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CODE Cracking for Trade Show Booth Success
Featuring insight from Cracking the Networking CODE: 4 Steps to Priceless Business Relationships by Dean Lindsay
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You can’t run a successful trade show booth without mastering the all-important art of connecting. Dean Lindsay has created a customized CODE Cracking for Trade Show Booth Success program, based on his best selling business networking book Cracking the Networking CODE: 4 Steps to Priceless Relationships. The Program is filled with fresh insights to build meaningful, profitable, win-win relationships running a trade show booth.
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Depending on length of program, the CODE Cracking for Trade Show Success program can be customized to include…
- 16 Tips for Running a Successful Trade Show Booth
- 9 Strategies for Opening Face-to-Face Relationships
- 20 Quick Tips for Delivering Solid First Impressions
- 10 Ideas for Creating a Series of Positive Impressions
- Insight on Business Cards and Note-taking
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The four letters that make up the word CODE stand for the four proven steps consistently taken by the most effective networkers to crack the networking CODE and begin to build powerful business relationships.
C: Create Personal Curb Appeal
O: Open Face-to-Face Relationships
D: Deliver Solid First Impressions
E: Earn Trust
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Qucik Insight from CODE Cracking for Trade Show Booth Success
Working a booth at a trade show can be such a powerful way to network, reinforce existing relationships, and build name recognition that I wanted to offer some trade show tips into making the most of the investment. The key is to find ways to encourage visitors to stop and comfortably begin building a solid relationship with you. Here are Five quick trade show tips.
CODE Trade Show Booth Tip # 1
Build rapport by being friendly and nonthreatening.
A smile goes a long way in welcoming people to visit your booth.
CODE Trade Show Booth Tip # 2
Create the right first impression.
Stand and be interested in making contact. Do not sit, read, drink, eat, or smoke in the booth. Don’t just chat away with the people working the booth with you. This makes you less approachable.
CODE Trade Show Booth Tip # 3
Keep the booth looking sharp.
Do not let the booth get disorganized, cluttered, or untidy. Throw trash away. If skirted, the space under the table is a great place to store boxes and stuff. Many trade shows last weeks. Even if it is a lengthy show, do not let your booth get run down.
CODE Trade Show Booth Tip # 4
Avoid drinking alcohol or eating spicy or garlicky foods.
Bad breath is bad business – as is slurred speech and inappropriate behavior. You do not want to be remembered as the drunk guy, or halitosis girl.
CODE Trade Show Booth Tip #5
Ask open-ended questions
Avoid asking questions that can be answered with a yes or no. Create a list of questions to ask that begin with who, what, where, when, why, or how. This will stimulate thought and encourage conversation. Relate questions to the event, industry, product/service and its benefits, or to a specific situation.
Examples of Stimulating Questions:
What brought you out to the show today?
How could you see using this (product/service)?
How important is (benefit) in your present situation?
What are your most important needs in (situation)?
How familiar are you with our product/company/service?
Be careful not to overuse common and overused questions, like:
How are you doing today?
Can I help you?
Are you enjoying the show?
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