Trade Show TalesBlog

All Blog Posts (2010)

January 2010

  1. Word on the Street — December 28th thru January 1st (Ten Reasons I’m Glad It’s 2010)
  2. Online Trade Shows — a.k.a. Being Left Out in the Virtual Cold!
  3. My Favorite Las Vegas Website — Cheapo Vegas!
  4. Word on the Street — January 4th thru January 8th (Effective Meetings)
  5. Aero Overhead Hanging Sign — Setup Animation Video
  6. Trade Shows and Conventions by City — January thru June 2010
  7. Word on the Street — January 11th thru January 15th (A Lasting Impression)
  8. Annual State of the Company Letter from Kevin Carty
  9. Word on the Street — January 18th thru January 22nd (Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously!)
  10. Word on the Street — January 25th thru January 29th (Presentation Surprises!)

February 2010

  1. What’s the Difference between a Shopping Mall and a Trade Show?
  2. Classic Exhibits, ClassicMODUL, and EXHIBITOR2010
  3. Word on the Street — February 1st thru February 5th (The Best Pre-show Marketing)
  4. Word on the Street — February 8th thru February 12th (Road Warrior Stories!)
  5. The Basics of Business Entertaining and Building Friendships
  6. Introducing the Sacagawea Portable Hybrid PS-Series
  7. Word on the Street — February 15th thru February 19th (Change)
  8. That Annoying Plastic Screw is Gone
  9. Word on the Street — February 22nd thru February 26th (Getting a Bloody Nose)

March 2010

  1. Aero Portable Table Top Display — Setup Video
  2. Recent Changes to Exhibit Design Search — From a Caterpillar to a Butterfly
  3. Word on the Street — March 1st thru March 5th (Life is Like a Box of Chocolates!)
  4. Cocktail Party Espionage at EXHIBITOR 2010
  5. Word on the Street — March 8th thru March 12th (Rental Exhibit Decisions)
  6. And the Sacagawea Winner is . . .
  7. Video Emails from Classic Exhibits at EXHIBITOR 2010
  8. “Classic” Chippendales Video Compliments of Larry Crumlish
  9. Word on the Street — March 15th thru March 19th (Post-EXHIBITOR 2010)
  10. Preview the NEW Peek-a-Booth Video Cameras
  11. Common Marketing Mistakes Can Doom Successful Companies
  12. Word on the Street — March 22nd thru March 26th (Trade Show Leads)
  13. Manufacturing is a Funny and Fickle Business
  14. What You Should Know about Trade Show Services

April 2010

  1. Word on the Street — March 29th thru April 2nd (Segue Hybrid Displays)
  2. Word on the Street — April 5th thru April 9th (Got Any Secret Travel Tips?)
  3. Polarized Artwork on an Inline Hybrid Display
  4. Word on the Street — April 12th thru April 16th (On the Road Again!)
  5. 10 Reasons to Love May, June, and July in the Exhibit Business
  6. Kit Changes to Sacagawea Portable Hybrid Displays
  7. Word on the Street — April 19th thru April 23rd (R & D: Seven “Not So Simple” Steps)
  8. Shooting from the Hip — 1.10

May 2010

  1. Word on the Street — April 26th thru April 30th (International Partners Visit)
  2. Front Runner Silver, Prelude Platinum, and Eco-Fi Lava Changes
  3. Sacagawea Portable Hybrid Display — 60 Day Guarantee!
  4. Shooting from the Hip — 2.10 (Magellan MOR Setup Comments)
  5. Word on the Street — May 3rd thru May 7th (Corporate Culture)
  6. Shooting from the Hip — 3.10 (Distributor Feedback)
  7. Word on the Street — May 10th thru May 14th (Why Classic Distributors Matter)
  8. What’s a Segue Hybrid Display?
  9. 10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Portable Hybrid Display
  10. Shooting from the Hip — 4.10 (Business Trip in Ohio)
  11. Word on the Street — May 17th thru May 21st (April Showers Bring May Flowers
  12. Attend TS2 for Free Compliments of Classic Exhibits
  13. Shooting from the Hip — 5.10 (Dining and Drink Favorites)
  14. Word on the Street — May 24th thru May 28th (Why We Exhibit at TS2)

June 2010

  1. Eco-Systems Sustainable and Classic Exhibits Forge Equity Partnership
  2. Shooting from the Hip — 6.10 (More Favorites)
  3. Trade Show Exhibit Websites
  4. Word on the Street — May 31st thru June 4th (What a Difference 60 Minutes Can Make!)
  5. Trade Shows and Conventions Listed by City — June thru December 2010
  6. Shooting from the Hip — 7.10 (What I’ve Learned from My Employers)
  7. What are Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG)?
  8. Word on the Street — June 7th thru June 11th (The Best Business Advice!)
  9. Portable and Modular Trade Show Displays — Lesson #1
  10. Shooting from the Hip — 8.10 (Really Columbus?)
  11. Recent Updates, Price Lists, and Kit Sheets
  12. Word on the Street — June 21st thru June 25th (Your First Day in High School)
  13. TSEA Exhibitors’ Choice Awards (Best Exhibit House)

