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How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Trade Show

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 3:00:00 PM

With hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees, it can be overwhelming to
attend a robust trade show. With so many seminars, discussions, presentations and exhibits, how can you see everything? Simply put, you can’t. With a bit a of prep beforehand; you can set yourself up to get the most out of your trade show attendance.

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Topics: Business Growth, Trade Shows

Preparing for a Trade Show: Creating a Show Timeline

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM

Whether it’s your first time or you are a trade show regular, planning for a trade show can be both exciting and overwhelming. A properly planned exhibition can help you generate leads, find new suppliers, monitor the competition, work on industry networking, and generate publicity for your company. The first step in accomplishing all of your trade show goals is to create a plan.

GTS is no stranger to exhibiting at trade shows; now we want to share our experience with you. Starting with a tradeshow timeline.

It could be handwritten in a binder or carefully crafted in Excel, but creating (and following) a trade show timeline will keep your team on schedule. You will be able to rest easy knowing that you will meet your deadlines and have a backup plan in case you encounter a glitch.

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Topics: 3pl, Trade Shows

5 Tips for Your Next Trade Show

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 27, 2017 3:45:49 PM

Whether you love meeting new people or feel intimidated by the idea of making small talk, the key to a successful trade show is doing your research and being prepared. Here are five tips that will help you maximize your time.

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Topics: Trade Shows