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Trade Shows

Are Trade Shows Too 'Old School'?

Sandy Abrams | Posted 07.27.2014 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Trade shows are an investment but the expense beyond the booth can be used for marketing materials that will be used long term and in a variety of different ways.

ICFF Trends and Finds

Courtney Price | Posted 07.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Price

New York's 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair delivers design's timely truths and latest trends.

Live Events Are Back! (Were They Ever Really Gone?)

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

I attended several "live events" this month -- trade shows, conferences, a fan fest, and a speed networking event. I'm happy to report that name tags,...

Here's Proof That Size Doesn't Matter

Ian Altman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Someone recently asked me about their attendance at trade shows as way to generate sales leads and new customers. They used to have great success a...

How to Strengthen Your Sales Funnel Via Trade Shows

Rajesh Setty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Participating in a trade show generally requires a significant commitment of your time, money and resources. However, if you plan well, you can supe...

Trade Only Speciality and Fine Food Fair 2013 Launches at London Olympia

Judith Lewis | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business
Judith Lewis

In a secluded corner of London (or so it seems to this tube traveller), lies Kensington Olympia. This exhibition centre plays host to a plethora of tr...

Keynote Speakers 101: Are Professional Speakers Right for Your Event?

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

If you're planning a corporate meeting or special event for your company, your choice of professional keynote speaker to kick off the itinerary can be every bit as important as the venue, theme and timing for the occasion.

Why Promotional Products Still Matter

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business
Elle-Rose Williams

Whilst many people may have assumed that traditional forms of advertising and marketing were dead in the water -- the opposite is, in fact, true as promotional products are still an incredibly powerful marketing tool.

Small Business Essentials

Nelson Davis | Posted 12.21.2011 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

If you are only focused on what business is trendy today and how much money you can make quickly, the end is already in sight for your enterprise.

10 Tips to Make Your Booth Stand Out at a Trade Show

Scott Gerber | Posted 12.18.2011 | Small Business
Scott Gerber

I'm about to unveil my new business idea at a trade show. How can I get peoples' attention and attract them to my booth?

Fashion Weeks and Trade Shows: The Has-Beens of the Fashion Industry?

Joah Spearman | Posted 08.30.2011 | Style
Joah Spearman

Big city fashion weeks and major trade shows are not what they once were. It's now a lot like watching Billy Crystal tell jokes or Whitney Houston sing ballads. They're legends as much as they are has-beens.

Five Ways to Not Screw up Your Networking Attempts

Peter Shankman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Shankman

Networking doesn't begin when you get to the conference, it begins the second you leave your house.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 11: How Can I Make More Contacts?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz discusses how to grow your network, where to find more money and why angels aren't just a baseball team in California....