Nth Degree Trade Show and Event Marketing and Management Blog

Exhibit, Eat, Repeat – 10 Las Vegas Restaurants for Trade Show Road Warriors

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Sep 13, 2017 3:30:00 PM

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Shows, Union Rules and Regulations, Trade Show Travel, Trade Show Exhibitor

Favorite New York Eats for Entertaining Clients…or Escaping

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Jun 20, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Maybe it’s because #SFFS17 is around the corner or perhaps it’s just my love of food destinations, but NYC is calling to me this week. I also came across this list from Travel and Leisure with Phoenix, AZ as having the #1 pizza in the country based on reader votes. Really?

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Shows, Union Rules and Regulations, Trade Show Travel

10 Things to Consider When Budgeting Trade Show Display Installation & Dismantle (I&D)

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Jun 8, 2017 2:34:37 PM

Trade Show labor is always one of those budget line items that requires some thinking – location, move-in schedule, and so many factors impact the cost that it requires some homework each time you do a show. That is where your Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC) like Nth Degree can guide you. And, if you truly want to maximize this portion of your budget and come out being a brilliant budgeter, there are some insights we can offer in this area.

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Shows, Install and Dismantle, Union Rules and Regulations, I&D, Trade Show Exhibitor, Trade Show Displays, Trade Show Budgeting

Top 10 Mistakes Trade Show Managers Make in Europe and How to Avoid Them

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Dec 16, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Inflation, soaring energy prices and the stress of exhibiting across the pond may leave some trade show managers feeling anxious, but with a little ingenuity and some advanced planning your trade show or trade fair experience in Europe will go smoothly. Norbert Hültenschmidt, Nth Degree’s European Manager, has zeroed in on the top 10 mistakes that trade show managers often make in Europe and, more importantly, how to avoid them during your next event.

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Shows, Trade Show Travel, Trade Show Exhibitor, Trade Show Displays, Trade Show Budgeting

Leave Your Trade Show Displays to us – New Orleans is Calling

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Nov 9, 2016 3:14:00 PM

I love NOLA – it’s the food (don’t you know me at all by now), the music wafting through the streets, the people, the culture, the trade shows and events. Wait, what? Ok, so when you think of New Orleans, trade shows are not the first thing to come to mind, but for us #tradeshowprofs and #eventprofs it’s a destination we will likely visit for work sooner or later. I know – boo, who wants to work when you can listen to Jazz, hang with the vibrant locals and discover culinary delights?
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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Show Labor Management, Trade Shows, Install and Dismantle, Union Rules and Regulations, I&D

Exhibiting AND Eating Through Boston

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Jul 28, 2016 10:01:47 AM

As part of the #tradeshowprofs club, I would like to say that my comprehension of exhibitor rules and regulations in the great city of Boston is on point – it’s not. I would fail this test. Luckily, I have
Nth Degree’s Boston trade show services team to keep me in check and help me share this knowledge with you fine folks. Things I do know: your trade show booth is a precious asset; you’ve spent months working with trade show vendors, your exhibit designer and the show association; you really, really don’t want anything to go wrong.

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Show Labor Management, Trade Shows, EAC, Install and Dismantle, Union Rules and Regulations, I&D

Chicago - from Union Regulations to Bites Worth the Calories

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on May 6, 2016 9:00:12 AM

Looking at our Chicago trade show planning calendar, the months ahead look quite busy with shows like #ASCO and #NRAShow coming to the city. Chicago is no stranger to trade shows and events, and it has also seen many changes in recent years when it comes to working conditions and exhibitor rights. Many of the changes benefit the exhibitor, but talk about confusing!

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Show Labor Management, Trade Shows, EAC, Install and Dismantle, Union Rules and Regulations, I&D, Events

A Guide to Trade Show Union Rules and Regulations in Las Vegas

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Jan 20, 2016 10:37:48 AM

The New Year speaks to fresh starts and you and your colleagues resolving to work smarter, spend more time with your family and generally better yourselves to achieve that elusive work/life balance your HR Department keeps talking about. In light of this, we’ve chosen to highlight the trade show union rules and regulations in one of the biggest trade show and event markets in the country – Vegas baby!

It’s January, so with mega shows like #CES2016 and #SHOTShow you are likely to be thrown into this mix of revolving trade shows, tourists and festivities. The information below should help you cut through the chaos and get the details you need for a great show and a good start to your new balanced lifestyle.

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Topics: Exhibitor Rules, Trade Show Labor Management, Trade Shows, EAC, Install and Dismantle, Union Rules and Regulations, I&D, Events