Trade Shows

Exhibitor Q & A – Tips for your next trade show exhibition

What are some key questions to ask show management to ensure my company is exhibiting at the right trade shows, and that it’s squeezing every ounce of effectiveness out of each one? Show management can offer loads of information for exhibitors, including everything from peak show hours and promotional tips to attendee demographics and competitive intelligence. However, shows don’t usually offer this information as part of the space-rental process. What exhibitors typically receive is a show prospectus containing a menuRead More

Architects announced for CTICC Expansion

Via Scoop.it – Exhibitions, Conferences & Trade Shows – South Africa   CTICC Chief Executive Office Rashid Toefy announced that an award-winning Cape Town trio of architects – Piet Bakker of Stauch Voster Architects, Anya van der Merwe of Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects and Mokena Makeka of Makeka Design Lab – have been awarded the contract for the design of the new expansion of the convention centre. “It is the goal of the CTICC to be the best long-haulRead More

R605m expansion for CTICC – MediaClubSouthAfrica.com

Via Scoop.it – Exhibition Stand Design The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) will undergo a massive expansion drive, the Western Cape provincial government has announced. A multimillion-rand investment in refurbishments at the centre was revealed in the city on 30 March 2011. The exact amount secured for the expansion project is R605-million, according to CTICC spokesperson Zeenat Parker. The development will form part of the R4.5-billion Cape Town CBD regeneration project. The expansion of the convention centre will includeRead More

Event and Exhibition Tips: Security

Event and Exhibition Tips: Security The sad reality is that theft at South African exhibition and conference venues  is endemic. Both stand builders and other contractors as well as exhibitors are constantly besieged. As a stand building company we constantly have a steady trickle of theft onsite. Power Drills, small tools, ladders, wrapping material, furniture (how do you walk off with a 3 seater couch?)…even our lunch is thieved. Insuring for this type of site work is prohibitively expensive, reactive and soRead More