Trade shows are major events that not only attract buyers and
sellers from around the country, but also those from around the world.
Since the profit margins are potentially very high, sponsorships are
often easy to find. If youíre a seller, donít worry, there are many
ways to get sponsors. You can find a couple of tips below. Sponsorship
comes in many different forms.
Once way to get sponsorship is to get free or
discounted transportation. Since you will most likely be taking
many of your products and displays with you, you could potentially spend
a lot of money transferring everything to the trade show. Not so if you
have a sponsor. The easiest way to get transport sponsorship is to talk
directly with the
transport company. When transferring items in bulk, companies will
often give you large discounts.
Print shops, especially small ones, will give sponsorships to loyal
customers. If youíre going to a trade show, you will have to get many
things printed, such as
flyers, displays, business cards and more. If you always frequent
the same print shop, start asking for sponsorship. Free business cards
or flyers often given out for free by sponsors.
If you have to travel and stay overnight, youíll need to find a hotel.
If you travel often, youíll find that staying at the same hotel branch
will allow you to get free upgrades or even nights for free. Similar to
frequent flyer miles, hotels go out of their way to keep their loyal
If this sounds like something that interests you, consider contacting
one of our
sponsorship consultants to find out more information.