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What’s in Your Tradeshow Box?

By April 23, 2007No Comments

In the course of helping many startups plan their first tradeshow event exhibit, we’ve put together a list of extremely useful list of items you should bring to a trade show (in addition to your booth graphics and business cards, of course):

  • Scotch tape
  • Packaging tape
  • FedEx forms
  • Breath mints/gum
  • 2 electrical power strips
  • 2 pair scissors
  • Pens
  • Roll of Velcro
  • Bandaids
  • Roll of bubble wrap
  • Large envelopes
  • Sharpie pens – black
  • 2 literature stands (wrapped in bubble wrap)
  • 4 business card holders (wrapped in bubble wrap)
  • Extra light bulbs for overhead lights in booth
  • Case of bottled water
  • Return shipping labels
  • Stapler
  • Notepads
  • Heavy duty extension cord
  • Aspirin/Tylenol
  • Roll of paper towels
  • Spray cleanser or wipes for computer screens
  • Antibacterial gel (Purell)

If you have additional items you have found useful at past tradeshows, we’d love to hear from you.

Brian Shilling

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Brian is our Executive Vice President of Client Operations with experience leading diverse teams of marketers and designers in strategic marketing, content creation, and crafting comprehensive messaging and positioning platforms for our healthcare and tech clients. To learn more about Brian's experiences and qualifications, visit our leadership team page.

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