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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!

Post Trade Show Marketing Tips
Posted on November 13, 2013 in Event Services & Management, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

So, the big trade show event has come and gone!?! Your exhibit is safely packed up and off to its next destination, your sales team has headed home and you're left with a pile of business cards and post-it notes. So, what now??

ShowCAST Remote Broadcast Studio
Posted on November 5, 2013 in Modular & Portable Exhibits, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

Did you know that social media reached 72% of U.S. internet users in May of 2013? And that Facebook and Google+ having a combined number of about 1.5 billion monthly users (yes MONTHLY)! In fact, Facebook claims 59% of all North American internet users as active users of their network. Crazy.

Trade Show Marketing Tips
Posted on November 1, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

Marketing your company & products at trade shows requires planning, effort and budget - make it an investment that pays you a return!

pre-show marketing strategy
Posted on October 29, 2013 in Event Services & Management, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

With so much focus placed on your trade show exhibit and the event itself, it's really no surprise that the vast majority of exhibitors fall short on pre-show marketing.

Compact Modular Exhibits
Posted on October 23, 2013 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Modular & Portable Exhibits, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

When looking to purchase a trade show display, don't overlook the flexibility that comes along with compact modular trade show exhibits. What exactly is a "compact modular exhibit" you might ask? Great question my friend! Read on!

Custom Rental vs. Hybrid Trade Show Exhibits
Posted on October 17, 2013 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

If you're a marketing manager or responsible for the trade show marketing for your company, surely you've read a number of articles about the benefits of custom trade show rentals.

When to rent and when to buy your trade show exhibit
Posted on October 11, 2013 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

Many articles have been written about the benefits of renting trade show exhibits (which there are many), but how do you know when you should choose to rent your exhibit, rather than own it?

Outfit Your Rental Exhibit with Custom Trade Show Graphics
Posted on October 8, 2013 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

There are many benefits to renting trade show exhibits over purchasing. This is especially the case if you only exhibit at a few shows each year. Or your budget is a bit limited and you like the idea of spending about a third to half the cost of purchasing the same booth!

Trade Show Rentals - Look Different from Show to Show
Posted on October 2, 2013 in Custom Trade Show Exhibits, Trade Show Marketing & Business, Trade Show Rental Exhibits

Having a fresh and exciting look for your trade show event is important to your brand and is instrumental in attracting visitors to your booth.

Targeting Personas Through Trade Show Marketing
Posted on September 27, 2013 in Team Design Shop, Trade Show Marketing & Business

As marketers, specifically in this case - trade show marketers - we're all familiar with the idea of our "target market" and to that end "target market research".

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