at some of the exhibits Trade Show Supply designed and installed at [...]

Five Must-Do’s for Managing Trade Show Leads Successfully

January 13th, 2012|0 Comments

1. Develop and use a personalized lead card. Whether you create your own customized lead retrieval card (paper), or you personalize the automated lead retrieval system questionnaire [...]

Trade Show Etiquette

January 11th, 2012|0 Comments

You’ve designed your display, the installation is finished, your pamphlets are put out, and the trade show it about to open. While your material marketing props are [...]

2012 Trade Show Trends

December 27th, 2011|0 Comments

Can you believe 2011 is already coming to a close? This year felt like it passed with the blink of an eye. As we reflect on the [...]

Selling the Invisible – Part 2

March 14th, 2011|0 Comments

Creating the Customer Experience… “The 68 Moments of Truth” A few months back, I posted Part I of an article called “Selling The Invisible”, about all the [...]

Creating the Customer Experience…

January 25th, 2011|0 Comments

Creating the Customer Experience… “The 68 Moments of Truth” Recently, I posted Part I and Part II of an article called “Selling The Invisible”, about all the [...]

Selling the Invisible – Part 1

January 11th, 2011|0 Comments

Creating the Customer Experience… “The 68 Moments of Truth” What things do customers judge us on?   How many opportunities (or missed opportunities) does a sales professional have [...]