Just in case you missed this….I loved this container stand which I published in Tuesday’s issue. Thought you couldn’t afford a double-deck stand? Think again.
Trade show advice
Why you need a badge scanner integration at B2B events
The case for badge scanners and the data they offer your business is made in this post from the blog of Jiffle Now.
8 ways to include Twitter in your trade show plan
From Quick Tap Survey: Twitter can be used before, during and after your event to help boost your visitor numbers, increase your leads generated and even help you make connections you might have otherwise missed. Read their post and tips here.
Shake-up your exhibiting with some “out-there” thinking
Sometimes you need to do things differently. You know that you need to bring some new ideas and creativity to your exhibiting. You need to move the success needle and drop the same old, same old. If this is how you are feeling right now, this article is really going to help.
10 Free trade show marketing resources
Yes, it’s another list of things but, everyone likes FREE and there are some excellent thoughts here from Skyline Whitespace.
5 ways to cut waste at your next event
Some useful ideas here from Guy Wick of Highway 85 Creative. His post appeared in TSNN and you can read it here.
How to set realistic, achievable goals for your trade show exhibit
Realistic and practical advice from the blog of Exponents. Go here for the story.
Making waves: Patricia Urquiola decks out Officine Panerai’s SIHH stand in Geneva
Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola looked to Officine Panerai’s marine heritage for inspiration when she began work on her design for the Italian watch marque’s new
840sqm, 17 room, mega-booth at this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva.
See more images and the accompanying story as it appeared in Wallpaper.
Trade show marketing
Prepping your database for trade shows
An informative video from Industrial Sage plus short-version notes if you don’t have time to watch. Check things out here.
3 things to measure at trade shows if you are not measuring anything else
This from the blog of Trade Show Tips. It’s short and to the point. Click here to see their post.
4 lessons every entrepreneur can learn from SxSW
South by Southwest, or SxSW in digital parlance, is a major annual draw for entrepreneurs, techies, music fans, and movie critics alike. The Austin conference and festival didn’t start that way, however; it came from humble beginnings in 1987, when it was simply a musicfestival that attracted 700 people, nearly five times more attendees than the organizers’ expected. The lessons you can learn from this event are outlined in this article from Inc.com. Go here for the details.
Why you should never put these 3 words on your LinkedIn profile
J.T. O’Donnell, Founder & CEO of Work It Daily and an expert on using LinkedIn to grow your career is also a contributor to Inc magazine where this post appeared. To read the three words to avoid go here. To watch a video by JTO’D on the same subject click here.