Trade Show TalesBlog

All Blog Posts (2011)

January 2011

  1. 10 Misconceptions about Trade Shows and Trade Show Marketing
  2. 100 Things to Watch in 2011
  3. The Top Trade Show Giveaways of 2010
  4. Word on the Street — January 3rd thru January 7th (Duck Duck War Eagle!)
  5. Social Media Planning:  What You Should Do in 2011 Q1
  6. The New SEGUE Sunrise Portable Hybrid
  7. Annual Letter from Kevin Carty, VP of Sales (2010)
  8. Word on the Street — January 17th thru January 21st (Portlandia)
  9. Tightwad Tuesday Specials
  10. Annual Letter from Kevin Carty, VP of Sales
  11. Word on the Street — January 24th thru January 28th (History Repeats)

February 2011

  1. Design Monday — Almost 6 Years (But Who’s Counting ;))
  2. Word on the Street — January 31st thru February 4th (When a Company Gets Too Big!)
  3. Rental Exhibits Aren’t What They Used to Be. THANK GOODNESS!
  4. 2011 EXHIBITOR Show Invitation
  5. Customer Appreciation Reception at EXHIBITOR
  6. Looking for a Deal is Easy . . .
  7. Word on the Street — February 14th thru February 18th (First Timer’s Experience)
  8. Word on the Street — February 21st thru February 25th (Avoiding Arrogance)

March 2011

  1. Jeopardy Questions — Test Your Knowledge of Classic Exhibits
  2. Bye Bye Pop Ups? Hello Hybrids!
  3. The EDPA Portable Modular Summit
  4. Word on the Street — March 14th thru March 18th (EXHIBITOR 2011)
  5. What’s the Expiration Date on Your Client’s Display? 20 Clues It’s GONE BAD.
  6. ClassicMODUL Opens Southeast USA Extrusion Facility
  7. Word on the Street — March 21st thru March 25th (EXHIBITOR 2011 — #1455)

April 2011

  1. Word on the Street — March 28th thru April 1st (EXHIBITOR 2011 Follow-up)
  2. The Classic Exhibits Video — Who We Are!
  3. Exhibit Videos from EXHIBITOR 2011
  4. Word on the Street — April 4th thru April 8th ( One Quarter Down . . . 3 to Go!)
  5. SEGUE Sunrise Hybrid Display Animation
  6. Word on the Street — April 11th thru April 15 (What We’ve Learned Over the Past Two Years)
  7. Word on the Street — April 18th thru April 22nd (Happy Easter!)
  8. Exhibit Specials in May and June
  9. Should a Custom House Care about Portables?
  10. Word on the Street — April 25 thru April 29th (Hiring a Project Manager — The 10 Essentials)

May 2011

  1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words:  Word on the Street — May 2nd thru May 6th
  2. Classic Exhibits Welcomes Display Supply & Lighting to EDS
  3. Classic’s Green Initiatives:  Word on the Street — May 16 thru May 20
  4. Apple iPad and Tablet PC Options for Trade Shows
  5. Comcast Retail Interior Project: Word on the Street — May 23rd thru May 27th

June 2011

  1. The Professor of Social Media for Trade Shows and Events
  2. Five Months into a Great Year: Word on the Street — May 31st thru June 3rd
  3. Trade Show Bullies
  4. Let’s Reminisce: Word on the Street — June 6th thru June 10th
  5. Trade Show Exhibit Trends — Reid Sherwood Interview
  6. Tell Us Your Best (or Lamest) Joke — ExhibiTrends 2011
  7. Eco-systems Sustainable Exhibits: Milestones and Timeline
  8. Islands and Summer Just Go Together: Word on the Street — June 13th thru June 17th
  9. Urban Exhibitionary
  10. Patient Recovery: Word on the Street — June 20th thru June 24th
  11. Excellent Interview in Event Design Magazine

July 2011

  1. Happy 4th of July: Word on the Street — June 27th thru July 1st
  2. Booths with Benefits Promotion — Sacagawea Hybrid Special
  3. Exhibit City News Article about Aluminum Extrusions
  4. What’s Going On?: Word on the Street — July 4th thru July 8th
  5. When Imitation IS NOT the Sincerest Form of Flattery
  6. The $500K Question: Word on the Street — July 11th thru July 15th
  7. First-Timer Stories: Word on the Street — July 18th thru July 22nd
  8. Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) as Wall Murals and Displays

August 2011

  1. Is The Great Recession (TGR) the New Normal?
  2. The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
  3. 10 Basic Business Rules in a Broken Economy
  4. When Your Bucket List and Your Job Converge: Word on the Street — August 15th thru August 19th
  5. Update — When Your Bucket List and Your Job Converge (8/29/11)
  6. Pity the Poor Pop Up Display
  7. Quadro Pop Up — FREE Monitor Promotion

September 2011

  1. 30 Second Audio Clips in Exhibit Design Search
  2. The Bucket List Project Revealed: Word on the Street — Sept. 5th thru Sept. 9th
  3. Classic Hybrid Display Systems — Explained
  4. Randy Smith Memorial Golf Classic: Word on the Street — Sept. 19th thru Sept. 23rd

October 2011

  1. The Elevator Pitch: Word on the Street — Sept. 26 thru Sept. 30
  2. Seek Reid the Ewok — Win an Amazon Kindle Fire!
  3. Yub Nub: Word on the Street — Oct. 3rd thru Oct. 7th
  4. When Trade Shows Don’t Make Sense
  5. The Industry Gives Back: Word on the Street — Oct. 10th thru Oct. 14th
  6. Ten “Guaranteed” Techniques to Get Traffic to Your Booth
  7. Put Me in Coach: Word on the Street — Oct. 17th thru Oct. 21st
  8. 7 Mistakes Exhibitors Make
  9. Happy Holiday Exhibit Specials (November and December)

November 2011

  1. EDPA Access 2011 — Why Classic Exhibits Participates: Word on the Street — Oct. 31st thru Nov. 4th
  2. Finish What You Start: Word on the Street — Nov. 7th thru Nov. 11th
  3. The “Seek Reid” Promotion Winners
  4. Your EDPA VIP Pass Courtesy of Classic Exhibits Inc.
  5. The Brand Experience: Word on the Street — Nov. 21st thru Nov. 25th
  6. Eco-Systems Sustainable and Classic Exhibits Partner at Greenbuild Expo

December 2011

  1. What’s Your Corporate Culture?
  2. EDPA Access 2011 Review: Word on the Street — Dec. 5th thru Dec. 9th
  3. Why We’ll Never Be the Cheapest
  4. Trade Show Display Videos on YouTube
  5. Loyalty Programs: Word on the Street — Dec. 12th thru Dec. 16th
  6. Happy Holidays from the Classic Family
  7. Small Can Be Beautiful
  8. Out with the Old, In with the New: Word on the Street — Dec. 26th thru Dec. 30th