Get Creative: The Key To Boosting Creativity And Getting Better Ideas For Your Trade Show Efforts

Trade shows get a lot of repeat business. Year in and year out, many of the same attendees take in the same show floor, seeing the same companies. The products might be different, but a lot of times...

Oct 31, 2019

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4 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making With Your Trade Show Booth

There are hundreds of moving parts when it comes to putting together a successful trade show experience. There are also a number of potential pitfalls, particularly when a company is working with an...

Oct 24, 2019

4 Details That’ll Make A Big Difference With Your Exhibit Design

Sometimes a little polish can make even the most elaborate trade show booth really shine. Details matter, especially when you want to stand out in the cacophony of a crowded show floor.

Oct 8, 2019

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How To Design A Trade Show Booth In 21 Days

Three weeks. 504 hours. 30,240 minutes.

Oct 3, 2019

Perception Is Everything: Making A Great First Impression On The Trade Show Floor

Consider two booth designs. One is all bells and whistles — massive LED displays, a maze of products, a crowded main booth — and the other features a striking design that is also inviting for...

Oct 1, 2019

How To Make Sure Your Trade Show Booth Stands Out And Boosts Sales

Trade show floors are raucous and chaotic and easy to get lost in — not just for those attending, but for exhibitors as well.

Sep 26, 2019

Building A Trade Show Booth? Here’s How To Make Sure It Works For All Types of Trade Show Attendees

At any given trade show, you’re going to come into contact with many different types of attendees on the trade show floor. More specifically, you’re sure to find attendees who are at different stages...

Sep 12, 2019

3 Trade Show Goals You Should Know Before Designing A Booth

Your booth is a big deal. It’s your single most dominant presence at any trade show — the nucleus that sets the stage for how you stand out on the trade show floor.

Sep 3, 2019

Your Handy Checklist For Booth Design & Pre-Event Planning

Taking the stress out of exhibiting is always our goal with clients. From our proven design process to our awesome support teams, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

One of our favorite...

Feb 12, 2019 3

5 Trade Show Booth Design Ideas To Help You Stand Out

You've got a big show coming up in eight months. Your manager has tasked you with coming up with new, unique ideas for your booth that will help your brand stand out and increase the number of...

Jan 29, 2019 2

Breaking Down Our Proven Booth Design Process

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Getting ready for a trade show can be a stressful experience, especially if your booth vendor hits you with unexpected changes or...

Nov 29, 2018

How Hanging Signs Helped Hearst Health

When Hearst Health approached us, they needed a unique solution for their upcoming trade show at HIMSS. With four different businesses to represent under one roof, their booth had to have plenty of...

Nov 19, 2018

Designing The Details: Booth Design Q&A With Alex Lancuba

At your next trade show, how are you going to stand out in a sea of doppelgangers? The answer is to have the most compelling, eye-catching, engaging booth possible.

At Steelhead, designer Alex...

Oct 30, 2018

Talking Trends With Design Engineer Manager, Jose Chavez

One of the most stressful parts of coming up with a new booth design is simply knowing what's possible. It's hard to follow the latest trends and products in exhibit design when you've got tons of...

Oct 23, 2018

Best Practices For Large Format Exhibit Graphics

Big, bold displays cut through the visual noise on the show floor and attract an attendee's attention when nothing else can. For brands that want to stand out at their next trade show, wall-size...

Oct 18, 2018

Illuminate Your Brand’s Message With Great Booth Lighting

“Lighting can literally be the difference between attendees finding, entering, and spending time in your stand or completely passing it by virtually unnoticed.” — Strategic Lighting: How to Outshine...
Oct 16, 2018

5 Reasons Why The Standard RFP Process Doesn’t Work When Choosing An Exhibit House

In theory, a Request for Proposal (RFP) is a great tool for brands who are shopping around for a new designer for their next trade show booth. The intent of the RFP is to secure concept and cost....

Aug 28, 2018

How To Survive Trade Show Season: Q&A With Will Bonwell

Awesome support is one of the core promises Steelhead makes to every one of its customers. When it comes down to the nuts and bolts of setup, teardown that support comes in the form of Steelhead’s...

Aug 21, 2018

Designing For Comfort: How Ergonomics Shape A Booth

Trade shows can be grueling ordeals, especially for exhibit teams that are on their feet for long stretches of time, sometimes for multiple days. They’re equally demanding for attendees, who rush...

Aug 16, 2018