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 The Trade Show Code

The Trade Show Code newsletter explores what to do when the law, the contract, the rules, your ethics and honor are all intertwined.

Volume 1.1, July 1, 2018  ---   Suitcasing – what’s to do?   

The Shot Show Trade show says: “”Suitcasing” refers to the practice of companies or persons who come to the Show as attendees but “work the aisles” from their suitcase (briefcase),…

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Convention Match to be offered by Trade Show Council.

The problem is both exhibitors and show managers should know about, test and participate in more shows.

The service will help both trade shows and exhibitors find each other.

The service will be depoyed at www.ConventionMatch.com soon.

---Mitchell Davis

Executive Director

Trade Show Council.

Sponsored by Broadcast Interview Source.…

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Trade Show Council name adopted by old Exhibitor Rights Council.

Council welecomes all participants in the business.

The mission of the Trade Show Council is to foster communication among all participant in the trade show business for the greater success of the business.  A code of best practices is being worked to be called the “Trade Show Code” – a code of best practices…

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Convention Score to be offered by Trade Show Council..

Questions will be asked based the inconveniences list first offered on June 27, 2018.  See the list here: http://exhibitorrights.org/blog/trade-show-inconveniences-here-s-26-and-a-request-that-you-share-

We'll use the same FormSite system we used for the Navigator Score that instantly shows the person taking…

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About Us -- Contact Us.

The Trade Show Council was created by Mitchell P. Davis after 20 years of exhibiting for his Expert Referral business www.ExpertClick.com.

Our goal to help both exhibtors and show managers grow their business with mutual respect and standardization of the tems of practice -- we are working a document to be called The Trade Show Code.

Mitchell P. Davis, President,Broadcast Interview Source, Inc. 2500 Wisconsin Ave.,NW  Washington, DC 20007

Phone:  (202) 333-5000

Email:  Mitchell.Davis@ExpertClick.com

The Trade Show Council is not associated with: 1) Printing Association of Florida Trade Show Council, 2) NYC & Co’s Trade Show Council, 3) ABM's Trade Show Council, 4) the GOA Trade Show Council, or 5) Meetings, Incentives and Trade Show Council.

 

 

About the Trade Show Council

The Trade Show Council Welcomes All Participants in the Business -- Membership is Free. 

Sign up free or log in at the links in the upper right of this screen.

The mission of the Trade Show Council is to foster communication among all participant in the trade show business for the greater success of the business. A code of best practices is being drafted -- to be called the “Trade Show Code,” which will list a code of best practices that the Trade Show Council suggests for all participants.

We are working on a "Convention Score" series of questions that exhibitors should be asking about the shows they are considering. That will soon be posted at www.ConventionScore.com.

Our Speakers Leads page allows meeting planners to quickly share the call for speakers – and speakers can scroll thought them or opt-in to receive in real time when entered -- it is at www.SpeakerLeads.com.

Convention Match to be offered by Trade Show Council.The problem is both exhibitors and show managers should know about, test and participate in more shows. The service will help both trade shows and exhibitors find each other. The service will be depoyed at www.ConventionMatch.com soon.

The Trade Show Council started out as the Exhibitor Rights Council made up a small group of exhibitors who over their decades of exhibiting faced lots of inconveniences due to a lack of established guidelines. That’s where the original list of 26 inconveniences came from. Later, this core group of exhibitors realized they were not alone in having grievances and reached out to recognize others involved and asked them to share their grievances.

The “Council” welcome:

  1. Exhibitors – Those with physical presence at a show.
  2. Sponsors – Those who buy advertising and promotion related to a show.
  3. Contractors – Those who provides services like carpenters
  4. Vendors who sell booth space exhibitors
  5. Vendors who rent or sell equipment to exhibitors.
  6. Attendees of professional shows.
  7. Attendees of consumer shows.
  8. Information providers – The speakers and presenters who keynote and lead sessions. This includes authors.
  9. Show managers and agents – who sell booth space.
  10. Venue owners – Such as McCormick Place is run by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority.
  11. Convention and visitors bureaus.
  12. Journalists

 Click on the sign-up link in the upper right corner to join free.

 

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Trade Show Inconveniences?  Here's 26, and a request that you share yours.
Anything inconvenient ever happen to you a trade show? The show manager writes the contact and sets the rules. We, as exhibitors, have limited leverage to get more equitable…
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Mitchell Davis’s blog post was featured
Trade Show Inconveniences?  Here's 26, and a request that you share yours.
Anything inconvenient ever happen to you a trade show? The show manager writes the contact and sets the rules. We, as exhibitors, have limited leverage to get more equitable…
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Mitchell Davis updated their profile photo
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Mitchell Davis created Trade Show Council
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