Branded Trade Show & Conference Essentials

branded trade show and conference essentials

WOW Conference Attendees!

Hosting a conference takes a lot of planning and logistics and branding often gets left until the last minute. Whether your company is hosting a conference or trade show, consistent branding gives the impression of a well-constructed and organized event (regardless of what’s going on behind the scenes). Having a cohesive event branding offers companies a chance to massively amplify awareness. It’s not just a logo and tagline; it needs to convey professionalism, integrity and value to your stakeholders. This post is designed to provide ideas to future hosts on branded trade show / conference essentials that help make your next conference one to remember.

Technology Overload: Why Some Techies Are Going Off the Grid

What should technology rookies do when Silicon Valley calls for simplicity?

A New York Times’ Bits blog post examined how the tech elite are looking for ways to blunt the narcotic effect of technology on their everyday lives. For those looking for respite, first steps can include leaving smartphones plugged into the wall when running quick errands or opting for last decade’s ever-so-bullied flip phone to bypass the temptation altogether—anything to garner some distance from the digital noise.

Essential Gadgets for Your Next Destination Club Event

At Trims, we’re often putting together bags for destination club events or conventions, many of which involve awesome waterscapes fit for both relaxation and adventure. We’d found a couple of products that will help quell those fears of waterlogged devices and sandy phone crevices while keeping you plugged in.

Going Green vs. Greenwashing | Sustainable Practices in Events

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Trims Talks Eco-Friendly Promotional Products

I was trying to place this feeling. Suddenly the phrase “going green” irked me, and I was struggling to understand why. After all, I’m an enthusiastic member of a team that not only supports the green movement, but is seeking to promote positive change in this very area within our industry—searching for virtual gifting options to help our clients reduce their carbon footprints. And I’m totally on board.

The Promotional Product Reimagined: Exploring Virtual Gifting

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Trims’ quest to eradicate junk giveaways for good

Trinkets and trash (n): 1. The mostly useless and always cheap branded promotional products that find their way to the bottom of so many conference bags. (e.g. fridge magnets, koozies and key chains.)

That’s how we see it, anyway, and something’s got to give. We’re here to start the conversation.

Corporate Gifting: Tips You (Might) Totally Get | Trims Unlimited

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4 Tips on Giving the Perfect Gift (Courtesy of the Corporate Gifting World)

Maybe you’re new to the corporate gifting world, or maybe you’re a pro who hasn’t yet mastered tying the perfect bow. I’m a fresh face at Trims, and I’m being shepherded through the ways of the corporate gift giving world by the talented and experienced team of our Founder Susan Roth.

The Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball | Socially Conscious Gift Idea From Trims

A Socially Conscious Gift Idea — SOCCKET Did you know that over 1.3 billion people worldwide are living without reliable access to electricity? This is according to Uncharted Play, the creators of SOCCKET, a soccer ball that harnesses energy from your kickin’ feet. Thank you, bipedalism! The ball employs a “pendulum-like mechanism” that gathers kinetic […]

5 New Add-ons for Your iPad | Cutting-Edge Corporate Gifts From Trims

Tech-inspired corporate gift ideas from Trims Unlimited Looking for the perfect wares for your beloved iPad? We’ve found some tablet accessories that had their start with crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The people have spoken! For the lounger: The Monkey Kit Octa’s Monkey Kit employs its Money Tail to prop up your iPad in almost any way you […]

Wearable Technology: Are We Cool With This? | Tech Corporate Gifts

The iWatch may be your future corporate gift from Trims If I ask you what time it is, do you look to your cell phone or to your wrist for the answer? Soon both might mean the same thing. We’ve been glued to our phones for information since … er, oops. It seems technology has […]

Yea, the 3D Sketch pen is Happening | Corporate Gifts From Trims

3D Sketch Pen: Your future corporate gift? Courtesy of WobbleWorks, the 3Doodler is an insane pen from the wild, right-now future that allows you to draw in the air — yep, in the air. Its creators have dubbed it “The World’s First 3D Printing Pen,” and … we believe it. It uses plastic filament to […]

The Lego of Speakers | Corporate Gifts from Trims

A corporate gift that brings the noise Nixon is due to release its award-winning Bluetooth speaker this May. The Blaster, which has already nabbed a win in the accessories category at the 2013 ISPO awards, has a similar look to Jawbone’s wireless speaker with one blow-me-away difference: The Blaster touts an 18-hour battery life on […]