Of all the planning involved in arranging a display at a conference or exhibition, how to get the stand to the venue is often left until late in the day. Usually, this is because people think they can do it themselves.
One event logistics supplier is pretty much like another, aren’t they? When we asked our clients about what has frustrated them about some other providers, it soon became clear that some of the things we might take for granted aren’t always that common.
Like any industry, event logistics has its fair share of jargon. One term you might come across if you’ve ever exhibited at a large event in North America is drayage. This blog explains what it is and why you need to know about it.
This weekend was the Brighton Marathon. About twelve thousand runners and 150,000 spectators, yesterday’s Brighton Marathon was a tough race in the beautiful April sunshine.
This blog will help you if you’re planning on setting up your own exhibition stand or display at your next event. For some events, particularly where the stand is small, this makes sense – as long as you are well prepared. Which is where this blog comes in.
Bill Bowden Event Logistics makes the Exhibition News Elite Top 10
We recently had a very pleasant surprise in the BBEL Crawley HQ when we found out that not only had we been nominated for the Exhibition News Elite list of Logistics and Transport Service providers, but we made the top 10!
If you are organising an exhibition or trade show you face a twin challenge: attracting exhibitors, dealers and perhaps sponsors; and bringing in sufficient numbers of visitors to make the event worthwhile.
We’ve all seen it happen. It’s last few hours on the last day of an event and the crowds are thinning to a trickle. Perhaps some are in the final rousing keynote session while others have already left. Some exhibitors see this as an opportunity to pack up early and head home or towards the bar for some ‘networking’.
Before you attend any event it’s important your team understands what is happening and what is expected of them. This pre-event team briefing checklist will help make sure you cover everything.
As the Summer draws to a close, the Bill Bowden Event Logistics team have been reflecting on how busy it has been. Continue reading