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Plan Ahead

February 12, 2018

With all the things you have to do for your business, trade shows can fall lower on the list of priorities, often leading to last minute planning and rushed shipping arrangements.

It is always best to map out the list of shows you wish to attend and then start your planning from that blueprint. Knowing the timing of the shows will help you plan the journey your display will take. If you have multiple shows in a row you may be shipping from show to show.  If you have lag time between shows you may want it to return to your warehouse until you are ready to send it out again.

Exhibit Management with the option of advance warehousing is one way to ensure your materials will be at the show when you need them since this process puts it in the hands of the organizer and “at the show” far in advance of the move-in date.  This provides a buffer between advance show deadlines and trade show floor deadlines in case some unexpected surprise comes up.

Most importantly, it means that the show organizers will be coordinating the movement of your booth within the system of the show so the chances of things being late, missing or mishandled is greatly reduced. Many shows have a designated carrier contracted to ship to and from the show but that doesn’t preclude using your own as long as you make sure you have all the freight handling details for the shows you are attending.

Dimension Display offers full Exhibit Management services and we have decades of trade show experience. Store, ship, repair, receive – we can make your headaches go away! We’d love to consult with you about your next show!

Call us at 204-943-7551 or email at info@dimensiondisplay.ca and we will find the best solution for you!

 

 

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