Consumer and Trade Show Core Competencies

City selection

Feasibility analysis and budgeting

  1. Show design
  2. Sample show costing

Venue inspections and site use recommendations

Contract negotiations and lease review

Floor plan design, including showcases, event stages, conference rooms, pavilions, etc.

Housing block contracting and management

Exhibitor sales and service

  1. Booth sales
  2. Show floor management
  3. Exhibitor Service Manuals
  4. Marketing and promotion collaterals
  5. E-mail and direct mail campaigns
  6. Website promotion
  7. Complimentary trade show badge programs
  8. Points handling and related mailings
  9. Future year re-sign
  10. Award and showcase handling
  11. Insurance handling
  12. Sampling and re-sale requirements
  13. Early move-in, booth exceptions, waivers

Operational logistics

  1. Facility interface and orders
  2. Show decorator interface and orders
  3. Food and beverage – hosted and food outlet coordination
  4. Electrical, plumbing, compressed air and gas
  5. Security and crowd management
  6. Audio visual, computers and cyber cafe
  7. Interpretation services
  8. MP3 and CD sales
  9. Transportation – local shuttles
  10. Recycling, composting and other green initiatives
  11. Opening Ceremonies, Welcome Receptions, special events
  12. Off site event selection for entertaining
  13. ‘In connection with’ and affiliate events
  14. CVB interface
  15. Sponsor support and implementation
  16. First aid, coat and baggage check
  17. DMC interviews, selection and interface
  18. Conference guide support
  19. Registration interface
  20. Lead retrieval
  21. Keynote identification and recommendations