Maximize your visit
SSG Exhibitions have a lot to offer, so by taking some simple preparatory steps, you‘ll make the most of your time and most of all … Meet all your needs.
Here are some key tips:
Set clear business objectives – define what you are hoping to achieve from the event.
Register online – avoid entrance queues and save money.
Plan your visit – visit the website for a list of exhibitors, networking events and conference sessions.
Make prior appointments – avoid disappointment and ensure their attention.
Prioritise your visit – you may not be able to get to everything, so make a list of ‘must see’ and ‘may see’ products and companies.
Print an event floorplan – make a note of the companies you want to visit
Be Prepared – Make sure you have enough business cards
Arrive early for free seminars – many are offered on a first come, first served basis.
Add value to your visit by attending Continuing Education sessions
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing
Look for networking opportunities. Network with industry leaders. Get invited to exhibitors hospitality suites/ receptions. At workshops introduce yourself to people around you – hand out/collect business cards. Hook up with new contacts at mealtimes for added information
Make travel and hotel bookings as early as possible. Hotels are often booked up months in advance of the shows..Check the event website for discounted accommodation rates.
After the show, catch up on any missed conference sessions by downloading podcasts and webcasts from the event website.
Be prepared to follow-up after the show for literature and samples requests.