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All Blog Posts (2012)

January 2012

  1. 10′ x 10′ x 10% Perrrfect Specials
  2. Pedestals and Workstations and Counters! Oh My!
  3. ACT NOW to Attend EXHIBITOR FREE!
  4. 2011 “State of the Company” Letter from Kevin Carty
  5. Meet Katina Rigall, Designer: Word on the Street — Jan. 16th thru Jan. 20th
  6. Bob’s Sage Advice: Trade Shows Work
  7. This, That, and The Other: Word on the Street — Jan. 23rd thru Jan. 27th
  8. The Great “Classic” Tradeshow Wall

February 2012

  1. Back from the Magic Kingdom: Word on the Street — Jan. 30th thru Feb. 3rd
  2. The “Build a Better Trade Show Image” Fest
  3. Open Letter to Custom Houses: Word on the Street — Feb 6th thru Feb. 10th
  4. Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Solutions for your Trade Show Program
  5. EXHIBITOR 2012 Teaser Video: Word on the Street — Feb 13th thru Feb. 17th
  6. Classic Exhibits: EXHIBITOR 2012 Video — Part 2
  7. Three GREAT Articles and One Video: Word on the Street — Feb. 20th thru Feb. 24th
  8. Our Final Pre-EXHIBITOR2012 Video

March 2012

  1. It’s Showtime: Word on the Street — Feb. 27th thru March 2nd
  2. EXHIBITOR 2012…What a SHOW!: Word on the Street — March 5th thru March 9th
  3. What Really Goes On at Conventions in Vegas
  4. There’s a New Regime in Town: Word on the Street — March 12 thru March 16
  5. An Exceptional Video from Display Supply and Lighting (DS&L)
  6. “I’m So Sweaty!”: Word on the Street — March 19th thru March 23rd
  7. New Outdoor Display Products Gallery
  8. Education for the Future of our Industry: Word on the Street — March 26th thru March 30th

April 2012

  1. Excellent Posts on www.tradeshowguyblog.com
  2. Trade Show Marketing Insights from Marlys Arnold, the ImageSpecialist
  3. Why Small Businesses Fail to Grow
  4. What Sasquatch Can Teach Us about Trade Show Marketing
  5. Shared Knowledge University (SKU): Word on the Street — April 16th thru April 20th
  6. From “8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses”
  7. SKU…What a Pisser: Word on the Street — April 23rd thru April 27th

May 2012

  1. In the “Old Days” . . . .
  2. The Dirtiest Word in the RFP Process: Word on the Street — April 30th thru May 4th
  3. “New and Improved” Peek-a-Booth — More Webcams!
  4. SKU & You: Word on the Street — May 7th thru May 11th
  5. Office Honey-Do’s: Word on the Street — May 14th thru May 18th
  6. I Won a Participation Trophy at Our Industry Trade Show
  7. Happy Memorial Day: Word on the Street — May 21st thru May 25th
  8. Sacagawea Video from Evo Exhibits

June 2012

  1. iPad Kiosks and Summer Specials: Word on the Street — May 28th thru June 1st
  2. Summer Crush Specials — Savings on Quadro EO and iPad Kiosks
  3. Pajama Jockeys
  4. Four Steps to Being a Grateful Boss
  5. Club 815 for Cancer: Word on the Street — June 11th thru June 15th
  6. Jen LaBruzza, Western Regional Manager: Word on the Street — June 18th thru June 22nd
  7. Tony Bennett Joins Classic Exhibits to Launch the Web Development Department
  8. Did You Miss Out? SKU & You Webinars are Online

July

  1. What the Summer Brings: Word on the Street — June 25th thru June 29th
  2. Double Deck Extrusion Article in Exhibit City News
  3. The Right Questions to Ask When Hiring
  4. Tips to a Successful Business “Open House”
  5. My Predictions for Late Summer and Fall: Word on the Street — July 2nd thru July 6th
  6. OK, So We Don’t Always Follow the Rules
  7. What’s Your Brand?: Word on the Street — July 9th thru July 13th
  8. Classic’s Town Call Meeting on Thursday
  9. Be a Student of the People Around You
  10. Delight and Surprise: Word on the Street — July 16th thru July 20th
  11. Trade Shows and Conventions Listed by City — August 2012 thru January 2013
  12. “Outta the Park” Summary of Pop Up Displays
  13. Town Call Review: Word on the Street — July 23rd thru July 27th

