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“Scotty, I need Power now!!”

“Scotty, I need Power now!!” - Electrical Services, utilities and your Exhibit

How many times have we heard Captain Kirk imploring Chief Engineer Scotty to give him power so the star-ship Enterprise can avoid disaster or fight the battle or jump to hyper space for another rescue?  Yet even the most veteran exhibitors often overlook one of the most critical items…ordering electrical and utility services in advance.

The number of times I have seen display installation go horribly over budget is...

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Thinking of Reusing Your Graphics…Think Twice!

Thinking of Reusing Your Graphics...Think Twice!

Exhibiting at a trade show can be very costly. Many exhibitors try to recoup expenditures on one show by reusing properties at their next shows.  This is commonly done with exhibit walls, furniture, special displays, fixtures and other accessory items. It's an effective way to get the most use out of your exhibit components before either refurbishing them or retiring them.

Some exhibitors make a common mistake of trying to use this same method with their graphics....

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Budgeting for your Trade Show Exhibit

Budgeting for your Trade Show Exhibit

Everyone’s heard the phrase champagne tastes on a beer budget.  Most exhibitors who are planning their exhibit, experience this conundrum, usually after the first shocking round of final bills and invoices.  Let’s get realistic here…...Every aspect of your exhibit, event or trade show needs a budget. No one has an infinite amount of cash sitting around waiting to be spent. In order to create a budget you must know what costs the necessities should be allocated into...

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