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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

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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When planning to exhibit at a trade show, it's quite easy to put so much thought into the design of your trade show booth and collateral - that you completely forget about onsite show services. But just as important as creating a stellar trade show exhibit, you have to consider the logistics of installation, dismantle and a whole lot more.

Get More Bang for Your Buck with Custom Trade Show Rentals

With the average cost of purchasing a custom trade show booth being in the range of 3-4 times (or more) the cost of renting a trade show booth - rental programs become a very strong alternative to purchasing an exhibit of the same cost. Learn more about how renting your next trade show booth can not only get you more bang for your buck, but help your brand look better on the show floor too!

Trade Show Booth Rental = No Capital Expense

There are a number of pros and cons to renting vs purchasing your company's trade show booth, but what about the accounting department? Purchasing a new trade show booth will likely be a capital expense while renting will go down in the books as an operating expense. Read on to learn more.


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