Nth Degree Trade Show and Event Marketing and Management Blog

4 Tips for Managing Workloads When Traveling for Trade Shows and Events

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Oct 4, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Between airports, convention centers and hotel restaurants, there isn’t much time for dealing with the home office when traveling for work.  

According to the study, "Traveler Friction: Insights from U.S. Road Warriors," conducted by MMGY Global, 42% of road warrior respondents said they "find it hard to keep up with my workload while traveling."

We surveyed some of our most consistent road warriors on our client services team and the sentiment was much the same, but they helped give us some tips for managing the ever-increasing workloads and the mountain of emails streaming in to their devices at all hours.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Events, Trade Show Travel

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

From Football and Food to Entertaining Fans in Houston

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Jan 31, 2017 2:46:58 PM

As an Atlanta transplant, I can’t help but feel more and more excited as we inch closer to #SB51 to watch the Falcons bring home a win. Rather than spend these last few days of work analyzing my football square picks or planning my party menu (okay, I will share just one recipe I’m making – and yes, it has bacon), I am trying to channel my enthusiasm into something well, productive.  

Aside from football fans seeking good food and Texas-sized fun, many #eventprofs and #tradeshowprofs are in Houston to entertain the masses with events and experiences like the NFL Experience Driven by Genesis at the George R. Brown Convention Center. With this in mind, below are some practical tips and some decadent recommendations for filling your bellies and your time.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Events, Trade Show Travel, Audience Engagement

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

Southern California: Trade Show Growth, Foodies and Palm Trees

Posted by D'Anna Hurley on Sep 26, 2016 3:03:37 PM

 



Southern California has grown into a huge trade show and convention market with trade shows like E3 Expo and Natural Products Expo West drawing in huge crowds. In fact, Southern California hosts 21 of the top 250 US trade shows and conventions according to TSNNs annual list that ranks trade shows based on net square footage. That is nearly 9% of all the shows on the list. As a trade show exhibitor or industry veteran, this is likely not groundbreaking news, but at Nth Degree, we’ve seen our work grow more and more each year in this market so it’s worth paying attention to.

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Topics: Trade Show Labor Management, Trade Show Travel, Trade Show Growth