Skyline Exhibits presents the
December 2018 Trade Show Tips eNewsletter
Skyline Trade Show Tips
Dear Event Marketers,
I hope 2018 was prosperous and peaceful for you. It has gone entirely too quickly for me. It seems that as we get busier days rush in and out and if we are not too careful we end up missing opportunities for learning and growth.
In this issue we share some lessons from the field on how to protect your trade show exhibit so you can use it for years to come and maximize your budget. Also included are articles with a list of top North American shows for Q2 of 2019 so you can start making your travel plans, great restaurant recommendations in Chicago and, if you plan to exhibit internationally, a summary of our latest white paper "International Event Exhibiting - Trends and Outlook for Exhibiting Internationally." We wrap it all up with a short post about our "Oscar Worthy" Trade Show blog posts for 2018.
We are already busy planning our own events and trade shows for next year. We hope to see you at EXHIBITORLIVE 2019 in February where we will teach you how we "Tame the Trade Show Jungle." #TradeShowJungle
Sofia Troutman
Sr. Digital Marketing & Product Innovation Manager
Skyline Exhibits
December's Featured Articles:

    Protecting Your Trade Show Exhibit

Shipping, transporting, install, dismantle and storing all can take a toll on your trade show exhibit. Make sure you are investing in quality crates to protect those assets.

Check out these tips to make sure it looks as good as it did at your first show. Click here to see the list.

  Top North American Trade Shows: Q2 2019

April, May and June 2019 trade shows and events are closer than you think! Take a look at this listing of the Top North American Trade Shows of Quarter 2, 2019 and get a head start on planning.

Click here to view the list.

  International Exhibiting Remains a Solid Marketing Growth Tactic

Skyline Exhibits conducted research among exhibitors to learn about the status of International Exhibiting. We compared the results received in 2018 to those from a similar survey sent in 2008.

To read detailed findings and quotes from your peers exhibiting internationally, click here to request a copy of the report.

Five Chicago Eateries for Exhibitors

Whether you want to grab a bite to eat during the convention, or if you’re looking for a place to take a VIP client after the show winds down, the Windy City offers a wealth of restaurants and stands to suit most any taste.

Check out our top five list here!

  2018’s Oscar-Worthy Trade Show Performances

As 2018 comes to a close, Hollywood is shrewdly releasing its most buzz-worthy films, just in time to be eligible for the Academy Awards. In this same spirit of saving the best for last, we thought we’d share this list of key trade show marketing trends and takeaways from the past year of the Skyline Trade Show Tips blog. Click here!

Social Media for Trade Show Promotions Webinar
Social Media for Trade Show Promotions
A Free Webinar Presented by Skyline Exhibits
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12 PM EST / 11 AM CST
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 2 PM EST / 1 PM CST
Social media is not a threat to trade shows! It's actually a great medium for getting more people to your trade show booth!
Attend this live webinar to learn:
  • Which social media websites to use first
  • What content works best in social media
  • Examples of pre-show, at-show, and post-show promotions on social media websites
Then after the presentation portion of the webinar, you can get your trade show questions answered in a lively Q&A session.
click here to register for the webinar    click here to register for the webinar 
Wednesday, January 16th
12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST
  Wednesday, January 23rd
2:00 PM EST / 1:00 PM CST
All registrants will receive an email with a link
to watch the recording of the presentation.

Booth Staffing Tips & Tools Guide   Booth Staffing Tips & Tools for The Digital Era Reference Guide

This hard copy reference guide will provide insight into the changes in trade show booth staffing, what's causing the shift and how to best prepare your team. Resource includes:
  • Industry changes in training
  • Best practices when selecting staffers
  • Training worksheets
  • And much more
Click here for your free hard copy (please allow 2-5 days for delivery).

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 We wish you success at your next trade show!