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The 16th annual Frederick Chamber Expo has registration occurring now. The Expo will be on September 27th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the old Skate Haven at 194 Thomas Johnson Drive. The Chamber Expo is Frederick’s premier B to B show. Last year, The Chamber Expo sold out of space, hosting 83 exhibitors and nearly 1000 attendees!
The Chamber Expo is a great way to establish new clients and keep in touch with existing customers in the Frederick area. In addition to the Expo itself, The Chamber also offers a Booth Camp for exhibitors, offering help in planning for the big show. To register as an exhibitor or attendee, or for more information about this event, visit the Chamber site at http://www.frederickchamber.org or call Jessica Hibbard at 301.662.0745
In the era of tough financial times and with so many advertising venues, a very reasonable question is “Why should we exhibit in trade shows?”
Trade shows offer many advantages compared to other forms of advertising.
You can provide much more information to prospects and gather new leads
Cost per sale is lower than other forms of advertising
Trade shows, like any business endeavor, should have goals and a purpose. Before you exhibit in the show, outline what you would like the return to be on that investment. The goals you set should be realistic, achievable and time sensitive (i.e. $ 10,000 in sales within 3 months from contacts made at this show). Set a plan in place on how to capitalize on the contacts made at the show to achieve your goals.
Backlit tower units have been a popular request but have been cost prohibitive because of shipping requirements. Backlit towers are typically erected structures that ship assembled. Set-up is easy, but because the unit is oversized, ground shipping can cost over $ 100.00 and often there is a height limit of 72”. Our friends at Orbus have designed a two sided backlit tower that breaks down into a standard sized case. Assembly is easy and takes only a few minutes. Because it breaks down for shipping, it can be configured for custom sizes, including the standard 7’ tall which is common for pop-up displays and retractable banners.
For the 72” version of the tower including backlights and graphics, the cost is about $700.00. Pricing for custom sizes can be provided upon request. For more information on the backlit towers from Orbus, or other products, please contact Doug at 301.695.0086