Blogs on Trade Show Displays, Exhibits, and Pop Up Booths

Can I make my file smaller than print size?

May 10, 2018

Although we do require full size files for printing, it is possible to send a half-size file or another size that is proportional to the print size.
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Factory Direct 101: Better Quality, Better Service, Pay Less

January 16, 2018

If you have purchased trade show display products in the past, chances are you paid too much. It is common for your order to pass through multiple layers of middlemen before it reaches you. As you can imagine, every middleman will take a portion of the profit and pass the cost onto you. Smart businessmen are buying directly from the manufacturers now.
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Tips on Packaging Graphic Displays

July 17, 2017

We have all been there, Sunday evening after a five-day trade show and now it’s time for show “teardown”, and that’s exactly what it is; “tear” “down”. At the end of a long trade show your sales staff is never thinking about the displays’ best interest and its appearance for the next show.
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Renting vs. Owning a Booth Display

June 21, 2017

New-comers to trade show exhibiting often face a tough decision about whether or not to own a booth display. Display rentals may appear more affordable, but more often than not it is a less-than-desirable way to present yourself.
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What is Your Booth All About?

June 13, 2017

t’s a very good question to ask yourself when you step back and look at your trade show display. Is it easy to pick out your discriminators?
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Full Mural Popup Booths vs Velcro Fabrics

June 06, 2017

Deciding on the right marketing booth for a trade show can be a tricky ordeal. There are many factors you must take into consideration such as which messages to convey, who will be using the display, how your show presence will be managed, and so on. With a full mural pop-up display, you will present yourself as a professional, legitimate business and in the best light possible.
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How to Choose Images for Display Graphics

May 30, 2017

One of the biggest issues for customers working with large format graphic printing is gathering images large enough to professionally represent their company. Depending on what size of trade show displays your company is interested in and how you would like it to be used, graphic images may be harder to obtain.
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Creating a Booth Buzz at Trade Show

May 23, 2017

We are social animals, and we are naturally curious. If there's a line at your trade show booth or a crowd, it will draw others to see what the fuss is all about. Some products are easier to create a dynamic demonstration than others, but you can still create "Booth Buzz".
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Creating an Effective Trade Show Display

May 18, 2017

As we have mentioned in earlier blogs, there are considerations before you start designing your display. Once you have thought through the space, layout and desired effect you are ready to start your design.
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How to Do a Trade Show within Budget

May 09, 2017

Trade shows are the most effective marketing media that allow businesses to meet their customers face-to-face. Here are some tips and ideas to help you gain better ROI from your next trade show exhibiting efforts.
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Ready for the Summer Exhibition Season?

April 25, 2017

For exhibitors in Minnesota, spring has finally sprung and we just enjoyed a spectacular weekend. I want to share a picture of our store front with the flag proudly flying under the beautiful blue sky!
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Imagery in Trade Show Graphics

April 17, 2017

It's no accident that Imagine is the same root word as Image. Images, when correctly used, can convey information and persuade your audience in a trade show setting.
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How to use Color for Effective Trade Show Marketing?

April 10, 2017

“The Wonderful World of COLOR!” If you are a baby boomer, you probably recognize the title as Disney’s slogan as their Sunday night programing burst onto the TV screen years ago. It was an extremely effective marketing campaign; Americans can recall it after 50 years.
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Trade Show Graphic Ideas and Tips

April 06, 2017

Last week we highlighted the value of backlighting. It is the single most effective hardware investment in a trade show booth. A 10x10 display, properly presented, can far outperform a larger display, poorly executed.
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Want an Attention Grabbing Display?

March 28, 2017

This past week we had a series of pop up displays set up at our Burnsville production facility for quality assurance before being shipped to customers. While all of the displays were well executed, I can’t help noticing some of them more than others.
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Trade Show Exhibition - Our Recent Experience

March 21, 2017

This week we make honorable mention of our partner, MediaMax who put on a solid Home Improvement & Design Expo at The Maple Grove Community Center this past weekend. The venue has limited space but Rick and Jim and their team did an excellent job filling every square inch with high quality vendors. The pre-marketing was an obvious success as well because the isles were filled with customers and prospects all day. The excitement level was high and the attitudes energetic!
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Conventional or Portable Trade Show Displays? You Be the Judge

March 06, 2017

We’ve addressed this topic before. However, after a lunch with an old friend of mine, a seasoned trade show professional, I felt compelled to highlight this issue again.
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The Pros and Cons of Using a TV at Trade Show

February 27, 2017

Does a Television add interest? It certainly may, especially if it is properly positioned and large enough to be seen, but not overwhelming.
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Choosing Your Trade Show Booth Display

February 20, 2017

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder so they say! One of the most common considerations our customers struggle with is “should I use apop up display,retractable banner stands, or a vinyl signage”.
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Trade Show Booth Layout Tips and Ideas

February 14, 2017

To all those that love doing Shows and Exhibits, Happy Valentine’s Day from Trade Show Displays! We will continue our discussion about booth spaces today with a few thoughts on booth layouts.
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Doing Trade Shows on a Budget

February 06, 2017

Doing a trade show on a budget does NOT have to be daunting task! While it can be a challenge to stay on a tight budget, look professional and remain effective, we assist customers everyday who need to stretch their limited dollars as far as possible. Some basic considerations can go a long way towards ensuring success.
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Follow Up with Trade Show Leads

January 30, 2017

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Turning a “Bad” Exhibit Space into a Good One – a True Story

January 23, 2017

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Getting the Most from Your Trade Show Marketing Investment

January 16, 2017

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Happy New Year from DoTradeshow! Let’s get ready for 2017

January 03, 2017

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To Exhibit or Not to Exhibit…That is the Question!

December 22, 2016

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Trade Show Day… No Display... Now What?

December 19, 2016

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Trade Show Day Disasters Avoided

December 12, 2016

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What a Sales Person wants from a Display!

December 06, 2016

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Display Set-up Videos

June 26, 2014

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Back-Lit PopUp Add-On

May 16, 2014

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Display Light Options from

December 13, 2013

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Printing New Banners for your Existing Banner Hardware

December 06, 2013

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Booth Space and How to Get the Most Benefit Out of Your Displays

November 22, 2013

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Exceptional Service at

November 15, 2013

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EZ-Zip Displays

October 29, 2013

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