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8 Effective Tips for your next Trade Show Exhibition Stand

You and your business/company have decided to either re attend a particular trade show or have decided to exhibit at a show for the first time. How can you make your Trade Show Exhibition Stand that much better and that much more effective? Try some of these tips that we have found to work to great effect in the past. Sponsorship – Sponsor a lunch break, tea break or a dinner. Everyone is at that particular tradeshow for a reason. TakeRead More

Pharmaplan at EHPBA medical congress 2011

Pharmaplan where exhibiting a new medical drug to an audience of 1500 delegates, many of whom where international. A representative of Biotest (Pharmaplans are the South african distributors for Biotest) flew out to support their exhibition effort. The stand is a combination of system (Octanorm Maxima) and custom and incorporates features such as – Slung ceilings – Drop down bulkheads with branding – Custom timber tower with plant features – Reclaimed teak furniture – Tongue and groove timber flooring ThisRead More

Merck Serono – EHPBA International Medical Congress

We recently had the pleasure of dealing with Merck Serono’s head office in Darmstadt for their exhibit at The EHPBA Conference and Exhibition held at the Cape Town ICC. The 6m x 3m full custom exhibit was designed based on their corporate guidelines and previous exhibition stands done in Europe. We incorporated backlit graphics, sprayed backlit counter, 2 tone  cut-out carpet with ramped edges, Stretch fabric ceiling and storeroom. Hospitality snacks where arranged daily. Merck had representatives from as farRead More

Social networking and Exhibitions/ conferences/ congresses

Despite South Africa being at the forefront of mobile social networking, for some reason the exhibition and conference industry lags severely in its attempts to utilise this method of conveying information. Certain industries such as Pharmaceuticals do indeed have a case for being cautious…that being the illegal advertising of schedule drug information (not legal in SA) to consumers…tricky one that! Other FMCG industries who primarily aim at consumers should not be so shy though. Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare  are all easyRead More

POKEN Events – make your next event the best ever

ZQC9FBMG5N39 What is pokenEVENT? pokenEVENT is a branded Poken experience for an event, conference, campaign or gathering. The event organizer or corporate sponsor can add custom branded elements, such as a banner or card background, to the Poken Member Hub.  All users associated with that pokenEVENT will see the branded elements. Additional features can include: Searchable tags Pre-loading of the organizers or sponsors Poken cards into guest accounts. A widget specially created for that event, which will appear in guests’Read More