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Old 6th November 2015, 08:36 AM   #1
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We will be attending the Sports Licensing and Tailgate show in Las Vegas in January. Our product is large and will not be something that can fit into our display in the lobby; any suggestions on what can be put in the display to catch peoples eye? We could have a continuous play video, but the battery would not last all day on a tablet. I am open to all suggestions and extremely grateful for any and all help!!

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Old 6th November 2015, 03:14 PM   #2
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Without more information on the type of product you're offering, your booth setup, and the type of show, it's hard to come up with ideas, but here are a few off the top of my head:

How about large-format pictures / posters of your product, which you can mount on easels or hang from the backdrop/wall?

If you want video, take multiple tablets or laptops, so when the battery in one runs out of juice, you can start up another. It would be worth asking if there will be electrical outlets available; if so, you can plug in the tablet and run it off AC power which will eliminate the battery issue. (And if there will be available outlets, be sure to take a long extension cord powerstrip. You never know how far away those electrical outlets might be.)

Do you have a corporate mascot of any kind? Could you dress someone in a mascot costume? Since it's a sports-related show, would it be appropriate to have booth staff in sports-related uniforms or gear?

Don't know what your product is, but could you possibly mock up part of it to include in your display. For instance, let's say your company's product is upscale customized RVs. You could set up part of your display to resemble the "living room" area of one of your RVs, or have the backdrop look like part of the outside of one of your RVs, with the booth area looking like the outdoors living area (extendable sun-shade roof overhead, astroturf underfoot, high end outdoor furniture arranged around a portable firepit, big-screen TV mounted in a niche on the side of the RV, etc. -- or whatever would be appropriate for the lifestyle/income level of your customers).

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Old 9th November 2015, 06:45 AM   #3
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You could use a single tablet without power supply by bringing a couple of portable usb chargers. Essentially an external battery. I have seen one's that will bring a phone back to full charge and slightly smaller than a Highlighter marker. They usually cost about 10 dollars so you could easily bring a half dozen. You could also have and assistant taking them to an outlet to charge.

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