As the big man in red was preparing for what must be the world’s greatest logistical challenge, the team here at Bill Bowden Event Logistics have been working on our biggest consignment of the year.
Often they are just different ways of describing the same thing: the handling, delivery and storage of displays and collateral for events. These materials are collectively known as event or exhibition freight.
This time last week were preparing to transport Kryolan Professional Make-Up’s display to Manchester Central, for the Professional Beauty North (PB North) exhibition. With nearly 600 world-famous brands appearing, it was important Kryolan’s stand made the right impression – beyond the purely cosmetic.
Job fairs, trade shows, exhibitions are a great way of promoting your brand and driving business to your company. They present opportunities to build personal relationships that are beyond the capability of digital marketing or phone and email contact.
In other blogs, we share ideas about what you can do to increase your chance of success. In this one, we look at five all too common mistakes you’re far too smart to make!
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!