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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!

Custom Exhibit Design & Fabrication
Posted on January 31, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Exhibiting at trade shows is all about marketing your company to a captive audience - bringing folks into your exhibit and engaging with them one-on-one.

10 Tips for Museum Exhibit Design Success
Posted on January 23, 2014 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Museum Exhibits & Environmental Design, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Permanent and temporary museum exhibits can be fantastic to visit, as individuals, families or groups. Really, there are many reasons to make a museum outing, which include: learning, inspiration and the fact that one is probably just miles from where you live.

 Storytelling Through Museum Exhibit Design
Posted on January 16, 2014 in Museum Exhibits & Environmental Design, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Since the very beginnings of man, storytelling has been at the heart of human existence. From the very first pictures drawn on the walls of caves to our blogs and "tweets" of today - we are & always have been storytellers.

trade show exhibit messaging
Posted on January 8, 2014 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Ever attend a trade show and get the feeling that the majority of exhibitors at the show aren't selling anything that directly relates to you or your needs? Even if you've only been to a handful of shows, you've probably had this feeling at some point.

5 Reasons Why Orlando Rocks for Trade Shows
Posted on December 18, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

It's no surprise that Orlando tops many trade show exhibitors' and attendees' lists of "favorite places to exhibit/attend a trade show".

Tips for Choosing the Best Exhibit Space at Trade Shows
Posted on December 12, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Choosing the right trade shows, to exhibit at, and the perfect booth design for your company are important decisions to your overall marketing success. But once you've made these choices, have you considered which space, on the show floor, might get you the most bang for your buck?

5 Trade Show Trends for 2014
Posted on December 4, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

It's not quite here yet, but with snowflakes falling across the country and Black Friday behind us - the New Year is just around the corner.

So, what do we have to look forward to in 2014 and what new and continuing trends should trade show marketers have on their radar?

Top 5 Ways to Use iPads in Your Trade Show Booth
Posted on November 26, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Over the last few years iPads have been popping up more and more often in trade show booths. Exhibitors are using these handy little tools in a number of creative ways and for good reason.

Trade Show Exhibit Traffic Flow - Let It Flow!
Posted on November 22, 2013 in Event Services & Management, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Ever been to an Apple Store on a moderately busy day (honestly, when AREN'T they busy)?

Marketing Automation for Trade Shows
Posted on November 20, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Much has been written about trade show marketing and how to not only fill your booth with visitors but also how to follow up with prospects after the show closes.

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