Tag: Wholesale Shows

Exhibit in Trade Shows?

Deciding to exhibit in Wholesale Trade Shows may be one of the biggest decisions you make with in your product based business.  Doing a trade show involves serious commitment of time and resources, and is not to be considered lightly.…

Preparing for Trade Shows

Now is the time to prepare for the spring/summer trade shows.  If you plan to exhibit, I hope you have done all the registration work, but then what? Even if you put together the best looking booth with wonderful products…

Finding Networking Groups

Last post, I talked about Networking with your Competitors.  I didn’t get any nasty notes, so I guess most of you understand the concept. Networking can be a very important part of your business growth — if you use it…

Planning a Successful Trade Show

As most of you probably know, now if when most of the winter trade shows are going on.  Hundreds of vendors and thousand of buyers are congregating in cities around the country sharing, looking, buying and selling their wares. Although…

Wholesale Trade Shows

Wholesale Trade Shows are a good way to expand your business.  Having done one myself, I can tell you they are not something to jump into unaware.  Much time and expense goes into a show … and that is even…

Working a Trade Show

Deborah Goodwin, creator of ShapeShiftasä pillows and art cushions, wrote a two-part post on ” How (not) to do a Trade Show”.  Deborah shares her experience exhibiting in the large New York International Gift Fair.  Great article in my opinion…

SHOWTIME! Guide to Gift Show Success

Meryl Hooker and Rob Fortier (“Pushing the Envelope”) have done it again with their newest book:  Showtime! The Greeting Card and Gift Company’s Guide to Trade Show Success. As a follow up to their first book, “Pushing the Envelope” which…

Selling through Regional Trade Shows

Original Article Written by Don Debelak Inventors often start sales at small shows, or exhibitions, often directly to consumers to both test market their product or to generate some income. Small consumer shows have their advantages, but inventors are often…