5 Ways for Your Business to Make an Impression During Trade Shows

By Christopher Jan Benitez

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Attending trade shows is an excellent way to network with professionals and businesses related to your industry. From there, you can build relationships and connections that you can leverage for future use.

For business owners who are setting up shops on an upcoming trade show, this is an opportunity to make a name for your brand. Who knows when you can get another trade show slot where you can promote your wares, attract the right audience, and generate buzz about your business? Therefore, you need to make the most of your situation and put your best foot forward in front of your potential clients.

Below are ways to help you not only stand out from the pack during a trade show, but also leave a lasting impression to everyone in attendance.

Invest on quality printed materials

Business cards, banners, and custom table clothes are just some of the many printed materials that you will need to prepare for the event. Since everybody will be bringing their A-game to the trade show, you need to up the ante by making the best possible print-outs for your brand.

I’m not just talking here of compelling designs of your logo and copy. I’m also referring to the quality of the prints. For example, you can’t give out thin and flimsy business cards to people because it reflects poorly on your brand. Same goes to your tablecloth made from cheap plastic.

You need to go the extra mile by giving passersby and visitors of your booth a taste of what your brand means to you. Instead of going for plastic, you can choose cotton, polyester, or any other tablecloth material that would make your brand stand out.

Master your elevator pitch

Getting people to stay in your booth will only happen if you can compel them with words. Your print materials can only do so much as to attract them towards your booth. Your pitch, therefore, should convince them to stay and listen more to what your brand can offer them.

Elevator pitches are quick and packed with information that will easily persuade even the most doubtful of your audiences. By following the tips of on how to craft your ideal elevator pitch, you should be able to come up with a fast and swift way to swoon passersby in the trade show to coming over your booth.

Keep your booth comfy

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Even if you have a small space for your booth, you need to make it as comfortable as possible for your potential customers to visit and hang in your booth. In fact, having a “less is more” approach to designing your booth encourages more people to enter it. Avoid using tables at the center of the booth as they only occupy space and prevent people from coming in. You can then just place chairs at strategic places in your booth and open it for people where they can sit down and relax after hours of walking around.

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