Archive For: Exhibiting

Surviving Holiday Shopping

Today’s post is Something Different.  A friend of mine Jill Chivers runs a program and award winning website called Shop Your Wardrobe.  Jill has been on her own year-long challenge, a year without clothes shopping, which finishes on Wednesday, …

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Want to Get More Sales?


Last week I was interviewed by Annemarie Cross on her Career Success Radio program.  We talked about many things for just under an hour.  In particular, we were talking about sales and how to increase them.

I thought that it

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Have You Told Anyone?

I caught up with a friend last night and he told me a strange story.

My friend (let’s call him Simon, because that is his name) works for a multi-national with an Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore.  His direct

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Who Are You Talking To?

I have just finished three days on the floor of an expo for a client.  I continue to be amazed at behaviour of exhibitors. 
Let me back track.  It’s easy to be an ORDINARY exhibitor.  All you need is cash

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7 Secrets of Successful Sessions

Welcome to the 7 Secrets Page.

 

Thanks for listening to the CD. I trust you will now use these secrets to make your next event fabulous!

As an added bonus, I have put some relevant downloads here for you. …

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How Sticky Are You?


I don’t mean that in the brown and wooden stick kind of way, I mean do you stick to it?  Do you commit to a strategy and give it every chance to succeed? Or at the first (or maybe second)

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What Were You Thinking?



A strange thing happened to me on Thursday.  
Mum was down from Queensland visiting and she was spending the last couple of days with me.  As well as going for a spin in Candy (The V8 Mustang that is wifey’s …

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Sales Tips from a 10 Year Old Sri Lankan

It is amazing what you can learn in the strangest of places.
On the road from Colombo to Yala I learnt a valuable sales tip that is applicable to any sales situation but particularly to exhibitors. All across Sri Lanka …

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What is All This About Climate Change?

Iceberg



You may have noticed that the weather has started to warm up. Melbourne has had a very cold winter this year and many of us are excited about the prospect of temperatures above 15 degrees C! But I noticed something …

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Would You Like A Drink?


Water
One of the things that many people forget to do is drink.  I don’t mean whip down to the pub and have a sly bevy, I mean drink plenty of fluids during the day.  Too often we can get so

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Avoid the Empty Aisle Syndrome

I was looking at my Twitter stream recently and saw some disturbing pictures from @TimboReid as he was visiting an Expo in Melbourne.  The scariest of which was this one:


Scary expo, huh?


Unfortunately exhibitors get into the habit of expecting the organiser

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Are you Good or are you There?


I heard at a National Speakers Association of Australia meeting that there is a difference between being Good and being There.  (Sorry I can’t recall who said it!)
Basically what they said was, are you rewriting, practicing, polishing, learning, waiting,

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BioGuard Connect

BioGuard Connect 
 
A big HELLO POSSUMS to all of my BioGuard friends.
 
I trust that after the conference you are all feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and are now fired up to make 2010/2011 your best year ever.  I suspect that there …

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