July 2010

  1. Word on the Street — July 5th thru July 9th (TS2)
  2. Social Media 101 — Sponsored by Classic Exhibits
  3. Word on the Street — July 12th thru July 16th (Post-TS2 Review)
  4. Shooting from the Hip — 9.10 (TS2 and LeBron)
  5. Sacagawea vs. Magellan vs. Perfect 10 vs. Visionary Designs
  6. Word on the Street — July 19th thru July 23rd (Camping with Kids)
  7. Exhibit Design Search — Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
  8. Shooting from the Hip — 10.10 (Heading into Fall)

August 2010

  1. Social Media 102 and Trade Show Marketing
  2. Word on the Street — August 2nd thru August 6th (Information Overload Syndrome)
  3. Shooting from the Hip — 11.10 (Flying Displays)
  4. 13 Common Trade Show Mistakes
  5. Shooting from the Hip — 12.10 (Old Fashion Hard Work)
  6. Classic Exhibits Partners with NVP Exhibits in Australia
  7. Word on the Street — August 9th thru August 13th (It’s That Time of Year)
  8. Jumping on the Bandwagon: Imports are the Problem!
  9. Exhibit Design Search — Super Cool New Features!
  10. Word on the Street — August 16th thru August 20th (Perception vs. Reality)
  11. Krazy Kevin’s Quadro Pop-Up Special

September 2010

  1. Shooting from the Hip — 13.10 (Making Customers Mad)
  2. Word on the Street — August 30th thru Sept. 3rd (College Football)
  3. FAQ — Sacagawea Portable Hybrid Displays
  4. FAQ — Quadro S Pop Up Display
  5. FAQ — Banner Stands
  6. FAQ — Eco-Smart Displays
  7. Word on the Street — September 6th thru September 10th (Classic Exhibits vs. ClassicMODUL)
  8. Social Media 101 Webinar Slides by Tim Patterson
  9. FAQ — Exhibit Design Search
  10. Blogging for Beginners — Sponsored by Classic Exhibits
  11. FAQ — Trade Show Rental Displays
  12. Word on the Street — September 13th thru September 17th (Randy Smith Memorial Golf Classic)
  13. FAQ — Flooring (Carpet and Padding)
  14. FAQ — Visionary Designs Hybrid Exhibits
  15. Word on the Street — September 20 thru September 24 (Classic Survey Results and Responses — Part 1)
  16. FAQ — Euro LT Modular Laminate Exhibits
  17. FAQ — Fabric Pop Up Displays

October 2010

  1. Shooting from the Hip — 14.10 (Making Customers Happy)
  2. Word on the Street — September 26th thru October 1st (Classic Survey Results and Responses — Part 2)
  3. FAQ — Table Top Displays
  4. Perfect 10: On the Cover of Creative Magazine
  5. Blogging for Beginners 101 — Replay
  6. Word on the Street — October 4th thru October 8th (Worship the Moment)
  7. FAQ — Table Throws
  8. Word on the Street — October 11th thru October 15th (Diversify)
  9. FAQ — Perfect 10 Portable Hybrid Displays
  10. Perfect 10 Portable Hybrid Displays — 10% Special
  11. Word on the Street — October 18th thru October 22nd (The Tao of the Dude)
  12. FAQ — Intro Fabric Panel Displays

November 2010

  1. FAQ — Island Exhibits
  2. Word on the Street — November 1st thru November 5th (Our People / Our Success)
  3. Congratulations!
  4. How to Save $ on Your Next Trade Show Display
  5. 10 Quick Tips for Any Trade Show Newbie
  6. FAQ — Design Monday Exhibits
  7. Word on the Street — November 15th thru November 19th (2011 Trade Show Predictions)
  8. Shooting from the Hip — 15.10 (Things for Which I am Thankful)

December 2010

  1. Kevin Carty Elected to the EDPA Board of Directors
  2. It’s Between This or That — Choosing the Right Trade Show Display
  3. Word on the Street — December 6th thru December 10th (Industry Predictions — Part 2)
  4. Optima Graphics Wins the Golden Ham
  5. Word on the Street — December 13th thru December 17th (Predictably Unpredictable)
  6. Shooting from the Hip — 16.10 (EDPA Access)
  7. Word on the Street — December 27th thru December 31st (Out with the Old)