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Exhibiting 101 – 10 ways to lure delegates to your exhibit

Exhibiting 101 – 10 ways to lure delegates to your exhibit – Trade Show Exhibits A common mistake on trade show exhibitions is thinking that the visitor will come and see you. Whilst it is true that exhibitions bring your target market to the venue, visitors in South Africa are still of the shy sort and need to be enticed to your stand. If you are the type of person that can “get on a soapbox and start selling” thenRead More

conferences and exhibitions in south africa

The most comprehensive list of exhibitions and conferences i have found to date for South Africa….and SouthAfrica.info is a great resource generally for information about SA Exhibitions Calendar Conferences calendar H3D…bringing you relevant information about the South African Exhibitions and Conferencing industry www.hott.co.za www.budgetexhibits.co.za

Snow in Plettenberg Bay

Occasionally we have been known to have some childlike fun at H3D The start of this week saw some heavy snowfall along the entire range of mountains from Cape Town to the Drakensberg. And not being one to pass up an opportunity for juvenile fun we packed up and headed out there. We took an hours drive up to Avontuur above Plettenberg Bay and en route to Uniondale via Prince Alfred’s pass. This road was closed the previous day dueRead More

Creatori Health – SASPINE 2010 exhibit

A 3×2 stand incorporating – Large format fabric printed stretched into aluminium maxima frameworks – Custom lockable showcase suspended on maxima uprights – Custom furnishings – Ottomans and Low Table – Polished plexiglas profile detailing and literature shelving The objective of this exhibit was to “outdo” their recently formed competitors. It would be bad form to post the competitors stand here, but lets just say it was a no contest. Creatori are the South African distributors of Medtronic Equipment forRead More

10 Essentials For Networking At Tradeshows And Events

Susan Friedman has a wealth of knowledge available for exhibitors at events, trade shows and exhibitions and its well worth visiting her ezine to have a look through some of the information there. This is another excellent article outlining the essentials of exhibitor etiquette whilst participating on any event of this nature. How To Avoid Eating Your Words – 10 Essentials For Networking At Tradeshows And Events By Susan Friedmann Every moment at a tradeshow is important. This includes, ofRead More

ESTRO Oncology Congress – Sports Science Institute Cape Town

The second in a string of shows that have used this modular stand for Merck Seranos Oncology Division The event is ESTRO, which is an oncology congress hosted at The Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. Originally created as a 3m x 2m stand this stand was reconfigured to fit this venue, yet retains all the key components. The stand utilises Octanorm Maxima for the structure, a custom floorgraphic, custom furnishings and streched fabric panels. Sometimes simple is justRead More

10 Ways to Make the Next Trade Show Your Best Ever

By Ken Newman of Magnet Productions This is an excellent article…it does need to be qualified depending on the type of show you are participating in but overall everything he says is spoton original article here Here are my top 10 tips for making your next trade show outstanding: 1. Realize smaller can be better When selecting your booth size, keep in mind that investing in a 20×40 might not guarantee you a more successful show. A smaller booth thatRead More

What you need to know about trade show visitors

i found this excellent article on Kathy Gheens Blog in the US These are things all exhibiting companies need to take into account about Trade Show visitors (amongst Others). It is aimed at the American market, but most of it rings true in South Africa too Look at there at the show floor. Check out the attendees. They look ordinary enough — but they have secrets. Dirty little secrets that they’d never tell anyone, not even under duress. Successful sellingRead More

Medical and Consumer shows in May 2010

we will be building stands at the following medical congresses/ conferences and consumer exhibitions during the month of May SASUOG 2010 at Ilanga estate in Bloemfontein 6th – 9th May 2010 Dermatology 2010 at Spier 13th – 16th May 2010 Good Food and Wine Show 2010 at the Cape Town Convention Centre 13th – 16th May 2010 SA Spine 2010 at The Lord Charles in Somerset West 18th – 22nd May 2010 ESTRO at The Sports Science Institute in NewlandsRead More

South African Renal Society – Pharmaplan Exhibit – Cosmofer

Cosmofer is an IV iron drug that infuses in a single dose rather than the multiple doses previously required. It has made great inroads into the south african market…as such the focus of this congress was to build on the existing brand and work on extending the brand to the delegates. We created a simple yet visually …appealing exhibit and turned the entire exhibit into a photo studio. Delegates had their pictures taken using a high res slr camera coupledRead More