August 2012

  1. And Away We Go!: Word on the Street — July 30th thru August 3
  2. What Cats Can Teach Us About Trade Shows
  3. What Smells? The Top 11 Trade Show Odors
  4. Calling all Distributors to EDPA ACCESS 2012: Word on the Street — August 6th thru August 10th
  5. 5 Tips for Presenting to Senior Executives
  6. Delegating Tasks: Word on the Street — August 13th thru August 17th
  7. EDPA Pulse Survey: Submit by August 24
  8. iPad Sneak Peek — Perfect 10 Pedestal with Swivel Stop Feature
  9. Classic Exhibits 2012 BBQ and Potluck
  10. The Fallacy of Small Business
  11. Quadro S Pop Up Assembly and Features Video
  12. “The Importance of Exhibitor Education” by Marlys Arnold

September 2012

  1. What You Should Expect from a Manufacturer’s Rep
  2. Upcoming Events for The Classic Exhibits Family: Word on the Street — Sept. 10th thru Sept. 14th
  3. The ALL NEW Exhibit Design Search
  4. iPad Kiosk and Backwall Solutions from Classic Exhibits

October 2012

  1. Things Legends are Made From: Word on the Street — Sept. 24th thru Sept. 28th
  2. Bread Crumb Orders
  3. EDPA ACCESS 2012 in Palm Springs, CA
  4. SKU …. Part Deux: Word on the Street — October 1st thru October 5th
  5. What I’ve Learned (or The Tao of Jen)
  6. Something is Not Adding Up!: Word on the Street — Oct. 8th thru Oct. 12th 
  7. Alcohol and Business Entertaining: When Is Enough Too Much?
  8. Tradeshow Rentals:  Growth and Customization Trends
  9. NEW Exhibit Design Search —  3 Minute Tutorial
  10. It’s the Village that Matters: Word on the Street — Oct. 15th thru Oct. 19th
  11. Audio Clips in Exhibit Design Search
  12. Finding Your Voice at Trade Shows — American Image Blog Post 
  13. Why Blog? What Bloggers Say.
  14. Q3 Town Call | November 8 | Reserve Your Seat! 
  15. Back from the Randy Smith Golf Classic: Word on the Street — Oct. 22nd thru Oct. 26th
  16. Randy Smith, Jim Shelman, and Cindi Cody
  17. 10 Things Zombies Can Teach Us About Tradeshow Marketing
  18. Four New iPad Kiosks from Classic Exhibits

November 2012

  1. Getting Over Ourselves: Word on the Street — Oct. 29th thru Nov. 2nd
  2. Trade Show Garbage. Eco-friendly Solutions.
  3. Amnesia or Arrogance: Word on the Street — Nov. 5th thru Nov. 9th
  4. Classic Exhibits Town Call Meeting — Q3 Recorded Video 
  5. Our Holiday Season Gift to You . . . SAVINGS!
  6. The 8 Pseudo-Immutable Laws of Hybrid Exhibits
  7. Become an Exhibit Design Search Expert — Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

December 2013

  1. Post EDPA ACCESS 2012 Report: Word on the Street — Nov. 26th thru Nov. 30th
  2. Shopping with Social Misfits at the Supermarket
  3. CEIR Index: After Nine Quarters of Good News . . . Exhibitors are Being Cautious
  4. EXHIBITOR 2013 — Other Places to Eat (from a Las Vegas local)
  5. Innovative iPad Solutions for Trade Shows, Events, and Retail Environments
  6. Trade Shows and Conventions Listed by City — December 2012 thru June 2013
  7. What’s in a Name?: Word on the Street — Dec. 10th thru Dec. 14th
  8. EXHIBITOR 2013 — What Else to Do in Vegas (from a Las Vegas local)
  9. Classic Exhibits Distributor Feedback in 2012
  10. Display Your Holiday Spirit: Word on the Street — Dec. 17th thru Dec. 21st
  11. 100 Things to Watch in 2013 (JTW Intelligence)
  12. Final Days of 2012: Word on the Street — Dec. 24th thru Dec. 28th