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There's a Tradeshow for that? Part 4

Posted by Sharon Kendrew on May 3, 2017 7:04:44 AM

Sure the internet and Google have changed the way we do business and find vendors and partners, but nothing beats the relationships that develop on a trade show floor. It's where we share our ideas, create partnerships and see the latest and greatest first hand.

Over the past year we have featured several great events, conferences and tradeshows on our list of interesting trade shows, including my personal favorite - this blog featuring The International Pizza Expo. 

But what do you do if your industry is a bit, um, unique?

Well I bet there's a tradeshow for that! 

This month we are showcasing events for the few things that we just can't avoid in life.

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Topics: Tradeshow Shipping, Tradeshow, Tradeshow Exhibit, Events, Tradeshow Tools, High Road, Unusual Tradeshows

Trade show Promo Trends

Posted by Sharon Kendrew on Oct 25, 2016 9:51:00 AM

The good, The bad, The Cool and The ugly

We've been shipping freight for the tradeshow industry for almost two decades now and we've seen - and shipped - an awful lot of promotional products. Through careful research we have even developed a scientific method for determining the success of your promotional product: subtract the number of promo items shipping out of the show from the number shipped in. Isn't science wonderful??!!

Speaking of promo products - we asked our friends at ProForma Printelligence for some show stopping promo trends - aka The Good. We covered some cheap conference giveways - The Bad, added in some new and perhaps non-traditional items for The Cool and rounded it out with The Ugly - giveaways you couldn't give away and may need to ship to the nearest dumpster.

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Topics: Insider, Tradeshow Shipping, Tradeshow, Tradeshow Exhibit, Nashville, Events, People You Need to Know

Digging in to Dim Weight

Posted by Sharon Kendrew on May 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM


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Topics: Logistics

Trade Show Experts Weigh In

Posted by Sharon Kendrew on Jan 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When asked for their top tips and best practices during our recent #asktheexperts Twitter campaign, these recognized industry experts shared their insights. From around the web and around the globe, emotion and engagement are taking center stage when it comes to trade show trends in 2016.

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Topics: Tradeshow, Tradeshow Exhibit, Tradeshow Problems

Trade Show Logistics: Problem Solving on the Show Floor

Posted by Sharon Kendrew on Oct 22, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Sometimes, there are memories that really stick with you. This one taught me a lot about the necessity of effective trade show logistics. Every detail matters!

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Topics: Tradeshow Shipping, Tradeshow