After so many years working in Exposition Services, I still make mistakes. It’s quite frustrating (and very educational) to this alleged convention service professional when I overlook a detail that then misfires. Repeating the same type of error or omission that I made 15 or 20 years ago is almost inevitable when there are hundreds of details to corral but having MitchGyver capabilities allow me to find solutions and fixes…immediately. That’s what Exhibition Contracting is all about…. implementing and activating all the details cohesively into...
Why and how can an Exposition Service contractor emphasize they’re non-union and disparage bona-fide Exhibition Service contractors but then turn around and charge rates as if their costs of production are the same. Why would you pay more for less? We all know who these firms are…..no equipment owned, skeletal central staff and everyone else they employ is an independent contractor. Temporary unskilled labor services and friends and cousins of friends make up the rest of the work force. Again, why are you willing to pay...Read more
As more tools bring the convention, meeting and Trade Show communities into the digital age, they also bring their own set of challenges. Social media is one of those moving targets. It’s a valuable tool that allows you to communicate (with your clients, prospects, staff, industry colleagues, press/media) with lightning speed about everything (from special sales, new technical products', maintenance reminders to event promotions for your next upcoming activation marketing event).......but the innate power also has the potential for misuse or missteps. A simple social...Read more