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March 5, 2018

ExhibtorLIVE!, the conference for trade show and corporate event marketing, was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas from February 25 - March 1, 2018. Drawing over 6,000 attendees and upwards of 200 exhibitors and and numerous learning sessions, the show has become an annual event for our Team at DesignShop.

This year we thought we’d try something a little different. Kristopher Dugan, DesignShop’s VP of Creative was at the show and after walking the floor thought he’d share a few of this year’s trade show design trends…as seen at ExhibitorLIVE!

What You Should Ask Before Signing a Long-Term Exhibit Rental Agreement
Posted on March 18, 2015 in Trade Show Rental Exhibits

My company is planning to rent, rather than buy, our next booth. So as I hunt for rental-exhibit providers, what questions should I ask them before signing a long-term agreement?

Compared to purchasing a new exhibit, renting seems like a short-term commitment with minor risks and a minimal upfront investment. And as such, many exhibitors rush into a long-term rental contract without fully investigating the high points and pitfalls of each agreement and provider.

EXHIBITORLIVE
Posted on February 20, 2015 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Event Services & Management, Modular & Portable Exhibits, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Events, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

Visit DesignShop at booth #1863 at EXHIBITORLIVE and let us pour some "Freshly Squeezed Awesomeness" into your exhibit program!

How Materials and Structures Effect Your Rental Exhibit
Posted on February 11, 2015 in Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

Your trade show rental program can be effected by many factors. In this article, we tackle how your booth's structure, materials and other assets come into play when choosing a trade show rental program provider.

Case Study: DesignShop
Posted on December 16, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Exhibition Case Studies, Team Design Shop

The objective of the new trade show booth was to produce a clean, contemporary exhibit that was elegant in style, yet delivered maximum branding opportunities.

in-line trade show display
Posted on December 3, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Exhibition Case Studies, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Learn how DesignShop helped MEDMIX design and build an in-line trade show booth that was easy on the bank account but huge on lighting and display features.

Case Study: TCP, Inc.
Posted on November 21, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Exhibition Case Studies, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

TCP, Inc. was one of two DesignShop clients being represented at LIGHTFAIR International 2014 and their exhibit posed some unique but not insurmountable challenges for our team.

Case Study: McDonald’s
Posted on November 14, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Exhibition Case Studies, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

It's no secret that leading global foodservice retailer, McDonald's serves millions in over 100 countries. So when they tapped DesignShop to engineer and build McDonald's Europe Worldwide Convention Stand for 2014, you could say we were just a little excited (understatement)!

Case Study: Canaveral Port Authority
Posted on November 10, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Exhibition Case Studies, Modular & Portable Exhibits, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

With just under 2 weeks before BreakBulk Americas 2014 was to start, DesignShop was charged by the Canaveral Port Authority to create an interactive trade show booth. Read our case study to learn about our solution.

Posted on November 5, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Event Services & Management, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Events, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

No doubt, Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, in November of each year is one of the biggest trade show weeks of the year for Las Vegas. Every November, Vegas hosts both the SEMA Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) and the somewhat lesser known AAPEX Show (Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo) in conjunction with one another.

VIP Shipping Experience VS. Conventional Ground Transport
Posted on October 31, 2014 in Event Services & Management, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Probably one of the most commonly overlooked areas of trade show services is shipping - often becoming an after-thought and not properly planned for.  In reality, the choices you make regarding the shipping of your exhibit are mission-critical to the success of your show.

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Midland Radio Corporation
"The team at Design Shop was great, they listened to our story and created a design around my vision for the Midland brand. The finished product was a CES booth that showcased the outdoor lifestyle and adventures that our customers live out each and every day. "

Matt Latendresse, Director of MarketingMidland Radio Corporation