Author: Tom Oakes

4 Ways Trade Shows Will Change In The Future

Trade shows are, by their very nature, tied to new technological developments. Showcasing the best practitioners and businesses in any given field means they will always be at the forefront of innovation. The format of trade shows is going to change at the same rapid pace as technological advances, meaning trade shows in the future… Read more »

6 Lessons In Branding From SuperHeroes

Superheroes are an excellent lesson in marketing. You’ll know when they’ve been done successfully, because they’re the ones you can call to mind in an instant. From Spider-man to Batman, Superman to Iron Man, Captain America to The Flash, there’s plenty to be learnt from them. When it comes to superheroes, we understand their branding and brand… Read more »

Creating A Killer Exhibition Stand

creating a killer exhibition stand When it comes to creating an exhibition stand,there are a few key areas that can often be overlooked, leaving exhibitors in the background rather than standing out. At Astro Exhibitions, we ensure that this is never the case for our customers,and we regularly get asked how to wow with exhibition… Read more »

How Has Technology Revolutionised Exhibitions And Events

Technology has dramatically changed the face of the earth and how we communicate and interact with one another.  Most commonly used as a force for good, technology has revolutionised the global connections we make, how we view and digest information, the way we sell our products and has even replaced certain human behaviours and functions…. Read more »

The 8 Types Of Exhibition Attendees

the 8 types Of Exhibition Attendees Getting Into The Mindsets Of Exhibition Attendees The trade show experience is a hectic one, whether you’re there as a trader or an attendee, but when you’re hosting an exhibition stand at a show it’s especially hectic. Not only do you have to contend with the minefield that is exhibition… Read more »

How To Ensure Your Exhibition Stand Is The Busiest

Exhibitions are a great way to get in front of a targeted and receptive audience. While the rewards of attending such events can be high, so too are the stakes if you want to see a return on your investment. To ensure your stand is a hive of activity from start to finish, follow our… Read more »

The DOS & DON’TS Of Exhibiting

Exhibitions are a great way to showcase your business and build new contacts, but there are certain rules you should follow in order to make the most of the event.Here are some top dos and don’ts of exhibiting… Have an objective in mind from attending the exhibition. Do you want to raise awareness of a… Read more »

How to find the best location for your exhibition stand…

Choosing The Right Location For Your Small Business

What is the best location for your exhibition stand? You can have the best exhibition stand design in the world, stick it where no one will see it and all it’s good for is fire wood and nothing more. An exhibition hall during a trade show or conference is a whirl wind of activity but… Read more »

Are trade shows and exhibitions still relevant?

Why ITIL is still relevant

THE INTERNET IS COMING!! Trade shows, events and exhibitions go running for the hills pursued by online bloggers and marketers. Exiled as dinosaurs they are destined to wander the post-apocalyptic wilderness of empty exhibition halls, torn, moth eaten business cards blowing in the wind… Or so we have been told. However, the prophecy has yet… Read more »

Everything you need to know about FIA 2016


        Today we continue our series of blogs shining a spotlight on the year’s biggest trade shows helping you to decide where you should be exhibiting and/or visiting to see the best exhibition stands in 2016. In this blog we will be focussing on Farnborough International air (FIA) show 2016 the UK’s… Read more »