The Ultimate Trade Show Disaster Preparedness Guide
A wise man once said that while you can’t control what happens to you, you can control how you react in any given moment. Trade show managers understand the importance of keeping a cool head in the midst of a challenge. More important still, however, is to plan ahead and be fully prepared for worst-case scenarios. With this handy guide, you can do just that.
Beware the Hidden Costs of Tradeshow Exhibiting
Remember that time when you saved a BUNDLE on a new printer, only to discover that the cost of replacing just one ink cartridge was 3x what you paid for the printer itself? Ugh. Like that printer, the cost of tradeshow exhibiting is often not what it seems on the surface. Here’s how to navigate the hidden costs so you can avoid sticker shock and stay on budget.
Awesome 9-Point Logo Design Checklist for Startup Brands
For startup business owners and graphic designers alike, there’s nothing more satisfying than building a new brand from scratch. It’s an exhilarating process where you never quite know what’s around the next corner. Startups need to be prepared for anything — and that includes creating a library of logos early on that will be flexible enough to suit any situation.
Here’s a handy checklist of essential logo design creative assets for startups and entrepreneurs.
6 Emerging Leadership Trends for 2019 and Beyond
13 Key Questions to Ask Before Buying a Custom Modular Display
While not as expensive as buying a new car, purchasing a modular trade show display still requires a significant investment — especially for small businesses. So before you sign on the dotted line and place your order for a brand new modular display, make sure you kick the tires and ask the salesperson a LOT of questions. Here’s a helpful list to get you started.
The Art and Science of Trade Show Booth Lighting
Like women’s cosmetics, good booth lighting highlights your display’s most interesting features and hides its flaws. When executed well, booth lighting subtly guides visitors’ attention in such a way that the light sources themselves become nearly imperceptible. But all that glitters is not gold, and too much of the wrong type of lighting can ruin your display.
Small-scale Projection Mapping Tips for Event Organizers
A large projection mapping installation can turn an ordinary trade show, expo or business conference into an eye-popping theatrical performance — complete with media coverage — but it usually carries a hefty price tag. The good news is that, when executed properly, small-scale projection mapping can be just as engaging as large installations, minus the high cost.
Retractable Banner Stands: Which One Is Right for You?
Retractable = Ready When You Are
A retractable or roll up banner stand is likely the least expensive — yet most noticeable — element in any trade show display.
The Most Effective Recruiting Technique You’re NOT Using
The traditional job interview is like a one-way mirror: It’s a great way for the employer to assess an applicant, but it doesn’t allow an applicant to get an accurate view of the employer’s company culture and workplace dynamic. That’s just one of the many drawbacks of the standard recruiting process … but is there a better way? Some say yes.
Logo Redesign Tips and Trends
Unlike fine wines, most corporate logos don’t improve with age. In fact, with so many consumer and technology firms changing course and evolving at lightning speed, most logos are unlikely to survive beyond a three-year shelf life. If your company logo is in need of a makeover, be sure to check out these logo redesign tips and trends.