Trade shows are among the most important events that a business owner or manager can attend. They allow guests to put a personal face with your company and brand nationwide. If you’re the owner of a business, then it is imperative that you have a staff that knows the product as well as you do. A bad staff can make you a laughing stock from here to the Rockies.
Let’s take a look at some sites that offer some good advice in such a fast-paced nomadic business environment:
Biz Tradeshows | Maintain Trade Show Etiquette at all Times!: Whether your experience is a ho-hum situation or a blockbuster, you should always have a good attitude. Maintaining trade show etiquette is a must no matter how hectic the situation gets!
WhyDoWork.com | Trade Show Etiquette – Free Mints and First Impressions: Trade show set-up can be a pain, but it’s a pain that must be endured time and time again. The tips in this post should help you get a ticket to the happy sales train.
BNET | Tips & Trends – Expo Etiquette for International Exhibitors: Taking your trade show overseas? This white paper talks about some things you might want to think about….like customs clearance, booth design, and more!
ProExhibits | Trade Show Articles: This informative article archive will give you a run down from some of your fellow trade show pioneers – anyone could find something useful here.
The Mogul Mom | Trade Shows 101: Moms go to trade shows, too! Here are some pointers for the mom on the trade show floor, whether you’re a mommy entrepreneur looking for pitch advice or dos and don’ts. This article has everything!
Brenda Keener on Suite 101 | Trade Show Booth Staff Basics: You can’t go wrong if you follow the rules – sell, sell, and sell!
Huntingnut.com | Gun Show Etiquette: This article discusses dos and don’ts at gun trade shows. Even your industry has nothing to do with guns or hunting, there’s some valuable information and advice here!
Biz Tradeshows | Tips for Trade Show Endorsement: This post offers tips for trade show endorsement and advertising Putting a show together requires the proper promotion, and if nobody knows its going down….you’ll be going down!
Remember, you can’t always use your local staff when traveling and running out-of-town trade shows, and your surroundings on a business level could at times require cunning and improvisation. Do you have any more advice on trade show etiquette and staffing that you’d like to add in the comments section?
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