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Blazer Exhibits gets lots of questions regarding trade show booths and exhibits. Here is a list of the most common trade show booth FAQs, along with short and concise answers. If you don’t find the answer to your questions here or if you still need more information, please don’t hesitate to call, email, or chat with us to get your questions answered. It is always our desire to help you in any way that we can! 

General Trade Show FAQs

What is a Trade Show? 

A trade show is an exposition or convention that brings together representatives of specific industries or interests. There are exhibitors who share their products and services, as well as industry professionals for networking purposes. 

What are the Different Types of Trade Shows? 

  • Consumer trade shows
  • Industry trade shows
  • Multi-purpose trade shows
  • Virtual trade shows

How Often Are Trade Shows Held? 

There are trade shows held across the globe all year long. Most trade shows host an annual or semi-annual event. 

Who Typically Attends Trade Shows? 

You will find a wide variety of people at trade shows. This will include industry experts, curious people, social butterflies, shoppers, influencers, and people who just come for the free goodies. 

Exhibiting at a Trade Show FAQs

Why Exhibit at a Trade Show? 

Exhibiting in a trade show is one of the best ways to get in front of massive amounts of people. It’s your opportunity to network with tons of people, make connections, and gather customers and prospects. Trade show booths are great for marketing and giving yourself a presence. 

How Do You Choose the Right Trade Show to Attend? 

Consider your market objectives, target audience, budget, and goals. Do a bit of research and find trade shows that fit into these caveats and work from there to fill up your calendar. 

How Much Does it Cost to Exhibit at a Trade Show? 

On average, event planners charge somewhere around $100 per square foot of space for your exhibit. The exact charge may depend on the size of your exhibit. In addition, you will have the costs of either renting or purchasing your trade show exhibit and traveling to the show. 

How Do I Prepare for a Trade Show as an Exhibitor? 

First, you need a trade show bootht. At Blazer Exhibits, we can help perfect this design. Consider the requirements and details of each trade show, book the trade shows of your choice, set up lodging and travel, and have a great time. 

Ensure your staff is properly trained and prepared to handle a trade show, and then market the event to everyone. 

Attending a Trade Show FAQs

Why Attend a Trade Show?

The top reasons to attend a trade show include generating leads, learning about others in the industry, building relationships, raising brand awareness, and staying in the know. 

How Do I Find the Right Trade Show to Attend? 

Check out the options and do a little bit of research. Where will you fit best into the trade show industry? Find options that fit within your budget and will give you the opportunities you’re looking for. 

How Do I Prepare for a Trade Show as an Attendee? 

Check out the exhibitors who will be at the show and plan out who you definitely want to meet. Take a look at the schedule and do your best to plan out the activities for your event. 

What Should I Expect When Attending a Trade Show? 

You should expect there to be a wide variety of information that is all in some way related to the industry of the trade show. There will be like-minded people there with tons of educational tools, and a lot of fun too! 

Virtual Trade Show FAQs

What is a Virtual Trade Show?

A virtual trade show is a trade show that is held in virtual form. Exhibitors are provided a 3D space for setting up their virtual booth. Attendees get to walk the halls, attend events, and connect with all sorts of vendors. 

How Does a Virtual Trade Show Differ From an In-Person Trade Show?

The biggest difference between the two is that one is completely online while the other is fully in-person. Both have exhibits, education, and more. You just experience them in different ways. The costs will also be different, with virtual being less expensive overall. 

What are the Advantages of Participating in a Virtual Trade Show? 

You get all of the trade show benefits, but without as much cost or physical effort. It’s more convenient for exhibitors and attendees in many ways. It might also give both the opportunity to be a part of trade shows they otherwise couldn’t attend. 

How Do I Prepare for a Virtual Trade Show? 

Do some research to find the virtual trade shows for your business. Get them scheduled and planned out. Train your staff to be prepared for how to run a virtual trade show exhibit. Then do your best to market to the masses! 

Blazer Exhibits Has Been Building the Best Trade Show Exhibits for Over 38 Years! 

When you’re considering trade shows or know you have some coming up, trust us to help you prepare the best booth for the best results. Blazer Exhibits is dedicated to customizing your experience to meet your goals. Contact us today, and let’s start planning for your trade show future. 

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