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Classic Exhibits | Exhibit Management and Turnkey Services

June 6th, 2018 COMMENTS

Earlier this week, a Classic Exhibits Distributor asked us about our Exhibit Management program.  We thought it might be helpful to share our program and rates for anyone considering adding Exhibit Management/Turnkey Services. We would enjoy hearing feedback and suggestions from those already storing and managing their client’s assets. And should you need us to store and/or manage your client’s booth, please let us know. For Classic Distributors, as with all transactions, we do our best to remain invisible to your client.

All prices are wholesale. 

ASSET PREPARATION AND INSPECTION (OUTBOUND/INBOUND)

There are (3) levels of services offered. Our rates are:

  • $80 per hour for standard lead time (10+ business days)
  • $120 per hour for shorter lead times (less than 10 business days).

We request a minimum lead time of 10 business days, if not more, to prep your booth for any event. Overtime rates will apply for lead time less than 10 business days. Labor is billed to the nearest 1/4 hour upon the completion of each  project/show. Photos are taken at various stages can be made available upon request.

Below is a general overview of each level of service we can provide.

Level 1

  • Prep – Assets are pulled from their storage location, moved to loading dock, labeled for outbound shipment, and a bill of lading is created. The shipment is loaded onto the carrier for delivery to the specified venue: Average 1-2 hours
  • Check-in – Assets are returned to the warehouse. A quick visual inspection is performed on the crates to identify if there are any obvious damages. If there are damages, the client will be notified and further investigation will occur, otherwise the assets will be put into their appropriate storage location: Average 1-3 hours
  • Please Note – Level 1 service has a one-hour minimum billing for each Outbound and Inbound movement and is billed at a $80/hr minimum.

Level 2

  • Prep – Assets are pulled from storage shelf, and crates/cases are opened. Pieces are spot checked, counted, and checked for any noticeable damage; then they are moved to loading dock, labeled for outbound shipment, and a bill of lading is created. The shipment is loaded onto the carrier for delivery to the specified venue: Average 2-5 hours
  • Check-in – Assets are returned to the warehouse, and crates/cases are opened. Pieces are spot checked, counted, and checked for any significant damage. If there are damages, the client will be notified and further investigation will occur, otherwise the assets will be put into their appropriate storage location: Average 2-5 hours

Level 3

  • Prep – Assets are pulled from storage shelf, and crates/cases are opened. Full display staging is performed. All pieces are counted to ensure booth has everything required for the show. This also ensures all pieces are in good working order. Booth is disassembled, repacked, moved to loading dock, labeled for outbound shipment, and a bill of lading is created. The shipment is loaded onto the carrier for delivery to the specified venue: Average 4-8 hours
  • Check-in – Assets are returned to the warehouse and crates/cases are opened. Full display staging is performed, and all parts are counted, and checked for any significant damage. If there are damages, the client will be notified and further investigation will occur, otherwise the assets will be put into their appropriate storage location: Average 4-8 hours

Show Services Coordination

Upon request, we will coordinate the ordering of all show services (installation/dismantle, labor supervision, carpet, electrical, aerial rigging, data/phone, cleaning, audio/visual, lead retrieval, security, material handling, show photography, etc.). These services are based on exhibit specifications and client needs. Forms are submitted and confirmations sent to appropriate parties.  Our rates are:

  • The cost of services plus 25% for prepayment using the client’s credit card/funds ($150.00 minimum fee)

Ancillary Services, Repairs and Replacement PARTS, New PRODUCTS/GRAPHICS

We are equipped to handle other needs that may arise with your exhibit or event program, from training and exhibit reconfiguration to design services and event management. We are a full custom exhibit house, and can build and design new display items including new displays, banners, graphics, flooring, lighting, cases, crates, other packaging, and much more. We proudly sell and maintain Classic Exhibits brand displays, however, we are a distributor for a few other manufacturers as well. We will gladly work with our preferred manufacturers to order replacement parts and complete repairs on your display items. If we are unable to work directly with a manufacturer, we may require our client to step in and work as a liaison in those situations. If something needs to be done, we will make it happen. Our rates are:

  • $80 per hour minimum for standard lead time (10+ business days)
  • $125 per hour creative services labor rate, including graphic design
  • Exhibit fabrication per quote
  • Graphic production per quote

Storage

$.60 cents per cubic foot per month. Billed quarterly

Contact us if you have any questions or would like a formal quote for storage and/or exhibit management services. 

–Mel White
mel@classicexhibits.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/melmwhite

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Classic Exhibits Inc. designs and manufacturers portable, modular, hybrid, and custom exhibit solutions. Classic Exhibits products are represented by an extensive distributor network in North America and in select International markets. For more information, contact us at 866-652-2100 or www.classicexhibits.com.