Trade shows are dynamic events that serve as vibrant hubs for industry professionals to convene, exchange ideas, and showcase innovations. These gatherings offer a unique platform for businesses to spotlight their products and services, fostering networking opportunities and forging valuable connections with potential clients and partners.
With meticulously designed exhibits and cutting-edge presentations, trade shows not only facilitate knowledge sharing but also play a pivotal role in shaping industry trends and driving economic growth.
In this event industry experts podcast hosted by 10times, we invited David O’Beirne to share his insights, wisdom, and vision for the future of trade show excellence.
About David O’Beirne
With a wealth of experience and expertise in the world of trade shows and exhibitions, David stands as a true luminary in the field. As the Director at The Exhibition Agency Ltd, he has demonstrated unparalleled proficiency in crafting impactful and memorable trade show experiences.
David’s contributions to the industry extend beyond his professional endeavours. He is also the accomplished author of the widely acclaimed “Trade Show Stand Mastery Parts 1 & 2,” works that serve as invaluable resources for both seasoned professionals and newcomers seeking to excel in this dynamic realm.
What You’ll Learn
[01:36] David shares strategies for strategizing and coordinating a trade show from concept to execution.
[04:40] Discusses some key principles and strategies for creating eye-catching and functional exhibit spaces.
[4:19] Discusses how event organizers can handle pre-event rehearsals and run-throughs for virtual or hybrid events to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day of the event.
[08:20] David shares some key methods to prioritize expenses and allocate resources to ensure a high-impact presence while maintaining cost-effectiveness.
[11:27] Discusses innovative elements or technologies that are essential for modern exhibition design, and how event organizers can integrate them into their trade shows.
[14:25] David shares strategies or best practices to attract visitors and create lasting impressions.
For more in the Events Industry Experts series, check out our interview with Annette Gregg, Jonathan Pritchard, Matthijs Otto, Anne Thougaard Dalgaard, Mike Van Der Vijver, Danielle S. Russell, Shawn Cheng, Olivia Preston-Lee, Nausheen Ahmad, Patric Weiler, Shameka Jennings, Janice Cardinale, Courtney Stanley, Helen Moon, Danica Tormohlen, Ashley Brown, Jason Allan Scott, Brandt Krueger, Corbin Ball, Will Curran, and Stephan Murtagh today!
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