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The Best Way to Pack for Trade Show Shipping (Updated 2019)

Posted by Julia Kauffman on May 22, 2019 3:31:56 PM

Packing. Whether its for a vacation, conference, or tradeshow, it seems to be a dreaded task for many.  Thoughts that come to mind are, "where do I even start?" or "I leave in 6 hours and I haven't packed a thing."

I'm here to tell you that with a plan of action, packing can be easy and not a stressful task. If you don't know where to start or struggle with packing for trade shows, this post is for you. The first thing to do when preparing to pack for your trade show is to ask yourself, "What should I bring to a trade show?" Really visualize your time and interactions at the event so you can think about what you will need.  


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Topics: Tradeshow Shipping, Event Shipping, Event Marketing, Customer Experience, #eventprofs, packing, be prepared

Put a Label on It! Guide to Labeling Packages Correctly

Posted by Teresa Nguyen on May 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

Are you getting ready for a tradeshow or exhibit and realizing that you have no idea how to label your packages? After all the effort of packing everything up, you should not have to worry about something as easy as making a shipping label. It’s a simple, straightforward process that you can figure out in no time!

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Topics: Event Shipping, Tradeshow, Guide, Shipping How-To, Labeling, How to, Labeling Guide

Exhibitors, What is an MHA?

Posted by Julia Kauffman on Sep 14, 2016 12:33:45 PM

It's the end of the trade show. You've packed up and labeled everything perfectly and cannot wait to get out of there and go home after a long successful weekend. BUT WAIT! You forgot to fill out the Material Handling Agreement.

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Topics: Event Shipping, #eventprofs, be prepared